• 2021-22 Course Selection for Current Eighth Graders Begins Next Week

    The 2021-2022 9th grade course selection for current 8th graders begins the week of April 19. Current 8th grade students should attend their assigned high school’s course selection event to select courses for next school year.

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  • Celebrate Earth Day the SPPS Way

    It’s time to celebrate everyone’s favorite planet! Earth Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the beautiful spaces around us and help make our community a little bit cleaner and a little bit greener.

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  • Extracurricular Activities Update

    Non-athletic extracurricular activities, including music, theater, dance and speech, can resume for all grades starting April 14. Offerings will vary by school; please look for more information from your student’s school.

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  • New Web Content Filter

    Saint Paul Public Schools has launched a new web content filter solution for student iPads. This update will happen automatically; no action or installation steps are required.

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  • Now Enrolling: Discovery Club

    Discovery Club is a fee-based program for elementary students enrolled in SPPS. Space is available for the current school year and for this summer’s Camp D.C. Registration for fall 2021 opens April 12 for current families and April 26 for new families.

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  • Teacher of the Year Semifinalists

    Three Saint Paul Public Schools teachers are semifinalists for 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Watch videos of the nominees: John Horton (J.J. Hill Montessori), Eugenia Popa (Harding High School) and Kathy Romero (Como Park Senior High School).

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  • iPad Filtering

    SPPS is experiencing an issue with our content filtering system. Please know that student iPads will not have a filtering system until the issue is resolved. Learn more about managing your student’s iPad at home.

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  • 2021-22 School Calendar Update

    The first day of school for next year will be Thursday, September 9, for grades 1-12, and Monday, September 13, for Pre-K and kindergarten.

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  • 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Candidates

    Three Saint Paul Public Schools teachers are candidates for 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Learn more about Eugenia Popa (Harding High School), John Horton (J.J. Hill Montessori) and Kathy Romero (Como Park Senior High School).

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  • Application for Educational Benefits

    While meals are free for all students this year, it is critical that all families complete this application. These applications help to ensure your child’s school receives funding for both in-person and distance learning programs and supports.

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  • Virtual Storytime

    SPPS elementary students can watch a live reading of a new children’s book written by local author Kao Kalia Yang on Friday, December 4, at 10:30 a.m. The book is also available for free in the MackinVia app on students’ iPads.

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  • Jim Vue Elected to SPPS Board

    In a special election on November 3, voters elected Jim Vue to the SPPS Board of Education. Vue has been serving on the Board on an interim basis since July.

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  • Riding the School Bus

    Riding the bus will look a little different when students return for hybrid learning. Watch this video to learn about the new safety measures in place on SPPS school buses.

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  • Health Start Clinics

    Most SPPS Health Start Clinics are open for student wellness appointments, including Central, Como, Gordon Parks, Harding, Highland, Johnson and Washington Tech. Please call 651-412-8445 to make an appointment.

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  • COVID-19 Guidelines

    Please review our COVID-19 Student and Family Guidelines, and learn how to report your COVID concerns online.

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  • National Merit Semifinalists

    Eleven high school seniors in Saint Paul Public Schools have been named 2021 National Merit Scholar semifinalists. Congratulations to the semifinalists!

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  • Get Counted: U.S. Census Deadline is September 30

    Every 10 years, the United States counts everyone that lives in the United States, regardless of immigration status. Saint Paul Public Schools wants all of our kids to be counted. The last day to be counted is Wednesday, September 30.

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  • Distance Learning Checklist

    All students will begin the school year in distance learning with their regular classroom teachers. Learn more about what this means for your students, including a technology checklist and how to get additional assistance.

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  • COVID-19 Guidelines

    While most students and staff are starting the school year at home, some will be in SPPS buildings for childcare, athletics and academic support. It’s important to review our COVID-19 Student and Family Guidelines, and learn how to report your COVID concerns online.

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  • 2020-21 School Calendar

    School starts on Tuesday, September 8 (September 10 for Pre-K and kindergarten). The full school-year calendar is available at spps.org.

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