School will not be in session on Friday, March 7 (Staff Inservice), and Monday - Friday, March 10-14. (Spring Break). The District Services Center will be open. Learning Ventures will be open at the Woodcrest site. Have a great Spring Break!
Spring Lake Park designated state Innovation Zone
The Minnesota Department of Education has selected the Spring Lake Park and Farmington school districts for the state's first-ever Innovation Zone designation, to serve as a learning lab in developing new ways to deliver education in Minnesota.
The Lighthouse School is a unique educational opportunity for the highly gifted. Its uniqueness emerges in the curriculum approach that focuses on the 21st Century skills of critical and creative thinking, inquiry, collaboration and competition. Providing opportunities for in-depth learning, the inquiry approach opens the doors for motivated students to satisfy their curiosity. Engaged in inquiry students bring to bear their critical thinking skills (NCREL.org) their questions and their creative skills to share their new understandings.
Preparing students for the 21st century in the Lighthouse School includes providing the opportunity to learn world languages in a dynamic environment. Currently six world languages are being studied through an online learning program employed in business around the world.
Lighthouse School 7925 Able Street NE Spring Lake Park, MN 55432