Updates for Friday, September 4

St. Croix Prep Community,

We just received the updated county case rate data from the Minnesota Department of Health. The Washington County case rate data for August 9 through August 22 is 22.70.

Band Camp

Our music department found creative ways to have band camp this year. Our new 5th graders are learning how to play their instruments and enjoy the outdoors!

No School on Monday, September 7, 2020

There is no school on Monday, September 7. The building will be closed. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 8. This is the first day of our hybrid learning model.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS with Hybrid Learning

Starting Tuesday, September 8

Bus transportation information was sent to families this past week. If you did not receive an email from the Stillwater transportation company, please call them directly at 651-351-8377.

Click here for the parent drop off/pickup map and click here for the guidelines.

Building hours and access guidelines in addition to our student late arrival/early dismissal policy have changed. Click here to read the policy.

Remember, students will not be able to enter the building before 9:15 am (unless they are either being dropped off for YCare or have a zero hour class). Parents will not be allowed to accompany their child(ren) into the building.

Technology & Background Check Fee

The Technology & Background Check fees totaling $25 per student have been approved for the 2020-2021 school year. This is listed as ’20/21 Class Fee’ when paying on SchoolPay. (These are fees which are not specifically permitted or prohibited by MN Statute; the fees were presented at a public hearing and adopted by the SCPA Board on June 23, 2020.) Fees for families with more than 4 students will be capped at $100 per family.

20/21 Middle & Upper School Community Consumables

This $30 per student contribution will allow us to purchase supplies when needed, in bulk at better prices, and to safely store and manage supplies. Items to be purchased will include, but not be limited to: pencils, pens, Expo markers, crayons, colored pencils, glue sticks, note cards, Kleenex, paper towels, sanitizer, and etc. Go to ‘Consumable Donations’ and then ’20/21 School Community Supply Contributions’.

Workbook and Consumables Donation

Contribution for student consumable workbooks, planners, Scholastic magazines and art room supplies listed by grade level on SchoolPay. Go to Consumable Donations’ and then ’20/21 Workbooks and Consumable Supplies’. 

Student Lunch Accounts

Deposit money into your student(s) lunch account.

Registration for Chromebooks and Meals

Please register for your Chromebook needs and meal requests for distance learning days. NOTE: Currently we have Chromebooks on backorder. We are fulfilling family requests as quickly as we can. You will be notified as soon as we have a Chromebook available for your use. Thank you for your patience.

Seniors - Register Now for the Fall ACT Exam!

The ACT college entrance exam will be offered at SCPA to seniors on Tuesday, October 6. Interested seniors should sign up for the exam on SchoolPay by September 30. Exam details to follow.

FREE Back-to-School Resources

From MN Association for Children's Mental Health

  • Supporting Students & Building Family Resilience During the Pandemic Webinar. Click here to view.
  • The Tortoise and the Hare Online Storybook Musical About Depression – click here to view.

Introducing Amy Riedel, Therapist with Youth Service Bureau

Amy Riedel, MA, is a Youth and Family Therapist with Youth Service Bureau. She supports students and families at St. Croix Preparatory Academy with issues around anxiety, challenging emotions, family transitions, and more. Amy provides group therapy sessions for students at St. Croix Preparatory Academy. Amy is also available to check-in with students, parents, and school staff to find additional supportive resources in the community.
Stay tuned for the days and times Ms. Riedel will be available and how to reach her.

Athletics and Activities

Varsity Home Games
  • Boys Varsity Soccer Game vs. Trinity at River Ridge on Tuesday, September 8 at 4:45 pm at Prep Stadium
  • Girls Varsity Soccer Game vs. Trinity at River Ridge on Friday, September 11 at 4:45 pm at Prep Stadium
Prep Baseball Fall Baseball
Calling all 8th-12th Grade Boys interested in playing baseball during the 2020-21 season. We have a fall session available to you.
When: October 5 – October 24
Time: 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost: $0.00
Please sign up on SchoolPay by Tuesday, September 29. We will have a team meeting Thursday, October 1 at 4:15 pm. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Coach Tim Obr or Coach Rich Dippel.
For a list of all upcoming activities at St. Croix Prep, view the Activities Calendar here. Sign up for alerts for any last minute cancellations or changes to the schedule.
Follow us on Twitter: @scpaactivities