Northfield author Mary Bleckwehl will read her new book, “Henry! You’re Late AGAIN!,” in each Hand in Hand preschool class on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. This event will kick off a 30 day reading challenge, encouraging parents to read to their child every day for a month.
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The 2010 Minnesota Student Survey results were recently released. The survey focuses on behaviors that affect the health and well-being of young people.
Two Northfield Public Schools students were recognized as second place winners in the state-wide Kids Voting Poster Contest on Jan. 10.
At the Jan. 10 school board meeting, Superintendent Chris Richardson reviewed the current state financial situation and its impact on the district's general fund budget issues.
More than 65 family members, teachers and administrators gathered at the Northfield High School on Dec. 13 to honor 13 high school seniors who have received semifinalist or "commended student" recognitions for their academic performance.
Congratulations to Greg Sumner and Mark Thornton on their selection as 2010 TIES Exceptional Teachers. Sumner and Thornton received their awards at the TIES Conference on Dec. 7 in Minneapolis.
The following people were elected to the Northfield School Board on Nov. 2.
Stephanie Shawback, of Lakeville, has joined the Northfield Public Schools as the new Director of Business Services effective November 1.
In a vote of 5 to 2, the school board defeated a resolution to “proceed into negotiation with the Northfield YMCA regarding the construction of a building that through a joint use agreement would be built and operated by the Northfield YMCA."