Distance Learning Academy K-5

Weekly Update - February 19

K-5 DLA families,

Thank you so much for attending student/parent and teacher conferences. We love engaging in conversation with you and your student. Our partnership is extremely important to ensure student growth and success.


Remember, February is I LOVE TO READ month. See the link for our February activities. Each grade level also has challenges with added incentives to be awarded at the end of the month.


I love to read month calendar


PLEASE READ WITH YOUR CHILD EVERY DAY FOR AT LEAST 20 MINUTES!

On-Site Support Sign Up

Click the link above

YEARBOOK and student pictures

Distance Learning Academy student pictures taken this Fall will be incorporated into the Sunrise River Elementary School yearbook. If your student did not participate in Fall pictures and you want a picture in the year please do the following.


  1. Take a portrait picture of your child
  2. Simple background image, please
  3. Picture should be top of shoulders to top of head.
  4. Send digital copy to your teacher



Deadline in March 11th.

IMPORTANT FEEDBACK NEEDED FOR 2021-22 PLANNING

If you have not already done so, please take a couple minutes to complete a 6 question program survey/evaluation. We are collecting this data to inform our decisions and improve our services for students and families. Our goal is to provide the very best services and your feedback is critical to making this happen. We are also collecting information regarding your interest in continuing with the Distance learning Academy next school year.

Bag lunches and Viking Vittles

Bag lunches are provided Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-12pm at the Gateway North Mall for any Distance Learning Academy students.


Viking Vittles are available for pickup Monday - Friday from 7:30-2:30 pm at the Gateway North Mall to any family in need

AS ALWAYS, Additional Friendly Reminders

  • Focus on Reading and Math
  • Ritual and Routines - Stay to your daily schedule
  • Remember that your teacher continues to be available during school hours (7:00-3:00) for help (call, text, email)!

Technology help:

Attendance line for DLA: 651-674-1062
  • to be counted present for the day, you must submit at least one assignment in one subject. If this isn’t possible please contact your teacher.
  • If you are ahead with lessons and plan to take a day off, please communicate with your teacher. We don’t want to mark you absent.

Thank you and have a wonderful weekend,

David S Treichel

Principal, Distance Learning Academy

Principal, Norse Area Learning Center

Director of Teaching and Learning

Distance Learning Academy Website

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