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School Safety: Comprehensive Safety Review
School Safety: Comprehensive Safety Review
Dear District 287 Families, Last week one of our schools experienced a serious safety incident when a student brought a handgun to school. We understand the student did not threaten anyone. We know it’s important to keep families informed after safety incidents that impact our school district community. While we have many strong safety practices in place, ... Read more
Testing, Quarantine, Face-Coverings: FAQs
Testing, Quarantine, Face-Coverings: FAQs
Dear 287 Families, Safety is top of mind as we prepare for the start of school, and unpredictability will again be a hallmark of the school year. We commit to doing our very best to communicate regularly with families as we review and plan for new safety recommendations from state and local officials, many of which seem to change rapidly. Last night, the Di ... Read more
Supt Search: Share your views!
Supt Search: Share your views!
The Intermediate District 287 School Board is seeking your input as we begin the important responsibility of hiring a new superintendent. View the engagement plan message from the District 287 School Board. Superintendent Search: Family and Community Engagement - view the flyer Online Survey This survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete.  It is a ... Read more
Removing Metal Detectors
Removing Metal Detectors
In alignment with our strategic priorities of racial equity and trauma-responsive practices, we will end the use of metal detectors in 287 buildings beginning the 2021-2022 school year. Note that only two sites currently have working metal detectors, as we have decided to invest in student-friendly proactive strategies that advance positive learning environments. ... Read more
Student COVID-19 Testing and 287 Vaccination Clinics
Student COVID-19 Testing and 287 Vaccination Clinics
Dear 287 Families, This message is to provide information about weekly COVID-19 testing for students and upcoming vaccination clinics happening at District 287 schools. We are pleased to partner with the Minnesota Department of Education to provide optional weekly COVID-19 testing to unvaccinated District 287 students at school. Given additional resources, ... Read more
Superpower Spotlight: Centering our Voices One Story at a Time
Superpower Spotlight: Centering our Voices One Story at a Time
  We are centering the voices of our District 287 community one story at a time. Watch and read about the powerful moments happening in our schools and homes. Students, parents and caregivers, staff, and all in our community are invited to submit stories here. Let's share about the super-sensational things happening with student learning. Did you spot som ... Read more
Georgia Miller-Kamara appointed to Governor’s Community Council on Inclusion and Equity
Georgia Miller-Kamara appointed to Governor’s Community Council on Inclusion and Equity
Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan in August announced the appointment of Georgia Miller-Kamara, an educator at Intermediate District 287’s Ann Bremer Education Center in Brooklyn Park,  to the Community Council on Inclusion and Equity.  “I am honored and humbled to be selected to do such important, transformative equity and inclusion work on behalf ... Read more

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