• Remembering Marny Xiong

    The entire Saint Paul community is mourning the loss of SPPS Board Chair Marny Xiong, who lost her battle with COVID-19 earlier this week. Chair Xiong exemplified the very best of our schools and community and will be deeply missed.

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  • End-of-Year Virtual Meeting

    In case you missed it, Superintendent Joe Gothard addressed families and answered their questions in a virtual meeting earlier this week. Watch it on our website or on YouTube now.

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  • CANCELED: Family Meeting with Dr. Gothard

    Out of respect for George Floyd’s memorial service today, the virtual meeting with Superintendent Joe Gothard scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight has been canceled.

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  • HealthStart Clinic Changes

    The Gordon Parks HealthStart Clinic will remain closed until June 15. The clinic at Harding High School will also reopen that day. Until then, students can make appointments at La Clinica in West Saint Paul or call the telehealth line at 651-412-8445.

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  • ‘Math with Me MN’ Project

    Saint Paul Public Schools started a new project in math class called “Math with Me MN.” It’s designed to be a fun math experience that students can share with their family, friends and community.

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  • Summer Learning Update

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be changes to the summer learning programs. Regular Pre-K-8 summer programs will not be offered. Credit Recovery and EL Language Development for students currently in grades 9-12 will take place via Distance Learning.

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  • Important 9th Grade Registration Information for 2020-2021

    If your eighth grader has not yet selected courses for ninth grade, please help them complete their registration and course selection. Families can find registration instructions for their high school at this link.

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  • Honors Art Exhibition

    In place of the Honors Visual Art Exhibition this spring, you can now view the annual showcase of student work online. Please enjoy the tremendous talent of our SPPS students!

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  • #SPPSinitTogether

    Teachers, students and school staff are sharing their Distance Learning experiences online, and you can, too! Submit your photos and videos on our website, or on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #SPPSinitTogether.

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  • SPPS Graduation Planning

    SPPS is actively working on creative ways to honor the Class of 2020. Even though their senior year looks different than anyone expected, this is still a time to celebrate the accomplishments of this special group of students.

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  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital citizenship is an overarching concept that includes appropriate and responsible use of technology by staff and students. Resources for students and parents regarding online security, cyberbullying, privacy and more are available in English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali and Karen.

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  • Murray Middle School's DeWayne Combs Is a Finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

    DeWayne Combs, a physical education teacher at Murray Middle School, has been named one of 10 finalists for Education Minnesota's Teacher of the Year award.

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  • 10 SPPS Teachers in Running for 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

    From physical education to accelerated biology and elementary to high school, a wide range of SPPS educators are nominated for the 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

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  • Attend Open Houses Through February; Priority Application Deadline Feb. 28

    If you are a family considering SPPS, or are looking to change schools, please consider attending a school open house. Every SPPS school is hosting an open house throughout January and February. The priority deadline to apply to a SPPS school is Friday, Feb. 28.

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  • Through the Lens: A Day in the Life of SPPS Students

    There are really great things that happen in our schools daily. Take a look at some of the snapshots of our favorite moments.

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  • Winter Weather Reminder From Superintendent Gothard

    The decision to close the school system due to extreme winter weather conditions is no simple matter. Superintendent Joe Gothard consults with a variety of experts both inside and outside of SPPS when deciding to close school.

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  • Updated Facilities Plan Highlights Path Forward

    SPPS has updated the School Board facilities projects slated to begin in 2020, including building additions, remodeling and updating.

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  • Your input is important to us. Complete SPPS Budget Survey

    Please take a few minutes the complete the 2019 SPPS Budget Survey by Nov. 26. The results will be used to inform how SPPS conducts community engagement around the budget and will help identify focus areas that the community values.

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  • Students Learn About Job Opportunities in the Trades During Career Exploration Day

    Construct Tomorrow hosted SPPS high school students who received a hands-on introduction to construction jobs from painters, plumbers, electricians and other professionals.

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  • Good Things Happening at E-STEM Middle

    At E-STEM Middle, teachers in core subject areas collaborate as a team to meet the social-emotional and academic needs of a common group of students.

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