Superintendent Hillmann sent this message to families on May 22, 2020.
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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 May 11, 2020.
Through a strategic partnership, Northfield Public Schools will continue offering care for the school-aged children of Tier I health care and emergency workers while the Northfield YMCA will continue providing Tier II care. This system will remain in place through June 5, 2020.
Superintendent Hillmann sent this email to families on April 30, 2020.
This webinar was recorded on April 24, 2020. Superintendent Matt Hillmann welcomes Cindy Boyum, a national board-certified health and wellness coach trained at Mayo Clinic, for their second discussion about self-care in stressful times.
Superintendent Matt Hillmann is sitting down for regular interviews with KYMN radio’s Jeff Johnson about how the school district is addressing the COVID-19 global health pandemic. On April 23rd, he discussed the Governor's announcement to extend distance learning through the end of the 2019-20 school year.
Governor Walz announced Minnesota schools will finish the 2019-20 school year via distance learning. He explained it is a necessary decision to continue fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 infection. Superintendent Hillmann sent this email to families on April 23, 2020.