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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
2020 - 2021 School Supply Lists
Rippleside Supply List
7th Grade Supply List
Students in other grades will be notified of any special supply needed on the first day of class.
NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD, INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 0001, AITKIN, STATE OF MN.
The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of ISD1 began on July 28, 2020 and close at 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020.
Additional Information can be found here.
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
Transportation Forms Needed!
Updated School Transportation Policy
Aitkin schools have updated their transportation policy. Please read the following information and fill out the included transportation form. Transportation forms must be completed by August 2nd to guarantee transportation for the upcoming school year. Please return your form(s) regardless of whether or not you are requesting transportation.
Transportation Form (One Per Student)
Aitkin Public Schools is looking for input regarding transportation for the upcoming school year. There is a short survey that we would like all families to complete in order to best prepare for the fall. Please take the survey here.
Aitkin Students make Honor Roll
Congratulations to all students earning a spot on the A or B honor roll for 4th quarter or 2nd semester. See the full list here.
The musical "The Music Man" which was postponed this spring has officially been cancelled.
Nutritious Food Funds Available
Families may qualify for additional funds to purchase nutritious food. Families with children ages 5 to 18 who qualified for free or reduced-price school meals, but not SNAP or MFIP, are urged to apply at www.mn.p-ebt.org or contact the P-EBT hotline to find out more: 651-431-4050 or 800-657-3698.
Rippleside Staff Send Positive Messages as a Farewell to the 2019-20 School Year While Looking Ahead to a Brighter Future.
KIDS CLUB IS DESPERATELY SEEKING HELP!
Are you missing the personal interactions with kids?? Then come work with us this summer!! Our school age care program, Kids Club, will be opening June 8th for the summer and we are in need of both full and part time staff! Kids Club is open from 6:30am - 6pm Monday thru Friday, so we will be filling in slots throughout those times.
PLEASE email Bobbi @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Lara @ email@example.com AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, if you are interested in working with us this summer! MUST BE 16 YEARS OR OLDER!
PLEASE LET US KNOW SO WE CAN PLAN FOR THE PROGRAM.
CALL US ASAP! 218-927-7736
Hourly pay is as follows:
Pre-School and ECFE Offerings Starting Fall 2020
Aitkin Children's Center has many offering for pre-k students. See the list below for classes your child can take.
ECFE Early Birds Class (Non-Separating)
ECFE Midday Movers (Separating)
ECFE Night Owls (Separating)
Preschool Junior Jakes (3 years old by September 1st)
Preschool Jakes (4 years old by September 1st)
Alaina Chute FFA Star Farmer Finalist
Your Census Response Matters
We as a district do benefit by the information gathered in our Census Data collection. Based on the number of people living in our District, more than 675 billion dollars are shared with school districts across the nation based on Census Data information. We do not want to miss our opportunity to get our share of the financial support. Click here for additional information.
2019 Football Highlight Video
The football highlight video can be downloaded here.
Aitkin Quarterbacks Club Calendar Winners:
Thank you to all of you that purchased the raffle tickets and calendars.
1st: $500-Josh Ihde
4th: $250-Dawn Slette
5th: $100-Greg Christensen
12th: $250-Karen Pojanowski
13th: $2,500-Henry Praska
16th: $100-Casey Mindrum
20th: $250-Tommy Castillo
26th: $100-Michelle Peterson
27th: $500-Hunter Westerlund
1st: $100-Jason Olson
4th: $750-Paulette and Jim Anderson
8th: $250-Mike Olson
11th: $500-Kristin Christensen
13th: $1,000-Dan and Angie Ryan
17th: $100-Rick Muelbaure
22nd: $500-Amy Wilson
24th: $250-Gary Williams
27th: $100-Carissa Root
Use this link for previous winners
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