Fl!pside, the opposite of boredom. Afterschool activities for youth
  • Welcome back middle school students and families!

    Registration will begin mid September


    Flipside is back for Fall and will be ready to offer in-person and virtual afterschool activities. This free program strives to provide engaging enrichment opportunities and academic support for middle school students. Flipside is funded through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant and provide programming at the following schools:

    American Indian                Murray Middle
    Farnsworth Upper             Ramsey Middle
    Humboldt /OWL                Washington Technology

    Flipside Program Advisory: We would love to get input from both youth and adults about how our program can improve or best serve your family. Please click the button below or email your School Coordinator with your ideas and input. 

    Click to SHARE your ideas

Phone: 651-744-3189


Degrees and Certifications:

Kari Gonzalez

I’m Kari Gonzalez and I love Murray and the amazing students and staff that are a part of Flipside. Working with young people for over 20 years helps to keep me young and learning every day!  You don’t stop playing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop playing! See you on the Flipside!

Flipside Registration and Program Info

  • Flipside will begin in person at Murray the week of October 11th!  

    Program will run between 3:30-5:00pm Monday-Thursday


    Flipside Class Descriptions

    Flipside Program Calendar

    There will be no bus transportation available after Flipside until further notice. Students MUST have their own way home to participate in Flipside and be picked up by 5:10pm. Staff are not able to stay late to wait for students to be picked up.

    Registration for Flipside is a 2 step process this year. 

    First, the registration form needs to be completed.  

    Second, registered students will receive a class choice form to pick out their Flipside classes.  

    Session 1: Oct 11, 2021 - Jan 25, 2022

    Session 2: Jan 31, 2022 - May 12, 2022


Contact Information

  • See what some of our amazing instructors and students learned and created during their virtual Flipside classes this year, 2020-2021!

    Mr. Combs and his group of Magicians share their tricks!

    Magicians at work

    Ms. Lee and her students learned about Korean Culture in their Hallyu Class.


    Ms. Riley and her Girls Group created a fun video to share.

    Girls Group 2021

    Girls Group

    Ms. Jackson inspired her scholars to create and share their voice through her Spoken Word class.

    Spoken Word 

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Sponsored by

  • Flipside is sponsored by the Saint Paul Public Schools Alternative Education and Community Education Departments in partnership with the City of Saint Paul Public Library and is partially funded with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.287, Every Student Succeeds Act, Title IV B – 21 Century Community Learning Centers.  The contents of this publication do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education or the Minnesota Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.