Spring Lake Park Schools has implemented a science specialist learning model at grades K-6. There is a new curricular resource for science at grades K-8, and new science competencies are guiding science learning. The goal is to support deep thinking and doing science, relate it to real life and ignite interest and engagement in science.
Julian Christensen and Trevon Holeman started their senior year unsure how to get a job and gain experience within the career path they want to pursue after graduation - mechanics. After understanding and taking advantage of the resources available to them through the Spring Lake Park High School Career and College office, both students now have a part-time job at Heartland Tire.
Each year, the board welcomes student representatives from the high school’s student council to join their board meetings and update members on student life and the SLP experience. This year, the board welcomes seniors Evan Jefferson, Harper Mack, and Onyinyechukwu Udemezue.
On November 7, 2023, voters elected four residents to serve on the seven-member school board of Spring Lake Park Schools. Amy Hennen, Tony Easter, Allie Schmidt and Kelly McClellan were elected to serve.
Kick off your winter celebrations in style with After Hours Big Band and special guest Reed Grimm from American Idol Season 11. The December 7 show, “Dear Santa . . . Define Good,” is worth a little later bedtime for the whole family.
Senior Maria Mora-Pena has discovered a passion for medicine and wants to pursue a career in healthcare after she graduates high school next spring. To help her achieve this goal, she has gone deep into the Health and Human Services Pathway at Spring Lake Park High School, taking many courses that align with her emerging interests.
Competency-based learning is an education-y mouthful of words for an approach to learning coming to life in real ways for Spring Lake Park Schools’ students. The focus is on developing each student’s knowledge and skills to gain proficiency versus simply covering a subject for a defined period to fulfill a requirement.
Kindergarteners chant each others’ names in morning greeting. Third and fourth graders learn what kind of candy they each like (split between sour and chocolate). High schoolers share adventures they’d like to have and qualities they value in a friend. Across schools and classrooms everyone is getting to know each other.
Spring Lake Park High School is celebrating College Knowledge Month throughout October. With Minnesota colleges and universities there are a number of special events happening throughout the month to support students in applying for college.
- Activities and Athletics
- Career and College Readiness 12x12
- District Wide
- Health and Human Services Pathway
- Northpoint Elementary
- Panther Foundation
- Panther Pride
- Park Terrace
- Personalized Learning
- SLP Experience
- Spring Lake Park High School
- Westwood Intermediate and Middle School