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Welcome to Our New Website

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new-and-improved SPPS.org. Our goal is to make it easier for you to find important information about your schools and programs. We welcome your feedback and suggestions.

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SPPS Reads

This districtwide initiative aims to improve literacy instruction by aligning our practices with the Science of Reading research at all elementary schools, provide resources for families to help students improve reading skills at home, and build excitement around reading through community events.

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It's Time to Choose a Great School

Complete an application by the newly extended Feb. 23 (from Feb. 9) deadline for the best opportunity to get into the school of your choice.

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Think Critically. Pursue Your Dreams. Change the World.

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WE Are SPPS

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Four SPPS high school students were awarded the Posse Scholarship, which covers full four-year tuition for Macalester College. Only 10 scholars received the scholarship this year after a rigorous interview process that identifies students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential. The four SPPS students were recently recognized at a Board of Education meeting. 

Four SPPS high school students were awarded the Posse Scholarship, which covers full four-year tuition for Macalester College. Only 10 scholars received the scholarship this year after a rigorous interview process that identifies students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential. The four SPPS students were recently recognized at a Board of Education meeting. 

The 2024 Posse Scholars are:

  • Dagmawit “Day” Tesfaye, Highland Park Senior High School
  • William Adi Toé, Como Park Senior High School
  • Jolie Davis, Johnson Senior High School
  • Joaquin Ochocki, Johnson Senior High School
Read More about Four SPPS Students Named Posse Scholars
Ȟoká Máza

Chaske Henry and his brother Robert Henry are students at Harding High School and founders of the drum group Ȟoká Máza. Inspired by their elder male role models, they use songs that have been passed down for generations as a way of connecting to their Indigenous heritage and sharing their culture. It is a way to forge healing and pay tribute to their roots, not only during Native American Heritage Month, but year-round.

Chaske Henry and his brother Robert Henry are students at Harding High School and founders of the drum group Ȟoká Máza. Inspired by their elder male role models, they use songs that have been passed down for generations as a way of connecting to their Indigenous heritage and sharing their culture. It is a way to forge healing and pay tribute to their roots, not only during Native American Heritage Month, but year-round.
Read More about Ȟoká Máza
Maria Soto

Maria Soto is a longtime Saint Paul Public Schools staff member who is currently serving as a special education teaching assistant and on-call Spanish interpreter for the Latino Consent Decree Parent Advisory Council (LCD PAC).

Maria Soto is a longtime Saint Paul Public Schools staff member who is currently serving as a special education teaching assistant and on-call Spanish interpreter for the Latino Consent Decree Parent Advisory Council (LCD PAC).

Read More about Maria Soto: Dedicated SPPS Staff Member, Special Education Teaching Assistant, and On-Call Spanish Interpreter for LCD PAC
Chef Bono & the Nutrition Center Kitchen

When you think of school lunch, you may not think about homemade breads, specialty sauces or ingredients sourced from local family-owned businesses. But that’s exactly what SPPS students get to eat every day thanks to Chef Bono and his hard-working team in the Nutrition Center Kitchen.

When you think of school lunch, you may not think about homemade breads, specialty sauces or ingredients sourced from local family-owned businesses. But that’s exactly what SPPS students get to eat every day thanks to Chef Bono and his hard-working team in the Nutrition Center Kitchen.

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Michael Houston is 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Michael Houston, a mathematics teacher at Harding High School, is the 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. At Harding, Houston is the mathematics department chair, a learning team facilitator and union steward.

Michael Houston, a mathematics teacher at Harding High School, is the 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. At Harding, Houston is the mathematics department chair, a learning team facilitator and union steward.

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Kyaira Wilson Is a Leader In and Out of the Classroom

Harding senior Kyaira Wilson loves helping people. After participating in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) for three years, Wilson became an AVID student tutor to help her peers gain confidence in the classroom.

Harding senior Kyaira Wilson loves helping people. After participating in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) for three years, Wilson became an AVID student tutor to help her peers gain confidence in the classroom.

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Saint Paul Public Schools

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At Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), our mission is both bold and simple: to inspire students to think criticallypursue their dreams and change the world.

Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus
Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus

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