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Upcoming Events - May 29, 2019

Calendar

  • May 30 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 31 - Senior Practice 10 a.m. - Panther Gym 
  • June 3 - Choir Concert  - 7 p.m./FAC
  • June 6 - Last Day of School
  • June 7 - Commencement - 7:15 p.m. - Panther Stadium

Class of 2019 Important Dates and Deadlines

May 22, 2019 - Awards Night - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 31, 2019 - Senior Graduation Practice - Panther Gym -10 a.m. (This is required)
June 3, 2019 - Choir Concert - FAC - 7 p.m.
June 7, 2019 - Graduation - Stadium- 7:15 p.m.

*Note - any Cap and Gown orders after May 1, 2019 the price will increase to $40 and are not guaranteed for delivery.

University, College and Military Visits

Be sure to get a pass from the Student Services Department on the day of the visit. Visits are only for 11th and 12th grade students. Students must sign up the day before the visit.

Universities and College Visits 

Check back later

Military Visits

  • Minnesota Army National Guard 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., second Tuesday of the month
  • Navy 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • US Army, 11:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of every month
  • Marines 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 
The Need to Know - May 29, 2019

Attention Class of 2019 - Important Information

Graduation Practice - Friday, May 31, 2019  - Note time change:

This Friday, May 31, seniors and advisors are to report directly to the Panther Gym for their graduation walkthrough at the start of Advisory at 10 a.m. Students will formally practice their graduation walkthrough in preparation for June 7. We expect that this meeting will last up to 45 minutes.

Students may purchase their gold tassels and cords and pay outstanding student Campus fees.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

On June 6, all seniors are to report to the FAC at 8:10 a.m. for a final graduation walkthrough/senior meeting. Upon completion of the graduation walkthrough seniors will turn in their iPads. After iPad turn-ins, seniors will be released from Spring Lake Park High School to complete two electronic end of year surveys that they may complete independently.

Senior students who need to remain on site to complete required courses may do so.

Friday June 7th - Graduation night:

Seniors must report in formal graduation attire to the Auxiliary Gym for graduation no later than 6:30 p.m. on June 7th.

* Herff Jones gowns must be returned no later than 9:00 p.m. on June 7, 2019.  After 9:00 p.m. the student will be charged $30.00 for the cost of the gown.

Please see attached for the list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Medication Pick-up Information

Please be aware that all medications stored in the health office will be sent home with students during the last few days of school. If you would like other accommodations to be made, please contact  Emma Olson, RN at 763.600.5104

Metro Transit's Summer Student Pass

Metro Transit’s Summer Student Pass is BACK!

The price is the same as last year - for $29, students who are enrolled at your location in 9-12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year can purchase a Summer Student Pass. This also includes seniors who will be graduating this year (class of 2019). These students will get unlimited rides on city buses and light rail trains from June 1-September 3 from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. 

Please contact Metro Transit for more information on summer student passes.

Free High School Sports Physicals

Is your high school student-athlete in need of a sports physical so they are eligible to play next school year?

Twin Cities Orthopedics is again hosting free sports physicals on July 15, 16 and 18 from 5-8 p.m. at nine locations throughout the metro. This is a great way for students to get their Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) qualifying sports physical completed. Registration begins Monday, June 3. Learn more about the free high school sports physicals.

Spring Lake Park High School AFS Program is looking for host parents

Click here to learn more about hosting an AFS student.

Great News - May 29, 2019

29th Annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony

Spring Lake Park High School hosted its 29th annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 22 to honor our seniors of the Class of 2019.

Throughout the evening, more than 80 seniors, almost 25 percent of the graduating class, were presented with more than $55,000 in scholarships.These scholarships help students who are pursuing further education at four-year colleges, two-year colleges, technical colleges and trade schools.

Academic awards and student achievement awards were also presented to deserving seniors. 43 seniors were presented with academic letters and an additional 19 were recognized for earning an academic letter in each of their four years.

Read more about the Annual Scholarships and Awards Ceremony

SLPHS adapted bowlers roll into the state tournament

Three Spring Lake Park High School adapted bowlers recently participated in the State Adapted Bowling Tournament at Bowlero in Brooklyn Park.

In the ASD boys’ singles division, junior Immanuel Reynolds (pictured below) received 10th place and a medal for being in the top 10. In the girls’ ASD division, sophomore Libby Chlebeck received 16th place. In the girls’ singles cognitively-impaired division, junior Maddie Stroman received 29th place. Also, on the team this year were seniors Will Johnson and Alex Xiong, junior Sean Riley and freshmen Mayah McDowell and Alex Pham.

