Northfield School District voters approved an increased operating levy but did not approve the District's request for $109 million in bonds to address numerous facilities projects.
As National School Bus Safety Week approaches (October 16-20), the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists that failing to stop for school buses can risk children’s lives. In Minnesota, motorists must stop at least 20 feet from a school bus that is displaying red flashing lights and a stop arm when approaching from the rear and from the opposite direction on undivided roads.
The community is invited to learn more about the upcoming Special Election on November 7, 2017, by attending a presentation by Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann about the operating levy and bond referendum election. The presentation will be held on Monday, October 16 beginning at 7 PM in the Northfield High School Auditorium.
The district's transportation provider, Benjamin Bus, has a few tips to help families prepare for riding the bus. As the new year begins, these reminders can help to keep students safe.
Northfield Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Sam Richardson will be the next Principal at Greenvale Park Elementary School. Sam has served the last eight years as Principal at Glendale Elementary School in the Prior Lake-Savage School District.
Community Services will experience a phone outage on Thursday, April 20, as the Northfield Community Resource Center upgrades its building phone system.
Nancy Antoine, Principal of Bridgewater Elementary School, and a member of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association (MESPA), is one of three finalists for Minnesota 2017 National Distinguished Principal (NDP).
The Northfield Public Schools will be closed on Friday, February 24th, 2017 due to predicted inclement weather.
Northfield High School teacher Sarah Swan McDonald is representing the Northfield School District as one of 132 candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Recently, the school community took part in an online conversation to learn about what the School District is doing well and where Northfield Public Schools can improve. The thoughts and priorities have been reviewed and the results are ready to be shared.