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Stay updated with what's going on at Northfield Public Schools. Check out our latest articles below.

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Thoughtexchange Share Step Open

This District's annual community engagement process using Thoughtexchange is now open. The "Share" step will be available from February 22, 2018, through March 2, 2018.

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Celebrating our humble heroes

Help celebrate Minnesota's second annual School Bus Driver Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Feb. 28, and let your bus driver know how much you appreciate their dedication to safety.

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Resources for talking with children about violence

Superintendent Hillmann has written a blog post about the mass shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. The post includes links to resources for talking about violence with children.

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Parents: Possible Snow Day Makeup

The School District calendar has two snow day cancellations "built-in" as part of the 2017-18 calendar. The storm of January 22-23 forced us to use both those days. Click this message to view makeup day protocols.

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Referendum Results

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.

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Motorists Can Help Keep Kids Safe

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.

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Community Referendum Presentation and NHS tours

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.

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Bus Safety Reminders

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.

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