- KEY CLUB
- KNOWLEDGE BOWL
- MATH TEAM
- ROBOTICS & LEGO LEAGUE
- SPEECH TEAM
- STUDENT LEADERSHIP & AFFINITY GROUPS
- STUDENT COUNCIL
- VOCAL MUSIC & SHOW CHOIR
South St. Paul High School Band
Welcome to the South St. Paul Band program. The Director of Bands is John Devine. If you have questions about our program, feel free to contact Mr. Devine at email@example.com.
Band Director (6-12)
SSP Debate PROGRAM
Welcome to the South St. Paul Debate program. The head coach for Debate is Conrad Anderson. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Mr. Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
(651) 552-5580, ext. 1374
Conrad Anderson has been coaching debate programs in Minnesota since 1986. Conrad debated at Brainerd High School, and then coached there for two years immediately after high school. In 1988, Conrad transferred to Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota where he debated on the college team for two years, and at the same time coached the Fargo South High School Debate program for three years. After graduating from Concordia College in 1991, Conrad was hired at South St. Paul High School to teach Social Studies as well as coach the South St. Paul Debate Program. Conrad Anderson was selected as the 1997 and 1998 Section III Policy Debate Coach of the year, and in 2002 won the Minnesota State Policy Debate Coach of the Year Award.
Welcome to the South St. Paul Key Club program. The advisor for Key Club is TBD. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact the Activities Department at (651) 457-9462.
Sign Up for Key Club
Click here to sign up and be part of the South St. Paul Key Club!
What does Key Club do?
Because Key Club is a service-based organization, the main goal of the club is to get students from South St. Paul Secondary to volunteer their time to help people in need. this volunteering ranges from raising money for an organization to helping out at a soup kitchen. Key Club feels that it is important that high school-aged children learn the importance of helping others and helping the community in which they live.
What is the Key Club planning in future?
- Volunteering at a Children's hospital.
- Working at a soup kitchen over the holidays.
- Come as You Are with Neighbor's Inc.
- The shoveling of sidewalks for elderly (maybe).
- Working with Habitat for Humanity.
When does Key Club meet?
The second and fourth Wednesdays of each month after school. All are welcome to attend.
SSP Knowledge Bowl
Welcome to the South St. Paul Knowledge Bowl program. The coach for the 9-12 Knowledge Bowl is Conrad Anderson. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Mr. Anderson at email@example.com
Knowledge Bowl members will receive a varsity letter if they meet one of the following criteria:
- Be on one of the top two teams in at least two meets and successfully complete the season.
- Attend all the practices and all the meets and successfully complete the season.
- In special circumstances the coach can award a knowledge bowl participant a letter.
Welcome to the South St. Paul Math Team program. The head coach for the High School Math Team is Sarajane Monjeau. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Ms. Monjeau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The coach for the Middle School Math Team is Luke Olson. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Mr. Olson at email@example.com
About Our Program
About Our Program
The high school math team offers students in grades 9-12 an excellent opportunity for developing their problem solving talents in a non-classroom setting. By competing in both individual and team events, students not only become more confident in their mathematics abilities, but also develop their ability to work cooperatively toward a common goal.
Math competitions also allow team members to meet and establish friendships with students from other schools. Math team participants will find our Math Team to be both a fun and rewarding experience!
Math team members will receive a varsity letter if they meet one of the following criteria:
Math Team participation hours can be applied to C.A.S. points for IB Honors.
- Earn a minimum of 12 points in individual events and successfully complete the season.
- Attend all the practices and all five meets and successfully complete the season.
- In special circumstances the coach can award a math team member a letter.
High School Coach (9-12)
(651) 552-5580 | ext. 1247
Middle School Coach (6-8)
(651) 552-5580 | ext. 1259
ROBOTICS & LEGO LEAGUE
Welcome to the South St. Paul Robotics & Lego League program. The head coach for the Robotics Team is Tom Fields. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Mr. Fields.
JOIN ROBOTICS 2022-23
Welcome to the South St. Paul Speech Program. The head coach for Speech is Ceil McDonald. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Ms. McDonald.
Advisor - Head
(651) 457-9462 in care of the Activities Department
STUDENT LEADERSHIP & AFFINITY GROUPS
Black Pride Organization (BPO)
All Are Welcome & Every Voice Matters. The BPO mission is to address racial issues, stereotypes, and biases by increasing visibility in leadership roles, supporting African American students in education, and giving them a space for all to have a voice.
Contact Amber Gay at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Follow BPO on instagram at @ssp_bpo for events and updates.
Comunidad de Latinos Unidos (CDLU)
CDLU is a Student Affinity Group open to all students grades 6-12. In CDLU, we celebrate our many different cultures as we strive for high academic success through education, real world discussion, and participation in a collaboration of community events. Meetings are held in the Stock Exchange (Fish Bowl) every other Monday after school.
CDLU es un grupo estudiantil de afinidad, y cada estudiante en grados 6 a 12 está invitado. La misión de CDLU es celebrar nuestras culturas distintas y lograr el éxito académico alto a través de la educación, conversaciones de temas actuales, y participación en una variedad de eventos comunitarios. Las reuniones son cada dos lunes en el Stock Exchange ("la Pecera").
Contact Daisy Medina-Cuenca at email@example.com for more information.
Follow CDLU on instagram at @sspcdlu for events and updates.
