|Special District 6 Announcements|
Scholastic Book Fair at the Secondary Building
South St. Paul Secondary is excited to host its first book fair! The Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the newly renovated Media Center on Thursday, October 22. It will be open during parent/teacher conferences from 4:00-7:30 PM. Students will also be able to shop before school and/or during lunch periods on the October 22.
This is a great opportunity for students and parents to find new books and get excited about reading! As an added bonus, a portion of all book sales goes toward purchasing new titles for the Secondary building library. Come on in and see the new Media Center and find some great books!
If you prefer to shop online, click here to browse and shop the online fair.
Parent Resources: The Parent Toolkit
This Parent Toolkit will help you navigate your child's journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage. It addresses the social emotional development, academic growth, physical development and nutritional needs of students. Tips and advice are available to help parents provide support as their students progress through school.
The Parent Toolkit is available in English and Spanish, as well as a mobile app. Click here to get started.
Mr. Ochocki Received Minnesota's Principal of the Year Recognition
Mr. Chuck Ochocki was selected by Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principal (MASSP) as the 2015 Minnesota Middle Level Principal of the Year.
As part of the award, Chuck attended the National Association of Secondary Principals (NASSP) National Principal of the Year program in Washington D.C. This program recognizes outstanding middle level and high school principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students as well as demonstrating exemplary contributions to the profession.
During Chuck's visit to Washington D.C., he had the opportunity to discuss educational topics with Representative Peterson, Representative Kline, Senator Franken and Senator Klobuchar. One small world experience for Chuck; Representative Peterson's Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director is a South St. Paul graduate, Adam Durand. Chuck and Adam were able to take some time to catch up with each other during Chuck's visit with Representative Peterson.
Inver Hills Community College Maintains 2-Year Degree Partnership with SSPPS
In the news over the past few days, there have been concerns expressed for school districts potentially losing their 2-year degree partnerships with MnSCU colleges. We wanted to assure our South St. Paul community that our 2-year degree program with Inver Hills Community College will not be impacted by these recent news events.
South St. Paul has maintained and continues to maintain our 2-year A.A. Degree partnership with Inver Hills Community College.
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