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  • School Board approves makeup day for students on Friday, Feb. 15

    At a special meeting on Friday, Feb. 8, the South St. Paul School Board voted unanimously to approve a change to the 2018-19 school year calendar. The action shifts what was previously a professional day for district staff on Friday, Feb. 15 to a student day. The change was recommended by district administration after the numerous school cancellations and delayed starts already experienced in South St. Paul.

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  • District receives St. Paul Foundation grant to implement training for staff, enhance connections with all students

    South St. Paul Public Schools (SSPPS) and Innocent Technologies are excited to announce the receipt of a $210,000 grant from The St. Paul Foundation to implement a new training program for district staff called “Seeing the ‘Good’ in Every Child.”

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  • 2-hour delay on Feb. 8, 2019

    Due to the forecasted cold windchills and challenging road conditions, and to allow time for buses, families and staff to safely travel to school, South St. Paul Public Schools will start 2-hours late on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. With this late start, all schools will start two hours later than their regularly scheduled time. Buses will pick-up students two hours later than usual. Click to read more.

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  • SSP Secondary Early Dismissal on Feb. 7, 2019

    In anticipation of challenging commutes and in order to allow our buses to stay on schedule for the elementary school routes, we will be dismissing SSP Secondary students 20 minutes early today, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Click to read more.

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  • 2-hour delay on Feb. 4, 2019

    Due to the challenging road conditions and to allow time for families and staff to safely travel to school this morning, South St. Paul Public Schools will start 2-hours late today, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. With this late start, all schools will start two hours later than their regularly scheduled time. Buses will pick-up students two hours later than usual. Click to read more.

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  • New Student Day - Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

    We are excited to welcome everyone in from the cold and back to school tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 1. It has been an interesting, and at times, challenging, week for all of us as we navigate the school closures and all the rescheduling of events and activities.

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  • Cold Emergency - School Cancellation Jan. 31, 2019

    After careful evaluation of the National Weather Service forecasts and consultation with neighboring districts, our transportation company, and our maintenance staff, South St. Paul Public Schools will be closed again on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. This cancellation includes all SSPPS schools, Early Learning, ECSE and the CLC. Kids Choice all Community Education and ABE classes are also canceled. As the weather is supposed to warm up throughout the day on Thursday, varsity high school activities may proceed on a limited basis in the afternoon or evening. Students and families involved with varsity activities should wait for additional communication and details from their coach or program advisor.

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