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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Students share in a circle during first hour civics June 8. To sign up for credit recovery talk to your counselor or email Patrice Howard (

Enriching events for the summer

Ivan Zank June 8, 2022

The summer is almost here but that doesn't mean school stops for everyone. Park offers various activities for when school is out, both educational and recreational.  Patrice Howard, Director of Community...

Angel Food offers fun flavored popsicles for summer. They have partnered with Frio Frio for this collaboration.

Sweet new treats for summer

Nina Miller June 6, 2022

As the weather is getting warmer and it is getting closer to summer, the want for new, fun, frozen treats is a must. Thankfully, the new Angel Food Bakery and Coffee Bar has recently opened their own frozen...

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Top 5 summer 2021 albums

Modesty Manion September 4, 2021

This past summer has been very eventful in the music industry. Although the COVID-19 pandemic and the Delta variant have put a damper on usual summer activities, they have not affected the number of albums...

Photo illustration by Lauren Thon. Walking on trails is one of many COVID-19-safe summer activities.

COVID-19-safe summer activities

Tenzin Gyaldatsang June 3, 2021

As the school year winds down and summer begins, taking advantage of the nice weather is a must-do this year. COVID-19 regulations are starting to be lifted as more of the population receives vaccinations.  A...

Postponing Prom provides hope

Postponing Prom provides hope

Ruthie Posada April 17, 2020

In a recent announcement provided by St. Louis Park High School April 10, it was announced that Prom would be moved to summer 2020. This was by far the best news I had heard in a very long time and gave...

The senior section cheers during the pep fest Feb. 14. According to senior Anna Nicholls, seniors may be able to have their last school dance in the summer, because the in-person Prom April 18 was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Prom postponed due to COVID-19

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill April 15, 2020

Although senior William Pinney believes postponing Prom was the right thing to do, he is disappointed that he will not have a normal senior Prom. Despite that, he said participating in a virtual Prom could...

Principal Scott Meyers speaks during the Graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 June 6. Meyers is resigning June 30.

Principal of five years resigns

Isabel Kjaer, Marta Hill, and Kaia Myers February 17, 2020

Though the decision to resign was hard to make, Principal Scott Meyers said it was ultimately made easier because of the potential positive effects on his life.  “I'm going to miss being a part of...

Yellow caution tape blocks swimming at Lake Nokomis due to positive E. Coli tests. According to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, the beach on Lake Nokomis will not be open for the remainder of the year.

E. Coli shuts down beaches

Tobias Khabie September 2, 2019

When E. Coli forced multiple lakes around the Twin Cities to close, sophomore Thomas Hanson said he was disappointed because he couldn't complete his sailing license. “One of the tests we had to do...

A leader at the teen pride festival excites the crowd and introduces the  entertainment. The teen pride celebration took place June 1 at Loring Park.

Summer concerts

Carly Joseph June 5, 2019

Events happen all summer and this year the music industry has a lot going on. From Billie Eilish to New Kids On The Block, there is something for everybody in the Twin Cities.

Juniors Annie Breyak and Ella Hammerstrand hold up their pinky fingers during the song 24K Magic in their Bruno Mars duet during a routine meet against Bloomington, May 3.

Synchro ends competition season

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair June 5, 2019

After celebrating its success at State, Park’s synchro team looks to the next season and preparing through summer programs, according to sophomore Maya Lee. “In the summer you can do the strength...

Sophomore Danny Walsh and junior Rakesh Plantz roller ski down the street May 21. They practice in preparation for a summer skiing program at Minneapolis Ski Club. According to Plantz and Walsh, they plan on participating in Nordic captains practices, Cross Country captains practices and Minneapolis Ski Club throughout every week.

Nordic team trains during summer

Noah Orloff and Dani Orloff May 31, 2019

Sophomore Danny Walsh, who participated in Minneapolis Ski Club last year and will be a Nordic captain this upcoming season, said Minneapolis Ski Club was a two to three hour commitment per day. “They're...

Senior Altheagrace Tyler packs a bag for students in need of food May 28. Birdfeeder is accepting applications from students who need food over the summer until May 31.

Birdfeeder offers summer meal plans

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman May 30, 2019

The Birdfeeder and free and reduced lunch provide meal security for students in need during the school year. According to junior Victoria Martinez, this service will continue into the summer. “During...

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