The Sun Sailor wrote an article titled: "St. Louis Park Career Day Aims to Spark imagination"
sharing information on Park Spanish Immersion and Aquila's Career Fairs this March. Check it out!
On Tuesday, March 25 all 510 of the Park Spanish Immersion students were able to participate in a career fair! The students had a great time walking through the fair and learning from our ten community experts. It was such a delight to see the students so engaged in the presentations.
Here is a list of the speakers:
· Leigh Nelson, hairstylist
· Vicky Dotterer, Kids’ Place and Army Reserves
· Tim Lane, Carpenter/Builder
· Josh Feinberg, Associate Professor of Geology and Geography
· David Winecoff, Physician Assistant in Orthopedic Surgery
· Megan Patterson, Psychotherapist
· Aaron Ninnemann, Attorney
· David Gaines, VP of eCommerce and Honeywell
· Tim Peltier, Firefighter
· Matt Havlik, Police Officer
Susan Lindgren is the first of Elementary Schools to host Tex Ostvig, from the University of MN to talk with 4th and 5th graders about Goal Setting. The program is called Campus 2 Kids. This is an opportunity for students to hear more about the skills and strategies that they have already begun to grow and discover within themselves that will help make them successful as they continue to grow and advance in school.
Throughout the month of March, Tex Ostvig will be visiting our other Elementary Schools too!
Park Spanish Immersion Kindergartners and First Graders had the chance to share their future careers by drawing the hat that they will wear.
"When I grow up, I will be a __________________. Here is a picture of the hat I will wear."
Students at Peter Hobart participated in the first ever Sparktacular Kid-a-Reer Day on Friday. This was a day that kids could dress like their favorite career that they would like to have when they grow up or dress up in their Sparks. As you can see from the photos below, there were many awesome careers and sparks present!
What is the difference between a Job and a Career? What are the similarities?
Today students got the chance to discuss the two and what they thought the similarities and differences were. This was a fun conversation for students and they had some really great ideas. Students were challenged today to continue the conversation at home by asking their family members what jobs they had and/or what careers they have had or are currently in.