Read more about the adapted bowlers state tournament

Adapted bowling team photo
The Need to Know - May 22, 2019

Attention Class of 2019

Get up to date information Class of 2019 graduation information.

If you ordered a cap and gown or specialty items, please stop by the Main Office before school, during advisory or after school to pick these items up.

If you qualify for a gold tassel or a gold cord, they will go on sale beginning on May 20, 2019 in the main office.

Medication Pick-up Information

Please be aware that all medications stored in the health office will be sent home with students during the last few days of school. If you would like other accommodations to be made, please contact  Emma Olson, RN at 763.600.5104

Metro Transit's Summer Student Pass

Metro Transit’s Summer Student Pass is BACK!

The price is the same as last year - for $29, students who are enrolled at your location in 9-12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year can purchase a Summer Student Pass. This also includes seniors who will be graduating this year (class of 2019). These students will get unlimited rides on city buses and light rail trains from June 1-September 3 from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. 

Please contact Metro Transit for more information on summer student passes.

Free High School Sports Physicals

Is your high school student-athlete in need of a sports physical so they are eligible to play next school year?

Twin Cities Orthopedics is again hosting free sports physicals on July 15, 16 and 18 from 5-8 p.m. at nine locations throughout the metro. This is a great way for students to get their Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) qualifying sports physical completed. Registration begins Monday, June 3. Learn more about the free high school sports physicals.

Spring Lake Park High School AFS Program is looking for host parents

Click here to learn more about hosting an AFS student.

Upcoming Events - May 22, 2019

Calendar

  • May 22 - Awards Night - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 29 - No school - Memorial Day
  • May 28 - Varsity Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 30 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 31 - Senior Practice 8:10 a.m. - Panther Gym 
  • June 3 - Choir Concert  - 7 p.m./FAC
  • June 6 - Last Day of School
  • June 7 - Commencement - 7:15 p.m. - Panther Stadium

MCA Testing Schedule

May

  • May 28
    • Spring MAP assessments, Bridge and EL courses
  • May 29
    • Accuplacer test, 11th grade students

Please contact Katrina Sayler at 763-600-5118 with any questions.

Class of 2019 Important Dates and Deadlines

May 22, 2019 - Awards Night - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 31, 2019 - Senior Graduation Practice - FAC - 8:10 a.m. (This is required)
June 3, 2019 - Choir Concert - FAC - 7 p.m.
June 7, 2019 - Graduation - Stadium- 7:15 p.m.

*Note - any Cap and Gown orders after May 1, 2019 the price will increase to $40.00 and are not guaranteed for delivery.

University, College and Military Visits

Be sure to get a pass from the Student Services Department on the day of the visit. Visits are only for 11th and 12th grade students. Students must sign up the day before the visit.

Universities and College Visits 

Check back later
 

Military Visits

  • Minnesota Army National Guard 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., second Tuesday of the month
  • Navy 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • US Army, 11:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of every month
  • Marines 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 
Great News - May 22, 2019

Anything Goes Musical receives Hennepin Theatre Trust Awards

Spring Lake Park High School’s spring musical, Anything Goes, is being honored as an Honorable Mention performance by the Hennepin Theater Trust Spotlight Musical Theatre Program. The musical was recognized for overall production, performance and individuals for their exceptional achievement onstage.

Read more about the Anything Goes musical award

Senior Brady Nelson awarded $52,000 Luther Scholarship

Spring Lake Park High School senior Brady Nelson has been awarded the Luther Scholarship, valued at $52,000 over four years, from Bethany Lutheran College beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. 

Read more about the Nelson being awarded the Luther Scholarship

Seven Panther Student-Athletes participate in Signing Day

Panther student-athletes Anneka Clark, Jaxon Fenn, Mason Johnson, Makenna Leik, Natalie Nusbaum, Derek Sonmore and Lauren Woodford participated in Signing Day on Wednesday, May 15 and committed to play their sport at the collegiate level.

“This is one of the best days in my job,” said athletic and activity director Will Wackman. “We’re honoring really, really good student-athletes who are going on to other endeavors and we’re just so proud of them.”

Coaches introduced each student-athlete and family, friends and teammates were in attendance to celebrate and support them as they signed National Letters of Intent. Learn more about the student-athletes.

