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Search for interim principal continues

Principal Scott Meyers speaks at the Graduation ceremony for the class of 2019 June 6. Meyers announced his resignation effective June 30 and St. Louis Park Public Schools is currently searching for an interim principal.

Marta Hill

May 14, 2020

Less than two months before Principal Meyers’ resignation is set to go into effect, Superintendent Astein Osei decided not to hire any of the candidates that were previously considered. In 6425 News May 1, Osei announced he would begin the search for an interim principal for the 2020-2021 school y...

Sophomore expresses self through dance

Sophomore Rosario Montero- Ward practices a dance routine March 19. Montero-Ward is creating a new dance club starting fall of 2020.

Megan Hoenie

May 5, 2020

What are you doing? So right now we are working on starting a dance team. Hopefully like next year we would probably have a performance team in the fall and potentially in the winter, but probably just the fall. Right now we are working on finding coaches, setting up information sessions and things lik...

PSEO offers expanded opportunities

PSEO offers expanded opportunities

Abby Prestholdt

March 3, 2020

As soon as I received the email at the end of my sophomore year saying I was accepted into the University of Minnesota for their Post Secondary Enrollment Options program, I was ecstatic about this new chapter in my life. I was inspired to do Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) through my sister...

Potential scheduling alterations under discussion

Art by Emmy Pearson. In response to the start-time change for the 2020-21 school year, a task force of students, teachers, parents, and community members has been created to consider changing the high school schedule for the 2021-22 school year. The task force is debating other systems such as block scheduling.

Ruthie Posada

January 30, 2020

As a result of the decision made to change the start time for the 2020-21 school year, Superintendent Astein Osei said the school began to weigh in other logistics, such as changing the high school schedule for the 2021-22 school year. “Right now we're going through a process, really from elementa...

City experiences power outage

Dani Orloff and Emma Yarger

March 13, 2019

According to an announcement made by Principal Scott Meyers March 13 during seventh hour, a power outage occurred across the city of St. Louis Park, causing the lights to briefly turn off in the high school. According to senior Quaron Johnson the power outage made students fearful that an intruder...

District wide facility improvements

Facilities manager Tom Bravo explains the new updates to Park April 18 during a community meeting.

Marta Hill and Katie Hardie

April 20, 2018

Superintendent Astein Osei and Facilities Manager Tom Bravo gave a short presentation and answered community questions April 18 at the high school cafeteria. According to SLP Schools, residents had the opportunity to get a first look at the plans for facility improvements which will take place over the next sev...

Meet the 2018 Valedictorians

Shoshana Altman

Muna Ali

April 18, 2018

Annabella Strathman: What college are you planning on going to? “I am going to Carleton College next year in Northfield.” Is there anything you’re interested in studying? “You know, it’s pretty open-ended right now. I’m leaning towards something with chemistry but I’ve a...

Technology aids in learning

Sophomore Kaia Myers looks at her school applications folder during passing time. She uses these applications to keep her school life organized.

Marta Hill

November 6, 2017

According to sophomore Aaron Ellingson, there are many apps for smartphones out there that students use for school and productivity. “I have a whole folder (of apps for school) actually: Quizlet, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Translate, Google Slides, Google Sheets, PowerSchool, Schoology, Photo...

Counseling department adds second activity fair

Counseling department adds second activity fair

Katie Orton

August 31, 2015

During the 2014 freshmen orientation activity fair, the gym buzzed with excitement. Sophomore Alex Monson traveled to tables inquiring about extracurriculars, but with limited time and distractions, she said she wasn’t able to speak to everyone. “I didn’t really get a chance to look at everyth...

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