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Upcoming Events - January 16, 2019

Calendar

  • January 21, 2019 - No school, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • January 28, 2019 - PAC Meeting - 6 p.m. - B205
  • January 28, 2019 - HS Wind Ensemble & 8th grade Band Concert - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • January 28 - February 1, 2019 - Spirit Week
  • January 30, 2019 - New Student Information Night - 6:30 p.m. - FAC

Spirit Week Dress Up Days

  • Monday: Sunglasses Day
  • Tuesday: Groutfit Day
  • Wednesday: College Day
  • Thursday: Jersey Day
  • Friday: Spirit Day

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 

Minnesota State University-Mankato   January 22, 2019 - 12:00 p.m.
University of Wisconsin - Superior - January 24, 2019 - 10 a.m.

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 - January 16, 2019

Friday's Boys' Basketball game at Park Center High School Information

Going to the boys' basketball game at Park Center High School this Friday, January 18? If so, you must show your ID school badge to get into the game. If you do not show your ID, you will not be able to get into the game. 

  • Ticket sales start at 3:30 p.m.
  • Only students from SLPHS and Park Center are allowed entry to the game
  • All SLPHS students must show their ID to enter. ID's can be shown online or in-person.  

Theatre One-Act Play

SLPHS One-Act Play (MSHSL Competition Team) will perform "Four Baboons Adoring the Sun," on Friday, January 18 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 19 at 2 p.m. in the FAC. Tickets can be purchased at the door. 

7th Annual FCCLA Walk Information 

FCCLA is sponsoring their 7th annual walk for better health on Friday, January 25. Students will pay 25 cents or more to get out of their advisory and walk the designated route in the "B" building. Students will be asked to wear a sticker that you can "purchase" from your advisory teacher and wear it in a visual upper part of their body.   
Students must walk there. There should be no gathering of groups along the way. Money collected this year will be donated to pediatric cancer/Love Your Melon.

Winter Spirit Week 

Winter Spirit will take place January 28-February 1

  • Monday: Sunglasses Day
  • Tuesday: Groutfit Day
  • Wednesday: College Day
  • Thursday: Jersey Day
  • Friday: Spirit Day
Get Involved - January 16, 2019

Get Involved in Panther Clubs and Activities

Club Highlight: 

Prom Committee

The Prom Committee is still looking for students interested in helping out for Prom.  Check in with Ms. Brockman in room (B208D). Prom will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Prom Committee - Advisors - Ms. Brockman - abrock@district16.org and Ms. Chlebeck - kchleb@district16.org

  • Cost: No charge
  • Meeting time: TBD
Great News - January 16, 2019

FCCLA Members Advancing to State

Twelve members of the Spring Lake Park High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter advanced to the state competition after competing at the regional FCCLA competition on Friday, January 11.

During the competition, sophomore Shivangi Pandey scored a perfect 100 score during her Illustrated Talk on her future career dreams and goals.

Several other SLPHS competitors scored in the high 90s.

FCCLA members advancing to state and their projects:

Ninth grade:

  • Madison Cole - Career Investigation, career about Anesthesiologist
  • Mercedes Lohrke and Lesley Ruiz - Life Event Planning, planning a trip to San Francisco

10th Grade:

  • Leen Alijabari - Fashion Design, designed clothes about teenagers and their emotions 
  • Shivangi Pandey - Illustrated talk on her Career Path (100 points)
  • Supriya Patel - Career Investigation, Dermatologist (99 points)
  • Bryson Rea - Recycle and Redesign, designed and made a survival shelter for the homeless
  • Cassidy Auld - Chapter Service Portfolio (97 points)

11th Grade:

  • Emma Wajda - See What We've Done, a display and speech about the FCCLA Food Drive
  • Nadine Musa - Everyday Equations Math Test (only missed three questions). Also competed and won the talent competition

12th Grade

  • Ananda Patel - Leadership Journey
  • Ikram Salah - Illustrated Talk on First Aid for Children

The FCCLA state competition will take place at the end of March.

