Personalized Learning in Action

Getting ready for first days in K

We've officially welcomed the Class of 2034 to Spring Lake Park Schools. We know the most important things these students will learn in our schools is who they are as a learner, how they learn and where they want to go as they move through their career at SLP and beyond. For this year's Kindergarteners, that learning started at Kinder Camp before the school year began. The goal? To set each student up for K-12 success starting day one.

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Don't Stop Until You're Proud - Justine Hryhorysak

"I try to personalize learning by letting my students know how important their identity is to me and that I want to see them for every part of who they are because they matter and are valued in our space. I constantly seek out opportunities to learn more about my students' cultures and where their family comes from."

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Business and Entrepreneurship students pitch business ideas to Shark Tank panel

Spring Lake Park High School students in the Business and Innovation class stepped into the Shark Tank last week to pitch their unique business ideas. With ideas like cleats that can be used for multiples sports, an LGBT+ friendly coffee shop, full-sized skincare subscription box and a transportation company for unused food, it was hard for judges to choose a winner. 

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Storytelling approach helps students learn Spanish

"By learning Spanish this way, we can use it in real-life such as in other countries or when meeting someone new. We don’t just learn the language in this class, we are learning about different cultures and people." -Westwood eighth grader Danielle Davis

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