Northfield Public Schools will be closed today, March 5, 2013, because of the winter weather.
The Northfield Board of Education and district administration would like to invite parents, students and community members to participate in a broad discussion of the future of school calendars, beyond 2013-14. The first of three calendar meetings will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 7 in the high school upper cafeteria.
At its Feb. 25 meeting, the Northfield Board of Education approved the 2013-2014 school year calendar.
Greenvale Park Elementary's first grade teacher, Deborah Bakke, is now among the 39 semifinalist candidates for this year's Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor.
Three Northfield Middle School students represented the school district at the Regional Spelling Bee in Rochester on Feb. 12.
Bridgewater, Greenvale Park and Sibley elementary schools have made national news for working to support and improve the health of Northfield children.
Beginning Feb. 18, Northfield Public Schools will begin locking or securing the main entrance to school buildings from the start until the end of the regular school day.
Hand in Hand Preschool and EarlyVentures Childcare programs are holding their open house & fall registration night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Longfellow School.
GED (General Education Development) testing will be offered from 4 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 21 through Northfield Public Schools Community Services.
Tickets to Northfield High School's 2013 Rock 'n' Roll Revival will be on sale to the general public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9,at the high school auditorium box office; and from 3 to 4 p.m.on Feb. 11 at the high school main office until all seats are sold.