Before and After School Childcare and Activities

Discovery Club

  • Discovery Club is a fee-based child care program that supports learning and development before and/or after school, on non-school days and during summer. The program is available to currently enrolled PreK-5 students either at their school or at a Discovery Club Hub school. For more information, a list of fees and to register, visit spps.org/discoveryclub or call 651-632-3793.

Extended Day for Learning (EDL)

  • The Extended Day for Learning (EDL) after-school program provides students with a combination of academic support and learning activities for one hour and 45 minutes, either two days per week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday) or four days per week (Monday-Thursday). The free program includes snacks and/or a meal and bus transportation to eligible students. For more information or to enroll, visit spps.org/extendedday or call 651-744-8020.

Flipside

  • Flipside is a free after-school program that provides middle school students with academic support and learning activities. The program is held Monday-Thursday at six schools across the district: American Indian Magnet, Farnsworth Aerospace 5-8, Humboldt High School, Murray Middle, Ramsey Middle and Washington Technology. A snack/dinner is provided and school bus transportation is available to students after the program ends each evening (within transportation guidelines). For more information, visit spps.org/flipside

Athletics

  • Athletic opportunities vary by school, but every student will learn about leadership, teamwork, commitment to goal achievement, building character, competition and school pride. Students must be academically and medically cleared to be eligible to participate. For more information about eligibility, specific programs and activities at your child’s school, contact your school’s athletic director or visit spps.org/sports

Adapted Athletics

  • Students in grades 7-12 with physical or cognitive disabilities are encouraged to compete in adapted athletics. Through experience in sports, athletes gain confidence for success in the classroom, at home, on the job and in the community. 

    • Fall: Adapted Soccer 
    • Winter: Adapted Floor Hockey 
    • Spring: Adapted Bowling or Softball 

    For questions, contact Matthew Osborne at 651-744-5640 or matthew.osborne@spps.org. For schedules and more information, go to spps.org/sports.

Contact Information

  • Alternative Education
    651-744-8020
    spps.org/alted

    • Evening High School
    • Extended Day for Learning Programs
    • Summer Learning Programs

    Community Education
    651-767-8179
    spps.org/commed

    • Adult Basic Education
    • Adult and Youth Enrichment
    • Como Planetarium
    • Discovery Club
    • Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)
    • Flipside