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Kindergarten Information Nights Start January 18!

Kindergarten Information Nights Start January 18!
Posted on 01/11/2018
Robbinsdale Area Schools is pleased to offer tuition-free, full-day kindergarten to all students. Every family is assigned to one of eight ”attendance area” schools, based on their home address. There are also three “magnet” schools which draw students from across the district, regardless of families’ attendance area. Magnet school students are selected through a lottery system. All eleven schools are held to the same Minnesota Department of Education standards for kindergarten and are in step with the district’s K-Grade 3 curriculum alignment.

Through the unique strengths of its own staff and programs, every school strives to successfully meet the needs of its school community. Refer to the timeline and list of elementary schools in this guide for important information on all eleven schools. To learn more about your attendance area school and magnet school options, go to that individual school’s website or contact the school office with your questions. The magnet schools are FAIR at Pilgrim Lane for K-3rd Grade (and FAIR at Crystal for grades 4-8), RSIS and SEA. More information on magnet school lotteries can be found here:
 
Upcoming Information Night Dates:

January 18, 2017:
Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Resource (FAIR) School Pilgrim Lane magnet school information night - 4:30 p.m.

January 23, 2018
School of Engineering and Arts (SEA) magnet school information night - 6 p.m.

January 25, 2018
Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School (RSIS) magnet school information night - 6 p.m.

February 8, 2018
Forest, Lakeview, Meadow Lake, Neill, Noble, Northport, Sonnesyn and Zachary Lane schools will host their information evenings for incoming kindergartners and their families February 8, 2018. At this event, families will tour the school and meet the principal. Families will be able to ask questions and learn more about what to expect. Interpreters will be available for Spanish-speaking families by reservation. Contact the Resource and Welcome Center to request an interpreter. Families can find their attendance area school here.

Feb. 8 Information Night Times:
Forest: 6 p.m.
Lakeview: 6 p.m.
Meadow Lake: 5:30 p.m.
Neill: 6 p.m.
Noble: 6 p.m.
Northport: 6 p.m.
Sonnesyn: 6 p.m.
Zachary Lane: 6 p.m.

(Please note: Spanish-speaking families are invited to attend at 5:30 p.m., when interpreters will be available)

Kindergarten registrations for Fall 2018 are currently being accepted. You will also be able to register your child on February 8, 2018, at your attendance area school. Registration forms are available at all school offices, the Early Childhood Screening office, the Resource and Welcome Center, the Education Service Center and online here. For more information, contact your attendance area school or the Education Service Center. 

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