Robbinsdale Area Schools
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Sonnesyn Elementary

Dedicated to creating an environment that meets the needs of all students and families and ensuring all students receive instruction that matches their needs and helps them achieve success.

Principal's Welcome

Summer Programming

Rdale is the perfect summertime place for your student to have fun and socialize with friends.   

Kindergarten enrollment

Learning to love learning

Apply for educational benefits today

Meals will no longer be free for families unless they qualify for educational benefits.

Adventure Club

K-5 Only

The fun doesn't stop! Adventure Club offers before and after school care for children in grades K-5.

Fine Arts

Creativity Unleashed

Visual arts, music programs and more.

School News

Attendance Updates

As we approach the last few months of the school year we know some of you will receive the district 12 day cumulative absences letter. We want to acknowledge that it has been a year with continued challenges around child and family illnesses. In addition, many face challenges in regard to receiving health care. If you are unable to receive health care for illness or are unable to get documentation, please just call and let our health office know at 763-504-7605. If your child(ren) is going to be absent from school, please call our attendance line at 763-504-7610.


We know that missing school, for any reason, can impact a child's academic achievement therefore, it is our goal to partner with you so that your child(ren) get the most out of their learning opportunities throughout the school year.


As conferences come up on the 14th, 16th and 21st of March we encourage all families to sign up for a conference with their child(ren)'s teachers; however, we believe it is especially important for those that have missed 12 or more school days this year to talk about how those missed days may be impacting your child's progress at school and make a plan to support your child(ren). 

Attendance Matters

When your student is not at school, please make sure you are calling the attendance line.  We care about your student!


Attendance Line: 763-504-7610

Winter Clothing

Winter has arrived. Our school policy is to have outdoor recess until the temperature is below 0 degrees or the windchill is below -10 degrees.

Please ensure the children have: boots, winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and snow pants. This helps us all have fun outside!

two preschool students coloring in a classroom

This important programming provides young learners an opportunity to engage in hands-on activities and build skills to prepare for kindergarten. Part-time and full-time options are available.

Students working on computers in a classroom

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible households a discount of up to $30 per month for internet services. Families are eligible to participate in ACP if a student in the household receives free or reduced-price school meals. 

Two students creating pottery bowls

Enjoy a community meal and entertainment -- and receive a handcrafted bowl -- all while supporting local food shelves. This year’s Empty Bowls event takes place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at Cooper High School, 230 47th Ave. N. in New Hope.

small child playing with blocks

Save the date: For families looking for an opportunity for their young learner to engage in hands-on activities and build skills to prepare for kindergarten, preschool registration opens Monday, March 20.

Monster dolls

Earlier this month information was shared with families about a districtwide initiative for families to read together for I Love to Read Month. As a part of this project, families are now invited to complete this form by Tuesday, Feb. 28 and share your I Love to Read Month activities.

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District offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents Day. Monday, Feb. 27 is a staff development day, so school will not be in session, but district offices are open.

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