Nancy Antoine, Principal of Bridgewater Elementary School, and a member of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), is one of three finalists for Minnesota 2017 National Distinguished Principal (NDP). This marks the 34th year MESPA and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) have presented the prestigious award. More »
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The Northfield Public Schools will be closed on Friday, February 24th, 2017 due to predicted inclement weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Rice County continuing through Saturday morning. Click here to learn more about full-day closures.
Northfield High School teacher Sarah Swan McDonald is representing the Northfield School District as one of 132 candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. See the Northfield News article highlighting this accomplishment.
Recently, the school community took part in an online conversation to learn about what the School District is doing well and where Northfield Public Schools can improve. The thoughts and priorities have been reviewed and the results are ready to be shared. More »
Register for Camp Invention by March 20 and save $25 on this action-packed summer week of STEM activities. Local educators will lead youth entering kindergarten through sixth grade in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities. More »
Tickets to Northfield High School’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival will be on sale to the general public beginning February 13 at the high school office from 3 to 4 p.m. until all seats are sold. More »
Students with contest-winning essays read to Northfield’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post on January 11 and went on to represent Northfield in the state competition.
Northfield High School student Logan Ledman, who won second place last year, took first place for his essay inspired by a recent visit to Arlington Cemetery. To read the complete story, go to the Northfield News. Logan went on to compete at the State VFW competition where his essay and speech on “My Responsibility to America” earned him second place out of nine State VFW District Champions.
Some Northfield Public Schools buses are running significantly behind schedule this morning due to some refreezing conditions in rural areas. As of now, buses 3, 11, 12, 20, 25 are running behind schedule. We appreciate your patience this morning. Please contact Benjamin Bus with any questions at 507.645.5720.
Northfield Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, due to the continuing icy conditions.
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School Board members elected in November were seated at the School Board organizational meeting on January 9. Newly elected Board member Amy Goerwitz joined incumbents Rob Hardy, Ellen Iverson and Noel Stratmoen in reciting the Oath of Office to begin their four-year term. More »