• 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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  • Health Start and Telehealth Services

    The Gordon Parks Health Start Clinic is now open five days a week for urgent mental health care, checkups and other services. A new telehealth phone line is open Monday-Friday for mental health counseling and essential medical assistance for students ages 11 and up.

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  • Governor Walz Extends School Closings

    On Thursday, April 23, Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Education announced that Distance Learning will continue through the end of the school year. This means that students will not return to school buildings for the rest of this academic year.

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  • Home Meal Deliveries Start April 20

    Starting Monday, April 20, bus routes will no longer be used to deliver meals. Instead, families in need of food for their children are asked to register for free home delivery.

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  • VIDEO: DeWayne Combs Is a Finalist for Teacher of the Year

    Murray Middle School physical education teacher DeWayne Combs is one of 10 finalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

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  • First Week of Distance Learning

    You did it! The first week of Distance Learning is complete. Friday, April 10, is a student workday with no new instruction from teachers. Students can use this time to catch up on work from the week.

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  • iPad Help

    If your iPad is damaged or needs to be replaced, you can report the issue by emailing or calling Saint Paul Public Schools Technology Services.

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  • It’s Time to Choose a Great School. Priority Application Deadline Friday, Feb. 28

    Applying to SPPS schools this year? The school priority application deadline is Friday, Feb. 28. Completing the application process by the priority deadline gives families the best opportunity to get their highest preference school selection.

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  • SPPS Student-Teacher team chosen to study World War II in Hawaii

    A student-teacher team from SPPS will have the unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of history this summer to study the impact of World War II in the Pacific.

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  • Resources and Family-Friendly Ideas for Winter Break

    SPPS will be on Winter Break from Monday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Jan. 3. Here are some resources for families, and a few ideas to get your family out and about during break.

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  • New Parent-Teacher Conference Model Gaining Popularity

    When families have the tools to support their students’ learning at home, kids do better in school. Academic Parent Teacher Teams is an alternate model of parent-teacher conferencing, meant to engage families in supporting students’ learning.

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