High School Summer School

For students in need of additional high school credits, the second summer session offered by the district will begin July 7. Learn more »

Literacy Night with Author Mary Bleckwehl

Join special guest Mary Bleckwehl at Early Childhood Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Longfellow School gym. More »

‘Super Saturday’ Early Childhood Fundraiser

Drop your children off at the Hand in Hand Preschool and EarlyVentures classrooms for a special morning of fun and games to help raise money for preschool equipment. From 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 15, parents can have some time for themselves while children enjoy this special time with the teachers. More »

Parent Coffee Hour at Longfellow

Preschool and Ventures parents are invited to have coffee at Longfellow School, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month. More »

ALC Class of 2013

Twenty-two Area Learning Center (ALC) students graduated from Northfield Public Schools on May 29 in a special ceremony held at Longfellow School. More »

Help the Backpack Drive

Students at Northfield Public Schools Area Learning Center (ALC) are looking for donations of backpacks for a program that helps families fill an immediate need. More »

Funtastic Friday Movie/Literacy Night

Families with young children can enjoy an evening out with Community Services this Friday, Jan. 25, at Funtastic Friday Movie & Literacy Night. More »

Booker the Book Bus Visits

Booker the Book Bus is once again making neighborhood stops, providing library books and movies for all ages. More »

May Preschool Events

  • May 14 to 18 – Northfield Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services will bring one of their ambulances, visit with the students and give them a tour of the truck.
  • May 30, 31 & June 1 – End of the year celebrations will include singing favorite songs, a presentation of certificates to each student, and a walk to Odd Fellows Park for play time and a treat with family members.

PLUS Program Celebration

Almost 300 students and family members attended the year-end event for the PLUS program on April 26. This year, more than 180 students participated in the afterschool program at the three elementary schools and middle school. The celebration included pizza and cotton candy, break-dancing entertainers, and activities such as face painting and kickball. The PLUS program is coordinated by Student Services to boost the success of students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade and prevent school dropout. Community Services staff provide recreation programming support.

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