Robbinsdale Area Schools

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Robbinsdale Area Schools is an award-winning district committed to academic excellence for ALL students. We serve all or parts of seven cities with more than 100,000 residents in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Winter weather

Winter’s coldest months are nearly upon us, so this is a good time to remind families that sometimes Robbinsdale Area Schools may be forced to close school because of extreme temperatures or significant snow.

Be sure to visit the district’s weather closing website to learn more about the process that goes into determining if a school closure is necessary, as well as the ways you’ll be notified about cancelations.

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Clue at Cooper

Robbinsdale Cooper Theatre will be live on stage again when Clue opens at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Cooper High School auditorium.

General admission tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students at the box office. All guests need to be masked.

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Substitute Teachers

Do you know someone looking for a rewarding job? Do you enjoy working with young people? If you or someone you know would like to consider becoming a guest teacher, contact our Human Resources Department. Guest teachers work up to eight hours per day, and we pay $165 per day.

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Hennepin Healthcare event

Hennepin Healthcare is hosting its Black Men with Stethoscopes Youth Summit from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4 at its Clinic and Specialty Center in the Stillman Community Room, Level 1, which is located at 715 South 8th St. in Minneapolis.

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Nov. 17 mini clinics

District to host COVID vaccine mini-clinics Wednesday, Dec. 8. At these clinics, eligible people will be able to receive their first or second dose, or booster of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

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World's Best Workforce

Robbinsdale Area Schools will hold its annual World's Best Workforce public meeting from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9.

Join the virtual meeting to learn how the district is addressing its World's Best Workforce goals. Virtual meeting information can be found on our district calendar.

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Educational Benefits

By applying for educational benefit, you support your school community by providing funding for counseling services and social workers, technology funding, Early Childhood education funding, and reduced fees for athletics, instrument rentals and more.

Th district asks that every family apply every year. If you prefer a paper application, please contact us at 763-504-8050. Complete your application today!

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Staff appreciation

’Tis the season for spreading kindness and cheer. It’s also a great time to thank a Robbinsdale School District employee and support a dedicated organization that works on behalf of the district. When you make a $20 contribution to the Seven Dreams Education Foundation, you can thank a staff member with a small gift and, at the same time, support the Foundation to provide extra educational opportunities in Robbinsdale Area Schools. 

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MN Safe Learning Survey

The state is looking to gather the voices of all educators, all enrolled families, and students in grades six through 12, regarding their public school experiences through participation in the MN Safe Learning Survey. The survey is open through Wednesday, Nov. 24.

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Covid vaccine incentives

Children aged 12-17 who receive their vaccination series before the end of 2021 are eligible for a $200 Visa Gift Card as well as other incentives.

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mask reminder for families

A reminder to families: face coverings are required for all preK-12 students, staff and visitors over the age of 2 – regardless of vaccination status – while on the school bus, or while indoors at all schools and district facilities.

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American educators recognition week

This week is American Education Week, honoring those who work in our nation’s public schools.

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Nov 18 give to max day

Today, Give to the Max Day (Thursday, Nov. 18), please consider a gift to the Seven Dreams Education Foundation (SDEF).

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Honoring our veterans

Our schools honored our veterans in a variety of ways this past week.

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Community Resources

This time of year some families may need additional support. You can find community support including meal and gift programs on our website, under ”Other helpful resources.”

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News from food services

Due to supply chain issues, families should expect menu changes in the coming days and weeks. Not only do these supply chain issues impact our district’s school meal program, but are also impacting other school districts, restaurants and businesses across the nation. 

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