Monthly Archive: November 2016

PTSO Meeting 11/17/16 7:00 p.m.

Equity Coaches from the school district will be presenting at the PTSO meeting Thursday 11/17 at 7pm in the Media Center at the school. We hope you can join us to learn more about what our district is doing to encourage racial equity. Here is an outline of the information that will be covered: – …

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Read-a-Thon SUCCESS!

Thank you for a making the 2016 Read-A-Thon, FLING into a Good Book, a great success! Our combined efforts motivated the kids to read over 120,000 minutes and to raise almost $35,000. Witnessing this type of school spirit fills us with pride and we hope you feel the same. The Read-A-Thon is the primary source …

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Composting/Recycling in the Susan Lindgren Cafeteria

As part of a district-wide initiative to reduce waste at St. Louis Park schools, Susan Lindgren was the recipient of a grant that helped purchase a recycling, compost and trash sorting table for the cafeteria. The district is hoping to reduce the amount of lunchroom waste that goes in the trash by recycling and composting …

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AmazonSmile

Friends of Susan Lindgren and Amazon users – When you shop at AmazonSmile – and pick Susan Lingren Parent Teacher Student Organization as your benefited organization – AmazonSmile donates a percentage of your purchase to the PTSO. Follow this link to make your holiday shopping a fundraising opportunity! Contact parent volunteer Kim Donat if you …

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Staff Appreciation!

Thank you Ali Halley and Deanna Plant for organizing an incredible Fall Feast for the hardworking SL staff! Thank you to all who donated the food and beverages. Reid Bordson, Joanne Bongaarts and Betsy Windhorst were the lucky winners of the flower drawing and got to take home autumnal arrangements.

Box Tops Collection Drive

We are having a contest this fall to raise $1,000 in Box Tops. Prizes will be drawn for participants from each grade during the contest. Label each submission with child’s name, grade & teacher and turn into the office before November 30th for a chance to win! Each Box Top is worth 10¢ and they …

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Bike Rodeo Re-Cap

We had a beautiful day for the Bike Safety Rodeo this year. The day was warm and the kids were awesome! Over 200 people attended and 110 students completed all 7 stations. They learned the facts about bike safety and tested their bike handling skills on the obstacle course. (And they earned a cool prize!) …

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PTSO General Meeting on Thursday 11/17

Please join us for the PTSO General Meeting on Thursday November 17th from 7:00-8:30pm in the Susan Lindgren Media Center. Our featured speaker is Gretchen Baglyos, the Susan Lindgren Equity Coach. Gretchen will share the Equity Coaching Model that is being used at Susan Lindgren. Mr. Johnson will also be there to give the Principal’s …

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Math Night – Friday 11/18

Please join us for Math Night at Susan Lindgren on Friday November 18th from 6:30‐8:00pm in the Susan Lindgren Gymnasium. Enjoy playing math games and win a prize at each table! Here’s a sampling of what games will be available: Connect 4, Mancala Towers of Hanoi, Forehead, Math Code Breaker, Dice it up, Flash Math …

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