 

Get Involved - January 9, 2019

Get Involved in Panther Clubs and Activities

Club Highlight: 

Prom Committee

Anyone interested in the Prom Committee there will be a meeting this Friday, January 11, at 3 p.m. in Mrs Brockman's room (B208D). Prom will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Prom Committee - Advisors - Ms. Brockman - abrock@district16.org and Ms. Chlebeck - kchleb@district16.org

  • Cost: No charge
  • Meeting time: TBD
The Need to Know - January 9, 2019

Upcoming Testing Schedule

January:

  • January 9
    • Minnesota Student Survey, Grade 9 and Grade 11
  • January 29-31
    • ACCESS (EL assessment), All students identified as EL

February:

  • February 1-25 - AP Testing Registration
  • February 5-7-
    • ACCESS (EL assessment), All students identified as EL
  • February 11-12
    • ACCESS (EL assessment), All students identified as EL
  • February 13 
    • NAEP, Select group of seniors
  • February 19-21 
    • ACCESS (EL assessment), All students identified as EL

March

  • March 6
    • NAEP make up, Select group of seniors
  • March 26 - 28
    • MCA Science, Biology Students

April

  • April 2
    • ACT Plus Writing, All of 11th grade
  • April 17
    • MCA Reading and Math, Grade 10 and Grade 11
  • April 24
    • ACT Plus Writing Make-up, Grade 11

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.

Upcoming Events - January 9, 2019

Calendar

  • January 21, 2019 - No school, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • January 28, 2019 - PAC Meeting - 6 p.m. - B205
  • January 28, 2019 - HS Wind Ensemble & 8th grade Band Concert - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • January 30, 2019 - New Student Information Night - 6:30 p.m. - FAC
     

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 

University of Wisconsin - Superior - January 24, 2019 - 10 a.m.

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. 
Get Involved - January 3, 2019

Get Involved in Panther Clubs and Activities

Club Highlight: 

Panther Mentors - Mentors work with freshmen and students new to the high school to ease their transition to the school and to promote their success.

  • Advisors - Kelsey Jacobson - kjacob@district16.org, Rachel Taran - rtaran@district16.org, Katrina Balzer - kbalze@district16.org
  • Cost: No charge
  • Meeting time: Tuesdays, during SLP time

Upcoming Events - January 3, 2019

Calendar

  • January 21, 2019 - No school, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • January 28, 2019 - PAC Meeting - 6 p.m. - B205
  • January 28, 2019 - HS Wind Ensemble & 8th grade Band Concert - 7 p.m. - FAC
  • January 30, 2019 - New Student Information Night - 5:30 p.m. - FAC
     

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 

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 - January 3, 2019

Interim Athletics and Activities Director Announced

Matt St. Martin, director of athletics and activities at Spring Lake Park High School, is taking a leave of absence from the position, effective immediately.

We are excited to announce that Will Wackman, a long-time staff member of Spring Lake Park Schools, will serve as interim director of athletics and activities for the remainder of the school year. Will has taught social studies at the high school since 1999, and has also been the associate athletics and activities director for the past five years. In addition, Will has coached at Spring Lake Park High School since 1994, having served as the head boys’ golf coach and an assistant football coach. Wackman will continue to teach social studies part-time through the second trimester before assuming the athletic and activities director role full-time.

In addition, the district has hired Renee Van Gorp to serve as the associate director to support Wackman. Van Gorp is a highly respected leader. She served as the director of athletics and activities at Spring Lake Park High School prior to being offered the opportunity to be the principal at Fridley High School in 2010, where she retired following a successful tenure in July 2016.

We are fortunate to have Wackman assume this role with his long-time connection to the SLPHS community, and to benefit from Van Gorp’s years of leadership in high school athletics and activities.

Class of 2019 Important Information

Cap and Gown orders are due by Thursday, January 31. After January 31, 2019 there will be an additional late fee applied. 

Herff Jones Order Form Tips

Order forms were given to students in advisory on Tuesday, December 4 and can also be picked up in the SLPHS main office.

