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Mission Statement

The mission of the Menahga School District #821is to provide opportunities for all students to become active, life-long learners with the necessary competencies, skills, understandings and values to contribute to and succeed in a changing society.


UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE BAND AND CHOIR CONCERT SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17TH AT 6:30 PM.



The following is an update for the wellness policy 533mL that can also be found on the district info policy page. Note that this replaces the wellness policy found in Chapter 5.

Wellness Policy


Invitation to Menahga’s Curriculum Advisory Committee

Menahga School District will be choosing new K-8 reading resources for the 2015-16 school year. They will use the English, Language Arts Common Core standards mandated by the Minnesota Department of Education to select the new resources.  We are asking community members to be engaged with the selection process. We need volunteers who are willing to help educators understand the needs of the community and assist educators in communicating the educational needs of students. Our goal is to choose resources that will address the mandated standards, as well as respect the culture of our community. 

Our first meeting will be January 8th at 6:30 PM in the HS Conference Room. Childcare is available. Please call the Deb at the district office at 218-564-4141 if you would be willing to serve on this committee. 




ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE


Community Education Classes and updates for late Fall and Winter. Self Defense class for Women, Defensive Driving, Skating and Hockey for youth, hours for walking and Open Gym.
Check out the information here.



MENAHGA SCHOOL IS LOOKING FOR SUBSTITUTES FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR FOR PARAPROFESSIONALS, CUSTODIAL, KITCHEN, BUS DRIVERS AND TEACHERS.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE SCHOOL OFFICES.

MENAHGA SCHOOL, PO BOX 160, 216 ASPEN AVE SE, MENAHGA MN 56464 OR CALL 218-564-4141.  EOE


The following are links that can also be found on the district info policy page, staff page and parent pages. They are forms and policy changes related to bullying in schools, on school grounds, school activities and bullying with devices owned by schools.

Updated policy 514 - Note that this replaces the current Policy 514 revised in 2006 found in Chapter 5.

Staff reporting form

Community reporting form


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About Our School

The Menahga Public Schools consists of two schools under one roof. The building is a Pre K - 12 facility with the offices, classrooms, and other work areas. Many of our older students work as teacher's assistants and help the younger students creating a beneficial learning environment for all.

In an age of financial uncertainty, our district maintains a secure funding which allows us to keep classroom sizes small and maintain both core educational programs and extra curricular activities at little or no cost to our families.

Our school now houses a little over 900 students school wide within the two buildings. The buildings are connected making a unique community of students working with each other to achieve their academic goals.

Menahga focuses on the importance of educating our youth with a well-rounded curriculum to provide them with the life long skills needed in today's changing world and for their future. As society changes, we adjust our curriculum to meet the needs of students moving forward in their lives.

If you are considering the Menahga Schools for your children, feel free to contact us for a tour of the school facilities and look at the offerings available. Click on tabs above to find links related to our curriculum, activities and events happening in our school. We encourage you to keep an open dialogue with our staff and office personnel to help with meeting the needs to help your student succeed. We offer several communication tools to maintain a dialogue at your convenience; e-mail, Skyward (Family Access), Instant Alert systems, voice mail and for the fun side of school, visit and "like" our Facebook page.

Administration

Superintendent:
Mary Klamm

High School Principal:
Dan Stifter

Elementary Principal:
Ariana Wright

District Personnel

Deb Lenzen
District 821 Secretary

Liz Olson
Business Manager

Linda Mattson
Accounts Payable/Payroll

Judy Peterson
High School Secretary

Janet Anderson
Elementary Secretary

Bob White
Activites/Athletic Director

 

 

 

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