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Flipside Afterschool

FLIPSIDE AT BCMS

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Flipside combines learning and fun afterschool! 

Welcome to the 2023-2024 Flipside year! 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 will run October 9, 2023-May 9, 2024. Visit your school website for specific dates for your program.
 
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 this registration form, you can request to be added to the list to receive registration.

Register for Flipside HERE

 

Winter/Spring - Class Descriptions 2024

 

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY CLASSES

 

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)

 

D&D

 

Digital Art

 

Cooking Club

 

Girls Club

 

TUESDAY/THURSDAY CLASSES

 

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.  

 

Photography

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. 

Registration Information

Flipside Winter Registration is now open!

Winter programs will begin on January 29, 2024. All current afterschool classes will continue after the winter break.

Paper Forms
English Registration Form
Hmong Registration Form
Karen Registration Form
Somali Registration Form
Spanish Registration Form
Paper forms can be returned directly to your school or to flipside@spps.org

Contact Us

Jake Lingert, Program Coordinator
Direct Phone: 651.744.2248
Email: jake.lingert@spps.org

Transportation
651.696.9600

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