Quick Start Guides are being issued with the iPad and are also available online. The Quick Start Guide is also available in English, Spanish and Somali. Parents can use this guide to identify their child's password and connect the iPad to WiFi.
What happens if the iPad issued by the school gets damaged? In previous years the district offered an Optional Protection Plan for $20/device. The decision was made for this school year, 2020-21, to automatically enroll ALL iPads in this coverage at no cost to families.
This year it is more important than ever for families go into the Parent Portal and update Infinite Campus. It is essential that email addresses and emergency contact information are updated annually. Go to the Parent Portal. Click on Infinite Campus. Then follow the set up instructions.
Our eyes are a form of nonverbal communication and give helpful information about how we are feeling and thinking. A fun and easy game to play is to have your kids practice guessing emotions hidden under masks/facial coverings as you practice wearing them at home.
Here is a fun way for you to help your beautiful children to gear up for whatever this school year holds- Hybrid or Digital Academy! Take the “Back to School Kindness Challenge” from our friends at Doing Good Together.
Northview has new hours for students and staff. Students hours are 9:25-3:45. Teacher hours are 8:00-4:00.
This is part of the district’s plan to centralize our content management systems and improve communication between schools and families by providing a consistent, user-focused experience across all school websites.
School Supply Lists are now easily viewed on a mobile device. Traditional items, like disinfectant wipes, are listed but currently difficult to find in stores. Donations are appreciated, but not required.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11, and on-site testing is available for students and employees at the District Service Center beginning Nov. 9.
Magnet schools offer parents increased choice in their child’s education by providing a concentrated focus that offers innovative ways to meet students’ learning goals through a particular theme.
The first two days will be “snow days” with no regular classes at school or online. Any additional days beyond the first two will be E-Learning Days.
State officials have given school districts the responsibility to determine COVID-19 mitigation strategies at the local level this school year. Review these before the first day of school.
Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, the Educational Benefits Program is more than just a free meal application. It also provides critical funding for your child's school.
"We will continue to promote a culture of acceptance, understanding and achievement for all students and families in District 196."
As regulations and executive orders expire with changes in the pandemic, updated protocol include less regulations and requirements, and more personal/family choice and responsibility.
Browse our online catalog and register now to ensure your spot in a class that sure to engage, inspire and enrich you and your family!
Interested in your student continuing to learn fully online next school year? Explore our new virtual school, 196Online.
Review this important information about free meals, late start Wednesdays, technology help, transportation and wellness checks.