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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

Used with permission from Jessica Gust. Science teacher and strength and conditioning head coach Jessica Gust poses in the weight room Feb. 22. Gust was nominated to serve on the advisory board for the National High School Strength Coaches Association.

Strength coach serves on advisory board

Katie Nelson March 14, 2021

As countless athletes pass through Park's weight room, strength and conditioning coach Jessica Gust hopes the space can be a second home for them. Her passion and prior achievements led her to accept a...

Sophomore Theresa Haerke does a goblet squat in the new weight room March 10. The new weight room was installed in order improve the strength and conditioning program for athletes.

New weight room exceeds expectations

Jayde Claussen March 11, 2020

After discovering the school would be building a new weight room, I was disappointed. I felt that Park needed to focus its spending on necessities such as renovations on bathrooms and arts programs, but...

Bench presses in the new weight room Feb. 27. The new weight room will improve the overall fitness of students.

Weight room renovations finished

Maria Perez Barriga February 28, 2020

When she entered the new weight room for the first time, junior Reagan Alexander said she was amazed by the new features of the room.  “I was surprised on how high up the ceilings went and how big...

Junior Josh Krueger and senior Maggie Klein lift weights at strength training Dec. 4. Nordic has morning lifting with strength coach Jessica Gust Monday and Wednesday mornings from 7–7:30 a.m.

Nordic begins strength and conditioning

Sofie Geretz December 6, 2019

According to senior and Nordic captain David Klein, strength and conditioning is pivotal to the quality of a season. “We started doing the strength training program because Nordic is a very, very...

Superintendent Astein Osei speaks in front of school board members Sept. 25. Osei spoke about the $100.9 million referendum and other topics relating to the Park school district.

District prepares for extensive updates

Mimi Fhima November 9, 2017

After 18 out of 19 precincts reported in on election night Nov. 7, District Superintendent Astein Osei said he felt a feeling of immense gratitude toward Park community members. According to the school...

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