District 196 has added text messaging to the list of ways we communicate. Parents/guardians must opt-in to receive text messages by texting “Y” to 67587.
We are a community engaged in developing the unique skills of individual students through creative programming and collaboration!
FeePay system is back online, however Sourcewell has said families may still experience some intermittent disruptions with this transition. They have provided guidance for the most common situations that may occur.
The approval implements improvements to classroom teacher staffing and additional mental health support for students promised as part of the operating levy referendum approved by district voters in November.
Some families may be experiencing difficulties updating their FeePay accounts during the system update. We have provided a helpful solution.
FeePay and Eleyo have decided to separate their systems. You will still have access to online registration and payment for Community Ed activities and FeePay meals, fees and activities, but will now use separate systems.
From Dec. 21 through Jan. 5, all YMCA Twin Cities branches and additional locations will have The Sheridan Story bags of food available for anyone who requests it.
This is part of the district’s plan to centralize our content management systems and improve communication between schools and families by providing a consistent, user-focused experience across all school websites.
The District 196 academic calendar for 2020-21 has been revised to include two days off school October 15 and 16 for the Minnesota Educators Academy (MEA) conference.
Voters in District 196 approved a levy referendum question and elected incumbent School Board members Jackie Magnuson, Joel Albright and Sachin Isaacs, and newcomer Cory Johnson.
District 196 students and staff stood up for kindness and spoke out against bullying on Oct. 23 in recognition of Unity Day. The annual day is held in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month efforts each October.
Enrollment in District 196 reached a new all-time high this year and is projected to continue growing over the next several years. As of Oct. 1 there were 29,223 students enrolled.
District 196 is exceeding state averages in test scores, according to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), who today released results of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, Series III (MCA-III) and Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS) data.
District 196 elementary schools, middle schools and high schools have all scheduled back-to-school open houses, orientation sessions and information nights that will be held in August and September.
The District 196 School Board is moving forward with plans to call for an operating levy referendum increase this fall that would allow the district to avoid up to $18 million in additional budget cuts and fund improvements to classroom staffing, increased mental health support for students and after-school activity bus transportation.