Students and a distinguished alumnus were honored last Sunday at the annual NHS Distinguished Alumni & Academic Awards Program, held at the Northfield Middle School. David Legvold, a 1959 Northfield High School graduate, was recognized for his contribution to society as a farmer, teacher and environmentalist.
Almost 300 students and family members attended the year-end event for the PLUS program on April 26. This year, more than 180 students participated in the afterschool program at the three elementary schools and middle school.
The Middle School Youth Center will close for the school year at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. Please direct any questions to Linda Oto at Linda.Oto@northfieldschools.org or call 507.664.3655.
GED testing will be offered from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, through Northfield Public Schools Community Services. Testing is held at the Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC 2nd floor), 1651 Jefferson Parkway. Pre-registration is required and testing costs $120.
Northfield High School senior Muriel Carpenter has been awarded the National Merit $2500 Scholarship.
Explore police and fire vehicles, heavy equipment and even a race car at this event, from 6:15 - 7:45 p.m. on May 7 in the Northfield Community Resource Center parking lot.
For the past several months, Northfield Public Schools has been researching and discussing the potential of integrating transformational technology, such as tablet computers, into classrooms.
Up to 15 AmeriCorps positions will be available in Northfield in 2012-13, in a variety of school and community settings. To see current postings, visit http://northfieldhci.org/americorps.
Check out the Community Services SummerVentures day camp program at parent orientation from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 17. There will be registration materials and pool pass information available at Longfellow School room 102. Child care will be available and parents can enter a drawing to win a free week of camp.
Northfield Public Schools Targeted Services coordinates two summer programs to help boost success for K – 12 students.