4th graders participate in various track and field day outdoor events

The tradition, known as Track & Field Day, brings fourth graders from all four elementary schools together at Panther Stadium for a day of friendly competition and camaraderie. It’s a fun way to support the transition to fifth grade when everyone comes together at Westwood.

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3D Printer

The 3D Student-designed objects for How To Make Almost Anything, one of the most popular courses at Spring Lake Park High School, are appearing. The Technology, Engineering and Design elective within the Career and College Pathways offerings provides a jumping off point for students to explore careers as they learn.

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Three students in Jen Haviland's class working and smiling

Have you ever taken a test and then promptly forgotten everything about the topic? Studying to get through a test or grade is not uncommon, and while it is reality sometimes, it doesn’t often lead to learning a student is able to apply in life. At the secondary level, competency-based learning is an approach that aims to deliver the grade AND the skills students can authentically apply to real situations.

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