North Park is a school community with a vision that is different from other schools. We are certain that students who finish school gaining only the ability to pass a reading test and math test will not have the skills to be successful in the 21st-century economy. While reading and math consist of essential skills to be functional in our society, we estimate that these two disciplines attend to about 20 percent of the skills needed to be successful. In helping our students master of all the skills they will need as adults, North Park is intentional about allowing practice with the 4 C’s of 21st-century skills: critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creative skills.
We would love to share more about our school with you and invite you to enroll your child in our school.
Winter Weather Announcement: During the winter months in Minnesota, it is important for students to bundle up on their way to school, on their way home and during recess. If the temperature, including the wind chill is zero degrees or colder, then elementary students will not go outside for recess. Students in need of warm winter clothing can borrow them from the school for the whole winter season if needed including, jacket, hat, mittens, gloves or scarf
Five CHPS students showcased their culinary talent at the third-annual Future Chefs Culinary Competition Thursday, March 14 at the high school.
Columbia Heights Public Schools student artwork shined bright during Youth Art Month sponsored by Art Educators of Minnesota.
Two teams from CHPS competed in the regional Destination Imagination tournament last weekend.