Feature Stories
SPPS volunteers, Foresters and KaBoom! bring families together with new playground at Riverview
Friday, November 06, 2015 12:25 AM

In less than eight hours, more than 200 volunteers from Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), Foresters and the nonprofit KaBOOM! created a new playground at Riverview Westside School of Excellence. 

Hamline Elementary's Fall Festival a success
Friday, November 06, 2015 12:20 AM

On Oct. 3, the Hamline Elementary School community came together during the 2015 Hamline Fall Festival.

SPPS celebrates Saint Paul’s First Indigenous Peoples Day
Friday, November 06, 2015 12:15 AM

For the first time, students at Saint Paul Public Schools recognized Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, Oct. 12. 

AVID Graduating Class Largest in 10 Years
Thursday, June 04, 2015 4:20 PM

More than 150 graduating high school seniors were recognized in May during the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program celebration.

2015 Celebration of Excellence
Thursday, June 04, 2015 4:10 PM

SPPS honored the top academic-performing high school seniors on May 17 at the annual Celebration of Excellence. 

SPPS Genius Squad
Saturday, February 07, 2015 7:25 AM

A look at the Genius Squad - a team of tech savvy SPPS students.

Captain's Camp develops leadership skills for SPPS athletes
Monday, December 08, 2014 1:25 AM

Tony Sanneh, a Saint Paul native and former U.S. National Soccer Team member, started the Sanneh Foundation in 2003.

Saint Paul Goes Back to School: A Message to Parents
Friday, August 29, 2014 8:00 AM

Supt. Valeria Silva welcomes you to the 2014-15 school year for Saint Paul Public Schools.


Freedom Schools Grand Finale Celebration
Friday, August 29, 2014 8:00 AM

Freedom Schools Grand Finale Celebration celebrates the 50-year anniversary of Freedom Schools.

Saint Paul Goes Back to School: Rights and Responsibilities
Friday, August 29, 2014 8:00 AM

SPPS staff explain the Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.

Honoring Legacy and Literacy in SPPS
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:00 AM

SPPS African American male students honor African American men and women who have positively impacted their lives.

Harding Teachers, Staff Collaborate to Ensure Students Graduate, Close Achievement Gap
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:10 AM

Why Harding graduation rates exceeded the state’s average of 79 percent in 2013.

Saint Paul Students Start 'Thinking College Early' at 10th Annual College Fair
Monday, February 24, 2014 10:20 AM

Johnson High School hosted college representatives from state, community and private colleges.

SPPS Celebrates National African American Parent Involvement Day
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:25 AM

Here's a glimpse at a few NAAPID events that happened around SPPS schools on Feb. 10. 

Saint Paul Music Academy: A 21st Century Library
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 9:30 AM

During a grand opening ceremony, excited SPMA students were given backpacks, water bottles and seven new books to read at home. 

Indian Education Program: Celebrating 40 Years
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 7:30 AM

More than 100 SPPS staff, students and community members recently gathered to celebrate the SPPS Indian Education Program’s 40th Anniversary.

Saint Paul Public Schools: All These Possibilities
Monday, November 04, 2013 9:00 AM

Students and their parents share their experiences—and dreams and aspirations—from within the Saint Paul Public Schools.

WATCH: SPPS staff honored for 25 years of service
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:20 AM

More than 100 staff celebrated their silver anniversary and were honored recently at a recognition luncheon. Hear from staff members of SPPS about their 25 years of service.

Saint Paul Schools at Rice Street Festival Parade
Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:00 PM

The Saint Paul School District rolled out its new "From Books to Nooks" float at the annual Rice Street Festival on Thursday, July 25. Also starring: The Farnsworth Aerospace K-8 marching band!

WATCH: Saint Paul Schools Continue Upward Success
Monday, May 27, 2013 4:20 PM

The 2012-2013 school year continued a trend of success for the Saint Paul Public Schools. Superintendent Valeria Silva 'proud and amazed' by all the accomplishments in 2012-13.

Video helps families choose the right school for their student
Monday, April 22, 2013 4:40 PM

Video detailing new elementary Community School Zones is helping SPPS families find the right school for their student.

Proud graduates of the Parent Academy celebrate at the winter graduation ceremony
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:55 PM

In March, more than 350 parents from ten sites graduated from the winter session of Parent Academy.

3M Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grant enhances SPPS curriculum
Monday, April 15, 2013 5:45 PM

3M supports STEM education programming to enhance teaching strategies.

Getting to Know Megan Olivia Hall, 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Sunday, April 14, 2013 7:10 PM

On Sunday May 5, SPPS teacher Megan Olivia Hall was named 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year by Education Minnesota.

Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 11:20 AM

   "Like" SPPS on Facebook

   Follow SPPS on Twitter

May 6-10 is Teacher Appreciation Week
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 9:35 AM

Be sure to tell a teacher you know -- whether a colleague, your child's teacher or even your own -- what a difference they have made in your life.

Annual SPPS Honors Concert draws a crowd at the Ordway
Monday, March 25, 2013 9:45 AM

On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 more than 450 students from across the District performed to a packed house at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts at the 22nd annual Honors Concert and Performance Art show.

SPPS students get to vote for president
Sunday, December 30, 2012 5:00 AM

More than 40 schools districtwide cast a ballot for president in a mock election as part of the Kids Voting program.

Your Opinion Matters
Friday, December 28, 2012 1:35 PM

Saint Paul Public Schools Board Listening Sessions

Thinking College Early Fair
Tuesday, December 25, 2012 8:00 PM

College and career readiness ... it’s a community affair.

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