September 20, 2018

       An academic bilingual community fostering global citizenship

In This Issue
Math & Science- Intermediate Edition
SLP Community Education - Supporting Lifelong Learning
Fall Picture Day! 
Wednesday, September 26th                           
Lifetouch portrait order information was sent home in students' backpacks yesterday, September 19th.  You may order online (see below), or complete the order form, and enclosing a check payble to Lifetouch. 
Fall Picture Day is NEXT WEEK, on Wednesday, September 26th.
You may order portrait packages online before picture day by going to: and entering PSI's picture day ID:  MI208159Y0    
All students are photographed so everyone is in their class picture, and in the yearbook.  Please note yearbooks are distributed the last week of school.  Watch for yearbook order information in early Spring.   
RETAKES DAY is on Thursday, October 25, 2018.  
PSI School Parties Belief Statement   
For 2018-2019                          
Acknowledging the needs of the whole child, we want students to celebrate relationships through meaningful and inclusive social experiences.
We believe parties foster and build community, while creating opportunities for families to be involved.
We are excited to have three parties again this school year to celebrate with our children.  Please note that all parties will be on the last school day of the week.  We hope you are able to join us!
  • Friday, October 28, 2018 - Fiesta de otoño (Fall Party)
  • Friday, December 21, 2018 - Fiesta de invierno (Winter Party)
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 - Fiesta de primavera (Spring Party)
Parent/Teacher Conferences     
Electronic Sign-Up Opened 9-17-18       

If you haven't done so, please click HERE to link to electronic sign-up for Parent/Teacher Conferences on October 4 (4:00-8:00 pm) and October 5 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm).
If for any reason you have difficulty accessing the internet, or SIGN UP GENIUS, contact your child's teacher directly and they will assist you with signing up for a time slot that works for your family .
PSI Recent Welcome Night - SURVEY   
Family Feedback Requested                          
We would love your feedback regarding our recent Welcome Night by taking a brief survey about this school event.
Click HERE to link to the survey. 
Grades 3-5 Student Leadership Team        
Applications Deadline - October 1st                         
Please note, applications, along with more information for the Grade 3-5 Student Leadership Team will be sent home in backpacks on Friday, September 24, 2018.
Applications are due by October 1st. 
Math & Science Connection    
Intermediate Edition  

Since math is orderly, children can solve the same problem using different strategies- and still come up with the right answer. Children will see that math and science are integrated - and are part of their daily lives.
Click HERE for this week's Math & Science INTERMEDIATE edition 
PTOSpiritWear  NEW PTO Logo 2016-17              
PSI PTO:  Last Chance to Order This Year
PSI Spiritwear Order Deadline 9-21-18
Just a friendly reminder to check out our Spirit Wear soon.  This is your only opportunity to purchase Spirit Wear this school year.  Order deadline is TOMORROW, Friday, September 21st. 
Click HERE to view the flyer and where to order online.  
Fridays at PSI are informally wear school colors (black & orange), and/or PSI spirit wear day!
** Do you have any PSI spirit wear (t-shirts or sweatshirts) that your child has outgrown?**   
If so, please consider donating your clean, gently used PSI spirit wear to our PSI Recycle/Reuse spirit wear closet.  ANY student may request items from our donated spirit wear simply by asking your child's teacher, or call the school office. 
PTODatesReminders NEW PTO Logo 2016-17                                                   
From PSI PTO...        
Important PTO Dates & Checklist                        

Please take a minute to mark your calendars with some important PSI PTO dates/events for the 2018-2019 school year. Click HERE for a handy checklist and list of important dates. 
Thank you for all of your support! 
KickOffMtg  NEW PTO Logo 2016-17              
PSI PTO Kick-Off Meeting
September 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm                          

If you are the parent of a PSI student, you are automatically a welcomed member of PSI PTO!  
Please plan to come to our kick-off meeting on Tuesday, September 25th. Join us at 6:30pm in the media center (childcare provided) to learn about PSI events, how to get connected, where your donation dollars go and for updates on the transition from Central to Cedar Manor.  
Room Parents will be invited to stay for a short meeting at 8:00pm.
See you there!
PTOConferenceMeals NEW PTO Logo 2016-17                                                   
PSI PTO: Your Help Needed       
Fall Conference Meals Sign-Up                         

We need your help! Fall conferences will be upon us before you know it ( October 4th and 5th).

What better way to show our amazing PSI staff our appreciation than to provide meals during these long days. Please consider making a donation - all is appreciated.
Click HERE to link to sign up.  
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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Did You Know...

Our 2015-2020 Strategic Plan guide our work in St. Louis Park Public Schools.
Please click HERE for more details about the Strategic Plan.