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

Band trip leads to team bonding

Band trip leads to team bonding

Sophia Curran-Moore April 11, 2022

In an overcrowded bus on its way to Los Angeles, a group of excited band kids spontaneously burst into song. On the journey to California, we found ways to make every moment fun, such as by singing on...

Used with permission from Lily Nugteren.

Girl Scouts take on Seattle

Katie Nelson November 30, 2021

Even after a 36-hour train ride, visiting the Chihuly Glass Museum and exploring underneath the streets of Seattle, senior Renee McSherry said her favorite part of the trip was being able to enjoy time...

Visit to Saudi Arabia deepens religious knowledge

Visit to Saudi Arabia deepens religious knowledge

Isra Mohamed January 14, 2020

Recently, I went on a trip to Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia, which was an amazing experience. The reason I visited Saudi Arabia was because in my religion it is the holy place and where the religion...

Unique experience expands horizons

Unique experience expands horizons

Jenna Cook April 27, 2019

As a freshman, I would have told anyone that I couldn’t see myself travelling south of the equator anytime soon. Now, as a senior, I am excited and grateful to have been able to experience Latin America...

Unconventional learning makes life long impact

Unconventional learning makes life long impact

Izzy Kanne April 24, 2019

When it comes to race, there is a difference between learning and understanding. Most people know only what they have learned in school about the history of race in the United States. A trip through the...

Senior Zinedine Kroeten strikes the ball passing it to a fellow teammate during the game against Washburn Oct. 6. The game ended in Parks demise with a final score of 1-2.

Soccer captain to play in Germany

Tamar Gewirtz November 6, 2018

This coming winter, senior soccer player Zinedine Kroeten will be going off to Germany to play for soccer team Werderbrenem. According to Kroeten, this opportunity arose only recently. “I went to...

Senior Lewis Brown participates in a space learning activity March 8 during his week at the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy. The program is located at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Lewis Brown gains leadership skills at space camp

Nicole Sanford April 27, 2018

After attending a week-long space camp through Honeywell at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama, senior Lewis Brown said the experience taught him more than just leadership skills. “It confirmed...

Band director Steven Schmitz conducts the high school band during the district wide concert Feb. 26. Schmitz will be teaching band in Cape Town, South Africa from May 13 to June 6.

Band teacher to teach in South Africa

Hannah Leff April 11, 2018

According to Band director Steven Schmitz, he will be volunteer teaching at a music school in Cape Town, South Africa from May 13 to June 6. “I got this offer, that is probably once in a lifetime,...

The Minnesota enhanced drivers licence serves as form of real ID, a Federal state ID security minimum effective October 10, 2018.

Enhanced driver’s license available in Minnesota

Eli Curran-Moore February 14, 2018

Senior David Salamzadeh, who recently acquired an enhanced driver's licence, said the new licence can function as another form of ID in lieu of a passport to enter the United States from some neighboring...

Minnesota licenses to work until 2018

Minnesota licenses to work until 2018

Avia Kaner-Roth October 26, 2017

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website, Real ID will go into effect on October 10, 2018, due to the extension granted by the Department of Homeland Security on October 18, 2017. Democratic...

Embracing spontaneity provides insight

Embracing spontaneity provides insight

Yonah Davis, writer September 16, 2017

While traveling abroad in Europe this summer, my family stuck to our pre-planned itinerary in order to maximize our time and see the sites we had selected. On our way to the M.C Escher museum our first...

Photo used with permission from Ilana Meisler.

Junior studies abroad in Israel

Esther Gendler December 20, 2016

Junior Ilana Meisler said she is excited to be spending two months at Alexander Muss High School in Israel. Meisler said she decided to go because of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “I decided...

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