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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
Upcoming Music Concerts at Aitkin High School
-Concert Choir, Madrigals, "Fists of Fury" Handbell Choir with solos/ensembles Pop Concert on Friday May 21st at 7:30 p.m. in the AHS Auditorium
-7th and 8th Grade Spring Choir Concert on Monday May 24th at 7:30 p.m. in the AHS Auditorium
Audience members are required to wear a mask in the school and throughout any concert they attend.
The Tasty Turkey Now Open
Student run restaurant available for Take-out only Tuesdays through Fridays when school is in session.
We are open Tuesday - Friday this week.
We are almost to the end of the school year! The Tasty Turkey Grill will be open through Friday this week.
As we move towards closing day, we will continue to offer all menu items until we run out of ingredients for those items. We will have burgers until the very end.
This week's special is our South West Roast Beef Wrap for $2.50
Brownies ... $1
You can email your order to email@example.com or call it in to 218-927-7177. It is most helpful to us if you order early, but we will accept orders up until 12:00. We also have gift certificates available. View the full menu here
3rd Quarter Middle School Honor Roll
Congratulations to all 7th and 8th graders who earned a spot on the 3rd quarter honor roll! See the full list here.
Social Studies Curriculum Review Underway
The review of the Minnesota Social Studies Standards is currently underway. Statewide there have been discussions regarding the proposed changes. Here is an update from the Minnesota Department of Education. See more information here.
Children's Center Offerings for Kids and Families
Aitkin Children's Center is offering monthly activity totes for children ages 12 months to pre-kindergarten age for the winter months. Totes will include fingerplay ideas, projects (all supplies included), links to music and stories, and a free children's book. Call 927-7735 for a free tote or register online:
The Aitkin Children's Center will be offering three 40 minute video conferencing sessions for parents of young children to meet and support one another. January 25 @ 8 pm-topic: Meet & Greet; February 22 @ 8 pm-topic: Healthy Bodies, guest speaker TBD; and March 29 @ 8 pm-topic: Fine and Gross Motor Development, guest speaker TBD. Call 927-7735 to register. A $25 Paulbeck's County Market Gift Card will be given away each session. No charge for these sessions.
Winter Activities Important Information:
To find the latest Activities Registration Updates, click on the links below:
Winter Activities Registration (2020-21)
Or visit our AHS Activities Website
High School Yearbooks on Sale Now
To purchase, visit Josten's website jostens.com or pick up an order form from Dawn Hines' office, located in the new secure entry of the high school.
Face Coverings Required Inside Aitkin Public Schools
In compliance with Governor Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-81, which requires Minnesoatans to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and indoor businesses starting July 25, 2020, face coverings will be required when inside any Aitkin Public School buildings, except for the exemptions listed in the order. Click on the link to see the details of the order. Thank you!
Executive Order 20-81
Telephone and Internet Assistance Available to Low Income Consumers
Minnesota's Telephone ASsistance Plan (TAP) and the federal LIFELINE Program help make telephone service affordable to low-income consumers. For qualifying information and available discounts, see the full information here.
SPORTS ELIGIBILITY PACKETS
for grades 7-12 are available in the high school office. These packets need to be filled out one time each year for students participating in sports and/or fine arts activities. Sports physicals are good for 3 years. Sports fees are $100 for grades 9-12 and $55 for grades 7-8 and can be paid in the office. Be sure to get your packet and fee in BEFORE the first day of practice!
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