Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on June 10, 2021.
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.
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.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message on May 28, 2021. It includes information about Northfield's virtual Memorial Day celebration, COVID-19 vaccination opportunities, the FCC's emergency broadband program, information about iPad summer use, the iPad protection plan, and a Raider mascot refresh update.
This update includes a reminder that we are required to follow the Minnesota Department of Education’s (MDE) Safe Learning Plan through the end of the 2020-21 school year, information about vaccination opportunities, the formal designation of the Northfield School District’s Portage program as a state-approved online learning provider in Minnesota, and information about the completion of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) examinations.
This update includes information about the state Safe Learning Plan, the continuation of masking requirements in school through the end of the school year, vaccination resources and a link to a webinar with local physicians on May 16, and congratulations for several school administrators for their accomplishments.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on May 13, 2021.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on May 10. It includes information about state changes to COVID-19 restrictions, student testing, vaccination, and summer learning.
This message includes information about local COVID-19 vaccination options, including those for 16- and -17-year olds.
This update includes information about countywide COVID-19 cases, preliminary information about a new statewide voluntary COVID-19 testing program for students, vaccination options for families of 16-to-18-year-old students, and an update about the process for refreshing the Raider mascot.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on April 14, 2021. It includes information about the death of Daunte Wright, vaccination information, and a reminder about using the Minnesota Department of Health Decision Tree.