|†||Special District 6†Announcements||†|
Smooth Sailing into Secondary Building
† Parents and incoming 6th and 7th graders are invited
† to join us at the Smooth Sailing†orientation and find
† out everything you need to†know about having a
† smooth transition into the†Secondary building. † ††
† The orientation will be held on Thursday,†April 30,
† 2015, at the Secondary building†auditorium.
† †5:00 PM for incoming 6th graders
† †6:00 PM for incoming 7th graders
7th Annual Stride for Packer Pride
Join us on Saturday, May 16, for the 7th Annual Stride for Packer Pride 5K Run/Walk event for adults and kids. All proceeds will assist students in SSPPS who, due to financial reasons, are not able to participate alongside their classmates†in extra curricular athletics and activities.
We have appreciated your support in the past, and together we have raised nearly $50,000 to cover these costs for our students.
Click here for more information on donations, volunteer opportunities, registration and participation.†
2015 Roxanne Bliss Silver Apple Award Recipients
Pictured: Kristen Spanjers, Libby Meyer (left); Jodi White (right)
Congratulations to Kristen Spanjers, kindergarten teacher at Lincoln Center, and Jodi White, second grade teacher at Kaposia, for receiving the 2015 Roxanne Bliss Silver Apple Award.
This award is established by Don Bliss '50 in honor of his wife, Roxanne Waldhauser Bliss '51 to encourage students to appreciate educators/support staff who are especially important to them. Students nominate a teacher or other employee who made a significant difference in their lives.†
Commissioner Emphasizes the Importance of Early Childhood Education
[Photo: Young Brenda Cassellius selling flowers on the street corner to help her family get by. Now Minnesota's education commissioner, she was an early Head Start student and credits her early education with her success]
"Because as a Head Start baby myself, I am living proof." Commissioner Cassellius attended one of the first classes of Head Start and she developed a love of learning that has lasted a lifetime. From Head Start to state commissioner, Commissioner Cassellius continues to emphasize the importance of early childhood education to our young Minnesotans.†
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