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2022-2023 School Year

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Check out the Shannon Park Website for the Extended Calendar and other resources such as the Parent Portal on Infinite Campus, My Payments Plus, PayPams lunch account, Assessment Dates and much more!
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Important Dates for September

September 5: NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

September 6: First Day of School for Grades 1-5

September 7: First Day of School for Kindergarten

September 12: Site Council Meeting @ 8:00a.m.

September 16: Reading Rocks Kick-Off

September 20: Picture Day

September 23: Reading Rocks Popcorn & Read Day

September 30: Reading Rocks Book Character Day

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Transportation Updates for 2022-2023

Transportation will no longer be accepting requests for bus passes.


We are so excited to be starting our second year of preschool here at Shannon Park! The preschoolers and their families are also excited and a little nervous about starting at a “big” school. This year, the preschool start and end times will be the same as Shannon Park so they will be joining you in the car and bus lines. One difference for preschoolers is they must go from a caregiver’s care directly into our care and from our care directly to a caregiver’s care. This means children will need a teacher to come directly to the car in the morning and a teacher will bring children directly to a car at the end of the day. Families with preschoolers will have bright orange signs in their car windows. We will do our best to move as quickly as possible, and we thank you in advance for your patience. The community of Shannon Park has been so welcoming to the Preschool program!

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Picture Day at Shannon Park: September 20

Picture Day: Tuesday, September 20

Life Touch Website:

https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/#/pictureDayId/EVT3SH4TD

Picture Day ID: EVT3SH4TD


Picture day information will be coming home in each student's Friday Folder. Picture Retake Day will take place on Friday, October 14.

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Volunteering at Shannon Park

Shannon Park is an amazing school because of the volunteer participation that happens throughout the school year. There are so many different opportunities for you or a special grandparent to share your gifts and talents to benefit students and staff. The following link is a list of opportunities for the upcoming school year: Site Council Volunteer

Online Directory Available to SP Families

Each year, the SP Site Council provides families the opportunity to sign up and be a part of the online directory. This directory allows families to connect with other SP families in a secure manner.

Report Absences or Changes of Schedule

Please remember to report all absences and changes of schedules by calling 651-423-7670 during school hours or by submitting a form here.

New Daycare Forms Needed Each Year

New Daycare Forms MUST be completed each year! Parents of students who will be attending a daycare facility, or who will be transported to or from an address other than the student’s home address during the 2022-2023 school year, are reminded that new daycare forms must be completed on an annual basis. The YMCA SAC is considered a daycare, so if your child will be attending SAC you must fill out a daycare form. These forms may be obtained by:
  • Picking them up at the Shannon Park office
  • Visiting the transportation page on the district website

Please have these forms completed and turned in to the Shannon Park office.

Shannon Park Site Council

The Shannon Park Site Council is a group of 11 individuals made up of elected parents, Shannon Park teachers, and staff. Through various programs and events throughout the year, the Shannon Park Site Council (SPSC) aims to support the scholastic efforts of our students and teachers, build a strong school community that includes all students and their families, and raise funds that directly support and impact our entire school community.


The SPSC is here to represent YOU! We encourage each family to reach out and connect to share ideas, ask questions, and address concerns. Feel free to email the SPSC at SPBooster@gmail.com. The email is monitored by ShannonPark Site Council parents. Find SPSC on Facebook to stay informed about all things Shannon Park @shannonparkparents

SPSC is Seeking Two Applicants

The Shannon Park Site Council is seeking applicants for two new parent members. Nominations will be accepted between Monday, August 29, and Friday, September 16, 2022, with the election of open/vacant positions being held September 21-28, 2022. The newly elected members will begin their term at the October 3, 2022, meeting. Click below to preview additional application information and the SPSC Application.

Site Council Shares Grade Level Wish Lists

Shannon Park Site Council is happy to bring you Grade Level Wish lists in support of our amazing Shannon Park Teachers. Each grade level wish list will have links to frequently needed items which can be delivered to Shannon Park and given to the teacher lead for each grade. Thank you for supporting Shannon Park students and staff!


Kindergarten:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/18EPSJQOBDXSK?ref_=wl_share


First Grade:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1C1P14YG8P6SI?ref_=wl_share


Second Grade:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1J06W992RNYEQ?ref_=wl_share


Third Grade:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/14DRO6JY8B3L0?ref_=wl_share


Fourth Grade:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1GN2BNYSSSNT4?ref_=wl_share


Fifth Grade:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3PVA33C2L86Q8?ref_=wl_share


Special Education:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/30V8N1C3PWC5Q?ref_=wl_share

District 196 School Board Officers and Directors

  • Jackie Magnuson, Chairperson
  • Cory Johnson, Vice Chairperson
  • Sachin Isaacs, Clerk
  • Art Coulson, Treasurer
  • Joel Albright, Director
  • Sakawdin Mohamed, Director
  • Bianca Virnig, Director