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Office
Office Hours: 7:30-4:00
Phone: 701-727-3310
Fax: (701) 727-3318
School Hours: 9:00-3:15

PRINCIPAL
Kathryn Lenertz

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

COUNSELORS
Jayd Eggert
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 Family Orientation! November 13 @ 9:05 am
On the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Principal Lenertz invites all new families to Dakota to a short Orientation to meet with the Principal, view a short slide show and a tour of the school. Orientation will be November 13 @ 9:05 am.
Fall Picture Retake Day!
Fall picture retake day is Thursday, November 15th
Winter Bus Transportation Meeting Wednesday, October 24th
Town Hall Transportation Meeting at the Base Theater Wednesday, October 24th @ 6:00 pm. All students must have a parent signed bus form to ride the bus or walk. Annex and Youth Center students are required to have a parent signed bus form to ride the bus. Please send in form as soon as possible.
Parent Coffee With Principal Lenertz December 12th!
Quarterly Coffee & chat with the Principal!
You are invited to enjoy a relaxing cup of Coffee with Principal Kathryn Lenertz!
Roughrider Pizza’s
Little Riders Play Area
Wednesday, October 10th @ 11:15 am.
Parents, please come to connect in a relaxed, casual atmosphere while sharing any thoughts or ideas to improve “our” school for the new school year.
Coffee will be provided!
Mark your calendars for the upcoming coffee dates.
December 12th, February 13th, April 18th @ 10:00 am
Raffle Tickets for Dakota PTA School Carnival!
Raffle Tickets for Dakota Fall Festival! Once again we are hoping for your family's help in selling raffle tickets to family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors. This raffle is one of our largest fundraisers so your help is greatly appreciated. Each child is bringing home one book of raffle tickets to sell with all (tickets sold or unsold) and money to be returned to your child's teacher on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. More booklets are available to sell...just ask! Please do not remove staples from any booklets. Complete the buuyer portion of the ticket portion to return to school. Give the buyer the prize description portion. Checks payable to Dakota Elementary PTA. Thank you! Dakota PTA School Carnival is October 26th. More information will be coming home soon.
Student Engagement Survey
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.
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.
Dakota Elementary Late Start Schedule for Inclement Weather
Teachers Arrive @ 10:00 am

School starts @ 10:30 am for students
*Bussing for students begins approximately 30 minutes prior to school start time.*
School Ends @ 4:00 pm

Preschool
AM Session-10:30 am-12:45 pm
PM Session-1:45 pm-4:00 pm

Headstart Late Start Hours
10:30 am-3:00 pm
Legacy Hall
We are so excited to ‘catch up’ with our former families! Once you email the following information back to us @ dakotalegacywall@minot.k12.nd.us, we will create your 8x10 frame and display it on the wall in the ‘Legacy Hall’. Looking forward to hearing from many families!

Family and/or Individual Name(s):

Years in attendance at Dakota Elementary:

Where is your family now? What are you and your family doing?
(Can use up to 500 characters including spaces.)

What are your memories of Dakota Elementary?
Please reflect on the time spent in our school!
(Can use up to 1300 characters including spaces.)

Please send a photo, too! We will include a 3.5 x 4 print in your frame!

Thank you for sharing your information for our Dakota Elementary Legacy Wall on the Minot Air Force Base.