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May 16th, 2024

Collectively, we nurture and inspire all learners to thrive socially, emotionally and academically in an equitable and inclusive community. - SL School Mission

We are your Partners!

Mr. Clarence Pollock ~

Proud Principal

Mr. Arsenio Richardson ~

Elementary Support Supervisor

You do not want to miss this wonderful show!

This Friday and Saturday!

You don't want to miss this wonderful show! The students have been working hard on getting ready and prepared for the last 17 weeks!

Directed by Meg Schauer and Joe Thomas


  • Friday, May 17th at 7:00 PM (SL Gym)
  • Saturday, May 18th at 11:00 & 1:30 PM (SL Gym)

Clarence Pollock, Susan Lindgren Principal

952-928-6699 ~ pollock.clarence@slpschools.org

Arsenio Richardson, Susan Lindgren Elementary Support Supervisor

952-928-6660 ~ richardson.arsenio@slpschools.org

Jane Watts, Susan Lindgren Administrative Assistant to the Principal

952-928-6698 ~ watts.jane@slpschools.org

  • Friday, May 17 ~ Finding Nemo Kids Showtime 7:00 PM (SL Gym)
  • Saturday, May 18 ~ Finding Nemo Kids Showtime 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM (SL Gym)

  • Wednesday, May 22: Student Showcase Fair, 6-7:30 pm ROC

  • Wednesday, May 29 ~SLP Class of 2024 Graduate Walk at Elementary Schools 10:00-10:45 AM

  • Thursday, May 30th - Fifth Grade IB Exhibition and Celebration of Learning, 6:00-7:30 PM

  • Friday, June 7th (Last Day of School) June Jamboree Day for all!

* 2023-24 At-A-Glance Calendar. Click HERE

* 2024-25 At-A-Glance Calendar. Click HERE

Class of 2024 Graduates of Susan Lindgren Team Members!

Congratulations and Good Luck!

Ben Bauer is the son of Special Education Teacher, Ms. Sarah Bauer!

Ben is graduating from St. Louis Park High School.

Ben will be attending the

University of Minnesota in the Fall!"

Bobby Cowan is the son of Fourth Grade Teacher, Ms. Jen Cowan!

Bobby will be graduating from Edina High School.

Bobby will be heading to Omaha to play Jr. Hockey with the Lancers and then on to St. Thomas University.

Mylin deNeui is the daughter of Third Grade Teacher, Mr. Ken deNeui!

Mylin is graduating from St. Louis Park High School.

Mylin will be attending University of Minnesota in the Fall!

Hank Heiland is the son of our School Administrative Assistant, Ms. Jane Watts!

Hank will be graduating from St. Louis Park High School.

Hank will be attending Normandale Community College for one year and then attending the University of Minnesota!

Lucas Jones is the son of Talent Development Teacher, Ms. Carrie Runke- Jones and Adaptive Phy-Ed Teacher, Mr. Kevin Jones!

Lucas will be graduating from St. Louis Park High School.

Lucas will be attending Dunwoody College of Technology in the Fall!

Parker Knudson is the son of Kindergarten Assistant, Ms. Kristie Knudson.

Parker will be graduating from St. Louis Park High School.

Parker will be attending The University of Minnesota in the Fall!

Margaux Pollock is the daughter of Proud Principal Pollock!

Margaux will be graduating from St. Louis Park High School.

Margaux will be attending the University of Wisconsin Madison in the Fall!

Andy Stefonowicz is the son of Phy-Ed Teacher, Ms Jody Stefonowicz!

Andy will be graduating from Minnetonka High School.

Andy will will attending North Dakota State University in the Fall!

Fifth Grade Families and Friends

Save the date!

Susan Lindgren School Yard Garden Update

We've had a busy two weeks in the garden! Compost has been delivered and students have added it to the beds. We've started planting flowers, cauliflower, lettuce (we saw rabbits have been eating our lettuce today!), carrots, dill, and herbs. This week's theme was pollinators and we were lucky to watch Ms. Stolusky and Ms. Windhorst's classes release their Painted Lady butterflies today. 

