Search Institute’s Big Tent Conference

Six representatives from the St. Louis Park community participated in Search Institute’s Big Tent conference in Houston in November. Angela Jerabek, i3 grant director, Rob Metz, principal, St. Louis Park High School, Justin Barbeau, the high school’s i3 coordinator, Brad Brubaker, high school social studies teacher, Barb Nelson, 9th grade counselor and Karen Atkinson, Children…

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St. Louis Park working on connections with teens

A new report, Teen Voice, by Search Institute found that four of five teens surveyed had no meaningful relationships with adults beyond their immediate families. As Children First Asset Champions know, adult role models is one key to keeping young people on track to healthy development. A recent StarTribune article provided an overview of the…

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St. Louis Park High School ranked second in state

Newsweek has named St. Louis Park Senior High School #2 in Minnesota on its list of “America’s Top Public High Schools,” this month. Public schools are ranked on statistics related to Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and/or Cambridge tests taken by their students. St. Louis Park Senior High School is ranked 156 on the list of…

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Sparking at the Search Conference

Search Institute’s 12th annual Healthy Communities Healthy Youth conference unveiled to an international community the new research on Sparks. Those who attended Children First’s 15th anniversary celebration got a preview about Sparks from Dr. Peter Benson, president of Search Institute. Seven people from St. Louis Park attended the conference in Minneapolis earlier this month with…

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Children First hosts national & international guests

People from across the globe had the chance to learn about how a community can stay attentive to the healthy development of young people during a Healthy Communities Healthy Youth pre-conference session held at St. Louis Park City Hall. The conference was hosted by Search Institute. The session’s focus was the creation of the Asset…

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Hello Asset Champions!!!!

At long last…here is an online newsletter. Thank you for your patience! Standard features include a calendar and a list of opportunities to help St. Louis Park kids on the right side. Below are articles from Asset Champions. Let me know if you have something to share. The newsletter will be modified and updated to…

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