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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

Eighth grader Elena Mutchler performs a solo May 15. Mutchler ran their routine during a dress rehearsal in preparation for sections.

Synchro strengthens their show

Alyssa Johannes and Ena Mekic May 19, 2024

On May 14, Park’s synchro team held a dress rehearsal including costumes, headpieces, an audience and more, in preparation for their section's meet. Junior Charlotte Cox said the dress rehearsal helps...

Senior Leila Campbell throws senior Maren Wilsey into the air during their extended trio routine on May 20. The routine got them second place in the extended trios category on Saturday.

Synchro sweeps sections

Eliah Fink and Hanna Wilsey May 22, 2023

Park's synchronized swimming team nearly swept the first place awards at their section meet May 20. The team hadn’t won the meet since 2019, however they finally brought home the section title on...

Synchronized swimming judges look on as senior captain Rachel Katzovitz performs her walkover figure March 23. Katzovitz ranked first place at the meet Thursday.

Synchro kicks their way to victory

Alex Geretz and Eliah Fink March 27, 2023

Girls’ synchronized swimming won big last Thursday at their first meet of the season. The team beat Richfield in figures March 23 with a final score of 22-7. Four of the top five swimmers were...

Seniors Bella Steward and Maya Lee pop out of the water during a dress rehearsal May 18. The synchronized swimming team competed in sections May 22.

Synchro places second in Sections

Kate Schneider May 30, 2021

After a challenging season due to COVID-19, sophomore Rachel Katzovitz said the synchronized swim team worked its hardest and came together to support each other at Sections May 22.  “I think, overall,...

Freshman Meg Ridgeway passes the ball to a teammate April 29. Park lost to Chanhassen 17-0.

Spring Sports Captains Infographic

Katie Nelson and Maren Wilsey May 2, 2021

Spring sports are back in full swing, but due to the pandemic some changes have been made. This infographic contains goals some of the sports captains have for their season, as well as some ways their...

Freshmen Tommy Walsh and Thomas Shope throw a frisbee around at Minikahda Vista park April 3. Spring sports are in full session as of April 5.

Spring sports infographic

Maren Wilsey April 8, 2021

Spring sports are starting but due to the pandemic they might look different than usual. This infographic shows the restrictions imposed on sports and the steps needed to sign up. 

Junior Ava Tronson performs her ballet leg in front of a panel of judges at a figure meet March 21.

Synchro team washes hair in sinks

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair April 23, 2019

As sophomore Maya Lee transitions from practice to school in the mornings, she said the construction poses a challenge for swimmers looking to shower before school. “We don’t have a locker room,...

Freshman Averie Chism performs her ballet leg in front of a panel of judges at the meet against Richfield March 28. Park won with a score of 25-4.

Synchro beats Richfield in figures meet

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair April 11, 2019

Park’s success at its second figures meet against Richfield resulted from hard work and preparation, according to synchro captain, senior Hope Cassman. “I think the meet went well we had a lot of...

Junior Ava Tronson performs a ballet leg figure for a panel of judges. Park swimmers took three of the top four places at the meet March 21.

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Yonit Krebs March 28, 2019

After their first meet and first win over Bloomington, senior and synchronized swimming captain Lily Kulevsky said the team will continue to work on figures as the season progresses. “We'll just keep...

Senior Halle Weinmann carries the ball up the field during a game against Chaska May 8, 2018. Girls lacrosse tryouts for the 2019 season begin April 8.

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Emma Leff March 4, 2019

The 2019 season for spring sports is quickly approaching. According to gopark.org, the registration cost for all spring sports is $160. Registration forms are available in the athletic office or online...

Senior Savannah Kjaer and sophomore Annie Breyak practice their vertical bent knees at a Minnesota Aquafins club practice. They practice three days a week to prepare for the upcoming high school season.

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Yonit Krebs February 14, 2018

After noticing dwindling interest among girls in joining the synchronized swimming team, senior Alex Monson decided to talk with potential recruits individually to build interest. “Usually for normal...

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