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Flipside Afterschool

Welcome to Flipside!

Flipside combines learning and fun afterschool! 

Every school offers a wide variety of FREE, high-quality and engaging afterschool programs for youth, based on their interests and school needs. The program is designed to help youth develop a greater sense of belonging as well as introduce youth to new skills.

Program Details:

  • Monday through Thursday; 3-5 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. (transportation availale)
  • Session 1 (Fall): October 9, 2023 – January 25, 2024
  • Session 2 (Spring): January 29, 2024 – May 9, 2024 


In addition to our afterschool program, we also have a college and career field trip program called Teenventure. Separate registration is available 3-4 weeks prior to each trip. At the end of the Flipside registration form, you can request to be added to the list to receive registration.

Dates: October 19, October 20, April 9, April 11, April 12 

Flipside Spring Registration is now open!

Spring Session begins January 29 and will go to May 9. The priority registration deadline is January 18 and registration for the second session will close February 29. All students currently registered for Flipside must fill out a class choice form or the link below.


Online registration form

Paper Registration Forms

Program Coordinator

Jake Lingert


For questions regarding transportation, please call 651-696-9600.


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Winter/Spring - Class Descriptions 2024


Movie Club

Are you a fan of movies? Do you have an appreciation for drama? Comedy? Intriguing documentaries? Do you consider film to be an art form? Yes? Well, Film Club might be just the thing for you. Film Club is a weekly class where we kick back, relax, watch some good films (new and old), and discuss them. All films will be rated PG-13 or below. Parents/guardians will have to sign a district permission slip to allow their student to watch PG-13 rated films whether their student is of age or not. Occasional popcorn will be provided.

Fun in the Library

Spend the afternoon having fun in the library! Board/card games, crafts, Legos, and homework time.

Asian Club

Asian Club promotes the unity, culture and heritage of Asian students, which participates in the wider effort to encourage and promote multicultural awareness. 

Study Club (Wednesday Only)


Digital Art

Cooking Club

Girls Club


Visual Arts

Create fun art projects with professional artists. Explore a variety of mediums, including painting, 3D art, collage, printmaking, and much more.  

Chess Club

A timeless strategy game you can learn and play with people of all ages in your life. Learn the strategy behind each move as you develop your skillset and have fun competing with your peers!  

K-Pop Dance

This class will focus on covering KPOP dances from your favorite artists.  


Students will learn to take professional looking photographs. They will learn the language of lighting, composition, and formal elements as they build a portfolio of photographs. Cameras are provided.

Martial Arts (Tuesday Only)

Leadership + Personal Development

Gaming Club

Crochet Club

Urban Debate League

Nails Club

Magik The Gathering

Flipside is sponsored by the Saint Paul Public Schools Alternative Education, Community Education and Athletic Departments in partnership with many community-based organizations. It is partially funded with SPPS Federal American Rescue Plan funding through June 30, 2024.  The contents of this publication do not necessarily represent the policy of the Federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.