If you would like to volunteer in the garden, we would be happy to have you! Stay for your student's class or longer. No garden experience necessary. Please email Patty at patty.harayda@gmail.com.

Wednesday, May 22

9:00 - Ms. Hill

9:30 - Ms. Stolusky

10:00 - Ms. Windhorst

10:30 - Mr. Ikola

Friday, May 24

9:00 - Ms. McDonald

9:30 - Mr. Bordson-Nolle

10:00 - Ms. Swan

10:30 - Ms. Morrow

Thank you to all who have volunteered with us! Everyone's hard work is making our garden grow. Have a wonderful week!

- The Susan Lindgren Garden Team

Patty, Hana, Charlotte, and Sarah

PTO News and Updates

Student Showcase Fair- THIS Wednesday! 

ROC, 6:00 - 7:30 PM

You won’t want to miss this fun FREE event for the whole family! 

There’s still time to register for the Student Showcase! This is a terrific way for students to share their interests with the Susan Lindgren community & feel proud of their efforts.  

Volunteers are still needed for set up, snack table, interviews, photo collection, and clean up- sign up HERE to help this event run smoothly.  A big thanks to those who have signed up to volunteer! 

ALL families are invited to attend and support their classmates!  

Maybe there will be a table (or two) about Taylor Swift? Timberwolves? Caitlin Clark? We can’t wait to see! 

WHEN: Wednesday May 22nd, 2024 

WHERE: Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC) 3700 Monterey Drive 

TIME: 6pm to 7:30pm

Set up from 6pm to 6:30pm

Interviews from 6:30-7:15pm

QUESTIONS: Kathleen Stutzman at kamartinson@hotmail.com, Kelsey Rohde at kelsrohde@gmail.com, Amy Tollefson at amytollefson1@gmail.com, Tessa Berman at tessalinklein@gmail.com 

Thank You Teacher Appreciation Committee! 

Wow, teachers and staff commented all week about the wonderful meals, snacks, yoga, massages, ice cream, and cards they received!  A BIG thanks to committee members Tara DiNicola, Stephanie Flanagan, and Kate Petterson for planning such a thoughtful week.   Below are a few more pictures from the week’s events: 

School Supply Kits - Online Ordering now Open 

Ready to make school shopping super easy and affordable? Order your Sprout School Supply Kit for the upcoming year now. SproutSchoolSupplies provides name brand school supplies that are teacher-approved and exactly match your student’s grade-level classroom list.   


Plus, we’re excited to share that again this year parents have the opportunity to pay-it-forward by purchasing an additional kit to donate for a deserving child at our school. 

Order now at https://sproutsupplies.com/order with our School Code: SLES001.  Order by June 18 deadline.  

Order now at https://sproutsupplies.com/order with our School Code: SLES001Order by June 18

Do you enjoy attending school events?  Do you have ideas you want to share?  Looking to connect with more parents?  If so, consider getting involved!  Flyers were recently sent home in students’ orange folders. Submit interest online by TOMORROW Friday, May 17! Email susanlindgrenpto@gmail.com with questions. 

Looking Ahead!

  • Fri., May 17: Deadline for PTO Board & Committee Interest 
  • Wed., May 22: Student Showcase Fair, 6-7:30 pm ROC
  • Thurs., May 30: 5th Grade Celebration/Exhibition
  • Friday., June 7: June Jamboree & Final Day of School 
  • Tues., June 18: School Supply Ordering Deadline 

May/June Letter Day Calendars

Click Here for May/June Letter Day Calendar

May Breakfast and Lunch Menus

CLICK HERE ~ May Breakfast Menu

CLICK HERE ~ May Lunch Menu

SLP Districtwide News and Updates

Wheelie Fun Community Bike Ride

The Sustainability Division at City Hall is hosting the second annual “Wheelie Fun Community Bike Ride” this year on Friday, May 17 at 4 p.m. from Dakota Park to Aquila Park. This will be a fun event with sustainability staff,  treats, games, and more. 

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