Upcoming Events - May 15, 2019

Calendar

  • May 15 - NHS Induction - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 22 - Awards Night - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 28 - Varsity Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 30 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC 
  • June 3 - Choir Concert  - 7 p.m./FAC

MCA Testing Schedule

May

  • May 6-17
    • AP testing, Students who register 
  • May 28
    • Spring MAP assessments, Bridge and EL courses
  • May 29
    • Accuplacer test, 11th grade students

Please contact Katrina Sayler at 763-600-5118 with any questions.

Class of 2019 Important Dates and Deadlines


May 15, 2019 - NHS Induction - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 20, 2019 - Cords and Tassels go on sale - Main office - during Advisory/SLP time
May 22, 2019 - Awards Night - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 31, 2019 - Senior Graduation Practice - FAC - 8:10 a.m. (This is required)
June 3, 2019 - Choir Concert - FAC - 7 p.m.
June 7, 2019 - Graduation - Stadium- 7:15 p.m.

*Note - any Cap and Gown orders after May 1, 2019 the price will increase to $40.00 and are not guaranteed for delivery.

University, College and Military Visits

Be sure to get a pass from the Student Services Department on the day of the visit. Visits are only for 11th and 12th grade students. Students must sign up the day before the visit.

Universities and College Visits 

Check back later
 

Military Visits

  • Minnesota Army National Guard 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., second Tuesday of the month
  • Navy 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • US Army, 11:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of every month
  • Marines 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 
The Need to Know - May 15, 2019

Attention Class of 2019

If you ordered a cap and gown or specialty items, please stop by the Main Office before school, during advisory or after school to pick these items up.

If you qualify for a gold tassel or a gold cord, they will go on sale beginning on May 20, 2019 in the main office.

Medication Pick-up Information

Please be aware that all medications stored in the health office will be sent home with students during the last few days of school. If you would like other accommodations to be made, please contact  Emma Olson, RN at 763.600.5104

Metro Transit's Summer Student Pass

Metro Transit’s Summer Student Pass is BACK!

The price is the same as last year - for $29, students who are enrolled at your location in 9-12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year can purchase a Summer Student Pass. This also includes seniors who will be graduating this year (class of 2019). These students will get unlimited rides on city buses and light rail trains from June 1-September 3 from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. 

Please contact Metro Transit for more information on summer student passes.

Free High School Sports Physicals

Is your high school student-athlete in need of a sports physical so they are eligible to play next school year?

Twin Cities Orthopedics is again hosting free sports physicals on July 15, 16 and 18 from 5-8 p.m. at nine locations throughout the metro. This is a great way for students to get their Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) qualifying sports physical completed. Registration begins Monday, June 3. Learn more about the free high school sports physicals.

Spring Lake Park High School AFS Program is looking for host parents

Click here to learn more about hosting an AFS student.

The Need to Know - May 8, 2019

Metro Transit's Summer Student Pass

Metro Transit’s Summer Student Pass is BACK!

The price is the same as last year - for $29, students who are enrolled at your location in 9-12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year can purchase a Summer Student Pass. This also includes seniors who will be graduating this year (class of 2019). These students will get unlimited rides on city buses and light rail trains from June 1-September 3 from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. 

Please contact Metro Transit for more information on summer student passes.

Parents of athletes asked to complete a Twin Cities Orthopedics survey

Spring Lake Park High School partners with Twin Cities Orthopedics, TCO, to offer sports medicine to our student-athletes. TCO is asking all parents of student-athletes to take five minutes to complete this partnership survey.

The responses to this survey will be used to strengthen the partnership between Spring Lake Park High School and TCO and to give TCO insight as to the awareness of our sports medicine partnership. The survey takes approximately 3-5 minutes to complete and will be open until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 10. 

Those that complete the survey will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a TCO Yeti tumbler mug. One winner will be notified via email by on Wednesday, May 15. Email addresses submitted for the drawing will not be used for advertising or solicitation by TCO.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Annie Rowan at annierowan@tcomn.com. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to TCO on behalf of Spring Lake Park High School.

Complete the TCO Partnership Survey

Free High School Sports Physicals

Is your high school student-athlete in need of a sports physical so they are eligible to play next school year?

Twin Cities Orthopedics is again hosting free sports physicals on July 15, 16 and 18 from 5-8 p.m. at nine locations throughout the metro. This is a great way for students to get their Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) qualifying sports physical completed. Registration begins Monday, June 3. Learn more about the free high school sports physicals.

