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November 16, 2021

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Maplewood Middle School Food Drive was a success!

Maplewood Middle School AVID 8th graders ran a food drive that collected 2089 items from students and staff for the North St. Paul food shelf. Way to go Mustangs!

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

622 Education Foundation's Silent Auction

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

All funds support 622 schools, staff, and students. View the items at www.32auctions.com/622ClickforaCause

For support, email donations@622educationfoundation.com

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

Tartan Debate Team excels

The Tartan High Debate Team had a triumphant weekend at the Tamar Kaplan Highland Park Invitational.

The following students placed in the top three places:


First place team overall: Sabrena Thao and Tolulope Atobatele

Second place team overall: Nadyia Osman and Zuhur Sheik-Ali

Third place overall: Laura Arfryie and Odia Keita

Individual Speaker Awards:


First place: Maribel Ayala


First place: Odia Keita

Second place: Zuhur Sheik Ali

Third place: Nadyia Osman

All members of the Tartan team received at least one medal (finishing in the top ten) and the team has qualified to compete in sectionals in January. Way to go, Titans!

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.

Minnesota's Kids Deserve a Shot Program

Minnesota launched its a Kids Deserve a Shot program. 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.

COVID-19 Vaccines appointments available for 5+

Register for a free COVID-19 vaccination open to 5+ at vaccine clinic at Arlington Hills Community Center on Thursday, November 18. $50 incentives are available. Please make your appointment by visiting https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/6225915060

Free Drive-Thru Grocery Event

Register to take apart in a free grocery giveaway on Saturday, November 20 at the Roseville Public Works Building from 10 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Each household will receive 30-45 pounds of food, including fresh fruits and vegetables as well as pantry items.

Register at keystoneservices.org or call 651-645-0349

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