• Celebrate Our School Nurses

    SPPS is fortunate to have teams of dedicated school nurses and health assistants who provide healthcare and guidance for students and families. This year more than ever, we want to recognize and celebrate their incredible efforts. Thank you for all you do!

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  • COVID-19 Updates & Reminders

    Saint Paul Public Schools wants to remind students, staff and families to continue doing their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Updates and reminders about testing, vaccines and communications protocols can be found at spps.org/opensafely.

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  • Summer iPad Information

    Students returning in September 2021 will not be required to turn in their district technology at the end of the current school year. Graduating seniors and families not returning in the 2021-22 school year should return their materials at the end of the year.

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  • SPPS Shows Up Against Hate

    We all must do our part to stop the spread of hate. Assistant Superintendent Dr. Yer Vang and school security liaisons Tswjfwm Her and Bee Xiong address what we can do to support our AAPI community and stop hate and violence of all kinds.

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  • Register for Summer Learning Programs

    Summer Learning Programs give SPPS students opportunities to learn new things and strengthen current academic skills; prepare for the upcoming school year through active, fun and hands-on activities; and make progress toward graduation. All programs are FREE. Register by Friday, April 16.

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  • Free COVID-19 Testing

    It is strongly recommended that students and families that are learning in-person or participating in extracurricular activities get a COVID-19 test every two weeks. Families can find locations for free COVID-19 testing here.

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  • In-Person Learning for Grades 6-12

    In-person learning for 6-12th grade students begins Wednesday, April 14. There is no school April 12-13 for secondary students. Review the health and safety guidelines at spps.org/reopen and look for additional updates from your student’s school.

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  • Help Keep SPPS Open Safely

    Safety is everyone’s responsibility. What you do both in and outside of school helps our whole community stay healthy and learn safely. Review the SPPS COVID-19 Student and Family Guidelines for reminders about face coverings, health screenings, travel guidance, and how to report COVID-19 symptoms or close contacts.

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  • Gallery: First Weeks of In-Person Learning

    On February 1, Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) welcomed back approximately 4,000 students for in-person learning. On February 16, students in grades 3-5 experienced their own “first day” of school. See pictures from the first few weeks in our photo gallery and submit yours here.

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  • In-Person Program Updates

    Following the Governor’s Executive Order, several SPPS programs and services are currently on hold. These include the Academic Support Center, athletics and activities, Discovery Club and Extended Day for Learning.

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  • Immunizations and Flu Shots

    SPPS is partnering with Children’s Minnesota to offer flu shots and other vaccinations in their mobile clinic on Thursdays at Washington Tech. Immunizations are also available at the Washington Tech Health Start Clinic on Mondays starting November 16.

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  • Kids Vote for President

    During the 2020 General Election, hundreds of SPPS students participated in the statewide Students Voting mock election. Find out who they elected to be President of the United States.

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  • Safe at Home

    Community Education is offering a free online course for fourth through sixth graders called Safe at Home. Students will learn how to make safe decisions when home alone for short periods of time.

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  • Reopen SPPS Updates

    As we continue planning to transition to hybrid learning in stages, families can find the latest updates on our website at spps.org/reopen2020. Important updates are also sent via email, robocall and text message, and directly from your student’s school.

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  • In-Person Supports

    During distance learning, several in-person supports are available to assist students and families with academic, social-emotional, health and wellness, and nutritional needs.

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  • Hybrid Learning Updates

    SPPS determined on Oct. 14 that Stage 2 is not ready transition to hybrid learning at this time. Readiness targets will be revisited regularly to determine when students in each stage can begin hybrid learning.

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  • COVID-19 Guidelines

    Precautions that you and your family take in and out of school are important in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and reducing risks to others.

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  • Application for Educational Benefits

    Families who haven’t filled out their Application for Education Benefits should do so regardless of their income. Families who qualify can also get discounts on Comcast internet, Metro Transit passes and other community services.

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  • SPPS Supports Essential Workers

    Essential Kids Care provides free childcare, meals and distance learning support for school-age children of Tier 1 essential workers.

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  • Bike and Walk to Anywhere Week

    October 5-9 is Walk to Anywhere Week in Minnesota. While many students aren’t walking to school right now, we encourage you to take a bike ride or walk around your neighborhood with these ideas.

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