Believing Achieving Succeeding - Minnewaska Area Public Schools
Important Notes For the Trip To Andes Tower Hills Feb. 5th
Please listen to KMGK radio FM 107.1 for cancellation.
Please make sure that your child is dressed appropriately for spending the
entire day outside on the slopes. Hats, mittens, and snow pants are a
must. Scarves are not recommended because they can get caught in the
chair lift. Goggles and neck warmers are great to have along, as well as
chapstick. There are no extras when we get there so it is important to be
Please take time to talk to your child about how much fun the day will be.
All students will go through a skills test with Andes instructional staff before they can hit the slopes. Students go their own pace and it is important that they all at least try.
If students choose not to ski, tube or snowboard they will go with their
class and stay in the chalet to read, play games etc. Students who choose
to stay home will be counted as absent for the day.
If a student plans to stay at Andes and not take the bus back to school,
they will need a parent permission slip and must be supervised by their
parent or another adult.
Students can either go downhill skiing or tubing. Experienced snowboarders with their own equipment can choose to snowboard.
February PTA Meeting:
February 18th in the
High School Media Center
Math Masters Competitions
6th Grade—March 4th Parkers
5th Grade—April 22nd Alexandria
More information will be sent
Please keep sending you
Box Tops, Campbell's Labels for Education, And
Pizza Ranch Wagon Wheels
Minnewaska Area Schools 2149
25122 State Highway 28
Glenwood, MN 56334
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Please check the Minnewaska Area Schools’ web page
www.minnewaska.k12.mn.us for any school related
weather announcements such as early closings, late
starts, and cancelled programs or events.
In the event of a school closing, families will be
notified by phone, text or email by “School Reach”.
School Reach is a broadcast service used by
Minnewaska Area Schools to communicate with
families. If there is a specific phone number you
would like us to call, please contact the Principal’s
office with that information. You may also listen to
the following stations for school closings:
KARE-11 TV (Twin Cities) Channel 11
KSTP-KSAX TV (Twin Cities/Alexandria) Channel 5
WCCO RADIO & TV (Twin Cities) 830 AM and
KMGK RADIO Glenwood/Starbuck 107.1 FM
KXRA RADIO (Alexandria) 1490 AM/92.3 FM
KSCR RADIO (Benson) 93.5 FM
KIKV RADIO (Alexandria 100.7
KMRS RADIO (Morris) 1230 AM
KDJS-KVRY RADIO (Willmar/
Starbuck) 95.7 FM
KWLM RADIO (Willmar) 1340 AM
Even if school is in session, parents are asked to assess
their particular situation and determine whether or not
it is safe for their child(ren) to attend school on a
particular day. Children absent in inclement weather,
when school is held, will be marked absent and treated
the same as in any other legitimate absence. The school
however, must receive proper parental notice.
Please plan with your child what you will do in a school
Minnewaska Area High School
• Food Service
• Community Education
• Family Collaborative
• Palmer Bus Company
ADDRESS and/or PHONE NUMBER CHANGE
If there is an emergency or if your child is ill, it is
important that we have the correct contact
information on file in order to reach you. Please
call the Kelly in the guidance office at 320/2391320 any time we need to update your contact
information or email
If your child is going to be absent, please
call the Terri Richards by 9:30 am at 2391314.
If we have not heard from the parent or guardian by 9:30 a.m.,
we will try to contact him/her for verification of absence.
Please help us by calling to report
your child’s absence
All attendance questions should be directed to the attendance
line. This includes but is not limited to: all absences, early
dismissals, pre-excused absences, vacations and arriving late for
school. If you are sending an email, please “cc” the class room