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Connected Learning begins December 2

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287 Family Vibes: Staying Connected
287 Family Vibes: Staying Connected
287 Family Vibes is a new videocast series to support families. Here are the episodes so far: How to stay connected: https://youtu.be/AtH1171kXmw New info about family rights and the IEP process: https://youtu.be/cbZfIJyE91Q Learn about Math 180: https://youtu.be/FxoTG-zHewQ How to create interactive home activities: https://youtu.be/Da-J88JDs6Q ... Read more
287’s Sue Stradtmann Named Statewide Finalist for Education Support Professional of the Year
287’s Sue Stradtmann Named Statewide Finalist for Education Support Professional of the Year
Sue Stradtmann is one of five finalists for Education Minnesota’s 2020 Education Support Professional of the Year. Stradtmann supports students at Intermediate District 287, a west metro-area school district that serves some of Minnesota’s most challenged students. For the past five years, Stradtmann has supported students in the ATTAIN (Assistive Technology ... Read more
Free saliva testing
Free saliva testing
The Minnesota Department of Health has opened semi-permanent saliva test sites in Brooklyn Park and St. Paul. Saliva testing is free and open to all Minnesotans. Hours for both the Brooklyn Park and St Paul sites: Monday - Friday: 12 - 7 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Learn more about COVID-19 testing events and locations in Hennepin County ... Read more
COVID-19 Family Relief Fund
COVID-19 Family Relief Fund
The Hennepin County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) created a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund. $50,000 is available to support Hennepin County families caring for children/youth living with mental health symptoms, diagnoses, or conditions.  A family can apply for a maximum of $500 in one-time relief funding. Please see the COVID-19 Relief Fund ... Read more
School meals during Connected Learning
School meals during Connected Learning
Free weekday meals will continue to be available for all students, even on non-school days. Due to recent changes made to the district calendar and the plan to return to connected learning after Fall break, below are updates to the food service plan based on your students' current learning format. Students in Connected (Distance) Learning - Students in dist ... Read more
Watch 287 school board meetings live
Watch 287 school board meetings live
Live Stream Now - (The District 287 YouTube Channel will automatically stream the school board meeting once it begins.)  Beginning in March 2020, Intermediate District 287 will conduct virtual board meetings. Members of the public can live stream the meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m. the evening of each meeting. Closed captioning is available on all live stream ... Read more
287 Student Safety Coach Model
287 Student Safety Coach Model
In 2017, District 287 replaced School Resource Officers with Student Safety Coaches (SSCs) and built a school safety model focused on relationships, de-escalation, and healing-centered approaches. A Strategic Priority: The SSC model is part of the District's move to become a racially conscious, trauma-sensitive and healing-centered school district. Learn more ab ... Read more
Join the 287 Team
Join the 287 Team
We're always on the search for passionate and talented educators and staff. Check out careers at 287!

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