Actions & Agendas

A summary of recent School Board action

Board meeting summary: February 9, 2021

View the meeting live via online webstreaming or watch archived meetings here. Meetings take place at the District Center.

2021-22 and 2022-23 school calendars

The Board approved the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school year calendars. The calendars contain no significant changes to traditional breaks including MEA break, Thanksgiving break, winter break and spring break. Visit the calendars page at to see the current calendar and the next two school year calendars.

Adult and summer program update

Assistant superintendent Jeff Ridlehoover and director of community education Karl Brown provided an update on 2021 summer programming. Brown and Ridlehoover shared an overview of the preliminary plans for a comprehensive summer program that will include academic support, enrichment opportunities and student activities.

Equity update

Superintendent Chris Lennox and Jason Knighton-Johnson, integration and equity liaison, shared an update on the District Operational Plan's (DOP) goal on equity. Work that was highlighted included the process of forming a district equity committee, next steps and goals of the committee and a review of district policy on equity.


The Board discussed issues and updates related to AMSD and Northeast Metro 916.

Thank you

The Board accepted with appreciation gifts from: Arthur J. Gallagher Matching Program, McDonald's Corporation, McDonald's Employee Matching Gifts Program, John Mulligan, Ashok and Jackie Chattopadhyay, Becky Hepola, Colin and Shannon Mildenberger, Craig Atkinson, Bell Lumber and Pole Company, Tom Bell and John Ottaviani, Boston Scientific YourCause Employee Giving, Jordan Carley, Kathy Cramer, Terrance Haanen Jr., Colleen and Timothy Herold, Aneita Hitzeman, Benjamen Johnson, James Johnson, Mary and Kevin Johnson, Kowalski's Markets and Groceries for Good Causes, Bill Conlin and Nate Thomas, Kurt Manufacturing, Taylor Erickson and Jim Russell, Sally and Daniel Larson, David and Sheila Lein, Lisa Skildum, Peter and J.E. Mucha, Page Family Giving Fund, Pursuit Community Church, Pastor Mark Allen and Members, Salem Covenant Church, Shelli Streeper, David and Julie Stromberg, Stephen and Noreen Thompson, Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce, John Connelly, Nancy Victora and Kimberly Zalewski.

A look ahead

March 4, 6 p.m., work session

March 9, 7 p.m., regular meeting

April 1, 6 p.m., work session

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