St. Louis Park Public Schools is participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Free meals that meet the nutritional standards established by the USDA will be provided to all children, ages birth to 18.
The St. Louis Park synchronized swimming team concluded its 2017 season with a fourth place finish at the state meet on May 25-26 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Wayzata placed first to capture its 11th straight state title, while Stillwater and Forest Lake placed second and third respectively.
Approximately 330 members of the Class of 2017 received their diplomas on Thursday, May 25 at the St. Louis Park Stadium.
St. Louis Park High School sophomore Yonit Krebs is one of 57 distinguished Minnesota High School students who were recently honored by the Minnesota Department of Education at its Scholars of Distinction award program on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
St. Louis Park Public Schools honored a group of 16 employees on Monday, May 22, who have announced their retirement during the 2016-17 school year. The retirees were recognized at the May 22 School Board Business Meeting and during a special reception prior to the meeting.
The School Board unanimously approved Astein Osei's contract at its Monday, May 22 Business Meeting. He will begin his tenure as Superintendent on July 1, 2017. Astein Osei has been selected to be the next Superintendent of St. Louis Park Public Schools pending successful contract negotiations. The School Board was unanimous in their selection of Osei. School Board Chair Jim Yarosh said, “The School Board is energized and excited about the future of the District. Mr. Osei will build on a really terrific foundation.”
After a two-year process that began with the Strategic Plan and included a Learning Design Team and extensive public input process, the School Board voted 6-1 on April 24th to place a $100.9 million bond referendum before voters in the November 7, 2017 General Election.