Robbinsdale Area Schools
Elementary
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A group of elementary students pose in the hallway
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One student shows another student a book.
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Students work on laptops in the media center

Northport Elementary

Committed to being a culturally and linguistically responsive school that meets the needs of our school community and prepares all students for a successful future.

Principal's Welcome

Frederico Rowe

Frederick Rowe has worked in schools of various demographics and districts of various sizes.

Back to School

Smart Start 2020-2021: Safely Starting Back to School

Student Support

Achieve Success 

All staff believe in teaching the whole child and use their positive influence to help students through challenging times.

Family Involvement

Stay connected

Children learn best when home, school and community work together and stay connected.

Adventure Club

K-5 Only

The fun never stops. Adventure Club offers before and after school care for children in grades K-5.

Fine Arts

Creativity Unleashed

As a National Turnaround Arts School, we use art as a way to approach teaching and learning. 

School News

Vaccination Reminder

Our School Nurses want to remind families that students should continue to receive recommended vaccinations.

Robbinsdale Area Schools

The August and September health data shows a downward trend in reported COVID-19 numbers. This means we are preparing for a potential shift in our learning model for early childhood, elementary, middle and high school students, beginning Monday, Oct. 19.

ECFE 2020-2021 Information Sessions

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about how Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) can help you and your children get to know other families, even while our communities are physically apart. 

Welcome Back!

Welcome back staff, students and families! We are so excited for the new school year ahead.

Are you Receiving School and District Updates?

Did you know Robbinsdale Area Schools uses various platforms to communicate with families? To ensure you are receiving important communications, families are encouraged to check their Infinite Campus settings. 

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Nancy Froelich and Jeff Stovall have accepted positions as administrators of 281 Distance Learning School at the elementary and secondary levels, respectively. This assignment will last throughout the 2020-2021 school year; they will continue to support their current buildings.

Hotspot Requests for Families

Is your family in need of a hotspot? Our district will be providing hotspots to families who do not currently have quality internet access.

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Families who prefer to not have their student(s) take the school bus to or from school (if the district is in hybrid or in-person learning) have the choice to opt-out of transportation services for the 2020-2021 school year. Opting out is completely voluntary. 

2020/2021 School Year Update

While we will begin our school year in a Distance Learning PLUS model, we will continue to prepare for hybrid or in-person learning. Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the District's plan may shift throughout the year. As we continue to work with our principals and staff, we would like to share the following updates.

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Fall childcare registration through Adventure Club begins online Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6 a.m. Care is available for children of Tier I essential workers and non-Tier I workers during the distance learning model, with four care timeframes available.

2020-2021 School Year Update 8/10/20

Robbinsdale Area Schools will begin the 2020-2021 school year in the Distance Learning PLUS model. The remainder of this letter provides additional details regarding several areas of our Smart Start: Safely Coming Back to School plan.

Robbinsdale Area Schools Summer Academy Provides a Variety of Programming with Flexibility

Community Education in Robbinsdale Area Schools is offering Summer Academy this summer with flexible programming in response to COVID-19. Almost 400 students have participated in the weekly program offerings, which began June 6 and continue through August 14, 2020. Program activities are divided into four main categories: Arts & Crafts, Fitness & Sports, Life Skills, and STEM.

School Calendar

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