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District hours under review

District hours under review

Noah Orloff and Gabriel Kaplan

February 26, 2019

The St. Louis Park School Board is actively working on gathering community input on potentially changing start and end times throughout the district in order to address issues with sleep and transportation, according to Park superintendent Astein Osei. “Currently, we are in the feedback stage of the proc...

Superintendent requests youth input

Superintendent requests youth input

Yonit Krebs, Gabriel Kaplan, and Maria Perez Barriga

January 23, 2019

St. Louis Park superintendent Astein Osei led a meeting with the Student Leadership Advisory Council to hear student perspectives on school start and end times, according to council member, senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney. “This meeting specifically we were looking at the work that is being done at...

District prepares for extensive updates

District prepares for extensive updates

Mimi Fhima

November 9, 2017

After 18 out of 19 precincts reported in on election night Nov. 7, District Superintendent Astein Osei said he felt a feeling of immense gratitude toward Park community members. According to the school district, the operating levy was approved for renewal 85-15 percent and the referendum was passed 81-19 percent. The opera...

School Board narrows superintendent candidates

School Board narrows superintendent candidates

Ethan Brown, Maggie Bahnson, and Mimi Fhima

May 2, 2017

The School Board has narrowed its selection of St. Louis Park Public Schools superintendent candidates to six finalists, according to the district's website and School Board chair Jim Yarosh. According to the same post, a first round of interviews will take place at 5:30 p.m. on May 3 and 4 in room C350 at Park. "Interviews will be held b...

Superintendent hiring firm hosts student forum

Superintendent hiring firm hosts student forum

Raphy Gendler

March 15, 2017

Consultants from School Exec Connect, the firm hired to conduct the search for Superintendent Rob Metz's replacement, hosted a student forum in B135 March 14. Students from grades 5-12 were asked about the district's strengths, weaknesses and areas for improvement. The School Exec Connect repr...

School board begins superintendent search

School board begins superintendent search

Hadeal Rizeq

February 9, 2017

During a school board meeting Jan. 23, Superintendent Rob Metz announced the board hired a contractor, School Exec Connect, to begin the superintendent search process. “(School Exec Connect is) going to come to St. Louis Park, and the first thing to try to find out is what superintendent St. Louis Park ...

First round of superintendent interviews announced

Nick Shaughnessy, Beats Editor

May 1, 2013

Following Debra Bowers' announcement of resignation as the St. Louis Park Public Schools Superintendent on Jan. 8 2013, the school board began search for possible replacements. The St. Louis Park school board recently released a list of seven candidates to be interviewed on May 1 and 2. They are as follows.   Dr. Net...

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