The Echo

The Student News Site of Girls Academic Leadership Academy

The Echo

The Echo

Rain Rain Go Away: Californias Drought is STILL Not Over

Rain Rain Go Away: California’s Drought is STILL Not Over

Anahita L., Podcast Editor January 25, 2023

A string of seven atmospheric rivers emptied a late Christmas gift in drought-ridden, unprepared California over the last few weeks. The storms were so severe they eventually pushed the White House to...

Police Outside of LA High School

LA High Hoax Shooting Threat Part of Larger, National Trend

Maya H., Sr. Copy Editor November 20, 2022

On Friday, November 4th, an unidentified caller reported to police that multiple students had been shot on the Los Angeles High School (LA High) campus. LA High, as well as GALA, which is co-located on...

Midterm Elections

Midterm Elections

Lorie A., Co-Current Events Editor November 1, 2022

Often referred to as The American Olympics, midterm elections occur every four years, much like the Olympic winter games. As stated in the name, midterm elections take place in the middle of a president's...

Febrewary: Coffee Shops in LA Review (The Finale)

Febrewary: Coffee Shops in LA Review (The Finale)

Brooke W. and Caitlyn P. June 5, 2022

Hey Febrewers! Did you miss us? We're back with one final coffee review before our departure from “The Echo.” This review spotlights some of our favorites: Verve Coffee Roasters and Aroma Coffee and...

Bicycle Safety in Los Angeles

Ariani R., Editor, National News March 18, 2022

When Jacob Martinez, an eighth-grader at Thomas Starr King middle school, was asked why he was sitting on the pool deck rather than practicing his dives with the rest of the swim team, his response was,...

Ron Finely tosses a nectarine he grew in his West Adams backyard. His pool is filled with pots of succulents, vegetables, fruit trees, and herbs.

Ron Finley: The Guerilla Gardener

Victoria M-L., Section Editor, College and Career March 1, 2022

Ron Finley, a self-proclaimed Gangsta Gardener, carries his message high and mighty. Finley, a former fashion designer and now an activist fighting against food deserts in his home area, is using regenerative...

Load More Stories