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.
The journey of the emerging reader is a transformation much like that of caterpillar to butterfly. As news headlines and legislative actions focus on the science of reading, Spring Lake Park Schools is in its third year of implementing new resources aligned with practices to help more butterflies take flight.
Chef Patty, a seasoned culinary instructor at Spring Lake Park High School since 2022, fosters a bustling classroom environment where students learn foundational and global cuisine skills, alongside life skills. The program integrates two career and college pathways, enriching students' understanding of the food industry.
Academic calendars for the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 school years have been approved by the school board.
It only took one class during junior year through Opportunities in Emergency Care to steer Anas Sumrin’s future direction. Last year, he became an Emergency Medical Technician – a certification he earned at Spring Lake Park High School. Now, as a senior, Anas is interning at the Fridley Fire Department where he takes a primary role in patient care on medical calls.
The Panther Foundation’s annual fundraising event, Panthers for a Purpose, is back. Proceeds raised directly support Spring Lake Park Schools' students. 2024 also marks an important milestone - the 20th anniversary of the annual fundraising event.
Spring Lake Park Schools is hosting a number of events this winter and spring to help current and incoming families prepare for the next steps in their students’ education. Whether you are looking to enroll a student, preparing for a school transition or registering for classes, we hope students and families can join us to learn more.
America’s Everyday Comedian, C. Willi Myles, brings his family-friendly comedy to the Live on 65 stage Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m. Come laugh the winter blues away.
Spring Lake Park High School juniors and seniors pitched their business ideas “Shark Tank style” to a panel of local judges. We caught up with the five finalists to learn more about their product or service, how this class is helping them think about their future and what it’s like to pitch their ideas to business experts.
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