Tuesday, December 5

Breakfast:  Fruit Yogurt with Granola, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch:  Italian Pasta with Meatsauce or Cheesy Pasta, Soft Breadstick, Salad, Veggies, Fruit, Milk
To Report an Absence – call the front desk at 507-663-8806 x 0, or send an e-mail to khansen@arcadiacharterschool.org

8th graders today in exploravision we will begin working on your prototype.  Please check in with your group and decide if there are any materials you would need to bring in.

The High School Potluck is this Thursday.  Please remember to sign up to bring a dish.  Plates and Cutlery are provided.  If you ordered lunch for that day and didn’t cancel it, you will need to purchase your school lunch.
During this holiday season, Arcadia is a drop off spot for Christmas Sharing.  Please bring new unwrapped toys, books, teen gifts, infant sleepwear, hats, mittens and scarves  for the donation box here at Arcadia.  We’ll be accepting donations through December 8th.
The classroom portion of Driver’s Education will be offered here at Arcadia the two weeks following Spring Break – Beginning on Monday, April 2 (note this is not a school day) and will meet Monday through Friday for two weeks 3pm to 6pm. Adam, from Cannon River Driving School, will be providing the instruction. Registration form attached and for information visit their website at http://cannonriverdrivingschool.com/Lisa will be collecting the registration forms. This course is also open to students outside of Arcadia.

Catch some powder! The Northfield Ski & Snowboard Club will be skiing and boarding at Welch Village on Mondays, December 11 – February 12. For detailed info, see the Ski & Snowboard Club Informational Packet & Rental Forms or REGISTER

Buses will depart as soon as possible after school from the Northfield Middle School and Northfield High School. Students will ski and board until 8:15 p.m. and will return by 9:15 p.m. Group ski lessons are available on the first day only. No snowboard lessons will be available. Participants are guaranteed eight trips to Welch. If weather permits, the club will offer make ups or bonus days on Feb. 19 & 26(no class Dec. 25 & Jan. 1).

The $150 fee includes registration and transportation. Ski and snowboarding passes must be purchased from Welch Village separately (the after 4 pass is the most popular pass choice). If wanting to attend a few days here and there, a single bus buy-on may be purchased for $28 at the bus. Rentals are available for $20/day + $5 helmet if desired. Scholarships are available for those on free or reduced lunch.

Registration packets and information may be obtained in the middle school, the high school or the Community Services offices or by clicking the Ski & Snowboard Club Informational Packet & Rental Forms. To register click HERE.

Skiing and snowboarding are great lifetime sports. I hope your child takes advantage of this great opportunity. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with questions concerning the ski & snowboard club.


Melissa Bernhard
Recreation Coordinator
Northfield Public Schools Community Services
Phone: 507-664-3502
Cancellation Line: 507-554-3659


Tuesday, December 5 – Europe Trip – Mandatory Meeting – 6:30 pm

Thursday, December 7 – Middle School Field Trip – A Christmas Carol – The Guthrie

Friday, December 15 – High School Field Trip – Of Mice and Men – Park Square Theater

Tuesday, December 19 – Arcadia School Board Meeting – 6:30 pm

Thursday, December 21 thru Monday, January 1 – No School – Winter Break

Monday, January 8 – Open House 6:30 pm

Friday, January 12 – End of 2nd Quarter and Presentation Afternoon 12:30 pm

Friday, January 12 – Arts for Martin 7:00 pm

Monday, January 15 – No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 16 – Arcadia School Board Meeting 6:30 pm

Friday, January 26 – No School – Teacher Prep Day

Friday, February 2 – HS and MS Field Trip – The Wiz – Children’s Theater

Tuesday, February 13 – School Board Meeting

Thursday, February 15 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Friday, February 16 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Monday, February 19 – No School – Staff Work Day

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