Welcome, Staff!
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From the Superintendent: Thank You All for Your Work This School Year

Together, our more than 7,000 dedicated staff members have been responsible for the multitude of good things that happened in this district over the last nine months. I thank and commend you for the hard work you have done this year as every year. 

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