From the Superintendent: There is still time to let the legislature hear your voice

As we await scheduling of the special session that will decide the state’s education budget -- and help determine our SPPS budget for the coming year -- we continue to explore various funding scenarios.

Video: SPPS students help beautify Minnesota’s political landscape

More than 200 students on May 20 helped plant formal gardens around the State Capitol.

Action items
  • Principals: Discipline reporting clean up due June 9
  • Staff: Salvation Army 'Birthday Bags' available for pick up
  • 6-12 Staff: Register for Summer Culturally Relevant Teaching
  • Administrators: TD&E training scheduled for August
  • Teachers: Reflect on your Individualized Growth and Development Plan
  • Elementary principals: Order student desk tags for 'I am College and Career Bound' campaign
  • Principals: Title I compliance folders due June 1
  • Principals: Video footage request form now required
  • Staff: Review list of SPPS employees celebrating 25 years of service
  • Teachers and staff: Print, Copy & Mail summer printing sale
  • Staff: Deadlines for FY 2014-15 expenditures reminder
  • Staff: Register for summer professional development
  • Principals and Technology Integration TOSAs: Review iPad hand-in toolkits
  • Staff: Participate in training for Year 2 iPad deployment sites
  • Staff: S-Term applications still being accepted
  • Staff: Ecolab Visions for Learning applications due June 12
  • Teachers: Apply for grants before school ends
Department news
  • Review latest Minnesota Legislative update
  • Last Bridge publication for the year is June 8
  • MySPPS App debuts for staff, families and community
  • SPPS websites transitioning to new content management system
  • Encourage students to stay busy with summer camps, activities in Saint Paul
  • Multicultural Resource Center honors 40th anniversary of first Hmong family to arrive in Minnesota
Employee wellness
  • Take steps toward a fun and safe summer
  • Chair yoga classes continue at 360 Colborne
Kudos
  • Obama teacher reappointed to Minnesota Board of Teaching
  • Visit Galtier Community School's 'Pre-K Interactive Art Exhibit'
  • Graduate Spotlight: Senior becomes leader at Johnson
  • Students perform at 94th annual Saint Paul School Parade
  • LNFI student wins 2015 SPPS We Day T-Shirt Design Contest
  • Como Park's Gail Rosenow honored with BestPrep's Larson Financial Literacy Award