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Office Hours: 7:30-4:00
Phone: 701-727-3310
Fax: (701) 727-3318
School Hours: 9:00-3:35 pm
1st Bell @ 8:50 am
Dismissal @ 3:35 pm

Kathryn Lenertz

Shelby Brown

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.
New School Hours for 2019-2020
New school hours for Dakota!
1st Bell will ring at 8:50 am!
Dismissal will be at 3:35

Preschool Hours
AM 9:00-11:40
PM 12:55-3:35
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.
September 12th Early Release for Students
Thursday, September 12th all students will be dismissed at 1:15 for Professional Development for all teaching staff. Only Annex and Youth Center School Age Program students will be bused, Open Rec students will not receive busing. Please be sure your child knows how they will get home.
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 1st meeting for the 19-20 school year will be on October 3rd at 11:00 am.

Save the date:
2nd quarter December 5th
3rd quarter February 20th
4th quarter April 16th
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.