Sexuality and Gender Awareness (SAGA)
SAGA’s goal is to create a safe place for people to express their sexual and gender identities as they are and to increase awareness for the LGBT community and their struggles. Students in grades 6-12 can join SAGA, which meets weekly. Some meetings are educational, where kids prepare and present information on LGBTQ+ issues, and other meetings are just getting to know one another, doing crafts and playing games.
Contact Elizabeth Zender at firstname.lastname@example.org or Allison Binder at email@example.com for more information.
Follow SAGA on instagram at @ssp_saga for events and updates.
Contact Elizabeth Ritzer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Follow Women's Society on instagram at @womenssociety_ssp for events and updates.
Native Youth Leadership Council - Equity Alliance, MN
Native Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is a multi-district group of Native American high school students who meet three times monthly. NYLC exists to provide a collective voice and represent Native youth, create space for racial and cultural exploration, leadership development and build community.
Click here to learn more about the group
Welcome to the South St. Paul Student Council program. The advisor for High School Student Council is Meghan Schultz (9-12). If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Ms. Schultz at email@example.com
The advisors for Middle School Student Council are Molly Timmerman (6-8) and Mark Westphal (6-8). If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Ms. Timmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Westphal at email@example.com
Cabinet Members 2022-23
High School Advisor (9-12)
(651) 552-5580 / ext. 1375
Middle School Co-Advisor (6-8)
(651) 552-5580 / ext. 2326
Middle School Co-Advisor (6-8)
(651) 552-5580 / ext. 2212
SSP THEATRE PROGRAM
Welcome to the South St. Paul Theatre program. The Theatre Director is Eric Holsen. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Mr. Holsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about SSPPS Theatre, please visit: https://sites.google.com/site/ssppstheatre/
Season AnnouNcement video 2022-23
- Fall Production 2022
- Winter One Acts 2023
- Spring Production 2023 (9-12)
- Spring Production 2023 (6-8)
- Summer Junior Players 2023
- Summer Community Theatre 2023
Fall Production 2022
Fall All-School Musical - Little Shop of Horrors
Friday, November 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 2:00pm
A meek florist named Seymour unwittingly unleashes an alien horror on the world in the form of a man-eating plant named Audrey II. This hilarious rock musical has been thrilling audiences on and off Broadway for 30 years.
Winter One Acts 2023
Winter One Act Plays - "Still Alarm" and Other Crazy Stories
Friday, January 20, 2023 at 7:00pm
Saturday,January 21, 2023 at 2:00pm
Student written and directed plays, a middle school one act, and a competition play all in one performance! In "Still Alarm" a group of English gentlemen are absurdly calm as the hotel they are in is burning to the ground.
Spring Production 2023 (9-12)
Spring High School Play - The Tempest
Thursday, April 14, 2023 at 7:00pm
Friday, April 15, 2023 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Saturday, April 16, 2023 at 2:00pm
William Shakespeare's final opus is a comedy about a parent and daughter marooned on a desert island. Shipwrecks, magical spirits, love, and betrayal all abound in this heart-warming and funny bone-tickling adventure.
Spring Production 2023 (6-8)
Spring Middle School Play - Letters to Sala
Friday, May 19, 2023 at 7:00pm
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2:00pm
Based on a true story, an elderly Sala reveals a secret she has kept for decades - a box of photos and letters saved from her time in a Nazi work camp during WWII.
Summer Junior Players 2023
Summer Jr. Players Play - Robyn Hood and Her Merry Band
Friday, July 14, 2023 at 7:00pm
Saturday, July 15, 2022 at 2:00pm
Robyn Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor. The Sherriff of Nottingham can't stand it because he wants to do the opposite (steal from the poor to give to himself). This fun new twist on an old tale is fun for the whole family.
Summer Community Theatre 2023
Summer Community Theatre Musical - Mama Mia
Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 7:00pm
Friday, July 28, 2023 at 7:00pm
Saturday, July 29, 2023 at 7:00pm
Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 2:00pm
Fueled by hits from Abba, this island tale about a young woman's search for her birth father is an enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship.
VOCAL MUSIC & SHOW CHOIR
VOCAL MUSIC & SHOW CHOIR
Welcome to the South St. Paul Vocal Music program. The director for Vocal Music & Show Choir is Linden Kirscht. If you have questions about our program feel free to contact Mr. Kirscht at email@example.com
Vocal Music Director
(651) 552-5580 / ext. 2253
High School YEARBOOK & Middle School Memory Book
Welcome to the South St. Paul Yearbook & Memory Book programs. The advisor for the High School Yearbook is Hannah O'Brien and the advisor for Middle School Memory Book is Tyne Grefe. If you have questions about our High School Yearbook or Middle School Memory Book feel free to contact Ms. O'Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Grefe at email@example.com.
order your high school yearbook
Submit Your Photos
The yearbook staff needs your help! The staff can’t be everywhere, so we sometimes rely on students and parents to take great pictures. Think you have one? It could be your daily school routine at home, your study habits, you and your friends at school, or you and your friends at events.
Send them in to Ms. O'Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Include in each caption: Contributed by [your name], the names of each subject (person) in the photo, and the event/occasion
- Submitted photos cannot be retouched after uploading
- The Yearbook Staff will review all photos and determine final yearbook content. We cannot guarantee that all submissions can be used in the book.
High School Yearbook Information
(651) 552-5580, ext. 1273
Middle School Memory Book
(651) 552-5580, ext. 2314