The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

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New career opportunities for students at Park

Roberto Alvarez February 20, 2024

As students register for classes and consider plans following high school, teachers and counselors are encouraging students at Park to join clubs and certain programs that will lead students to further...

Alex Polk’s fifth hour IB Chemistry class Dec. 18. The class size affects the difficulty in teachers ability to help and teach every student.

Classroom sizes increase at Park

Emma Egan December 19, 2023

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around Park about classroom size and how it affects learning. Teachers and students have expressed mixed opinions regarding the new size of classes.  According...

Freshmen Arjuna Murugesan and Finn Brooberg plan out the upcoming pep fest Dec. 12. The Student Council has been growing and added many new members this year.

What’s new for Student Council

Paxon Myers December 14, 2023

The Student Council is making some new changes and evolving to better impact students at Park. These changes include new ways to connect to students, as well as better planning for student events and continuous...

Sophmore Echowan staffer Lodo Ferlito uses the data from the survey Dec. 7. Staffers use this data to improve the quality of the yearbook.

Publication surveys spark a wake-up call

Ted McCarren December 10, 2023

Recently, Park’s student-run newspaper, Echo, and student-run yearbook, Echowan, created surveys to send out to the student body. These polls were sent out to find out what Park’s student journalism...

Student council meets in social studies teacher Emily Rennhak’s room Nov. 28. Student council looks to improve this year after stuggling in past years.

Student council makes new waves

Roberto Alvarez November 29, 2023

Student Council has made changes to their structure this year after reflecting on last year. These changes include being more involved in student events and promoting them more efficiently. The student...

Art by Will Carpenter

Staff Editorial: Pre-registering is promising

November 22, 2023

A new bill was introduced this year allowing MN students who are 16 and 17 to be able to pre-register to vote. This allows them to be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18. There are a...

Senior student council president Erik Lindell and senior Saul Zis discuss what homecoming should look like Sept. 21. Student council meets from 7:55 to 8:15 am every Tuesday.

Building student council up again

Ivan Zank October 16, 2023

As student council starts planning the school year's events, they are also prioritizing an internal reorganization. The newest goal of student council comes from observing other schools in the area. Student...

Sophmores Susannah Israel and Madi Abelson, write letters that they will receive and open next year. This is the spirit of Yom Kippur which follows the Jewish new year.

Park gives day off for Yom Kippur

Roberto Alvarez October 2, 2023

This year at Park, students got the day off for the holiday of Yom Kippur. This is a Jewish holiday that is known as one of the most important holidays in the Jewish faith. This is the first year the entire...

Art by Alex Hoag

Brrnnggg it’s Parks new lockdown policy

Ivan Zank October 1, 2023

As the new school year starts up, many changes to Parks safety system are being implemented. The approach to lockdown drills is being completely re-written, with students' mental health being prioritized...

Juvenile response officer Stanikka Alacantara and Chris Nordstrom  examine a computer Sept. 19. The school is implementing a new policy that limits the presence of resource officers in school.

Removed resource officers

Roberto Alvarez September 30, 2023

At the start of Park’s school year, students became aware of a noticeable change. A new legislation has been put into place, so Park will no longer have a resource officer staying in the school building...

Christoph Nordmark teaches IB-English class after having COVID Sept. 21. COVID has been spreading quickly throughout the Park facility.

COVID-19 strikes again

Caedon Exsted September 26, 2023

With the beginning of school starting back up, so is something else — COVID-19. With only two weeks of school done, teachers and students are already feeling the effects of COVID-19.  Junior Henry...

Oriole fans celebrate after a first down in the game against Robbinsdale Cooper Sept. 21. Student sections at sports games bring a supportive energy that encourages players.

Park brings the pride

Ryan Moran September 26, 2023

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” is a common phrase heard in Park sporting events’ student sections this fall. Students pack the stands with Park pride to cheer on their friends and classmates against rival schools....

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