District-related information in the staff area has been organized by topic on subpages listed below and in the left-hand navigation. The Portal page contains district-provided links to commonly used web-based software and for security reasons is password protected; Please contact your building for the password.
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Daily Reporting Tools
Frontline Absence Management
If you have questions about our absence and substitute management tools, contact the Human Resources Department.
Payroll and Leave Information
The SMART system is a payroll and human resources administration tool designed for Minnesota school districts. If you have questions about the software or your information, contact the Finance Department or the Human Resources Department,
The Emergency Crisis Management Plan is designed so that each building administrator can tailor a crisis management plan to meet their building’s specific situation and needs.
Visitor and Volunteer Guidelines
Parents and community members support our schools by observing classroom instruction and volunteering. However, we reserve the right to closely monitor school visitors and volunteers in order to minimize disruption of instruction.
All volunteers are required to sign a confidentiality acknowledgment, plus an informed consent form that grants permission for the district to conduct a criminal background check.