Berean Baptist Church has received free food through a government program called Farmers to Families. They will have enough boxes to feed 1200 families tomorrow. They are hosting a drive-through pick-up from 3-6. The pickup location is Burnsville campus.
Dear Echo Park Families:
At Echo Park, we work hard to ensure students receive a healthy breakfast and lunch each day to support their developing brains and bodies. Research shows that children who eat regular, nutritious meals are more likely to attend school and be engaged in learning.
We are excited to collaborate again this year with The Sheridan Story to offer a free weekend food program to all of our students.
The Sheridan Story is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization with a mission to fight child hunger through community and school partnerships. They strive to make a difference in children’s lives by focusing on food gaps like weekends, school breaks, and summer when children cannot receive meals in school.
This is the Echo Park School Supply list for 2020-2021. All supplies will be for individual use this year with no sharing within classrooms.
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.
Both calendars are based on an all in-person learning model, although the district does plan to continue to offer the 196 Digital Academy as an all distance learning option for families.
Register now for fall learning opportunities. As always, the safety of you, your family and our staff is our primary concern.
District 196 students are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch every school day, whether in school or distance learning at home. A la carte items available at school are not included in this program.
Qorsho Hassan is the first Somali-American to earn the title of Minnesota Teacher of the Year. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Echo Park.
PayPAMS is the platform families will use to pay for meals. Meal account balances from the 2019-20 school year have automatically been transferred over.
Information about the start of the 2020-21 school year, including sample schedules, cohort assignments and an updated calendar, is now available.
MyPayments Plus replaces FeePay. Learn more about the platform, create accounts and register for activities and athletics.
Free child care will be available for all district-enrolled students (ages 5 to 12) whose parents or guardians are Tier 1 critical workers. Families must register by Friday, August 21.
Remaining balances in FeePay for food service accounts will be automatically transferred to PayPams. MyPaymentsPlus will be used for online payments for athletics and activities registrations, field trips and fees.
All students will attend school in person two days each week, in A and B cohorts. Cohort A will be at school Mondays and Thursdays, and Cohort B will be at school Tuesdays and Fridays.
Dakota County is currently hosting a virtual open house to share study goals and process and needs your feedback related to pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
District 196 Community Education offers learning opportunities for you and your family for engagement, enrichment and inspiration, and safety is a priority.
Free breakfast and lunch kits will be available for children, up to age 18, June 15-Aug. 14, at five District 196 schools and two neighborhood locations.
Superintendent Mary Kreger provides an update on summer programs and meals and a message to the Class of 2020, and shares remarks about the recent events in Minnesota.
Our Community Education program is working hard every day to ensure a variety of learning opportunities for your engagement, enrichment and inspiration! Check out what's in store for summer.