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South St. Paul Secondary
is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School aiming for high student achievement and a safe, caring, learning environment. Our school features the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program (MYP) for grades 6-10 and the IB Diploma Program (DP) for students in grades 11 and 12.


  South St. Paul Secondary  

700 North Second Street
Office: (651) 457-9408
Attendance: (651) 457-9415

School Hours
6:55 - 7:45 A.M. (Zero Hour)
7:50 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.



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  Secondary News  
Secondary Building Announcements
SSP Secondary Snow Week 2016

South St. Paul Secondary students will be celebrating Snow Week Monday, February 8 -  Friday, February 12.
Raffle Tickets will be sold Monday - Friday during all lunches ($1/ticket) - for gift baskets, Prom Tickets, Yearbook, and  Monday thru Friday
Key Club is selling roses for $3 each during all lunches Monday thru Thursday (Flowers to be delivered on Friday, Feb. 12)
Dodge Ball Tournament in the Competition Gym -  Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 PM  - FREE ADMISSION 
(Dodge Ball Team signup in room A259 - $2/team member - Only students in grades 9-12 may compete)  
Friday, February 12 - Dance for SSP Secondary Students in Grades 9-12, no guests 
The Dance will be held in the PAC from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM and admission is $3/person.

Dress-up Days
Monday, February 8: Minnesota Jersey Day 
Tuesday, February 9: Grey on Grey Day 
Wednesday, February 10: Workout Wednesday
Thursday, February 11: Tacky Tourist Day
Friday, February 12: Ugly Sweater Day 
Student Registration for the 2016-2017 School Year

Students are getting information on registering for classes for the upcoming school year.  This week, students currently in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 are getting materials in their Design classes or elementary classrooms.  These students will be registering for their courses the week of February 1-5. 

Students currently in grades 9-11 will have class presentations on registration the week of February 1-5. Administrators will be giving them their registration materials in class and then students will register on their own using their devices.  The online registration window is planned to be open February 5 through 10:00 PM on Tuesday, February 16th.  Course Registration guides and bubble sheets can be found on the links listed below.
Students will use their daily login username and password to log into their SchoolVue account. For help see Mr. Wells in the Media Center.

Parents, you can log into  ParentVue to see the classes that your student registered for.
Click here for Parent Video 

10th Grade Online Registration Directions
Click here for written directions
Click here for video 

  11th & 12th Grade Online Registration Directions
 (these students have to choose 4 alternates so their directions are different)
Click here for written directions 
Click here for video 

Registration Handouts for the 2016-2017 School Year:

For 6th Grade: Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
For 7th Grade:  Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
For 8th Grade:  Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
For 9th Grade:  Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
For 10th Grade:  Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
For 11th Grade:  Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
For 12th Grade:  Registration Guide
Registration Form ("bubble sheet")
SSP Choir Backers Sweetheart's Dinner

South St. Paul Choir Backers Annual Sweetheart's Dinner will be held on Saturday, February 13 at 6:00 PM.
Event and Ticket Information  
Enrollment Open for SSP Secondary Trip to 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Enrollment is now open for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration! South St. Paul Secondary students will be traveling to Washington D.C. to witness the Inaugural Address, participate in an Inaugural Ball, and tour Washington D.C. There is a cap on the number of students we’ll take and it’s a first come first serve process.  Please contact Mr. Schultz for more information,
Secondary Building Newsletter
Academic Support Programs for Students in Grades 6, 7, and 8

Packer PM 2015-2016 
Programs start on Monday, October 19, 2015, unless otherwise noted.
Open Computer Lab
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the 7th grade computer lab.  This will serve as a place for stud
ents to work on skills related to Technology and Math.  This is also a space for students to continue working on class projects and assignments.  The lab will be supervised by a licensed staff member.      

Book Club
Meets every Monday from 2:40-4:10. Focus is to provide support to students reading different levels of text. Students are invited by staff and self-refer.  Please contact Ms. Bennethum for more information regarding this program.  

CORE Focus
Classes run 2:40-4:10. Students will be assigned to work on skills related to that assigned curriculum area. Students are invited to attend by their teacher based on assessment data that week.  Each session has a teacher from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade revisiting the learning targets that were assessed for that week and working with the students. 

Grade  6 Grade 7 Grade 8
Monday- Math (starts 1/2016) Monday- Math (starts 1/2016) Wednesday- Science
Tuesday- Individuals and Societies Tuesday- Language and Literature  
Wednesday- Science    
Thursday- Language and Literature    
Packer PM - Home Base Program 
For students that may need extra support -  We have programming available for the student that needs help with organization, study skills, and general school success/homework help. 
Home Base Program  and Registration Information  

School Supply Lists 2015 - 2016
Enrollment Information
For enrollment information, please call the Secondary Building Office at 651-457-9408.
A biological parent or legal guardian must enroll the child in school.  Enrollment packets are available in the HS Office and these contain all of the necessary documents to be completed for enrollment.  A records release form must be completed in order for the HS to request student records from the former school.  When all paperwork has been completed and the student records have been received, the parent will be contacted to set up an enrollment meeting at the HS.  During this meeting, an Assistant Principal will complete your child’s enrollment, complete a class schedule and determine a start date.  They will also answer any questions that you may have about SSP High School. 

School Profile
To learn more about the Secondary Building review our School Profile.
IB Diploma Program
For more information about our International Baccalureate Diploma Program visit:
IB Diploma Program
IB Middle Years Program
For more information on our International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program vist:
IB Middle Years Program
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