» 2021-22 COVID-19 Protocols: Click here to review the latest 2021-22 COVID-19 protocols. People ages two and older are required to wear a face covering inside of a Northfield School District building.
Recent COVID-19 Updates
» Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to adapt to the way COVID-19 has impacted our educational system. This page contains updates on COVID-19, archived messages, and helpful links.
» Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! PreK through Grade 5 students will begin the school year using the in-person learning model. Students in Grades 6-12 will start using the hybrid learning model. The District also offers an online-only model for families called the Portage Option. This model will be led by Northfield Public Schools teachers.
This message was sent to families on Sept. 10, 2021. It includes information about open houses for construction projects that were part of our 2018 bond referendum, information about our COVID-19 dashboard and notifications, and upcoming strategic planning sessions.
This update message was sent to families on Aug. 16, 2021. It includes reminders about family conferences, 2021-22 beginning of the school year COVID-19 safety measures, and the Portage online option available to families.
This update message was shared with families on August 6, 2021. It includes the COVID-19 safety measures the district will use to begin the 2021-22 school year.
This update was sent to families on July 30. It includes information about the decision-making timeline for 2021-22 COVID-19 safety protocols, a reminder about vaccination opportunities, a reminder about the family conferences scheduled for Sept. 7 and 8, and information about the transition of leadership in our Buildings and Grounds department.
This update focuses on a modest change in the 2020-21 school year calendar to accommodate family conferences, information about enrolling in Portage for 2021-22, ensuring you have information about vaccinations, and a reminder about the change in district protocols for summer school and programs.
Requirements of the American Rescue Plan funding (commonly referred to as ESSER III) include posting of a return-to-learning plan on the district's website and a summary of public comment. This post fulfills that requirement.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on June 10, 2021.
There is a vaccination event at Allina Clinic in Northfield on June 5. You can vaccinate the whole family! The vaccinations are free for people 12 years and older on Saturday, June 5th, between 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The second dose will be administered on June 26th. Benjamin Bus is providing a shuttle bus from Greenvale Park Elementary School, Viking Terrace, and Northfield Estates beginning at 7:30 am.