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Stay up to date with the Multilingual Learning newsletter
The Jan. 21 issue of the Office of Multilingual Learning newsletter is now available.

Summer Term dates and sites announced
Details about SPPS Summer Term (S-Term) 2015 have been announced. S-Term 2015 will be composed of S-Term Session 1, S-Term Session 2, the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools and SPPS Multi District Programs.

Start and end times for each S-Term site will be posted at a later date in The Bridge. S-Term 2015 program, registration and application information will be posted on the Summer Term website and/or communicated in The Bridge.

Session 1: June 15 - July 9

  • No students on Friday, July 3
  • Friday, June 12 is a prep day for STS I – no students

Sites:

  • Hazel Park Preparatory Academy
  • Dayton’s Bluff Elementary
  • American Indian Magnet School
  • Riverview West Side School of Excellence
  • Chelsea Heights Elementary School
  • Rondo Education Center
  • Mississippi Creative Arts School
  • John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary
  • Expo
  • Central High School
  • Harding Senior High School
  • Washington Technology Magnet School
  • Gordon Parks High School
  • LEAP High School
  • Saint Paul College
  • AGAPE
  • Eastside Learning Hub @ Harding

Session 2: July 13 - Aug. 6

  • Friday, July 10 is a prep day for STS 2 – no students

Sites:

  • Hazel Park Preparatory Academy
  • Dayton’s Bluff Elementary
  • American Indian Magnet School
  • Riverview West Side School of Excellence
  • Chelsea Heights Elementary School
  • Rondo Education Center
  • John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary
  • Central High School
  • Harding Senior High School
  • Washington Technology Magnet School
  • Gordon Parks High School
  • Saint Paul College
  • AGAPE
  • Eastside Learning Hub @ Harding

CDF Freedom Schools: July 13 - Aug. 21

  • Note that CDF Freedom Schools extends beyond S-Term 2 by 4 weeks
  • Training and preparation dates TBD.

Sites:

  • Hazel Park Preparatory Academy
  • Riverview West Side School of Excellence
  • Rondo Education Center

Multi District Programs (MDP) Dates to be announced in February.

SPPS staff interested in applying to work during S-Term 2015 should apply on the SPPS Human Resources website.

Employment applications for all S-Term staffing positions other than site administrators and site leaders will be accepted Jan. 26 - Feb. 13.

Learn about learning from failure during Monday's Tweet Chat
Discuss education topics on Twitter every Monday at 7 p.m. with the Office of Personalized Learning. Log on to Twitter and participate in the chat by using the hashtag #sppschat. This week's topic will be “Learning from Failure." Contact Jessica McMahon with questions at jessica.mcmahon@spps.org or tweet her at @SPPS_McMahon.