• School starts September 7, 2021 for Grades 1 - 12
  • Kindergarteners begin school September 9, 2021
New families who have not yet registered their child are encouraged to do so as soon as possible.
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  • Back to School Newsletter:  Helpful information for the 2021-22 school year, coming soon. School-specific information will be mailed to families in late August.
  • Safe Learning Plan: Provides current guidance for staff, programs, and outside organizations using ISD 709 sites during the 2021-22 School year.
    The document is updated to reflect current plans as we prepare to welcome students back in September. Subject to change based on future state, federal and local guidance.
  • Famlies, please complete the FREE/Reduced Price School Meals form to help support important school funding: www.paypams.com/onlineapp.  Fill out the form anywhere, anytime - the process is secure, confidential, convenient and available 24/7.  
    • Families qualifying for free/reduced school meals may also qualify for reduced school activity fees.
    • Approved Free/Reduced Price Lunch applications generate state funding that provides important services and programs for Duluth students. 
    • A decline in approved applications now can result in loss of millions of dollars in school funding and less programs and services for students in the next school year.
  • Minnesota's Immunization Law:  Be sure you've submitted documentation of your child's vaccinations or legal exemption to your school.
  • 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.
  • Bullying Prohibition Policy & Tips for Parents:  Creating a safe & welcoming environment for all students and staff in our schools, check the Back to School Newsletter and check Safe & Welcoming Schools.  
  • New - Blended Learning Initiative:  Blended learning is an educational classroom tool.  It enhances in-person learning by providing each student access to digital and online resources.