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2016 Back To School



Welcome Back!  Elementary, middle and high school students returned to school Tuesday September 6, 2016.  

ISD 709 Back to School Packets arrived in homes in late August or check the links on this page for electronic copy.

Please check out the following information for 2016:

Minnesota's Immunization Law:  Be sure you've submitted documentation of your child's vaccinations or legal exemption to your school. Also, check state immunization requirements for students entering 7th Grade and students enrolled in childcare and early childhood programs.

Weather-Related School Closings & Two Hour Late Start:  All families, especially those with elementary age students, should have a contingency plan for their children in the event of weather-related school closings or a Two Hour Late Start.

Elementary Standards, Report Card & K-5 GuidesA clear measure for parents of their child’s individual progress with a description of learning goals as parents help support their child’s achievement.  Click here for details, including sample report cards, a description of learning goals and tips to help parents support their child's learning for each grade. .

Bullying Prohibition Policy & Tips for Parents – Creating a safe & welcoming environment for all students and staff in our schools (check the 2016 Back to School newsletter or click here for information)

School specific information was sent to families in late August. Please contact your school for more information.