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From the superintendent

Saint Paul Public Schools has begun an extensive process of community engagement to discern whether changing school start times for 2015-16 is a decision we should make for our students.

Action items
  • All staff: Contact custodial engineers for help with building needs
  • All staff: Participate in statewide tornado drill
  • All staff: Attend Board Listening Sessions
  • School staff: Ecolab Visions for Learning grants offer up to $3,000
  • School staff: Attend online fundraising workshop this Wednesday
  • School staff: Register for We Act
  • School staff: Continue recruiting students for S-Term
  • Principals, assistant principals, other school leaders: Plan 2014-15 SCIPs
  • Teachers: Schedule Belwin Outdoor Science field trip
  • Teachers: Grant deadlines in April and May
Department news and announcements
  • More summer opportunities for students
  • Ordway presents Honors Concert and other student arts events
  • EDL and S-Term welcomes students who receive specialized services
  • New immunization laws for schools, childcares, and early childhood programs to begin September 2014
  • Nominate an excellent educator in Saint Paul Public Schools
  • Learn about measuring learning during Monday’s Tweet Chat
Employee wellness

New this year, you can qualify to earn healthcare savings because of the healthy choices you're already making at home or in your community. Whether you've invested in a home gym or volunteer to walk your neighbor's dog, tell us what you do to stay healthy and we'll tell you how much you can save!

Kudos

Staff kudos:

  • Q&A: Nancy Galligan talks about becoming Athletic Administrator of the Year
  • Q&A: Charlotte Landreau talks about being a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Student kudos:

  • Students and staff at 11 SPPS schools participate in National Day of Silence for LGBTQ+ rights
  • Two SPPS students to attend prestigious leadership program
  • Central students win state, national awards
  • Harding students participate in regional and state National History Day competitions