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Last night Superintendent Osei presented recommendations to mitigate attendance at Aquila Elementary.
Watch Here to listen to the discussion and recommendations to the school board. Starting at 28:00 min in.
Additionally, a proposed study of potential addition to facilities was recommended.
Questions? Contact [email protected]
Hooray to all the students who were able to participate in Field Day 2023! There was no shortage of smiles!
Check out all the AMAZING moments HERE!
We’re in a big moment of gratitude this week!
Thank you to those who attended our PTO meeting on May 15. Here is a link to the presentation that was shared.
Thank you to our presenters Kristy Burgeson, Patricia Magnuson, Rachel Hicks, Kari Schwietering, and Clarence Pollock!
Thank you to our outgoing PTO Board members, Tom Westlund, Kristin Cook, and Carolyn Teichner! Without the contributions of these board members, this year could not have been such a wonderful success! We hope our entire community was able to attend one or more events throughout the year. Please provide any feedback, we’d love to hear from you [email protected]
Welcome our new PTO Board members, Zach Neuman, Annie Stevens, and Asia Hill-Dant!
In coordination with The Works Museum and Erin Holt Art, students experienced hands-on projects and activities showcasing Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! CLICK HERE to see photos from the event!
BIG Thank you to our volunteers Krystal Oeth, Tim Lieser, Crystal Nembhard, Cayden Kuss, Maria & Olivia, Charlene Hughes, Saleta Sallet-Cobb, Rachel & Molly Haen, Lindsey Benson, Kim Stadler, Marriah & Miles Foudray, and Kristin Cook!
Thank you to Joe Stevens for capturing the joy of the event in photos!
This event was made possible in part by a grant from the St. Louis Park Family Services Collaborative and the generous donations of our community through Aquila Give$.
Kid’s Place Child Care for th 2023-24 school year is open now!
The online registration window is: April 10 – May 5, 2023
Whether you have a green thumb or want to find something to pull you outdoors this summer, consider volunteering at your leisure in the Aquila Community Urban Farm!
The garden relies on the Aquila community!
During the February 28 SLP School Board Meeting, Superintendent Osei discussed possible elementary attendance boundary changes to address capacity challenges at Aquila Elementary. You can view the presentation with this link, starting at about 1:55. A timeline, including listening and engagement events, was shared at the meeting.
It may be subject to change, but provided below for reference.
Superintendent Osei presented at the PTO meeting on March 20 where he shared more information, welcomed and encouraged dialogue from the community. The current boundaries can be found here.
As part of the work being done, Superintendent Osei and his team wanted to pose the following questions to community members. Please feel free to email him your responses or contact him directly.
Tuesday, May 2 from 6:00-7:30pm in the Aquila Cafeteria will be a family engagement session. Please attend if you are able.
Astein Osei, Superintendent, Ed. D.
Phone: 952-928-6003 | Email: [email protected]
Thank you to those who attended our PTO meeting on March 20. Here is a link to the presentation that was shared, with the exception of the content from Superintendent Osei.
Be on the lookout for more information regarding elementary school boundaries through the communicator and district website. There will be a listening session on May 2 regarding the work.
A big thank you to all of our speakers below!
Thank you for attending the Welcome Night on March 21.
For more information about enrollment, CLICK HERE.
See you in the fall!
Thanks for coming out to play BINGO with our community Friday, March 10! There were so many lucky kiddos! We had a blast – we hope to see you all again next year! Click HERE to see more pictures from the event.
BIG Thank You’s to our volunteers, BINGO callers, and Joe Stevens for capturing the fun in photos!
As part of Aquila’s ‘I Love to Read’ Month, we were so fortunate to have Nekima Levy Armstrong and Stacy C. Bauer read their works to our community. We had so much fun chanting and sneaking sweets! In case you missed it and want to purchase their works, check out the links below.
Congratulations to our Aquila stars! Our very talented Aquila Theatre Arts program performed Honk Jr.! The performances given this weekend were unmatched! We have such talented students and we are so fortunate for Ms.Haen, Mr.Nelson and Ms.Hughes to lead such an amazing performance and watch our students shine!
Big thanks to our parent photographer Joe Stevens and Paul Baudhuin! CLICK HERE to see the beautiful memories that were captured.
On January 23 & 24, all P.E. classes will be led by Sensei Josh Grove, who will be supporting students as they practice Mindfulness through Play with kendamas.
The kendama is a traditional Japanese skill toy. It strengthens hand eye coordination, balance and reflex. It can be played by young and old alike. There are endless trick possibilities for both the beginner and the seasoned master. The Kendama is made up of the “Ken” (handle) and the “Tama” (ball), which is connected by a string.
Thank you to all the students, parents and community members who made the trek to Aquila Park for sledding, doughnuts and hot cocoa yesterday!
CLICK HERE to see photos taken during the event – BIG thanks to Joe Stevens our Aquila parent and photographer!
See you all again next year! Stay cool!
This summer Aquila will have a new playground installed! The work is happening across all elementary schools as part of the referendum which passed last year.
Aquila students were able to vote for three categories of different structures in addition to the current plan. Check out the winning structures!
Click on the PDF above to see the Ninja Warrior Race, UFO Adventure Glider and Alien Orb Climber in more detail. You’ll also find a tentative rendering of the entire playground! Thank you to all our student votes!
Thank you to those who attended our PTO meeting in-person and virtually. Our apologies for the issues with Zoom and guest speakers who were unable to attend.
Here is the link to the presentation that was shared last night. 01.09.23 PTO Meeting Presentation. Below are the links from Business Services for easy reference.
Looking for more updates? Check out the January PTO Newsletter AQPTOnewsletter012023
A BIG Thank you to all of the community members who have volunteered during lunch at Aquila!
Your presence was appreciated and did not go unnoticed. It is a lot of work to move over 500 students through the lunchroom in less than 3 hours and washing tables, opening milk cartons, sorting trays all helps!
The school can always use more help, please consider volunteering again or spreading the word to those who can!