Robbinsdale Area Schools
Elementary
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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

Leia Ward

We look forward to providing an outstanding educational experience for your student. 

Back to School

Smart Start 2020-2021: Safely Starting Back to School

Student Support Center

Academic, Social-Emotional, Tech Support and More

Assisting students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic with various supports.

Family Involvement

Stay Connected

We have a rich tradition of community and parent involvement

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

Meal Distribution SItes Update

Our elementary distribution sites, Lakeview, Meadow Lake, Neill, and Northport, will serve their last meal bundle distribution on Wednesday, January 13. Cooper High School, Plymouth Middle School, Robbinsdale Middle School, and Sandburg Middle School (beginning January 26th) will continue to distribute meal bundles.

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released updated guidance for close contact with a person positive with COVID-19. 

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We are sharing three things in this letter: information for elementary families, information for secondary families and upcoming non-school days (with several new dates for elementary students).

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If you would like to register for or opt-out of our distance learning option (281 Distance Learning School) - the deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 22. We know this is a short timeframe. Based on the Governor’s announcement this week, we are working as quickly as possible to put a revised plan in place.

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During Monday’s School Board meeting, the Board voted 5-2 to change school start times. There has not been a decision about which school year this will begin.

ECFE 2020-2021 Information Sessions

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about how Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) can help you and your children get to know other families, even while our communities are physically apart. 

Applications now open - Financial Advisory Council

The School Board of Robbinsdale Area Schools is currently seeking applicants for the Financial Advisory Council (FAC). There is currently one open seat available (January 2021 – June 2022 term).

Dr. Stephanie Burrage, interim superintendent

Within our Distance Learning PLUS model, we are able to offer Student Support Centers at each school. Virtual and in-person options for assistance are available for all students - in all grade levels and in all subject areas. 

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As we try to minimize community spread, it is important that we all continue to practice strict safety precautions. If your student gets a COVID test, they should stay home until you receive the test results - even if not experiencing any symptoms.

School Calendar

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