Thursday, November 29

Day 4

Lunch:  Chicken Fajita Wrap or Santa Fe Cheese Wrap

To Report an Absence – call the front desk at 507-663-8806 x 0, or send an e-mail to   Please contact us when your student will be absent from school, arrive late to school or leave school for an appointment, family event, etc..

Attention Seniors.  We will have a mandatory Senior Meeting on today at 9:00 in the Goodall Room.  Please come prepared to share the progress you have made thus far with your Senior Project and the next steps in your process.

9th, 10th, 11th graders grab pizza with our Change to Chill Rep. Kaila, from Allina, today to discuss implementing mentoring opportunities here are Arcadia – What are your ideas? What would be meaningful for Arcadia students? Maybe we don’t even call it mentoring – what can we do to “stress-less” at school? What would you like? What supports would helpful for middle schooler and/or high schoolers? Please sign-up in your advisory so we can order food…also note if you have unique diet needs.


Dancers – Remember we have extra rehearsals for Thanksgive after school on Thursday this week. We will run from 2:45 until 4pm. Please make arrangements for transportation accordingly. Thank you!

Arcadia is once again offering a trip abroad during the summer of 2020.  This time we will be exploring Japan!  The trip will be open to both middle and high schoolers and will happen for twelve days sometime between June 11 and 29 (we are given a 19 day window to assure the lowest flight costs).  For more information, please join me for a Japan Information Night this Tuesday, December 4 at 7pm in the green advisory.  Invites will be given to students on Friday, so be sure to ask your student for more information.

Donations Needed:  If you happen to have a spare microwave you would be willing to donate, we could use one or two in the Great Room for student lunches.  Thank you! 

Navigating the College Search Process:
The Northfield Public Library will host a college planning program with a national college-search expert on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6:30 p. For more information, contact the Northfield Public Library.
Catch some powder! The Northfield Ski & Snowboard Club will be skiing and boarding at Welch Village on Mondays, December 10 – February 12. The club is for those in grades 6 – 12. The registration deadline is Monday, December 3rd.  Buses will depart after school from the Northfield Middle School and Northfield High School. Students have the freedom to ski and board with friends until 8:15 p.m. and will return by 9:15 p.m. Participants are guaranteed eight trips to Welch. If weather permits, the club will offer make ups or bonus days on Feb. 18 & 25 (no club on Dec. 24 & 31).
Registration packets and information may be obtained in the middle school, the high school or the Community Services offices. 

Random Recognitions  

Today’s random recognition goes to Joran Peterson, for helping friends through hard times.


If you know someone who deserves an anonymous random recognition, just email Barb at







FRIDAY, November 30   

7:00 PM at Arcadia





Music, Sketches, Dance, Comedy-

It’s a Zany-Good Time!

Rock & Roll Revival needs you!

Anyone interested in being a cast member please come to the Audition information meeting

Tuesday, December 4 after school in the NHS auditorium.

This is where you will learn the audition dance, hear about the process, and sign up for audition times.

Contact Ray Coudret at if you have questions or a conflict.

You can also feel free to ask Bob or Shari any questions you may have. We would love to have Arcadia well represented in this year’s show!

Interested in joining the NHS Speech Team? We have a required informational meeting Weds., Nov. 28th at 2:55pm in NHS room S106 for all who are interested in high school speech and have not participated before. You will learn about the 13 categories as well as how our season works and our schedule. Students must be available most Saturdays Feb. 2- March 16 to be eligible for the team. You can join our Schoology course (it is a course, not a group) using the access code ZS5ZT-RJT7R (
Questions may be directed to Head Coach Saxton West at


Friday, November 30 – Thanks-Give!  – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, December 4 – Japan Information Night 7:00 pm at Arcadia in the Green Advisory

Wednesday, December 5 – Innovation Day – All School Field Trip

Tuesday, December 18 – School Board Meeting at Arcadia

Wednesday, December 19 – Field Trip – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Park Square Theater

Thursday, December 20 thru Monday, January 1 – No School – Winter Break

Wednesday, January 16 – Art Field Trip – Middle School – Weitz Center

Monday, January 21 – No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Friday, January 25 – No School – Staff Development

Thursday, January 31 – High School Theater Elective Field Trip – Cabaret at the Ordway