Welcome to Flipside
Flipside offers a large variety of enrichment opportunities in art, music & dance, language & culture, health & wellness, social growth, leadership & service, and STEM. Our goal is to provide urban youth with opportunities to explore and discover their passions in a safe, structured, and supportive environment.
- Is absolutely free!
- Offers snack and transportation to eligible students daily
- Monday through Thursday
- Offers a program on nonschool days & summer called Teenventure
Program Evaluation Information
The Flipside afterschool program continually works to improve the program quality and experience for students in order to reach intended outcomes. Parents are given the option to to have their child participate in evaluation activities upon registering for the program. If you choose not to participate in program evaluation activities, please sign and return the form below to your school office. The student survey is also listed below for your review.
Degrees and Certifications:
Kate Gray has been the Flipside Coordinator at Parkway for 5 years. She runs Flipside afterschool everyday at Parkway starting with greeting the students at snack to waving goodbye as the school busses leave. When Kate is not working at Parkway she is usually home cooking, riding bike, or reading a book. Kate’s favorite thing about Flipside is watching students get excited about learning new things!
Flipside Program Coordinator
EDL Site Lead
For Youth Grades 6-8
Monday through Thursday
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fall Session: Oct. 8 - Jan. 23
Spring Session: Jan. 28 - May 9
Programs held primarily at Parkway
Flipside is sponsored by the Saint Paul Public Schools Alternative Education, Athletics, and Community Education Departments in partnership with the City of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, and Saint Paul Library. It 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 Federal Department of Education or the State Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.