Category Archive: General News

SLP reads!

Susan Lindgren Read-A-Thon 2017 The Susan Lindgren SLP Read$ (Read-a-Thon)campaign runs from Friday, October 13 through Monday, October 30. SLP Read$ is the PTSO’s primary fundraiser and directly supports many of Susan Lindgren’s student programs. Birthday books, student directories, yearbooks Field trips Family Fun Night, Math Night, Yoga Night Imagination Inventor’s Fair End of the …

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Minutes from 9/12 meeting are here…loads of info about upcoming referendum

Here are the minutes and a great summary of the upcoming referendum vote!  Please check it out! PTSO Minutes 09-17

And just like that, it’s October!

Hi families, I cannot believe it’s already October!  Thank you to all who were able to attend our first meeting of the school year.  Huge thanks to Astein Osei, who brought his enthusiasm and information to share with our school community!  Look for more information on the upcoming referendum vote in November. This week is …

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Read-A-Thon becomes SLP Reads, coming in October 2017

What is SLP reads?  This is the one fundraiser students do all year!  No delivering cookie dough, selling wrapping paper, etc. Kids read and collect donations from their families, friends, neighbors. All money collected goes directly back to this year’s students to cover cost of field trips, student directories, yearbooks and PTSO sponsored events, such …

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Honey and Rye pizza dinner fundraiser for school garden!

The 2nd annual Susan Lindgren school garden fundraiser will be held on Sunday, September 10th from 4-8pm at Honey and Rye Bakehouse (4501 Excelsior Blvd, SLP). This is a great event hosted by Honey and Rye with pizzas, drinks and delicious treats to purchase, all proceeds going to our very own school garden. For those of …

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Meet the new superintendent at the PTSO meeting 9/12

All are welcome! The first PTSO meeting will be next Tuesday 9/12, from 7-8:30 pm in the Susan Lindgren Media Center.  Astein Osei, our new superintendent, will be present and giving a brief presentation on his thoughts about future directions for SLP schools.  There will also be information about PTSO, updates on upcoming events and …

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Fall Walk, Bike and Roll to school week 9/11-9/15

The ever-popular Walk, bike or roll to school week is back!!  Monday through Friday, show up using human power and get your stickers! If you bus to school, just walk or run a lap around the field before going to class in the morning! So easy, so good to move our bodies before the school …

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It’s that time of year…

It’s time to get the backpacks out and set the alarms.  As we look forward to a new school year, the kick off is at Meet Your Teacher night.  This will be held on Thursday, August 31st at Susan Lindgren.  K-2 will meet from 5-6 pm, 3-5 grade from 6-7.  The first half will be …

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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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Imagination Inventors Fair!

The Fair is open to all Susan Lindgren students.  Students can work independently or with a partner (up to 3 students per project) to create projects of their own design.  Projects can be any product that is the result of the student’s creative thinking or exploration—inventions, creative writing, artistic endeavors, crafts, and scientific exploration! Show …

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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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