From the Superintendent: Looking Forward to 'Sharing with the Supt'

As the leader of this amazing school district, I look forward to seeing some of you at my “Sharing with the Supt” session at Johnson Senior High School this Thursday, Feb. 19.

Video: National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) celebrated throughout SPPS

NAAPID is a national call to action to get parents, particularly those with children of African descent, more involved in their children's education. Find out more about some of the inspirational family events held on Feb. 9, 2015.

Action items
  • All staff: Volunteers needed for new recycling program
  • All staff: Donate hats for Sven to help Project REACH
  • Principals and building clerks: Prepare for early admission to kindergarten
  • Building clerks: Reminder on entering Campus enrollment
  • Educational assistants: Review iPad startup guide
  • Teachers and paraprofessionals: iPad professional development courses available
  • Fourth grade teachers: Register students for letter writing contest
  • Teachers: Review sabbatical leave information
  • School staff: 2015-16 school transfer information for staff now available
Department news
  • Transportation debuts new app, web pages to track bus status
  • Information about Feb. 27 secondary Professional Development Day
  • Special Education Family Resource Fair is Feb. 20
  • Look for 2015 History Day Events in February
Employee wellness
  • Calling all chefs: Enter our cold-salad recipe contest
  • Make healthy choices for National Heart Health Month
  • Murray students create virtual tour of school using iPads, technology
  • MnDOT awards SPPS $7,000 in grants to promote 'Safe Routes to School'
  • Linwood Monroe fourth-graders create, perform opera for 20th year
  • Kathy Kittel receives Special Needs Provider of the Year Award
  • Photos: Families participate in 2015 NAAPID Events at SPPS
  • Adams Spanish Immersion community packs more than 30,000 meals for children in Liberia
  • Lt. Cmdr. Byron Toole elected president of North End Business Association