November 29, 2018

       An academic bilingual community fostering global citizenship

In This Issue
SLP Community Education - Supporting Lifelong Learning
Reading Connection     
Beginning Edition     

Want to spend time with your youngster, building reading skills, and help teach them a love of books?  You can do all three when you read with them aloud.
Click HERE to view this edition. 
Dressing for Recess & Outdoor P.E.            
Checklist for Winter Gear  
Because we plan to go outside everyday, and our playground is very windy, our recess staff encourage you to send the following items daily for your child to be warm and comfortable when going outside for recess and gym class: 
  • Hat
  • Waterproof Mittens or Gloves
  • Warm, Waterproof Boots
  • Winter Jacket
  • Snow Pants
  • Scarf or Neck Gaiter
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Wooddale Avenue  
Bridge Improvements     
Updates as of November 19th   
In the next few days, the city reports that the contractor will be working to open the bridge to traffic by removing the temporary traffic control signage and construction equipment. By Nov. 22, the majority of the items below should be completed.
  • The majority of the traffic control signage, detour signage and metal pedestrian fencing will be removed.
  • All the bridge ramps will open to traffic.
  • Walker Street will open to traffic.
  • All-way stops signs will remain at the ramp intersections and at the south frontage road (regional trail crossing).
  • There will be one lane of traffic in each direction along Wooddale Avenue with left turn lanes to access Highway 7.
  • The metal railing on top of the concrete railing will be installed.
  • Some portable concrete barriers will remain on the west side of the bridge to protect the newly placed concrete.
The contractor will be back in spring 2019 to complete the remaining roadway work and the landscaping adjacent to the bridge.
For more information, visit the Wooddale Avenue bridge improvements webpage.
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The Canadian Pacific
Holiday Train       
Mark Your Calendar - December 11th!  
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will return to St. Louis Park Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, stopping south of Lake Street.  
The performance by The Trews and Willy Porter will take place from 6:15-6:45 p.m. The concert from the train will only be viewable on the west side of the tracks. Once the train pulls in, it will not be possible to cross to the other side of the tracks.
The event is FREE but attendees are asked to bring food or financial donations for the local food shelf-St. Louis Park Emergency Program (STEP).     
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Baile Folklórico Performances 
Baile Folklórico will perform on Wednesday, December 5th at 1:15 pm at an all school assembly.   
We are all invited to the evening performance on Friday, December 7th at 7:00 pm at the High School auditorium. 
St. Louis Park Community Education
Your Lifelong Learning Starts Here!
The mission of St. Louis Park Community Education is to enhance the quality of life through lifelong learning and empowerment of people.

St. Louis Park Community Education is a department of St. Louis Park Public Schools. We support lifelong learning at every level, with programs for infants through senior citizens.

Programs offered include:  Birth-Five, Childcare, Youth, Adult, and Senior programming.

Click HERE for more information/how to register for SLP Community Education classes. 

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