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.
Our staff is committed to educating students by establishing positive relationships, having high expectations for all students and developing a safe, nurturing learning environment. We celebrate our cultural diversity and our strong sense of school community!
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.
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.
There will be no distance learning May 1 and 4, however free meals will still be available. Also, students will be able to keep devices this summer.
All cocurricular activities and on-site events are also canceled. Alternate plans for graduation are currently being discussed.
Based on the addition of new safety and security improvements, the benefit of key features and our familiarity with the system, the district has decided to continue using Zoom.
The national Schoology and Seesaw support teams are monitoring the situation and working hard to minimize any disruptions to service to member districts.