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Capital Projects Levy Referendum: The Northfield School District is asking voters to renew the existing capital projects levy and increase it to provide funding that supports the district’s strategic commitment to stewardship. » Learn more here.

Archive: For New Families

2022-23 District Family Update No. 5 | Sept. 30, 2022

This family update includes a reminder about our capital projects levy renewal and expansion election, information about how we use professional learning community time every Wednesday, a parent awareness item related to “rainbow fentanyl”, and a school board update.

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2022-23 District Family Update No. 3 | Aug. 24, 2022

This update includes information about the renewal of and increase to the capital projects levy on the Nov. 8 ballot, employment opportunities available at Northfield Public Schools, a school safety overview, fall athletics, 2022-23 COVID-19 procedures, new legislation related to student data privacy and Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten screen time, our anti-racism work, a board update, and district family update readership data.

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Shane Baier named Northfield High School principal

Mr. Shane Baier will be the next Northfield High School principal, beginning July 1, 2022. Mr. Baier will succeed Dr. Joel Leer, who has accepted a position as an assistant professor of educational leadership at Minnesota State University, Mankato

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2021-22 District Family Update No. 30 | May 27, 2022

This family update includes additional resources for families regarding the Uvalde, Texas tragic school shooting, information about the middle school/high school career exploration day, the process for selecting the next Northfield High School principal, and a school board meeting update.

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2021-22 District Family Update No. 29 | May 12, 2022

This update includes a final update about the district's budget prioritization process and corresponding reductions, the first participants in the Northfield Teaching Fellows program, an update on the parent satisfaction survey, and a school board meeting recap.

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Portage enrollment open

Northfield Public Schools has earned accreditation as a state-approved online learning provider. The Portage program is now accepting enrollments for the 2021-22 school year. Portage is a free, K-12 program open to all Minnesota students.

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Board Authorizes November Referendum

At a special meeting on July 24, the Board of Education officially voted to hold a November 7, 2017, election for the purpose of expanding and extending the current operating levy and for the purpose of selling bonds to implement components of the Master Facilities Plan.

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