Superintendent Matt Hillmann sits down for regular interviews with KYMN radio’s Jeff Johnson. In this interview, Dr. Hillmann talks about Governor Walz's Safe Learning Plan that provides parameters for how schools operate during the 2020-2021 school year.
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» Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to adapt to the way COVID-19 has impacted our educational system.
» Three models could be used during the school year: 1) in-person instruction, 2) distance learning, 3) a hybrid option where some students would be on campus and others learning from home. School districts will be advised which model to use based on the number of cases by county over 14 days per 10,000 people.
» The District will also offer an online-only model for families called the Portage Option. This model will be led by Northfield Public Schools teachers.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on July 30, 2020, with an update after Governor Walz's announcement about the strategy for deciding school models for the 2020-2021 school year.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on July 28, 2020. The purpose of the message is to provide updates about the 2020-2021 school year and construction work.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on July 20, 2020. The purpose of this update is to ask once again for families to complete our return-to-school surveys, provide some information about the upcoming school year, and to ensure families know about an important food security program.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to district families on July 8, 2020. It includes an update on planning for the 2020-21 school year and a survey request for families to share their comfort level in sending their students to school for each scenario identified by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Northfield Public Schools is proud to continue offering free meals for children during the summer. As of June 19, we surpassed the 100,000 meal mark! Beginning on July 1, 2020, our sites will change.
This message was sent to families on June 19th, 2020. It contains information about the Minnesota Departments of Health and Education guidance for the 2020-21 school year, Project Friendship, school meals, and the district's anti-racism work.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on June 12, 2020. It contains a reminder about the end-of-year distance learning survey, possible options for reopening for the 2020-21 school year, and information about the closure of the intersection at Highway 246 (Division Street) and Jefferson Parkway.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on June 5, 2020. It includes a request to complete an end-of-year distance learning survey and other information.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on May 29, 2020. It includes a statement about the tragic death of George Floyd and resources to support families as well as information about the end of the school year.