ALC Honored by State Association

The Northfield Area Learning Center has been chosen as the recipient of the 2016 MAAP Program of the Year award, by the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs (MAAP).

Community members are invited to help celebrate this honor, at an open house & reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 24 at Longfellow School. Come to the second floor, explore and learn what the ALC is all about. More »

Reading Oasis Welcomes Visitors

Last week Community Services opened the new Reading Oasis in the atrium of the Northfield Community Resource Center, an updated reading space for families and children that includes more than 1,000 books, audio books and other literacy activities. Read the Northfield News article »

Join the ‘Jingle Jam’ Holiday Event

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays to enjoy a fun-filled night for families with young children. Join in the second annual Jingle Jam event, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC) youth wing. More »

Open House & Registration for 2015-16

The Area Learning Center will hold an open house and registration session for 2015-16 from noon to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Visit the ALC enrollment page for information about eligibility and registration forms.

ALC Graduation Date Set

The Area Learning Center will hold its 2015 commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 29, in the Longfellow gym.

ALC students who graduate during the 2014-15 school year are invited to participate in the celebration. Class pictures will be taken at 12:30 p.m., and a reception with light refreshments will follow the ceremony. Please contact the office, at 507.645.1201, for more information.

High School Summer School

For students in need of additional high school credits, the second summer session offered by the district will begin July 7. Learn more »

Literacy Night with Author Mary Bleckwehl

Join special guest Mary Bleckwehl at Early Childhood Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Longfellow School gym. More »

‘Super Saturday’ Early Childhood Fundraiser

Drop your children off at the Hand in Hand Preschool and EarlyVentures classrooms for a special morning of fun and games to help raise money for preschool equipment. From 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 15, parents can have some time for themselves while children enjoy this special time with the teachers. More »

Parent Coffee Hour at Longfellow

Preschool and Ventures parents are invited to have coffee at Longfellow School, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month. More »

ALC Class of 2013

Twenty-two Area Learning Center (ALC) students graduated from Northfield Public Schools on May 29 in a special ceremony held at Longfellow School. More »

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