Athletes, you're invited to participate in National Signing Day

National Signing Day at Spring Lake Park will allow any student-athlete regardless of division to celebrate their accomplishment with the Spring Lake Park Schools' community. 

To participate in National Signing Day, the student-athlete and/or coach must notify the athletic office of their intention to participate in the event and must provide the following documentation by Friday, May 10, 2019. 

Learn more about National Signing Day.

Spring Lake Park High School AFS Program is looking for host parents

Click here to learn more about hosting an AFS student.

Great News - May 8, 2019

Graduating seniors celebrate at Decision Day event

The Spring Lake Park High School student services department hosted a Decision Day event on May 1 to recognize seniors heading to college, other post-secondary education programs, the military or the workforce.

Read more about the SLPHS Decision Day event

Senior Makenna Leik honored with Platinum level Graduating Seniors Award from U.S. Figure Skating Committee

Spring Lake Park High School senior Makenna Leik has been awarded the Platinum level Graduating Seniors Award from the Program Development Committee of U.S. Figure Skating for her dedication to pursuing figure skating while maintaining her school academics.

Leik, who started skating before turning one and competing at the age of four, has competed in eight Minnesota skate championships, six regional championships, three sectional championships and two U.S. synchronized skating championships.

After graduation, Leik will be attending Miami University and will compete on the University’s Varsity Synchronized Skating team at the Senior level, representing Miami University and Team USA across seas.

Team USA will announce the team’s international assignments in October 2019. Last year, Miami University competed in Croatia and Sweden, representing U.S. Figure Skating and Team USA.

Read more about Makenna's award and accomplishments

Upcoming Events - May 8, 2019

Calendar

  • May 13 - SLPHS Jazz One and Two Concert at Famous Dave’s in Uptown, Minneapolis 7 p.m./Famous Dave’s
  • May 15 - NHS Induction - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 22 - Awards Night - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 28 - Varsity Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 30 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC 
  • June 3 - Choir Concert  - 7 p.m./FAC

MCA Testing Schedule

May

  • May 6-17
    • AP testing, Students who register 
  • May 28
    • Spring MAP assessments, Bridge and EL courses
  • May 29
    • Accuplacer test, 11th grade students

Please contact Katrina Sayler at 763-600-5118 with any questions.

2019 AP Exam Schedule 

  • Wednesday, May 8
    • English Lit and Comp KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Studio Art - KHMR - noon
  • Thursday, May 9
    • Chemistry KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Psychology KHG - noon
    • Studio Art- KHMR - noon
  • Friday, May 10
    • U.S. History KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Computer Science Principles KHG - noon

Class of 2019 Important Dates and Deadlines

May 10, 2019 - Last day for SANP $85 registration fee
May 11, 2019 - SANP $100 registration fee
May 14, 2019 - Cap and Gown Distribution - Cafeteria - during 4th hour
May 15, 2019 - NHS Induction - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 20, 2019 - Cords and Tassels go on sale - Main office - during Advisory/SLP time
May 22, 2019 - Awards Night - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 31, 2019 - Senior Graduation Practice - FAC - 8:10 a.m. (This is required)
June 3, 2019 - Choir Concert - FAC - 7 p.m.
June 7, 2019 - Graduation - Stadium- 7:15 p.m.

*Note - any Cap and Gown orders after May 1, 2019 the price will increase to $40.00 and are not guaranteed for delivery.

University, College and Military Visits

Be sure to get a pass from the Student Services Department on the day of the visit. Visits are only for 11th and 12th grade students. Students must sign up the day before the visit.

Universities and College Visits 

Check back later
 

Military Visits

  • Minnesota Army National Guard 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., second Tuesday of the month
  • Navy 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • US Army, 11:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of every month
  • Marines 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 
Upcoming Events - May 1, 2019

Calendar

  • May 1 - Senior College Signing Day - Seniors wear your College Spirit wear
  • May 13 - SLPHS Jazz One and Two Concert at Famous Dave’s in Uptown, Minneapolis 7 p.m./Famous Dave’s
  • May 15 - NHS Induction - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 22 - Awards Night - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • May 28 - Varsity Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 30 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC 

MCA Testing Schedule

May

  • May 6 - 17
    • AP testing, Students who register 
  • May 28
    • Spring MAP assessments, Bridge and EL courses
  • May 29
    • Accuplacer test, 11th grade students

Please contact Katrina Sayler at 763-600-5118 with any questions.

