Important Notification:

AVHS shifting from hybrid to distance learning Nov. 12

AVHS Families,

The District 196 School Board has determined that Apple Valley High School will shift to a distance-learning model beginning on Thursday, November 12. Next week will proceed as normally scheduled.

November 9 and 10 are no longer student contact days. These days are now planning and development days for the move to distance learning. Wednesday, November 11, is a student support day. Students are expected to log in to Campus to take their attendance that day.

The Minnesota Safe Schools Plan requires us to make this change, but it doesn’t make the disappointment go away. The AVHS community has worked hard to make hybrid learning safe and successful by exercising thoughtful decision-making and open communication. We remain committed to meeting both the educational and social-emotional needs of our students in distance learning and share a common goal of returning to our hybrid model as soon as possible. We will provide more detailed information about what distance learning will look like, expectations for attending classes, and how to access additional resources next week. Until then, take care, be well, and Go Eagles!

Drew Mons, Principal

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Text Message Updates

Texts are delivered via SchoolMessenger, the mass notification service the district uses for phone calls and email messages. Parents must opt-in to receive text messages. Standard message and data rates may apply.


  • Text Y to 67587, you will receive a confirmation message stating you are registered to receive SchoolMessenger notifications via text.
  • For help information, text HELP to 67587.

  • To opt-out at any time, text STOP to 67587.

*Only SMS numbers listed as Guardians in the Infinite Campus student information system can receive texts.

**If you do not receive a confirmation message of what appears to be an error message, it most likely means that short code texting is not enabled on your wireless plan.

COVID-19 Decision Tree

The linked document from the Minnesota Department of Health is a guide for people in schools, youth, and child care programs to help guide decision families and schools will make when someone shows symptoms of COVID-19.

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