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Tuesday: SLP Schools Closed Again Due to 'Dangerously Cold Wind Chills'

Tuesday: SLP Schools Closed Again Due to 'Dangerously Cold Wind Chills'

Tuesday will mark the fifth day of cancelled classes this month.
School Canceled Monday in St. Louis Park With Wind Chill Warning in Effect

School Canceled Monday in St. Louis Park With Wind Chill Warning in Effect

The St. Louis Park school district decided to cancel classes Monday due to "severe weather and dangerous wind chills."
‘Again??’: Latest Snow Day Creates Mixed Emotions

‘Again??’: Latest Snow Day Creates Mixed Emotions

While many students are happy for the unexpected break, others dread the prospect of makeup days.
School Canceled Thursday in St. Louis Park

School Canceled Thursday in St. Louis Park

The St. Louis Park school district decided to cancel classes Thursday due to "dangerously low temperatures."
St. Louis Park Prepares for 'More Rigorous' All-Day Kindergarten Program

St. Louis Park Prepares for 'More Rigorous' All-Day Kindergarten Program

All-day kindergarten will be offered to every St. Louis Park student starting in the 2014-15 school year.
SLP High's One-Act Plays Plum Dark Literary Themes

SLP High's One-Act Plays Plum Dark Literary Themes

The theater department is airing three one-act plays based on Ray Bradbury’s “All Summer in a Day,” Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow
St. Louis Park Swears In New School Board

St. Louis Park Swears In New School Board

Newcomer Karen Waters and three current board members swore the oath of office at a Monday meeting.
Should Sports Continue When Schools are Closed?

Should Sports Continue When Schools are Closed?

Several districts continued with games, practices and other after-school activities despite cancelling class. What do you think?
'Gov. Dayton is Super Awesome': Edina, SLP Reacts to School Cancellation

'Gov. Dayton is Super Awesome': Edina, SLP Reacts to School Cancellation

Edina and St. Louis Park residents react on social media to the cold weather and the Monday school closure.
Will MN Schools Take Tuesday Off Too?

Will MN Schools Take Tuesday Off Too?

MN Education Commissioner says Gov. Dayton will likely leave the decision about canceling classes on Tuesday to local superintendents, unless the already extreme weather outlook changes 'dra
SLP Private Schools Cancel Monday Classes for Cold Weather

SLP Private Schools Cancel Monday Classes for Cold Weather

Monday’s high is expected to be just -17 degrees Fahrenheit.
Gov. Dayton Orders Public Schools Closed Monday Due to Cold

Gov. Dayton Orders Public Schools Closed Monday Due to Cold

Monday’s high is expected to be just -17 degrees Fahrenheit.
Lilydale Landslide, New Superintendent: Top 2013 SLP School Stories by Month

Lilydale Landslide, New Superintendent: Top 2013 SLP School Stories by Month

Here are the most read school stories from St. Louis Park Patch for every month in 2013.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Teens Charged With Bringing BB Guns to St. Louis Park High School

Teens Charged With Bringing BB Guns to St. Louis Park High School

The teens, age 15 and 17, intended to trade the guns for electronics.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
More Immunizations Required for Children Next Year

More Immunizations Required for Children Next Year

Parents who do not wish to abide by the new rules can file a legal exemption.