Distance Learning Academy K-5

Weekly Update - January 22

Dear DLA Families

The Distance Learning Academy teachers and support staff are thrilled to offer our onsite support. Here are some helpful reminders as we start to use our campus at North Gate Mall again.


  • Wear you mask over your nose and your mouth.
  • Wash your hands.
  • Keep distance between you and friends. We are looking for 6 feet between students and staff.



Doing these simple things will keep us all safe and healthy.

Save the Date - Winter Conferences

Coming February 9, 11, and 12th. More information and sign ups coming in next weeks update.

In-Person Support Is Back!

The sign up for in-person support is now open. We will be offering in-person support on Tuesday, Thursdays and by appointment. The sign up is linked on our website and can also be accessed by clicking the link below.


Teacher office continue to be from 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Remember, you can also make an appointment with a teacher if the designated times do not work in your family calendar.

On-Site Support Sign Up

Click the link above

Your Feedback is Wanted - LINK IS NOW WORKING

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

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

All weekly updates are located on the website along with other helpful information