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November 10, 2021

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District 622 Dual Immersion Program Information Sessions

Programs begin with Kindergarten in the fall of 2022. Attend the information session of interest to your family.


General Information Session

Tuesday, November 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Carver Elementary


Spanish Immersion

Tuesday, December 7 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Carver Elementary


Hmong Immersion

Thursday, December 9 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Richardson Elementary


Mandarin Immersion

Tuesday, December 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Castle Elementary


For more information visit www.isd622.org/languageimmersion

Richardson Elementary 5th graders recently experienced STARBASE

The STARBASE acronym stands for "Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration." It was an intensive, hands-on experience for students to engage in standards-based STEM activities.

622 Education Foundation's Silent Auction

The Click for a Cause! silent auction begins November 12 at 8 a.m. and closes November 16 at 8 p.m.


All funds support 622 schools, staff, and students. Register now at www.32auctions.com/622ClickforaCause


For support, email donations@622educationfoundation.com

Last chance to see Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia is set to the music of ABBA. Bride-to-be, Sophie, dreams of her father giving her away at her upcoming wedding in the Greek Isles. Since she doesn't know who her father is and her mom won't talk about her past, she looks in her mom's diary and secretly invites three possible fathers. All three show up but it may not be that easy to figure out who should walk her down the aisle. This fun musical will have your toes tapping.


Visit the North Drama ticket sales website to get your tickets.


Show Dates:


Friday, Nov. 12th: 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 13th: 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Christmas at Tartan tickets on sale now

Christmas at Tartan is Tartan Theatre's holiday variety show -- essentially a pop concert of Christmas songs featuring students from Skyview and Tartan. Fun for the whole family and a perfect way to start off the holiday season.


Performances December 2-5

Adults: $15

Students $5


Get tickets.

Become an Interpreter Workshop

At this workshop, you will learn the skills needed to become an interpreter, including where to continue your education. There will be games that will show you what it will be like to be a professional interpreter. Bilingual students, students learning a second language, and parents are welcome!


The workshop is November 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Tartan High School.


To register visit https://tinyurl.com/622interpreterworkshop

Two North High Alums thrive on Hamline Volleyball team

Sisters and North High Alums Megan and Jenna Rubbelke were honored for their play on Hamline University's volleyball team this season. Megan was named to the All-MIAC Team, and Jenna was named the MIAC Rookie of the Year. Read the story from Hamline Athletics.


Do you have alumni news to share? We'd love to hear about it. Email communications@isd622.org.

Minnesota's Kids Deserve a Shot Program

Minnesota started a Kids Deserve a Shot program this week. It is an incentive program that rewards Minnesotans 12-17 years old for completing their COVID19 vaccine series. Incentives include a $200 VISA gift card, the chance to win one of five college scholarships, and other fun Minnesota experiences.


Parents/guardians can register their fully vaccinated kids for the rewards by visiting https://vax-reward.web.health.state.mn.us/. Learn more about the Kids Deserve a Shot program.

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