• COVID-19 Testing and Community Resources

    Ramsey County residents can get free COVID-19 saliva tests mailed to their homes or in person at Roy Wilkins Auditorium. Resources for mental health, food and other needs are also available through several community organizations.

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  • VIDEO: Serving Food Safely

    Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health, new lunchroom procedures include social distancing, plexiglass dividers, table signage and more.

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  • Thanksgiving Meal Resources

    SPPS will not be serving meals on Thursday and Friday, November 26-27. Please visit spps.org/fallmeals for more information on where to get meals before and during the holiday weekend.

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  • Virtual Learning School

    Families who are not comfortable with their student(s) returning to school should register for the SPPS Virtual Learning School. The deadline request for Stage 3 families is Wednesday, November 4.

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  • Returning to School Safely

    As SPPS prepares to welcome some students and staff back for hybrid learning, the Facilities Department has been busily preparing schools and buildings for staff and student safety.

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  • Extended Day for Learning

    The Extended Day for Learning/Extended School Support programs offer free in-person support for eligible K-8 students at the Academic Support Center.

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  • Non-School Days

    There is no school for students on October 15 and 16. On October 30, there is no school for elementary students; middle and high school students will have a distance learning day.

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  • Free Meals This Fall

    Breakfast and lunch remain free for all Saint Paul kids through December. Meal boxes are available for weekly home delivery or pickup at five high schools, Monday-Friday. Be sure to fill out the Application for Educational Benefits if you haven’t done so already.

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  • Attendance Reminder

    During distance learning, students and families should work together to mark their attendance every day on the Campus app. Attendance must be entered by 11:59 p.m. each day.

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  • Complete Your iUpdate

    Families should complete their annual iUpdate for each student to ensure SPPS has your current contact information and other required forms on file. Visit spps.org/onestop to complete yours now.

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  • Summer Is Here!

    Congratulations on finishing one of the most unusual school years ever. If your student is returning to SPPS in the fall, they will keep their iPad over the summer. Community Education has partnered with trusted youth organizations to create Saint Paul Connect.

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  • Planning for Fall

    Following guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Education, SPPS is considering three scenarios and planning how we can best meet the academic, social and emotional needs of our students as we head into the next school year.

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  • Justice for George Floyd

    Community members, neighbors, and SPPS students and staff have come together to rally behind justice and against discrimination in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis last week.

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  • Resources for Families

    Many schools and teachers have led conversations and activities to help students process the killing of George Floyd as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve compiled some resources that families can use to support their children during this increasingly difficult time.

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  • Grading Update for SPPS Students

    In order to ensure students are held harmless for circumstances out of their control, all secondary students will receive a P (Pass) grade, at minimum, for fourth quarter. For more information, including grading adjustments for other grades, click the link above.

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  • Recognizing Good Work by Students

    Several Saint Paul Public Schools students were recognized for their accomplishments in a variety of statewide competitions, including History Day, the ProStart Invitational Culinary Competition and the Triple A Award.

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  • Personal Item Pickup Information

    Over the next several weeks, schools are scheduling times for students and families to pick up any personal items that were left at school before the COVID-19 closure. Please look for an email from your school for pickup details.

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  • Ramsey County Emergency Assistance

    Ramsey County Emergency Assistance helps adults with children and pregnant women with rent/mortgage and utility bills including heat, electricity and water. To apply for emergency help from Ramsey County, please call 651-266-4444.

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  • May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

    We know this is a stressful time for students and families. The Office of School Support has many resources available to provide support for families during Distance Learning, including a mental health support line open Monday-Friday.

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  • Thank You, School Lunch Heroes!

    This week, Saint Paul Public Schools surpassed 1 million meals served to the community since the beginning of the COVID-19 school closure. Please join us in thanking our school lunch heroes that made this possible.

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