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    Flipside combines learning and fun afterschool! 

    Welcome to the 2023-2024 Flipside year! Every school offers a wide variety of FREE, high-quality and engaging afterschool programs for youth, based on their interests and school needs. The program is designed to help youth develop a greater sense of belonging as well as introduce youth to new skills.
    Program will run October 9, 2023-May 9, 2024. Visit your school website for specific dates for your program.
    In addition to our afterschool program, we also have a college and career field trip program called Teenventure. Separate registration is available 3-4 weeks prior to each trip. At the end of this registration form, you can request to be added to the list to receive registration.

Program Details

  • For Youth Grades 6-8

    Classes are combined in the following two ways:  Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday
    Between 3-5 p.m.

    Flipside is an after-school program that partners with SPPS Extended Day Learning program and offers enrichment classes in art, science, technology, health, fitness and culture for youth to discover their interests and talents, while setting the conditions to empower youth, nurture and amplify their voices, and create a space where they can experience belonging at school, thrive academically, develop lifelong skills, and shape their future with confidence.   There are over 15 after-school classes students can choose from and many other opportunities available to get involved.  
    Classes run Mon/Weds or Tues/Thurs. from 3:00-5:00 p.m.  The program is a free program and bussing after Flipside is provided.  
    *If a student is in sports or plans to be in sports, they can also get bussing, but they have to fill out a form to request it. 
    Registration for the Flipside after-school program started September 18th and goes through September 27th.  Registration forms can be found in the office, with Ms. Nikol in room 1409, on the Flipside website, or through our online registration found at this link: 

News & Updates

Registration Information

Contact Us

  • Ms. Nikol

    Nikol Gordon, Program Coordinator
    Direct Phone: 651.744.6525
    Flipside Phone: 651.744.6910
    Email: nikol.gordon@spps.org


    If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Nikol Gordon, nikol.gordon@spps.org

    We are always looking for students and parents to be involved with our program!

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  • Flipside is sponsored by the Saint Paul Public Schools Alternative Education, Community Education and Athletic Departments in partnership with many community-based organizations. It is partially funded with SPPS Federal American Rescue Plan funding through June 30, 2024. The contents of this publication do not necessarily represent the policy of the Federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.