Section 1: Contact Information
  • Make sure and fill out all of the information
Section 4: Cap and Gown
  • Complete gender, height and weight
  • Cap, Gown, and Tassel Unit - this space is empty, fill in $20
    • There is no charge for handling or tax, as both of these items are included in the $20
    • If you are only ordering the cap, gown and tassel your total should be $20

Orders may be dropped in the SLPHS main office. If you have questions, please contact Maria Norman at 763-600-5102.

Dates and deadlines:

  • January 31, 2019 - A $5 late fee will be applied on any orders after February 1, 2019
  • February 28, 2019 - An additional $5 (total of $10) late fee will be applied on any orders after March 1, 2019
  • April 30, 2019 - An additional $10 late fee and an additional $10 for shipping (total of $20) will be applied after May 1, and the arrival date is not guaranteed.
  • May 14, 2019  - Cap and Gown distribution will be during 4th hour (lunch). After May 14, 2019 cap and gowns will be located in the Main Office for pick up.

Ordering online:

Click here to order your cap and gown online

The Need to Know - December 19, 2018

Class of 2019 Important Information

Cap and Gown orders are due by Thursday, January 31. After January 31, 2019 there will be an additional late fee applied. 

Herff Jones Order Form Tips

Order forms were given to students in advisory on Tuesday, December 4 and can also be picked up in the SLPHS main office.

Section 1: Contact Information

  • Make sure and fill out all of the information

Section 4: Cap and Gown

  • Complete gender, height and weight
  • Cap, Gown, and Tassel Unit - this space is empty, fill in $20
    • There is no charge for handling or tax, as both of these items are included in the $20
    • If you are only ordering the cap, gown and tassel your total should be $20

Orders may be dropped in the SLPHS main office. If you have questions, please contact Maria Norman at 763-600-5102.

Dates and deadlines:

  • January 31, 2019 - A $5 late fee will be applied on any orders after February 1, 2019
  • February 28, 2019 - An additional $5 (total of $10) late fee will be applied on any orders after March 1, 2019
  • April 30, 2019 - An additional $10 late fee and an additional $10 for shipping (total of $20) will be applied after May 1, and the arrival date is not guaranteed.
  • May 14, 2019  - Cap and Gown distribution will be during 4th hour (lunch). After May 14, 2019 cap and gowns will be located in the Main Office for pick up.

Ordering online:

Click here to order your cap and gown online

Great News - December 19, 2018

Spring Lake Park High School Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and FCCLA student organization advisor Lori Henry has been selected as the Lead2Feed Educator of the Week.

“We selected Lori for this honor because of her dedication to strengthening her student’s leadership skills through the Lead2Feed program,” said Lead2Feed Education Outreach Team member Deni Hooker.

Henry has been an active participant in doing Lead2Feed projects for the past four years with FCCLA. In November 2018, she led a workshop at the State FCCLA Summit to talk about the Lead2Feed program and to encourage other schools and advisors to get involved with the program.

About Lead2Feed

The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program was created by the Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning and the Lift a Life Foundation, with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by completing a service project around a community need involving a public non-profit (501c3).

Upcoming Events - December 19, 2018

Calendar

  • Winter Break - December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019
  • Return to school - Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • January 21, 2019 - No school, Martin Luther King Day

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 

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 - December 12, 2018

Minnesota Vikings Select SLPHS Senior Sam Fritz to All-State Football Team

Spring Lake Park High School student and football player Sam Fritz has been selected to the 2018 Minnesota Vikings All-State team for his leadership, character and high school football career performance.

“Sam is truly deserving of this wonderful recognition and award,” said SLP athletic director Matt St. Martin. “His strength of character, commitment to the classroom and focus towards his athletic goals certainly embodies the traits of an authentic student-athlete.”

The Minnesota Vikings All-State team is made up of the state’s top senior prospects. Players are recommended by representatives from the Minnesota Football Coaches Association and then a selected committee makes the final decision about who makes the team. Recommendations are based off an individual player’s field performance, leadership and character.

Fritz will be honored during halftime of the Vikings Game this Sunday, December 16. 

Read more about Sam's accomplishment