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FYI: hoax threats impacting other school districts

This message was sent to Northfield School District families on Sept. 21, 2022, about other school districts receiving hoax threats. The Northfield School District has not received any of these threats. These hoax threats are serious crimes and those who make them are subject to criminal prosecution.

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SeeSaw Issue

The following message was sent to parents of PreK-Grade 3 students on Sept. 14, 2022 to alert them to an issue with the SeeSaw app.

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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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2022-23 District Family Update No. 2 | Aug. 11, 2022

This update includes information about key dates for the start of school, the Northfield High School facilities plan update and capital projects levy referendum, employment opportunities, superintendent/family meeting opportunities, a reminder that bus registration is now open through family access, and a board update.

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Tragic news: death of a student

This message was sent to families about the tragic death of a Northfield High School student, Melanie Valencia. The visitation and funeral will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7. The visitation will be held from 10:00 am—1:30 pm at the Bierman Funeral Home. The funeral will begin at 2:00 pm at St. Dominic Church. 

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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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