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District names new Superintendent

District names new Superintendent

Maggie Bahnson, Ethan Brown, and Mimi Fhima | May 25, 2017

Incoming Superintendent Astein Osei was woken up at 10:30 p.m. May 10, startled by the two superintendent search firm members outside his door offering him a position as the new superintendent for St. Louis Park Public Schools. “I jump up, literally run upstairs in like a T-shirt, basketball shorts and dress socks. And they were like, ‘Hey we’ve been calling you’ and I was like, ‘I’m so sorry I was exhausted, I fell asleep,’” Osei said. Osei’s predecessor, superintendent R...

Ramadan to occur week before finals

Ramadan to occur week before finals

Hadeal Rizeq | May 24, 2017

Every year, freshman Zahra Mohamed looks forward to the Muslim holiday, Ramadan, but worries academics and finals will make things difficult. “I love Ramadan. I’m kind of excited that Ramadan is coming up, but I feel like the best idea is to not have it during finals because some people are really exhausted,” Mohamed said. Mohamed said school during Ramadan gets in the way of her religiou...

Project officials outline building process

Project officials outline building process

Hadeal Rizeq | May 24, 2017

Since the flooding of the loading docks at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in 2014,  Minnehaha Creek Watershed District project and land technician Laura Domyancich said she has supported the hospital’s idea of working on a flood wall every step of the way. “The flooding in 2014 was considered a 100 year flood event, something that happens every 100 years,” Domyanich said. “After that flood e...

Planning moves forward for new Chick-Fil-A

Planning moves forward for new Chick-Fil-A

Amaia Barajas | May 24, 2017

According to Assistant Zoning Administrator Gary Morrison, the building of Chick-Fil-A has finally been approved after a wait for approval from the city. “The council approved the second reading. The council review is completed, and the project is approved. We have some paperwork to do in our office, then building permits to issue.  Hopefully construction will begin within a couple months,” ...

Recent Sports Scores

  • Thursday, April 20

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park 0 - Bloomington Jefferson 5

  • Tuesday, April 18

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park 3 - Robbinsdale Armstrong 4

  • Tuesday, April 18

    Boys Baseball

    St. Louis Park 9 - Varsity: Richfield 2

  • Monday, April 17

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park 3 - Burnsville 4

  • Thursday, April 13

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park 1 - Breck 6

  • Wednesday, April 12

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park Postponed

  • Wednesday, April 12

    Boys Baseball

    St. Louis Park 1 - Varsity: Edina 11

  • Tuesday, April 11

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park 3 - Mound Westonka 4

  • Monday, April 10

    Boys Golf

    St. Louis Park Cancelled

  • Thursday, April 6

    Boys Track

    St. Louis Park Not Scored

  • Thursday, April 6

    Boys Baseball

    St. Louis Park 4 - Varsity: DeLaSalle 5

  • Thursday, April 6

    Boys Tennis

    St. Louis Park 1 - Hopkins 6

  • Wednesday, April 5

    Girls Softball

    St. Louis Park 0 - Varsity: Jefferson High School 15

  • Sunday, April 2

    Girls Track

    St. Louis Park Not Scored

  • Thursday, February 16

    Boys Varsity Hockey

    St. Louis Park 1 - Benilde - St. Margaret's 4

  • Tuesday, February 7

    Boys Swimming

    St. Louis Park 47 - Richfield 40

  • Thursday, February 2

    Boys Swimming

    St. Louis Park 96 - Benilde - St. Margaret`s 74

  • Saturday, January 21

    Boys Varsity Hockey

    St. Louis Park 2 - Bloomington Jefferson 1

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    St. Louis Park 6 - Bloomington Kennedy 1

  • Thursday, January 5

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