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February 8, 2022

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Rock The North Show Choir Competition

Rock the North 2022 will be held at North High School this Saturday, February 12. This annual competition, hosted by the Northern Lights Show Choir, will feature performances by more than 20 show choirs from all over Minnesota and the upper Midwest. Visit www.isd622.org/rockthenorth for ticket information, the performance schedule, and more!

Recipes for Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul

This year, for National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID), District 622 is offering an event for all of our families. A district-wide virtual/Zoom event, "Recipes for Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul, will help empower our families during these stressful times. Join us as experts in the field of wellness, some of our students, and other district families connect with each other.


Join us Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 6:30 P.M. Everyone is welcome!


Use this Zoom Link to join the event.

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Preschool Info Night

Do you have a child who will be 3 or 4 in the fall? Our team will be live on Zoom on February 22 to answer your questions about preschool.


Tuesday, February 22

5:00-6:00 P.M.

Join the meeting.


Can’t make it?

We’re available by phone at 651-702-8411 or in person at Beaver Lake Early Learning Center Monday–Friday 8:00 am–4:00 pm. Visit our preschool website for our complete catalog and enrollment information.

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Kindergarten Info Night

A virtual kindergarten information night will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. The session will begin at 6:00 pm. Families of kindergarten-age children – watch your mailbox for a postcard from your neighborhood school with more information.
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American Indian Traditional Winter Games and Storytelling Event

You're invited to the Traditional Winter Games and Storytelling Event on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 1 to 5 P.M. at the Oakdale Nature Preserve.


The event is free for the ISD 622 Community and sponsored by ISD 622 American Indian Education.

Cow Spotted at Oakdale Adventure Connection

This year Oakdale Adventure Connection students "adopted" a cow named Alexa from a farm in Minnesota! All year they will be receiving updates on Alexa while learning about dairy farming and where milk comes from. Students made a home for their own stuffed animal Alexa to keep her cozy at school.

North High Art Students Excel

Recently the Art department submitted student artwork to the largest art competition held in Minnesota. This year's Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards competition received just under 4,000 submissions of some of the most creative, innovative, and technically-skilled work by 7-12th graders in the state of Minnesota. Students are judged on originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.


North High had 21 winners this year! Check out their award-winning artwork!



Scholastic Awards:


Gold Key: The very best works submitted. Gold Key works are automatically considered for national-level recognition.


Silver Key: Stand-out works that demonstrate exceptional ability.


Honorable Mention: Accomplished works showing great skill and potential.

Tartan High Students Explore the Future

Tartan High seniors Eniola Lamina and Jose Jaurides explored careers in the STEM & Environment pathway. Their takeaway from these informational interviews is that the trades offer a lot of flexibility and choice in what jobs to choose from.


Way to go!

We're Hiring!

Join ISD 622!


We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic and passionate about what they do. Join our team and become a Paraeducator, Substitute Teacher, or School Bus Driver (we'll help you get your CDL)!


Please visit our careers site for a list of open positions.


For more information please contact Human Resources at (651) 748-7421.

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