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Zach Palmquist, SSP Class of 2009, Signs with Minnesota Wild
"Minnesota State senior defenseman Zach Palmquist, a native of South St. Paul, has signed a free agent with his hometown Minnesota Wild." Zach graduated from†SSP†in 2009, is currently a senior at Minnesota State University. He is the son of David and Karen Palmquist.†
Once a Packer, Always a Packer.†
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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Become a Reading Corps Tutor and Change Lives
The South St. Paul Community Preschool has been awarded Minnesota Reading Corps positions at both elementary school sites.†
We are looking for two dedicated individuals to become Reading Corps tutors. These positions are paid and tutors will be working at school sites helping students prepare for kindergarten success.
Consider sharing this great news and applying online at minnesotareadingcorps.org.†If you have any questions, please contact the Early Learning office at 651-457-9418.†
Celebrating 40 Years of Early Learning and 25th Anniversary of Safety Fair
South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights schools are celebrating 40 years of Early Learning and the 25th†anniversary of the Safety Fair. The Early Learning Advisory Council has put together this video to commemorate the milestones of this program and event.
The 2015 Summer Activities and Safety Fair will be held on Thursday, April 9, at the Veteran's Memorial Community Center from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Click here for more information.†
2015-16 Budget Adjustments
On Monday, March 23, 2015, the South St. Paul Board of Education approved the budget adjustments for the 2015-16 school year. The District is constantly reviewing budgets to ensure we are making smart financial decisions and many of these adjustments are a part of that process. These decisions enable us to be more effective and efficient, while being good fiscal stewards of our taxpayer's dollars.
2015-16 Budget Adjustments (document)
2015-16 Budget Adjustments (video presentation)
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