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Family Communication

All family communications sent via email or text message can be found here. You can also find this information in your ParentSquare app.

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Our tech experts have been hard at work identifying and addressing the root causes of these disruptions. Despite their best efforts, the resolution process is taking longer than expected.

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Our district is currently experiencing technical difficulties that may disrupt certain services. Our dedicated IT team is actively working to identify and resolve the issues as quickly as possible.

Secondary Building Schedule/Calendar Adjustment

As a result of a change in legislation, we are making an adjustment to our daily schedule at SSP Secondary to ensure we are meeting the number of required instructional hours in a school year.

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We are aware of a concerning post circulating on social media, particularly on Facebook, that has been perceived to be a threat against SSP Secondary. In partnership with our local authorities, we have determined there is no direct threat against the school.

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Due to recent legislation establishing Juneteenth as a State holiday, all SSPPS buildings will be closed and all programming canceled on Monday, June 19, 2023.

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This morning we were notified of a social media post that was viewed as a potential threat to the Secondary School. The South St. Paul Police Department (SSPPD) and school administration visited the individual’s home. Following an investigation, we learned there is no credible threat to the school.

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We are saddened to report news brought to our attention pertaining to the Director of Technology.

Emergency Flex Learning Day

Due to the forecasted weather conditions, Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23, 2023 will be Emergency Flexible Learning Days for all PreK-12 students. Students should not report to the buildings, instead follow the Flexible Learning Plans for their school.

Follow up from canceled basketball games on January 31

After further investigation by law enforcement, about the threat made to the Jan 31 basketball games, both the West St. Paul and South St. Paul Police Departments have assured us that we can proceed with a normal schedule and operations for school today.

2-Hour Late Start

Due to the forecasted winter storm 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.

Emergency Flex Learning Day

After careful evaluation of the weather forecast and consultation with neighboring districts, Wednesday, January 4 will be an Emergency Flexible Learning Day for all PreK-12 students. Students should not report to school and instead follow the flexible learning plans for their school.

After School Activities/Programs Canceled

SSPPS will run regular school day, Wednesday, Dec. 21. However all afterschool activities and programs are canceled. All programs and activities canceled, Thursday, Dec. 22.

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All after school and evening activities, programming and classes district-wide including athletics, community education, early learning and Central Square are canceled for Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

Change to the 2022-23 School Year Calendar

At their meeting, Monday, November 14, the South St. Paul School Board approved a change to the 2022-23 school calendar. January 2, 2023 will now be included in Winter Break as recognition of the federal holiday.

SSP Voters Approve Both Funding Requests

South St. Paul voters approved both of our school funding requests with a thin majority voting yes on both questions. With this additional funding, we know that our community is trusting us to use their hard-earned tax dollars prudently and as promised.

Emergency Closing Reminders

Before the first snowflakes fly, it’s time to share our Emergency Closing Reminders with families. It’s important families review the information listed to prepare in the event an emergency closing is declared for South St. Paul Public Schools.