• Four Directions Pathway to Saint Paul College

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 2/25/2021 2:00:00 PM

    Four Directions Pathway


    Four Directions Pathway to Saint Paul College is a new pilot program, and we are seeking 10-15 current SPPS American Indian seniors to join this summer.
    The program will support students with college application, FAFSA application, summer readiness or credit recovery, college navigator, paid internships, and much more.
    Please see the flyer for more information. Interested students can contact Kerrie Troseth, the SPPS Indian Education School Counselor, by March 15th to express their interest or to request more information.
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  • Notice of Board of Education Vacancy

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 2/25/2021 6:30:00 AM

    BOE Vacancy


    𝗡𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗕𝗼𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗩𝗮𝗰𝗮𝗻𝗰𝘆

    With the resignation of Director Steven Marchese effective February 28, 2021, there is a vacancy on the Board of Education.  Please see below for the notice and process for appointment of interim board member.  

    The deadlines for the process are as follows:

    • March 9 at 5 pm | Candidate deadline to file application 
    • March 12 at 5 pm | Candidates notified of nomination status to move forward to interviews at special meeting (if more than 6 candidates) 
    • March 16 at 6 pm | Special Meeting Selection Process (a special, televised meeting of the Board of Education) 

    View the Notice of Board of Education Vacancy at https://bit.ly/3pTYzDk

    View the 2021 Appointment Process at https://bit.ly/3qOlMbf

    Learn more about the SPPS Board of Education at https://www.spps.org/boe .

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  • February 2021 Newsletter

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 2/9/2021 6:20:00 AM



    Want to know more about the SPPS Indian Education Program? Check out our monthly newsletter at https://www.smore.com/70m41 .
    Please email us at indianeducation@stpaul.k12.mn.us to be added to our mailing list for future newsletters.
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  • School Meals Update

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 2/8/2021 8:15:00 AM

    School Meals Update


    𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟭𝟲𝘁𝗵

    Additional elementary and secondary schools will have meal boxes available for families to pick up starting Tuesday, February 16. Due to limited space at these sites, pre-orders are required. Please use this form (https://bit.ly/36VtRD3) to pre-order your meal boxes. 

    Click here (https://bit.ly/3tCqWsK) for the full list of locations and pickup schedules. 

    Additional School Meals details are available at https://www.spps.org/2021meals.

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  • Enrollment Workshops

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 1/26/2021 8:55:00 AM

    Enrollment Workshops


    Choosing a school is a big decision, and the enrollment process can be overwhelming. The Student Placement Center will be hosting five virtual enrollment workshops in multiple languages to help walk you through the process.
    If you miss the workshops, call or email the Placement Center with your questions at 651-632-3760 or spc@spps.org.
    Meeting links will be available on spps.org/schoolchoice.
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  • Family Forum, January 27th at 6:30pm

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 1/26/2021 8:45:00 AM

    Family Forum


    Please join Superintendent Joe Gothard and other Saint Paul Public Schools leaders as they answer questions from families in a live online forum. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The forum will be moderated by William Moore, a health educator with Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health.
    Families are invited to submit questions live during the meeting about the return to in-person learning. SPPS families who wish to participate can join using this link: https://spps.eduvision.tv/LiveEvents
    The meeting will be available in American Sign Language and Hmong, Spanish and Somali languages.
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  • Attend A Virtual Open House

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 1/20/2021 7:40:00 AM

    Virtual School Open Houses


    𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗔 𝗩𝗶𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲

    A virtual open house is a perfect opportunity to learn more about schools that interest you. Meet staff and discover the programs, activities and services available to your child. Winter open houses begin in January. 

    Virtual School Open Houses will be taking place January 11th through February 26th. The Winter Open Houses calendar can be found at https://bit.ly/3sJyae7. Dates and times are subject to change. 

    The School Priority Application Deadline is March 5, 2021. Additional information can be found on the School Choice website at https://www.spps.org/Page/16239 .

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  • Saint Paul Public Library Reading Together

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 1/19/2021 4:00:00 PM

    Stuffed Bear With Book


    𝗦𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁 𝗣𝗮𝘂𝗹 𝗣𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗰 𝗟𝗶𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗼𝗴𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿

    Reading Together fosters the joy of reading and boosts reading skills through mentorship and creative play. 

    1st-5th grade students and trained mentors meet weekly, one-on-one, to work on grade-level reading skills in a virtual setting. Students earn books by completing reading goals.

    We are accepting students through mid-February, 2021 for the current school year. Apply Today! (https://bit.ly/35R2olx)

    To participate in the program, students must:

    • be in grades 1-5
    • read just below grade level
    • live in or attend school in Saint Paul
    • have access to the internet and a computer/phone/tablet/iPad with a camera
    • be able to meet with their mentors every week on the same day and time 

    𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗧𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆

    Fill out the online student application — one for each child. 

    Allow two weeks to process your application and get back to you. 

    Once your child has been accepted into the program, we will match your child with a Reading Mentor, schedule a weekly reading session, and confirm the start date. 

    Additional information can be found at https://sppl.org/reading-together/

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  • SPPS Board of Education Meeting

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 1/19/2021 10:45:00 AM

    SPPS BOE Meeting


    The St. Paul Public Schools Board of Education will be meeting at 6:05pm tonight.

    Members of the public will be able to monitor the meeting online at https://eduvision.tv/l?RygytL or tune to Saint Paul Cable Channel 16 (for cable subscribers).

    The agenda for tonight’s meeting can be found at https://bit.ly/3o1jzXE.

    Additional information regarding the Board of Education can be found at https://www.spps.org/boe .

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  • Academic Support Center Resumes Programming January 19, 2021

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 1/19/2021 10:40:00 AM


    𝗔𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗰 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗝𝗮𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟭𝟵𝘁𝗵, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭
    The purpose of the SPPS Academic Support Center is to provide in-person academic and/or social-emotional learning support for 6-12 grade students and their families during distance learning. The center will provide academic support, not classroom instruction.
    𝗔𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗜𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲
    • Reading
    • Math
    • Social Studies
    • science
    • English/Writing and Schoology (Grades 3-12) Navigation
    • Technology/Device Support to Support Distance Learning 2.0
    • Social-Emotional Support
    𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗗𝗼 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿?
    Students are referred by school staff. Please call SPPS Student Placement Center at 651-632-3760 to confirm student assignment for days, session and transportation if needed.
    𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀
    Monday – Friday 8:30 -3:00pm, Closed Non-School Days
    𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗟𝗼𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻
    Washington Technology Magnet
    1495 Rice Street
    St. Paul, MN 55117
    Additional information is available at https://www.spps.org/asc
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