The Bridge: September 19, 2016

SPPS Opening Week a Success From a flash mob dance at Creative Arts Secondary School to a 150-year anniversary celebration at Central Senior High School, the first week of school offered excitement for SPPS students and staff alike. Galtier Elementary, Barack & Michelle Obama Elementary along with many other schools and departments received visits from district leaders, Board of Education members as well as Superintendent Dr. John Thein.

From Central High School

  • This is the first of several Bridge columns commemorating the 150th anniversary of Central High School, the oldest high school in SPPS and Minnesota

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  • Action items

    • Schedule a free science field trip for your students
    • Open Enrollment for benefits begins October 26
    • Attend Title I meeting on September 23
    • Prepare for student enrollment counts for fall budget adjustments
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  • Department news

    • Still need to complete your 2016 Wellness Program?
    • Free financial education courses start this month
    • Online website trainings this week
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  • Teacher grants

    • Upcoming grant deadlines
    • Online fundraising
    • Request a meeting or presentation at your school
    • Designate a contact
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  • kudos

    • LMAP recognized at Twins game for positive school culture and anti-bullying work
    • I am SPPS: LaNisha Paddock, Principal at Battle Creek Middle School
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