• May 24, 2017


    It’s hard to believe that we only have TEN days left in the school year.  It has been a remarkable year at LMAP.  So many amazing accomplishments by our students (and parents). I look forward to our upcoming events featuring student recognition that occur during this time of the year.

    Additionally, I want to extend a huge thank you to all of the LMAP family and community volunteers at this year’s LMAP Carnival.  We couldn’t have made the event a success without all of your contributions.

    As many of you have heard by now, the phase one construction at both campuses have been approved and contractors are finalizing the construction scope for this summer as I write this update.  Staff are beginning to take preparations.  If you are at all available to help us pack up key areas in the closing week’s we would be extremely grateful.  Specifically, our library, computer labs, third floor kitchen and PreK motor room at the upper campus are in need of volunteers to support packing completion in time for the June 13 deadline.  Individual classroom teachers may be inviting parents to help out in their classrooms, if needed.

    Lastly, I am excited for our final gathering events of the year. 

    • Choir Concerts at the upper campus, Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. and at the Friday gathering at 10:30am in the upper campus gymnasium.
    • Outdoor Gathering on Friday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. at Palace Park.
    • 8th Grade Recognition on Friday, June 9 at the upper campus; 3rd Grade Recognition at the lower campus.

    We look forward to connecting with you at one of our upcoming events.  If you would like to volunteer for packing up key spaces at the upper campus, please contact Robin Trierweiler at the upper campus at (651) 293-8690 or via email at robin.trierweiler@spps.org.


    Bryan E. Bass, Principal

    Linwood Monroe Arts Plus

Principal Bass on Twitter

From the Principal

  • It is an honor to become a member of this outstanding school community. Linwood Monroe Arts Plus (LMAP) celebrates a rich history of arts-infused education for all learners. 

    As a long-time educator I have extensive experience in leading schools that embrace the arts. This experience has driven my belief in the power of the arts to transform educational outcomes for all students.

    Most recently, I have served as principal of Crosswinds East Metro Arts and Science School in the East Metro Integration District. I have also served as principal of Brooklyn Center Junior/Senior High School, where I was a part of a leadership team that created an arts magnet program. This program twice won Magnet School of Excellence Awards from Magnet Schools of America.

    I earned a Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College, a Master of Arts from Saint Mary’s University, and an Education Specialist degree and licensure from the University of Saint Thomas. I expect to complete the dissertation for a Doctor of Education degree at St. Cloud State University this autumn.

    When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my wife Katherine and our two daughters, competing in events and races such as marathons and triathlons, and listening to live music.

    I look forward to serving the LMAP school community as your new principal.


    Bryan E. Bass