News & Publications

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

Help set a Guinness World Record while receiving a free swimming lesson! To build awareness of drowning prevention, thousands of people across the globe will try for the largest number of swimmers participating in a lesson in one day. More »

All Comers Track Meet

Show off your speed, or just your sense of fun, at the All Comers Track Meet on Wednesday evening, July 21, at the Northfield Middle School Track. More »

Fall Sport Meeting & Registration

Get ready for Northfield High School fall athletic practices on Monday, Aug. 14, by making sure to register online and submit a printed copy of the participating student’s sports physical form. More »

Board authorizes Fall referendum

At their June 12th meeting, the Board of Education directed administrators to begin preparations for a November 7, 2017, election for the purpose of expanding and extending the current operating levy and for the purpose of selling bonds to implement components of the Master Facilities Plan. Formal action regarding ballot language, polling places, and other requirements will be proposed at the August 14, 2017, Board Meeting. More »

Summer Music in Bridge Square

The Northfield Community Band will kick off its free concert series at 7 p.m. on June 8 at Bridge Square. Bring a blanket or chairs at 7 p.m. every following Thursday in June, and enjoy music and the river view from the downtown park. More »

Greenvale Park Principal Selected

Sam Richardson (1)Northfield Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Sam Richardson will be the next Principal at Greenvale Park Elementary School. Sam has served the last eight years as Principal at Glendale Elementary School in the Prior Lake-Savage School District.  More »

Truck and Tractor Night – Rescheduled

UPDATE: Truck and Tractor Night has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 18, due to the predicted rain and thunderstorms. The time and location of the event will remain the same.


Community Services would like to invite area families to a free annual truck and tractor event, hosted by Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15, in the Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC) parking lot, (on the North side of the building.) More »

11 Selected as Minnesota Teacher of the Year Finalists

Northfield High School Social Studies Teacher Sarah Swan McDonald is one of eleven teachers from across the state that has been named a finalist in the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year program. More »

Middle School Mother’s Day Sale

The Northfield Middle School student-run bookstore, The Tattered Pages, will host its eighth annual Mother’s Day Shopping Extravaganza during school hours May 8-12. More »

Enjoy the Talent & Cuisine of Cinco de Mayo

Community members of all ages are invited to enjoy authentic Mexican food and entertainment at the Northfield Middle School’s 7th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration, from 5–8 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at the middle school. More »

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