7:00 AM HS Academic Awards Recognition
5:00 PM Gr. 5 Band Registration Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM ECFE School Picnic
Members of the Park Spanish Immersion School community gathered at the Central Community Center location on Monday, May 20 for a Farewell Open House Celebration. Current students gave tours to attendees, and the program featured several speakers including current Principal Dr. Corey Maslowski, Mayor Jake Spano, School Board Chair Nancy Gores, Superintendent Astein Osei, and current PTO Co-Chair Karen McCarren.
St. Louis Park High School will celebrate the Class of 2019 when it holds its 120th commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 6, at the St. Louis Park Stadium. Approximately 357 graduates will receive their diplomas at the ceremony. Commencement speakers will include Student Council Presidents Cailey Hansen-Mahoney and Alexis Machoka as well as Valedictorians Cyrus Abrahamson, Yonit Krebs, Alexis Lee, Greta Long, Maria Olivia Mosby, Ilsa Olsen, Danielle Orloff, Jack Ostrovsky, Cecelia Schmelzle, Emma Kempf, and Halle Weinmann.
Building renovations continue and site work is underway at the Cedar Manor School site in preparation for Park Spanish Immersion Elementary School. This week, brush and trees near the south side of the pond, will be removed to construct the storm water management system which has been designed to meet, or exceed, all requirements of the Minnehaha Watershed District and the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Representative Ilhan Omar visited St. Louis Park High School on Tuesday, April 23 to discuss the importance of education, share her personal story and path to becoming a congresswoman. Two St. Louis Park High School students wrote letters to Rep. Omar inviting her to the High School to share her story as an immigrant woman who grew up in Minneapolis. A group of 40-45 students listened to Rep. Omar and asked questions.
The School Board for St. Louis Park Public Schools voted in three motions to change the school start and end times for students beginning in the 2020-21 school year. The School Board voted unanimously to move forward with the Triangle Option which calls for a three-tier system (Tier 1 – Elementary Schools; Tier 2 – High School; and Tier 3 – Middle School).
A number of construction projects are scheduled to take place during the Spring and Summer months of 2019 related to the bond referendum that was passed in November of 2017. District buildings where construction will take place this Spring and Summer include the High School, Middle School, Aquila Elementary School and Cedar Manor/Park Spanish Immersion School.
Information regarding free and reduced meal applications is now available online. An informational packet and application is also being mailed to all families the week of August 20, 2018.