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

Multiple Girls United chapters meet on Zoom together March 7 to hold a panel with guests who came in to talk with students about their jobs. There were a total of seven panelists, ranging from a radio host to a surgeon.

Panel of successful women hold lively discussions

Maria Perez Barriga March 9, 2021

Different Girls United chapters from Hopkins, Wayzata, Minnetonka and Armstrong came together to help prepare a panelist event, according to junior Ella Roether.  “This past year at St. Louis Park...

Used with permission from Hannah Howell.

Pandemic hinders commitment process

Adam Gips February 21, 2021

After the pandemic struck, many high school athletes were left without a plan. With little opportunity to play or visit campuses, senior volleyball captain Hannah Howell said that made it difficult to...

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‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’ entertained, disappointed

Jacob Khabie January 7, 2021

Logging on to watch “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical,” I was intrigued but also had serious doubts. While I had enjoyed watching small creators around the world come together on the social media platform...

Used with permission from Clayton Horstman Olson.  The team practices online using simulators to prepare for racing tournaments.

Drone club gifted grant

Isabel Nathan December 18, 2020

Although COVID-19 has interrupted many club activities and meetings, the Park Drone club was recently given a grant that allows them to practice and compete in a new drone racing league. According to senior...

Used with permission from Claire Bargman.

Nordic practices go online

Ben Sanford December 4, 2020

Due to new COVID-19 regulations put in place by Gov. Tim Walz that started Nov. 21 and a rise of cases in the state, Nordic has made the decision to move its captains practices online. According to...

Virtual conferences will take place Nov. 4-5. Each family should receive a link via email through the school support app to set up meetings.

Conferences to be held virtually Nov. 4–5

Sam Listiak October 30, 2020

To keep parents and staff safe, Park has made parent teacher conferences virtual. German teacher Shari Fox said she believes the safety virtual conferences offer makes them the correct choice. “When...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, deceased Supreme Court Justice who fought for the rights of American women.

SLP Girls United remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Isabel Nathan October 12, 2020

St. Louis Park Girls United, a new student-led club, is a weekly club dedicated to educating students about current events and social issues regarding women. On Oct. 30, they held their second meeting...

Engineering teacher Mark Miller takes attendance during Park Connections Sep. 30. Distanced learning will now take place until further notice.

Park adjusts to distance learning

Adam Gips October 3, 2020

While many students have struggled to stay focused during distance learning, Assistant Principal Jessica Busse said the staff is creating openings on Wednesdays for people to visit in-person. “We...

Girls United had its first meeting over Zoom Sept. 23. The club hopes to unite female students at Park, according to junior Ella Roether.

Girls United holds first meeting

Jacob Khabie September 26, 2020

Looking back at the inaugural Girls United meeting Sept. 23, junior and co-president Ella Roether said she is more than satisfied with how the meeting went. “It went so well, we were not expecting...

Park alum Jake Olson receives a diploma during Graduation June 6, 2019. According to 6425 News, this year’s Graduation has been rescheduled to June 23.

COVID-19 interrupts commencement  

Talia Lissauer May 1, 2020

After receiving feedback from seniors and community members through an online survey and Google Meet, Park announced May 1 in 6425 News that Graduation has been postponed to 7:30 p.m. June 23 at the St....

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