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Office
New Office Hours: 8:00-4:30
Phone: 701-727-3310
Fax: (701) 727-3318
School Hours: 9:15-3:50 pm
1st Bell @ 9:05 am
Final Bell @ 9:15 am
Dismissal @ 3:50 pm

New Hours as of January 13, 2020
9:15am-3:50 pm
1st Bell @ 9:05 am
Dismissal @ 3:50

PRINCIPAL
Kathryn Lenertz

SECRETARY
Shelby Brown
shelby.brown@minot.k12.nd.us

COUNSELOR
Jayd Boster
Norma Theis

Minot, ND
Principal's Message
Kathryn Lenertz

To help improve the teaching and learning that goes on in our school every day, Mrs. Lenertz is regularly in the classrooms and observing teachers.

If you need immediate assistance or to schedule a meeting, please contact the secretary at 727-3310. Thanks for reaching out to us.
Important!! 2nd Semester School Hours Change!
Happy New Year!
With our current busing pattern and to make the best educational time with students, Dakota Elementary will adjust the school hours beginning Monday, January 13. New hours will be 9:15 to 3:50. Students will be let in the building at 9:05 with school beginning at 9:15. Breakfast hours will remain the same 8:30 am. Preschool hours will be AM 9:15am-11:55am and PM 1:10pm-3:50pm. Headstart hours will remain the same. New Office hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
New School Hours 2nd Semester as of January 13th
New school hours for Dakota!
9:15-3:50.
1st Bell will ring at 9:05 am
Breakfast @ 8:30
Dismissal will be at 3:50 pm

Preschool Hours
AM 9:15-11:55
PM 1:10-3:50

Headstart hours will remain the same.
Early Release February 12th @ 1:15 pm
All Students released at 1:15 pm from classrooms. Morning buses run normal. No after school buses & no PM PreK. Youth Center only transports Annex & SAP students. Open Rec students will not have transportation.
January Events
Jan 2nd Classes Resume
Jan 6th PTA Mtg @ 4:00 pm all are welcome

Principals Beverage Talk
Once a quarter from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, the Principal of Dakota Elementary holds a beverage talk for parents at the Little Riders Play Area.

The Purpose of the meetings is to inform parents and community of current events, and any topic that is vital to our students. This informative event is driven by parents input and questions.

We would love to have you join us.

Our 3rd quarter meeting for the 19-20 school year will be on February 20th at 11:00 am.

Save the date:
3rd quarter February 20th
4th quarter April 16th
Winter Weather School Late Start Hours
Dakota Last Start Schedule
11:00-3:35
No Am Preschool
PM Preschool runs 12:55 3:35
**Buses will run approximately 1/2 hour prior to the start of school**

North Plains
10:30 am-3:05
Memorial
10:00-2:45
Dakota Elementary Facebook Page!
Check us out on facebook, like our page Dakota Elementary to see what exciting things are happening in our school!
Important Information!
If you moved houses either on base or downtown it is necessary for a proof of residence be taken to the MPS Admin Bldg as soon as possible. A POR is mandatory for addresses to be changed in PowerSchool.
Student PCSing or downtown moves!
If you are PCS'ing or moving your child to a downtown school. Please call the Office as soon as possible with the last day of attendance at Dakota. Thank you!
Web Page Accessibility
If you cannot fully access the information on any web page of this site, please let us know Shelby Brown, Secretary at 701-727-3310. We will try to provide the information to you in an alternate format and/or make the necessary improvements to make the information accessible.
Positive Shout Outs Dakota Staff/Students
Please provide a POSITIVE shout out to STAFF or STUDENTS who have a positive impact on you while you are at Dakota. You will need to enter a new one for each person. These will be printed Wednesday mornings and shared with the recipients. Never underestimate the power of the kind words you provide to another. Thank you!

Please click on the link to leave a positive shout out! Thank you for your time.

https://tinyurl.com/yxhve7cx