Echo, the student-run newspaper at St. Louis Park High School, has received a National Newspaper Pacemaker Award for the publication's 2017-18 print editions. Student-journalists and Echo Advisor Lori Keekley received the award at the National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago, Nov. 1-4.
The St. Louis Park girls swimming team placed second at the Section 6AA Meet on Saturday, November 10, and in the process had several individuals qualify for this year’s State Meet.
Students in St. Louis Park Public Schools actively participated in Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Students in grades 2-8 participated in the Kids Voting program for the fourth straight year. High School students participated in the Secretary of State's Students Vote program, while 16 high school students served as student election judges.
St. Louis Park High School freshman Josie Mosby placed 20th and earned All-State honors at the Class AA State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 3.
The St. Louis Park High School Theatre Program will present 9 to 5, The Musical, Nov. 9-11 and 16-18, in the High School's Carl A. Holmstrom Auditorium. Evening performances will be held on Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17 and will begin at 7 p.m. Matinee performances are Nov. 11 and 18 and will begin at 2 p.m.
St. Louis Park High School Spanish Teacher Alba Nelly Korman has been named a 2019 Global Learning Fellow by the NEA Foundation. As a Global Learning Fellow, Korman will participate in a two-day workshop in Washington, DC, online coursework, webinars by leading experts, peer learning, and a nine-day international field study experience in South Africa next summer.
Eight St. Louis Park High School seniors have recently been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program as either a semifinalist or a commended scholar for 2019.
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.