Lester Park Elementary

Lakeside Elementary Students Provide Holiday Cheer

DULUTH, Minn. –Lester Park Elementary students provided some holiday cheer for residents at Ecumen Lakeshore Senior Living on Tuesday. K through 5th graders raised nearly $3,000 to buy several trees, decorate them and then pass them out to residents. In its 19th year, now more than ever these residents need some Christmas cheer after isolation caused by the pandemic. “We…

Lester Park Elementary Students Give Back

Lester Park Elementary has raised over 20 tons of food since they began participating in the food drive 14 years ago.

DULUTH, Minn. — As part of Minnesota FoodShare Month, Lester Park Elementary students made a major donation to the Union Gospel Mission Church. In total, the school raised over one and a half tons of food and over $2,000 in support of FoodShare Month. Organizers say that although fifth graders were helping load the bins of food, it’s never too…

Science Night at Lester Elementary

The Parent Teacher Association was behind Thursday's "Science Night"

DULUTH, Minn.- Tonight, Lester Park Elementary School turned into a massive “Science Night” for students and their families. Dozens of kids got to get in on all types of demonstrations, from the Duluth East Robotics teams to live science experiments, to even live animals like baby turtles. Daniel Tandberg, a father in attendance, said “it’sĀ great to see so many different…

Residents, City at a Crossroads over Glenwood Street

Community Meeting at Lester Park Elementary Abuzz with Concerns

DULUTH, Minn.-Lester Park Elementary School was alive after school hours Wednesday. A meeting was held between the city and community members to address traffic concerns with Glenwood street intersecting with Jean Duluth and Snively roads. It appears after numerous speeding tickets, accidents, and even a fatality at that intersection, community members and the city both say enough is enough, but…

Lester Park Elementary Embraces Science On “Science Night”

School staff say they want to inspire kids to even become scientists one day.

DULUTH, Minn.- Lester Park Elementary in Duluth is all about showing students the importance of science. That was the case tonight for “Science Night.” Fifteen community partners like the Hartley Nature Center were there to show kids how they use science in their daily lives, at work and for research purposes. School staff say they want to inspire kids to…