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Mission StatementOur mission is to empower students to be life-long learners and citizens by maximizing community, parent, and staff involvement while developing high expectations and achievement in a safe learning environment.
District News and Information
Macbook Air Computer Roll out Information
This year, Aitkin School District 1 is integrating MacBook Air learning devices in grades 7-12. This technology requires a parent/student meeting to discuss the policies and expectations that are related to the use and upkeep of this learning device. Upon completion of the meeting students and parents will be asked to sign the (a)Parent Permission and Acknowledgement Form and (b) Student Pledge for MacBook Air Use Form.
Dates for Student/Parent Meetings:
August 31th 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm -- high school Auditorium (Grade 7)
September 1st 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm – Make-up time for anyone that could not make the designated times.
***Students will not have a device issued to them without parents/guardians attending the meeting and meeting the requirements. Parents/guardians with students in more than one grade level are required to attend only one session to meet the obligation.***
Important High School Schedule Information
Any 7-12 grade student wishing to explore schedule change options must do so this week or next week! Call Mrs. Sander at 218-927-7108 to make an appointment or simply stop in Monday thru Thursday.
Student Supplies Lists
Pre-K to 6th grade (Found on the last two pages)
All other students will be told what supplies are needed when they return to school
Kids Club (Formerly EXTRA!) is our before & after school programming that offers a variety of activities for children. Kids Club is open on days when school is in session. Join us to make new friends, learn new things & have fun! More Information
Season Passes are available in the High School Office. Please use the link for the season passes form, these can be mailed in or dropped off in the High School Office with Gloria Curtiss for your season passes.
Football for students entering grades 9-12, first day of practice is on
Monday August 15th. Junior High Boys will start on Monday August 29th.
Girls Volleyball for students entering grades 9-12, first day of practice is on Monday August 15th. Junior High Girls will start practicing on Monday August 22nd.
Girls Tennis practice starts on Monday August 15th - girls going into grades 9-12 will start at 8:00 am and girls going into grades 7 & 8 will start at 10:00 am at the tennis courts.
In order for students to participate in sports, there are a few things that need to be completed PRIOR to the student being eligible for participation.
1. Each student MUST have a current sports physical on file.
MSHSL SPORTS PHYSICALS for 2016-2017 School Year. Sports physicals are needed every three (3) years, in order to participate in sports at AHS. Please schedule your sports physical appointments early. Please use this link for the sports physical form.
2. Each student MUST complete and turn in the Athletic and Fine Arts Eligibility Packet.
3. The sports fees MUST be paid. Junior High Sports fees are: $55.00 per student - per sport. Senior High Sports fees are: $100.00 per student - per sport. There is a family cap of $400.00 for students to participate in sports and activities.
IMPORTANT: In order for your student to be able to participate in the first day of practice ALL of the above items need to be turned in by Friday August 12th to Gloria Curtiss at the High School Office.
Aitkin Strength And Honor Lift-A-Thon Continues To Support Area Veterans
Yearbook Update Here is a sneak peek of the 2017 Aitkin Jr./Sr. High School yearbook cover. Details on pre-ordering your book will be available at the beginning of the school year.
This year's editorial team includes Senior editors: Angel Tellinghuisen and Taylor Crotty. Junior Editor: Vanessa Lee and Sophomore Editor: Kaija Davies. Advisor Teri Larson.
Class of 2017 - The deadline for senior portrait submission has been moved up to October 1, 2016. Please make sure you get your photos taken early to meet the earlier deadline. Also the staff is looking forward to getting your baby or childhood photo prior to the October 1 deadline.
Also remember that you can share your photos with the yearbook staff by visiting our yearbook Facebook Page at AHS-Yearbook. Photos uploaded will be considered for submission into the 2017 edition of the A-Book.
Video Highlights of Aitkin's Farm2School Program