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Free Financial Aid events via Zoom in February

Events will cover general financial aid information, details on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Minnesota Dream Act for undocumented students, and more. Sessions will have interpreters.

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Heart of Relationships piece it all together conference

The Heart of Relationships: Piecing It All Together Feb. 7-18, 2022

The conference will be for people with disabilities as well as their support systems. February 7th-18th will ben filled with guest speakers, panels, healthy relationships classes, yoga, social events and more.

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District 196 winter weather protocols

Snowstorms and frigid temperatures are all part of Minnesota winters. Here is how we address and communicate during inclement winter weather.

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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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District 196 spends higher percentage on classroom instruction

The district spent approximately $303 more per pupil than that average for districts statewide.

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Programming for young adults, ages 18-21 with special needs, who are pursuing their transition goals.

Our mission is to educate learners to reach their full potential in developing daily life skills.

Post-secondary and career training

Through the IEP process, students receive support, resources and training with choices based on individual need.

Independent living

Model and teach life skills while encouraging students to be responsible and productive members of our community.


Supported by District 196, we create relationships with community organizations that allow students to make important connections.