Building Asset Reducing Risks

Superintendent Rob Metz

St. Louis Park’s black students have a graduation rate that is 20% higher than the state average. School Superintendent Rob Metz credits this to St. Louis Park High School’s innovative transition program, Building Asset Reducing Risks (BARR) program. “Once students form that personal bond, they begin to care about what happens in school. And once…

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Families can volunteer for Parktacular

If you would like a fun opportunity to support Asset #9, Service to Others, here it is! Volunteers are needed to help at Parktacular, St. Louis Park’s city celebration. Volunteer jobs include staffing corners for the parade set-up area in morning, helping with the Eco-fair and staffing the information booth, selling tickets, answering questions, giving…

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Caring Youth Recognition: April 27

Celebrate and honor exceptional young people during the 21st annual St. Louis Park Caring Youth Recognition on Tuesday, April 27th, 6:45 – 9 p.m. at the Minneapolis Marriott West, 9960 Wayzata Blvd. This year’s emcee will be Joan Steffend,a national Emmy award-winning journalist and TV host. Joan hosted Decorating Cents on HGTV and was an…

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In St. Louis Park

Friends of the Arts Our Town: Voices & Verses Community Art Project is focusing on poetry. Community members are encouraged to submit their favorite poems (either written by you or a famous author) and explain what the poem means to you in 200 words or less. Friends of the Arts will select poems to be…

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Mixed Blood Theater performance on February 20th

Plan to attend a special Black History Month celebration on Saturday, February 20 at St. Louis Park High School, 6425 W. 33rd St. Local talent will be featured at 6:15 p.m. as high school students share performances honoring Black History. At 7 p.m, Mixed Blood Theater will perform African America. The play features the unexpected…

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Your organization can recognize a young person in April

The Caring Youth recognition is a wonderful opportunity for local organizations to recognize young people who exhibit the spirit of caring and concern for others. Now in its 21st year, local organizations of all types are of welcome to participate. And it’s easy. You decide which young person to recognize on behalf of your organization….

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Empty Bowls event on March 4

Join the community in supporting those whose bowls are empty during this awareness and fundraising event for STEP, the local food shelf. The Empty Bowls event is on Tuesday, March 4, at the St. Louis Park Recreation Center, 3700 Monterey Drive. Stop by for lunch between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. or dinner between 4:30…

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Check out these opportunites

Arts, Awareness & Action: Joining together to end povertyFebruary 6thPlan to attend this gathering on February 6, 7-9 p.m. at Union Congregational United Church of Christ, 3700 Alabama Ave. This is an upbeat, arts-driven, solution-focused event that tackles the goal of ending poverty by 2020. Beginning at 7 p.m. there will be an open house…

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