Robbinsdale Area Schools

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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.

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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.

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The School Board election will take place Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Three of the seven at-large positions on the School Board are up for election (four-year terms). The period for filing affidavits of candidacy is Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - August 11, 2020. Read further for important candidate filing information.

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Dr. Stephanie Burrage Appointed Interim Superintendent of Robbinsdale Area Schools

The School Board of Robbinsdale Area Schools unanimously passed a resolution to appoint Stephanie Burrage, Ed.D., as the District’s interim superintendent during the Board’s meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020. Dr. Burrage has been Assistant Superintendent of Robbinsdale Area Schools since August 2017; she will begin her new duties on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. 

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The Robbinsdale Area School Board unanimously approved a resolution supporting racial and social justice in safe and civil schools at the School Board meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020. The resolution outlines the beliefs held by the school board, including nurturing anti-racist educational learning environments, while condemning hateful speech and systemic racism directed at Black, Indigenous and all people of color.

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Your elementary-aged student is invited to Robbinsdale Area Schools Summer Enrichment! Three weeks of learning activities for K-5 grade students from July 13 - 31!

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  • Elementary
School Board Information Session

Robbinsdale Area Schools will host a virtual information session for community members interested in running for the school board on Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 PM.

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We are serving summer meals at Cooper and Northport for children 18 and younger on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays! All are welcome!

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The report’s conclusion was there were no financial improprieties or violations of law on the part of any School Board member, the Superintendent or employee of the District. Additionally, there were no conflicts of interest. The end result of the report is that the Office of the State Auditor made some technical recommendations regarding processes the Board will address, many of which are already being implemented.

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Today, I am writing to you with a heavy heart. In my thirty years as an educator, recent local events have been among the most challenging situations I have experienced.

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Robbinsdale Area Schools is proud to announce the School of Engineering and Arts (SEA) is the only Minnesota school to be named a 2020 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School award honoree, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Schools who earn this recognition demonstrate significant achievement in the three Pillars of the Green Ribbon Schools Award: reducing environmental impact, improving health and wellness, and providing effective environmental education.

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Robbinsdale Area Schools has been honored with the prestigious ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ award from The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation. The annual award recognizes school districts across the United States for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to providing access to music education.

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