What our Students Say

Each year, Spring Lake Park High School graduates its senior class and they go on to do amazing things. Learn more about what the Classes of 2020 and 2019 and plan to do after graduation in the videos and stories below.

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A group of graduating seniors smiling and walking

With all the different activities and opportunities that are offered at the high school, I feel more than prepared to face a multitude of challenges and experiences in the future. The high school has given me the leadership tools and self-confidence to thrive in any situation. It has also given me a chance to meet some amazing people and do amazing things that I will never forget. 

– Alannah Easter, Class of 2019

Spring Lake Park Schools has prepared me for my future by offering a safe environment which exposed me to many different ideas and viewpoints. I am leaving SLP having learned much about literature, advanced math and sciences and the world, and most importantly, that no matter people's perceived differences, we all benefit when we join our resources to help one another.  
– Joe Privratsky, Class of 2019

A group of students at the 2019 graduation ceremony

Read More About our Seniors

Class of 2020 senior Kieran Ripkin smiling

"The community and culture at Spring Lake Park Schools makes me SLP Panther Proud. The staff and students work together to cultivate a positive atmosphere that allows students to flourish during their time at Spring Lake Park and beyond. The opportunities and experiences that SLP has offered me have opened doors and new possibilities that otherwise I would not have known existed. I am proud to have been able to be a Panther."

Read More about Class of 2020 - Kieran Ripken

Read More About our Class of 2018 Seniors

SLPHS senior Mckenna Leik posing during a figure skating group competition

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.

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