Robbinsdale Area Schools
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Kindergarten video

Kindergarten is fun!

Don't take our word for it. Hear what students have to say about their kindergarten experience.

Watch the video | Enroll now

 

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Creating Experiences for Lifelong Learning

Opportunities for you and your child from birth through pre-kindergarten.

Nurturing Our Youngest Learners

Welcome to Robbinsdale Area Schools Early Childhood!

Helping Your Child Discover and Grow

Minnesota's Early Learning Standards

ECFE Classes and Activities

Support your child's healthy growth and development

We provide services, classes and support for families with children from birth through pre-kindergarten.

Family Involvement and Support

Stay connected

EC PAC members meet monthly during the school year. Child care is provided at no cost during meetings.

Preschool Options

Develop skills needed for kindergarten

Licensed teachers use a variety of research-based curriculum to thoughtfully engage children in activities which build essential school-readiness skills.

Early Childhood Screening

A free and simple check of your child's development

Early childhood screening is required for kindergarten and most preschool enrollment.

Early Learning News

February Early Learning PAC Meeting

Interested in being more involved? Join the Early Learning Parent Advisory Council!

Robbinsdale Area Schools’ Early Learning Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is an important group of parents who work to support our district’s Early Learning programming.  PAC parents meet once per month to discuss programming, policies, advocacy, fundraising, and more.  

We would like to invite you to our February 22nd PAC meeting from 6:30-7:45 pm.  The meeting will be held at the New Hope Learning Center. Child care for children 3 months - 5 years old will be available. Please call 763-504-4170 or email ecfe_281@rdale.org to reserve your spot.  Your RSVP will help us in planning for seating, childcare and food. 

Click here for more information. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, February 22nd!

Black History Month celebration

Students, families and community members are invited to the upcoming Black History Month Celebration. The free event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, at FAIR School Crystal, located at 3915 Adair Ave N. 

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With ACCESS testing happening at the end of January, here is a reminder of testing expectations. Each student is asked to follow all state and district policies for test administration.

American Indian Ed Winter Storytelling Event

Robbinsdale Area Schools American Indian Education Program partnered with Edina Public Schools American Indian Education program to host a winter storytelling event at 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17.  The no-cost event will be held at FAIR School Crystal, 3915 Adair Ave. N. 

January Early Learning PAC Meeting

Interested in being more involved? Join the Early Learning Parent Advisory Council!

Robbinsdale Area Schools’ Early Learning Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is an important group of parents who work to support our district’s Early Learning programming.  PAC parents meet once per month to discuss programming, policies, advocacy, fundraising, and more.  

We would like to invite you to our January 18th PAC meeting from 6:30-7:45 pm.  The meeting will be held at the New Hope Learning Center. Child care for children 3 months - 5 years old will be available. Please call 763-504-4170 or email ecfe_281@rdale.org to reserve your spot.  Your RSVP will help us in planning for seating, childcare and food. 

Click here for more information. We look forward to seeing you on January 18th!

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APPOINTMENTS ARE OPEN!

Friday, Feb. 3 & Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023

Give Kids a Smile is a charitable outreach program that provides free dental care to underserved children (typically ages 3-18). Dental clinics throughout the state volunteer to provide these services during Children’s Dental Health Month.

FIND A CLINIC 

WHEN IS IT?
February 3 and 4, 2023
(Some clinics hold events on alternative dates.)

LOCATION?
Volunteer dental clinics across the state.

HOW ARE APPOINTMENTS MADE?
Families can locate a participating clinic by visiting www.mndental.org/gkas or contacting the United Way by dialing 2-1-1 or texting the zip code to 898-211.They can then contact the clinic directly to schedule an appointment.

More information in English, Spanish, Hmong, Russian, Somali

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Two Mondays, Jan. 23 and Feb. 27, are non-school days. School will not be in session, but district offices are open. The 2023-24 school calendar is also available.

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All are invited to the upcoming InterSchool Council (ISC) meeting at 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. ISC is a collaboration between parent representatives and district staff.

Seven Dreams Bird Bash Event

This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 4 at the Heritage Center of Brooklyn Center. Seven Dreams will be funding a mental health project, opening Wellness Centers in our middle schools.

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West Suburban Summer School (WSSS) offers summer classes to students entering grades 2-12 in the fall of the upcoming school year.

Aqua Tots

Check out and register for upcoming Aqua Tots for children ages 6 months - 2 years!

$89 for 8 sessions located at Plymouth Middle School Pool

Session starts January 14th!

Register at: rdale.ce.eleyo.com

School Calendar

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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA
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New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428, USA

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