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From the superintendent

Daylight saving time provides the light at the end of the tunnel after this very harsh winter. It also reminds us that graduation season is almost upon us. Let’s continue to do everything we can to ensure that our seniors have everything they need to graduate to something great!

Video: Students show off cooking skills in competition

SPPS students showed off their cooking skills and wowed judges as they participated in the first annual contest sponsored by the District's Family and Consumer Science Department. Partnering with students from Saint Paul College, seven teams of middle and high school students met with celebrity chefs and showed they knew their way around a kitchen.

Action items
  • All staff: Update your iPad and iPhone devices
  • All staff: Review new information about Summer Term (S-Term)
  • Teachers: Apply for grants this spring!
Department news and announcements
  • Elementary principals wanted to serve as Reading Recovery trainers
  • Saint Paul's summer job initiative 'Right Track' now taking applications from students!
  • Playground improvements and maintenance
  • Job posting: S-Term 2014 middle school instrumental music teacher
  • It's Never Too Late to Graduate program launched on March 6
Employee wellness
  • Saint Paul Public Schools has a team for the Twin Cities Marathon, 5K, 10K and 1-mile race! 
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Kudos
  • National School Social Work Week was March 2-8
  • Harding teachers, staff collaborate to ensure students graduate, close achievement gap
  • Como Park teacher and student bring Ideas Festival to Minnesota
  • Ramsey students win science awards