Category Archive: General News

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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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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SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR 10/6, 10/10 and 10/13

Ahoy Matey! Come find your treasure at the Bookaneer Book Fair. Location: Susan Lindgren Media Center Dates: October 6th, 10th & 13th Times: 4-8:30 p.m. ahoy-matey

Guys’ Landscaping Event

Come join Susan Lindgren dads and the other significant men in our students’ lives in helping Principal Frank Johnson make Susan Lindgren School look great on the outside. We hope to accomplish a variety of landscaping projects on Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (please join us even if you are only …

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September/October Newsletter

Bike Rodeo

Bike Rodeo, Sunday 10/2, 2-5p.m. We really need volunteers to make this event successful and fun for the kids. Sign up here: • BIKE RODEO (2-4 PM): Obstacle course, ABCs of Bike Maintenance, helmet checks, Pedestrian Safety Quiz, Rodeo Raffle and prizes (made possible thanks to AAA Minneapolis). • GUIDED BIKE RIDE: (4-5 PM): …

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Fall Book Fair

The Fall Book Fair will be held during teacher conferences on October 6th, 10th and 13th from 4:00PM-8:30PM in the Susan Lindgren Media Center. It is a fun and easy way to help put books in the hands of our children. Volunteers are needed!

Read-A-Thon – Fling into a good book

The Susan Lindgren Read-A-Thon runs from Friday, September 23 through Monday, October 10. The Read-A-Thon is the PTSO’s primary fundraiser and directly supports many of Susan Lindgren’s student programs: field trips, birthday books, student directories, yearbooks, Family Fun Night, Math Night, Yoga Night, Imagination Inventor’s Fair and June Jamboree (end of the year student picnic). …

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Bike Rodeo

It’s time for the Bike Safety Rodeo and we’re ready to roll! All we need is YOU! On Sunday, October 2nd from 2-5 PM we’re holding our 3rd annual Bike Safety Rodeo in the Susan Lindgren parking lot and our first-ever Guided Bike Ride through the neighborhood! Volunteer for a job! Join the Fun! Help …

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Conferences are in October, which means some long days at school for teachers and staff. Parent volunteers provide an evening meal to them on Monday, October 10th from 3:45-8pm. The theme is SLP Tailgate! Please see the signup genius link below for details on how you can contribute.

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