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Deepen your learning at Osseo Area Schools, deadlines quickly approaching!

In schools across our district, your child will be engaged and challenged, encouraged to develop new interests, and supported intellectually, socially and emotionally. Our unique opportunities include: 

  • STEAM and health-focused learning through six different magnet schools. Note: April 14, 2023 - Deadline for families to accept assignments/enroll at magnet schools.
  • Full time online learning. 

Taking the first step in helping your child thrive and achieve their dreams by enrolling with Osseo Area Schools today. 

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Superintendent Search

Dr. Kim Hiel has been chosen as the next Osseo Area Schools superintendent.

“Dr. Hiel is passionate about her work and centers scholars in all she does,” said Board Chair Jackie Mosqueda-Jones.

Read the full announcement.

Staff Spotlight: Kenzie Burdick-Levang

Kenzie Burdick-Levang, an education support professional (ESP) at North View Middle School, may be in her first year of employment with Osseo Area Schools, but she’s certainly no stranger to the district. She grew up as the daughter of a district employee, and she attended five different schools within the district during her own school years. 

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CCX Media features Park Brook Elementary in School Spotlight

Park Brook Elementary School invited CCX Media to its recent all-school assembly and Double Dutch demonstration, where the school’s after-school Double Dutch team showed off the skills they have been learning while raising money for the American Heart Association.

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Birch Grove Elementary School principal Ronald Salazar wins Principal of the Year award

Ronald Salazar, principal of Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts, has been named Magnet Schools of America’s region IV Principal of the Year. Salazar is in his fifth year as Birch Grove’s principal, though he has been in school administration for 17 years in other schools around Minnesota and other countries like Mexico and Venezuela. 

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Weaver Lake Elementary scholars explore their new STAR Lab planetarium

All Weaver Lake Elementary School scholars spent time in the school’s new STAR Lab planetarium March 13-15, which was purchased with funds raised at their most recent fun run. 

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Six students smiling at the camera

Enroll now in kindergarten!

Families with incoming kindergarteners are encouraged to enroll now for the 2023-2024 school year. Visit district279.org/enrollment for more information. Mark your calendar - Check out the upcoming kindergarten orientation events at each school. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Find Your Path

In Osseo Area Schools, scholars benefit from exceptional opportunities, support and partnerships that help them graduate with the confidence, courage and competence to make their dreams a reality. 

Dream. Explore. Discover. 

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Superintendent Search

Dr. Kim Hiel has been chosen as the next Osseo Area Schools superintendent.

“Dr. Hiel is passionate about her work and centers scholars in all she does,” said Board Chair Jackie Mosqueda-Jones.

Read the full announcement.

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