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February 15, 2022

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Recipes for Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul

This year, for National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID), District 622 is offering an event for all of our families. A district-wide virtual/Zoom event, "Recipes for Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul, will help empower our families during these stressful times. Join us as experts in the field of wellness, some of our students, and other district families connect with each other.


Join us Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 6:30 P.M. Everyone is welcome!


Use this Zoom Link to join the event.

Next Possip survey coming soon

We use Possip to routinely survey families to learn more about their recent experiences in the district. We want to learn what is going well and what needs or concerns you have. Be on the lookout for their text or email Wednesday, February 16.
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Preschool Info Night

Do you have a child who will be 3 or 4 in the fall? Our team will be live on Zoom on February 22 to answer your questions about preschool.


Tuesday, February 22

5:00-6:00 P.M.

Join the meeting.


Can’t make it?

We’re available by phone at 651-702-8411 or in person at Beaver Lake Early Learning Center Monday–Friday 8:00 am–4:00 pm. Visit our preschool website for our complete catalog and enrollment information.

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Kindergarten Info Night

A virtual kindergarten information night will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. The session will begin at 6:00 pm. Families of kindergarten-age children – watch your mailbox for a postcard from your neighborhood school with more information.

Black History Month: A Showcase of Excellence

Please join North High School on Thursday, February 24, in celebration of Black History Month! Come connect over hors d’oeuvres with other families, students, local leaders of color, Principal Wolff, and staff.


Childcare provided by North High students.


5:30 P.M. — 6 P.M.

- Meet and greet

- Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments

6 P.M. — 7 P.M.

- Welcome

- Musical performances

7 P.M. — 7:30 P.M.

- Guest panel

- Student panel

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American Indian Traditional Winter Games and Storytelling Event

You're invited to the Traditional Winter Games and Storytelling Event on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 1 to 5 P.M. at the Oakdale Nature Preserve.


The event is free for the ISD 622 Community and sponsored by ISD 622 American Indian Education.

Black History Month Celebration: The Good Times

Join the Tartan High community for a Fashion/Hair Show, Music, Spoken Word, Dance, and Food on Saturday, February 26, from 2 P.M to 4 P.M. at the Daytons Bluff Recreation Center. Tickets are required to enter. Learn more by visiting this link.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at North High

ISD 622 will be partnering with Ramsey county to host vaccine events.


Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

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Pre-registration recommended, a small number of walk-in appointments available

Initial Pfizer vaccine series available for ages 5+

Pfizer boosters available for 12+

Translation is available for Spanish, Hmong, Somali, and Karen speaking families.


Register for the February 26 clinic by visiting this link.


Register for the March 19 clinic by visiting this link.

100 Acts of Kindness

Mrs.Bjorklund’s first grade class at Oakdale Elementary did 100 acts of kindness on the 100th day of school!


Way to go!

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Reading Train at Castle Elementary

Check out some photos from the Reading Train. Everybody got on board and added more minutes to their reading logs that they have been keeping for I Love to Read Month.

Rock The North was a success!

21 show choirs from all across the midwest delighted more than 1300 attendees last Saturday as North High hosted Rock The North.


Check out a small snippet from Northern Lights' performance.

We're Hiring!

Join ISD 622!


We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic and passionate about what they do. Join our team and become a Paraeducator, Substitute Teacher, or School Bus Driver (we'll help you get your CDL)!


Please visit our careers site for a list of open positions.


For more information please contact Human Resources at (651) 748-7421.

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