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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student planting outdoors

What started as an outdoor garden in 2019 through a grant from the Seven Dreams Education Foundation continues to grow and expand. And now, a second grant will allow Zachary Lane Elementary School to add pollination and sensory gardens and Kindness Rocks to their outdoor space. 

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  • Zachary Lane Elementary
MN Capitol Art Contest

All Robbinsdale Area Schools (Rdale) students are invited to participate in this year’s Minnesota Senate art contest. The deadline for drawing or photo submissions is Monday, Oct. 31.

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AHS presents Frankenstein

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School Theater Department presents Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Shows will be held at 7 p.m., Oct. 13-15.

  • Armstrong High School
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Updated school year calendar

Last year the School Board voted to change the 2022-23 school year calendar. To accommodate two holidays – Yom Kippur on Oct. 5, 2022, and Eid celebrated on April 21 and 22, 2023.

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  • Direct Line Newsletter
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  • FAIR School Pilgrim Lane Newsletter
Parent and infant

Robbinsdale Area Schools offers a wide variety of Early Learning programming. Learn more about our preschool program, including evening options. We offer a variety of classes for all ages.

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Quillstudentnewspaper

Robbinsdale Cooper High School's student newspaper, The Quill, earned an International First Place Award from the Quill and Scroll Society for the nine issues published during the 2021-22 school year.

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  • District Newsletter
AHS students going to Germany

Rachel Olson, Natalie Storlie, and Carly and Grant Redelsheimer, all juniors at Armstrong, make up one of three teams in the United States that received an all-expenses paid trip to Germany for the Young Economic Summit (YES!) in September. 

  • Armstrong High School
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kids getting on school bus

 

Before school starts, download the free Durham Bus Tracker app to view routes and scheduled stops, see messages related to route delays and track buses.

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  • Discover Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
followusonsocialmedia

Make sure you're following your school and the district's social media accounts to get all the latest news and information. Keep up with us by following #Rdale281. 

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Students getting on a bus

I am happy to report that we currently have drivers to staff all transportation routes and busing to school activities. In addition, we believe we have hired enough staff to be able to cover our routes if our drivers call out sick or need to take extended leaves. 

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  • Discover Newsletter
  • Lakeview Elementary Newsletter
Group of elementary students

A reminder to families that school start times are changing beginning with the 2022-23 school year.

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