SLP Experience is a print and electronic publication produced several times each year that offers a look into life at Spring Lake Park Schools across school buildings and grade levels. Watch for the bigger stories of Panther pride and purpose in your email and home mail.

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Class of 2022 students smiling at the gradation ceremony

Despite years of pandemic living, SLP Schools have continued to advance work aligned to the district’s vision and strategic plan. This year’s district operational plan included intentional work to engage and support learners emerging from the pandemic, strengthen connections in our community and capitalize on the creativity of staff. Now, it’s time to reflect on the progress.

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That our building and grounds team will work over the summer

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Square feet of buildings will be deep cleaned and refurbished

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Graduated in the Spring Lake park High School Class of 2022

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Over $75,000 worth of scholarships provided by the community to our graduates

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I am SLP Panther Proud because this school has given me amazing opportunities. At SLPHS, I’ve been able to start my own club (Women for Change) and create a community around me, as well as help others by sharing my personal experiences. I am able to set an example, be a role model and connect with people! As for my future, I’ve taken AP computer science to prepare me to go to a 4-year university, hopefully studying computer science.

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To our community: Another school year is in the books and another chapter written in the life of Spring Lake Park Schools and our students. Like any good story, we have experienced successes and worked through challenges. It’s a story that was written by each of us; staff, students, families and the community. It may be cliché, but it’s true. We all do school together.

Each year builds and grows – just like our students – toward graduation day. It is ALWAYS an honor to stand before that sea of blue robes. Each graduate has their own unique story and plan. Our deepest hope for them is that they’ve learned who they are as learners, discovered a passion and purpose, and are prepared for their next step beyond Spring Lake Park High School.

This year’s graduates represent a variety of life experiences, interests and future paths. I invite you to get to know a few of them a little better in our feature on the Class of 2022 in this issue. They are an exceptional class, and we share our congratulations with each of them and cheer them on as they write their next chapter. Despite circumstances of the last few years, like our graduates, we’ve written the next chapters in the life of our schools.

This year, we made significant progress toward our vision and strategic plan through projects undertaken in our annual District Operational Plan. Learn more about how we are creating engaged and enthusiastic learners, responsibly using our resources and fostering community connections on our website under Discover, Our Strategic Plan.

Thank you for helping us write the story of this and each school year at Spring Lake Park Schools. We’ll begin another chapter when a new school year begins September 6. Until then, I hope you find an opportunity this summer to connect to a community education program or other offering that brings you to our schools. You are always welcome.

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Classic Movie Tuesdays

Join us at the SLPHS Fine Arts Center on the second Tuesday of each month this summer for a free matinee movie experience. Each month will feature a different Hollywood classic film from the 40s and 50s, an era filled with some of the greatest films ever made! Doors open at 10:45 a.m., movie starts at 11:00 a.m.

  • June 14: Casablanca (1943)
  • July 12: Rear Window (1954)
  • August 9: Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

This program is intended for an adult audience and is free for people ages 55+. Concessions will be available for purchase. Online registration is required or call 763-600-5050.

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Local Scholarship Support

SLPHS seniors were awarded more than $75,000 in scholarships thanks to the support of many individuals and organizations in our community. Financially assisting our graduates makes it possible for them to pursue further education at 4-year colleges, 2-year colleges, technical colleges and trade schools. If you would like to become a scholarship donor, please contact Spring Lake Park High School’s Student Support Services department at 763-600-5130.

Register for or teach a Community Education Course

Community Education offers a number of programs and services year-round. Browse and register for a variety of enrichment and learning opportunities for youth and families. Do you have a love of a subject and a desire to share your knowledge and passion? Check out offerings at SpringLakeParkSchools.org/ce-register. Consider becoming an instructor! Call 763-600-5050 for more information.

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Centerview students skating at the National Sports Center

Centerview students visited the National Sports Center to learn about STEM topics through hockey. This is an education partnership supported by the Minnesota Wild.

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Class of 2022 seniors holding up signs on Panther Field

Every Class of 2022 senior was given the gift of a yard/window sign thanks to the support of the Panther Foundation. Always a special day and these students are always #SLPPantherProud!

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Our 2022 retirees smiling at the retirement reception

As a learning community, we recognize and honor this year’s group of retirees. In total, they have 358 years of combined service to the district! 

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4th grade students from all elementary schools at track and field day

Fourth graders from all four of our elementary schools came together at the high school’s Panther Stadium to partake in a fun-filled Track & Field Day.

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Archived SLP Experience Issues

Fall 2021

SLP Experience fall cover 2021

Winter 2021

SLP Experience cover winter 2022

Spring 2022

SLP Experience spring cover 2022
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