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School Board outlines 2020-2021, 2021-2022 schedule

Mary Tomback suggests alternate schedule options for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years during the school board meeting Jan. 27 in C350. Winter break for the 2020-2021 school year will be a week and a half instead of two weeks, following the precedent set by the 2019-2020 school year.

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Kaia Myers

February 4, 2020

According to former School Board Chair Nancy Gores, students having Election Day off in 2020 in an effort to preserve safety was possible because of the changing of professional development days. Professional development days that are typically later in the year were moved to Nov. 2 and Nov. 3.  “T...

Staff Editorial: Shortened winter break prompts many perspectives

Snow falls in front of the new high school entrance Dec. 8. Winter break is now shorter than in previous years with students getting back to school Jan. 2.

December 19, 2019

With a shorter winter break, the Echo Editorial Board feels this change may be detrimental to students despite its benefits. For the 2019-2020 school year, winter break will last Dec. 21–Jan. 2, less than the previous year’s winter break which spanned from Dec. 22–Jan. 6. The final day of school for Park this school year is June 4, earlier t...

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

Sofia Seewald

May 11, 2018

Contest meant to showcase unique art of St. Louis Park

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