enroll for the 2023–2024 school year!

The Northfield School District is partnering with Owatonna Online to offer a free, state-approved online learning program serving Minnesota students in K-12th grade called Big 9 Online. Students who join this program will be enrolled through the Northfield district and have access to Northfield sports and other extracurricular activities. Interested students outside of the Northfield School District boundaries can open enroll to take advantage of this innovative program.

Contact Info
Daryl Kehler, Big 9 Online Learning Coordinator
201 Orchard Street

Big 9 Online provides students and their families with a learning environment that:

  • Is safe and comfortable
  • Provides the ability to learn from any location with internet access
  • Offers enough flexibility to fit a variety of lifestyles
  • Allows for individualized student support in a convenient online environment
  • Empowers students to learn in new and different ways while still having access to personalized interactions

Big 9 Online information Slideshows

K-5 Big 9 Online Information- Northfield

7-12 Big 9 Online Information- Northfield

enrollment is now open for the 23–24 school year!

Enroll in the 2023–2024 School Year


Big 9 Online learning program will prepare every student for lifelong success through customized access to an education designed to meet the unique interests and abilities of every enrolled student resulting in measurable student engagement and academic growth.


Email the Big 9 Online Learning Coordinator if you have questions about the program.