¡Bienvenidos a la Escuela Intermedia Sanford!
مرحبًا بكم في مدرسة سانفورد المتوسطة
Miigwech Bi-izhaayeg Sanford
Ku soo dhowaada Dugsiga dhexe ee Sanford
Thank you, Minneapolis, for your strong support of the 2016 schools referendum!!! It passed with 83% support. We are so grateful!
We are proud to celebrate 90 years of history as a part of an ever changing, lively river community with a rich multicultural heritage. Sanford is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. We follow the middle school model serving grades 6-8, and are located in the Longfellow neighborhood in southeast Minneapolis. We are opening this fall with a just-completed new wing, adding a new gym and 14 new classrooms. Come visit us at 3524 42nd Avenue South. We would love to see you.
Our school day for 2016-17 is 8:45am - 3:45pm for students. We are grateful that MPS continues to support the longer school day for secondary IB schools! Our before-school morning program runs 7:30-8:30am, Mon-Friday, and our after-school programs run 4:00-5:30pm, Mon-Thurs. There is no cost for before/after school programs.
If you are interested in touring Sanford, please contact Family Liaison Mara Bernick at email@example.com or 612-668-4914. We welcome your visit!
Clcik here for an update on current happenings at Sanford!
Click here for updates from the principal! (Last update 2-7-17)
Parents can check out what's happening at Sanford from the student perspective - click here
To thank our wonderful teachers, we would like to provide dinner for them on Thursday February 16th at 4:00 pm before conferences. Click here to sign-up to birng some food. The teachers appreciate your support!
Click here to access information about the 7th Grade trip to Eagle Bluff in March!
Sanford places first in 5 out of 6 categories
There is lots to love about Sanford Middle School - check out this video to see us in action!
Please help us finish the lower level space for indoor recess! Click to see how you can help!
Click here for info about Site Council & meeting minutes
We are very proud of Mr. Elate & our fabulous Sanford soccer team! In addition to a winning season, they beat Northeast MS for the championship title. Go, Hawks!!!
The 7th and 8th grade Choir students at Sanford recorded a professional MP3 this December! Just one example of the many awesome arts programs at Sanford. Click here for details...
The School Board voted to continue last year's athletic plan for another year and continue to study the results. Click for details.
We are pleased to welcome Ed Graff, our new superintendent in MPS. Click here for more info...
How great are our Sanford Hawk musicians? Click to see!
Congratulations to all the staff, students and parents who participated in the hard work of implementing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) at Sanford, and in the IB authorization visit in May! Click to see the authorization letter from IB that we received on 6-17-15.
Click here for a great video about Project SUCCESS that features some of Sanford's students & staff
Click here for link to a recent article about our Coding classes
Check out this video our staff made of the "Running Man Challenge"!
Sanford HYPE! is a unified sports team consisting of students receveing special ed. services and regualr ed. peers working together on a sports team. The team currently plays basketball and football. Click for more details.
THANK YOU to everyone who came out to hear student & staff musicians perform to raise funds for new band instruments on Saturday! We had a great crowd, fantastic music, and raised over $2000. Woo hoo!
Sanford was highlighted as part of a nice City Pages article on 7/22/15 about good things happening in the Minneapolis Schools! Click here for the full article
Click here for details and class options for after school programs.
Our own Eric Sparks (Social Studies) and Luke Wisniewski (PE/DAPE) were honored by the district on Friday... click to learn more!
Click for great profile of two Sanford students from the 6-6-15 Strib...
Click to see photos & highlights from the 8th grade trip to Dominican Republic this spring!
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Attendance - Ms. Beltran
Transportation - Ms. Becker
Family Liaison - Ms. Bernick
Health Office - Ms. Kocon
Secretary - Ms. Daniels
Principal - Dr. Palmer
Asst. Principal - Mr. Pitt
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3524 42nd Avenue S Minneapolis, MN 55406
Telephone: 612.668.4900 | Fax: 612.668.4910