Video: AVID Students Ready for Life After High School

Nearly 100 percent of students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program enroll in a post-secondary education option after high school. Recently, more than 100 graduating high school seniors were recognized during the AVID program celebration.

Action items
  • Principals and clerks: Enter Pre-k students’ daycare information into Campus
  • Staff: Share summer food service information with students
  • Staff: Review 2016-2017 Professional Development dates
  • Teachers: Share this summer tutoring opportunity with students who struggle with reading
  • Principals and Assistant Principals: End-of-Year Discipline Instructions
  • Staff: Review list of SPPS employees celebrating 25 years of service
  • Principals: Read the Office of Specialized Services newsletter
  • Administrators and supervisors of SPFT staff: Consider these TD&E training dates for 2016-17 school year
  • Elementary Principals: Order student desk tags for next fall’s ‘I am College and Career Bound’ campaign
  • S-Term staff: Recommended S-Term training is June 16  
  • Staff: Encourage students to apply for Student Engagement and Advancement Board next year
Kudos
  • More than 200 SPPS students plant flower beds at the State Capitol
  • Phalen Lake School Patrol wins 2015-16 Winterhalter Outstanding School Patrol Award
  • Farnsworth student honored with tree planting ceremony
  • St. Anthony Park fifth-graders featured in national newsletter
  • Storyboard Panels honoring memory and history of Rondo installed in Rondo Education Center
Department news
  • Student Placement Center continues to process new applications
  • Student loan help available for qualifying teachers
  • Sign up for Youth Mental Health First Aid classes on June 14 and June 16
  • Consider joining a gym this summer through the Frequent Fitness program
  • Summer Wellness Programs underway
Teacher grants
  • Ecolab Visions for Learning deadline is June 15, 2016
  • Upcoming grant deadlines