2019 AP Exam Schedule 

  • Monday, May 6 
    • Government and Politics - 8 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 7
    • Spanish Language KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Physics 1 KHG - noon
  • Wednesday, May 8
    • English Lit and Comp KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Studio Art - KHMR - noon
  • Thursday, May 9
    • Chemistry KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Psychology KHG - noon
    • Studio Art- KHMR - noon
  • Friday, May 10
    • U.S. History KHG - 8 a.m.
    • Computer Science Principles KHG - noon

Class of 2019 Important Dates and Deadlines

May 10, 2019 - Last day for SANP $85 registration fee
May 11, 2019 - SANP $100 registration fee
May 14, 2019 - Cap and Gown Distribution - Cafeteria - during 4th hour
May 15, 2019 - NHS Induction - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 20, 2019 - Cords and Tassels go on sale - Main office - during Advisory/SLP time
May 22, 2019 - Awards Night - FAC - 7 p.m.
May 31, 2019 - Senior Graduation Practice - FAC - 8:10 a.m. (This is required)
June 3, 2019 - Choir Concert - FAC - 7 p.m.
June 7, 2019 - Graduation - Stadium- 7:15 p.m.

*Note - any Cap and Gown orders after May 1, 2019 the price will increase to $40.00 and are not guaranteed for delivery.

University, College and Military Visits

Be sure to get a pass from the Student Services Department on the day of the visit. Visits are only for 11th and 12th grade students. Students must sign up the day before the visit.

Universities and College Visits 

Check back later
 

Military Visits

  • Minnesota Army National Guard 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., second Tuesday of the month
  • Navy 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • US Army, 11:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of every month
  • Marines 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 
The Need to Know - May 1, 2019

Parents of athletes asked to complete a Twin Cities Orthopedics survey

Spring Lake Park High School partners with Twin Cities Orthopedics, TCO, to offer sports medicine to our student-athletes. TCO is asking all parents of student-athletes to take five minutes to complete this partnership survey.

The responses to this survey will be used to strengthen the partnership between Spring Lake Park High School and TCO and to give TCO insight as to the awareness of our sports medicine partnership. The survey takes approximately 3-5 minutes to complete and will be open until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 10. 

Those that complete the survey will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a TCO Yeti tumbler mug. One winner will be notified via email by on Wednesday, May 15. Email addresses submitted for the drawing will not be used for advertising or solicitation by TCO.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Annie Rowan at annierowan@tcomn.com. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to TCO on behalf of Spring Lake Park High School.

Complete the TCO Partnership Survey

Free High School Sports Physicals

Is your high school student-athlete in need of a sports physical so they are eligible to play next school year?

Twin Cities Orthopedics is again hosting free sports physicals on July 15, 16 and 18 from 5-8 p.m. at nine locations throughout the metro. This is a great way for students to get their Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) qualifying sports physical completed. Registration begins Monday, June 3. Learn more about the free high school sports physicals.

Athletes, you're invited to participate in National Signing Day

National Signing Day at Spring Lake Park will allow any student-athlete regardless of division to celebrate their accomplishment with the Spring Lake Park Schools' community. 

To participate in National Signing Day, the student-athlete and/or coach must notify the athletic office of their intention to participate in the event and must provide the following documentation by Friday, May 10, 2019. 

Learn more about National Signing Day.

Spring Lake Park High School AFS Program is looking for host parents

Click here to learn more about hosting an AFS student.

Upcoming Events - April 24, 2019

Calendar

  • April 26 - 24th Annual OEC Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction
  • May 1 - Senior College Signing Day - Seniors wear your College Spirit wear
  • May 13 - SLPHS Jazz One and Two Concert at Famous Dave’s in Uptown, Minneapolis 7 p.m./Famous Dave’s
  • May 28 - Varsity Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC
  • May 30 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, call time 6 p.m., 7 p.m./FAC 

MCA Testing Schedule

May

  • May 6 - 17
    • AP testing, Students who register 
  • May 28
    • Spring MAP assessments, Bridge and EL courses
  • May 29
    • Accuplacer test, 11th grade students

Please contact Katrina Sayler at 763-600-5118 with any questions.

University, College and Military Visits

Be sure to get a pass from the Student Services Department on the day of the visit. Visits are only for 11th and 12th grade students. Students must sign up the day before the visit.

Universities and College Visits 

Check back later
 

Military Visits

  • Minnesota Army National Guard 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., second Tuesday of the month
  • Navy 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • US Army, 11:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of every month
  • Marines 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.