Jbjorgen

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Date registered: November 14, 2013

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  1. SLP Superintendent Search Update 5/5 — May 5, 2017
  2. Gratitude Greetings — May 3, 2017
  3. PTSO General Meeting 5/11 — May 3, 2017
  4. SLP Superintendent Search Update 5/2 — May 2, 2017
  5. Garden Planting Day — May 1, 2017

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SLP Superintendent Search Update 5/5

The School Board for St. Louis Park Public Schools has selected three Superintendent finalists to participate in daylong interviews on May 8, 9, and 10. The superintendent finalists and their interview dates are: MONDAY, May 8: Mr. Eric Melbye, Assistant Superintendent, Bloomington Public Schools TUESDAY, May 9: Mr. Astein Osei, Assistant Superintendent, Osseo Area Public …

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Gratitude Greetings

Looking for a good way to say “Thank You” to the wonderful teachers at Susan Lindgren? Here’s an idea: send Gratitude Greetings! http://www.slppsf.org/gratitude-greetings.html – What is “Gratitude Greetings”? A year-round opportunity for district parents and students to thank teachers. – How do I send a greeting? Go to slppsf.org and click on “Gratitude Greetings” – …

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PTSO General Meeting 5/11

Please mark your calendar for the final PTSO meeting of the school year, Thursday May 11th at 7PM in the Media Center at Susan Lindgren. At this meeting we will welcome a special guest – author and motivational speaker, Sean Jensen, to talk about the “Attitude of Gratitude”. We will also hear updates from event …

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SLP Superintendent Search Update 5/2

After 36 years of service and leadership in public education, current Superintendent Rob Metz announced earlier this year that he would retire at the end of the school year. The School Board has narrowed the field of candidates down to 6 and the district office has shared the interview schedule with us. School Board to …

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Garden Planting Day

It is time to plant in the Susan Lindgren gardens! Planting day is Monday, May 15th. Volunteers are needed to help the children plant their seedlings and no gardening experience is necessary! There will be up to 4 classes per each 30 minutes session. Click below to register for a 30-minutes slot. Thank you! Signup …

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SLP Superintendent Search Update

The SLP school board and district office encourages parents to attend superintendent candidate interviews. From the slpschools.org website: “St. Louis Park community members and stakeholders are invited to take part in the superintendent search interview process in early May. First round interviews will take place on Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4 at 5:30 …

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Walk and Roll to School 5/1-5/5

Hey Everybody! It’s time to Walk & Roll to School! May 1st – 5th is Walk & Roll to School Week at Susan Lindgren. Why does it make good sense to walk or bike to school? Biking and walking to school… 1. Helps wake you up so you’re alert by the time you get to …

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Superintendent Search

The search for a new superintendent for the SLP school district has begun! The school board has hired a search firm to assist in finding the best candidate for the job. As a part of that process, they are asking us to either attend the meeting being offered on March 15, 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the …

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Free adult yoga classes for the Susan Lindgren Community!

The Susan Lindgren PTSO has been awarded a Neighborhood Health Connection Grant from Allina Health and will use the funds to offer free yoga classes on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 PM in the Susan Lindgren Gym, March 15th -May 31st (no class March 29, during Spring Break). Mark your calendars! A certified yoga instructor, Alia …

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I Love to Read Night – Camp Read S’more

This year’s I Love to Read Night theme is “Camp Read S’more” and is being held on Friday 2/10 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Susan Lindgren. A variety of activities will be set up in the Media Center, gym and cafeteria. This is a FREE family event where students can make a bookmark, play book bingo, …

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Family Fun Night – Bus Transportation Info

REMINDER! Susan Lindgren Family Fun Night When: Friday, January 27th Time: 6:30-8:30pm Where: St. Louis Park Middle School – 2025 Texas Avenue South Please join us for a night of food and fun activities! This event is FREE! Free family bus transportation will be provided. Please note that any children who ride the bus MUST …

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Family Fun Night!

Family Fun Night is Friday, January 27th!! It will be held at the SLP Middle School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There will be facepainting, balloon shaping, an art project, henna tattoos, a DJ Dance Party in the gymnasium and a crazy hair station. All family members are welcome to join in the fun. This is always …

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Kindergarten Information Night

Hello Parents! Do you remember what it was like when you were preparing to send your child off to kindergarten? You had probably not ever stepped foot into Susan Lindgren Elementary and had a lot of questions about the school. We are looking for 15 volunteers for Kindergarten Information Night to greet parents at both …

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Family Fun Night

SAVE THE DATE – SUSAN LINDGREN FAMILY FUN NIGHT! Friday, January 27TH 6:30-8:30 PM This evening is FREE and FUN! Family Fun Night will take place at the St. Louis Park Middle School. FREE family bus transportation will be provided. Details regarding stop locations and times will be sent home on January 16th. More information …

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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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