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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
Lewandowski honored with NAMI Minnesota educator award
Lewandowski honored with NAMI Minnesota educator award
NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) presented Intermediate District 287 Superintendent Sandy Lewandowski with its Educator of the Year Award on November 14. The award recognizes an educator who helps children with mental illnesses to succeed in school and who includes families at the table. Read the full article.
Free weekend meals and expanded meal delivery services
Free weekend meals and expanded meal delivery services
We are excited to announce that in December, in addition to the free weekday meals that are currently being provided, Intermediate District 287 will begin providing free weekend meals.  These meals are available to all kids ages 18 and under and students over 18 enrolled in a district program.  Free weekend meals will be available until at least the middle of J ... 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
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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