Office
Office Hours: 7:30-4:00
Phone: 701-727-3310
Fax: (701) 727-3318
email: dakota@minot.k12.nd.us
School Hours: 9:00-3:15

PRINCIPAL
Kathryn Lenertz

SECRETARY
Shelby Brown

COUNSELOR
Jade Feller
Minot, ND
Is our website accessible?
We are working on making changes to our website to ensure it is accessible to persons with disabilities. We’d like to know how the website is or isn’t accessible to you. If you would be willing to share your thoughts, we would appreciate it. Please contact Alicia Eslinger by e-mail at alicia.eslinger@minot.k12.nd.us.
Early Release Wednesday, April 26 @ 1:15pm
Dakota Elementary school will have an early release day on Tuesday, March 21 @ 1:15pm. Please note there will be no afternoon preschool. Please let your child know how they will get home. The only students that will be bused are the Annex, School Age Program students ONLY. Open rec students are not bused by the Youth Center.
Dakota Elementary Facebook Page!
Check us out on facebook, like our page Dakota Elementary to see what exciting things are happening in our school!
Dr. Borgen Scholarship Application Deadline May 8th
Dr. Borgen Scholarship Application is online for either a Minot State College For Kids Camp or Zoo Camp 2017. Please click on the link below to apply for a scholarship for your child. Please choose either a College for Kids Camp or Zoo Camp. Please only one camp per student. We will present the scholarship to the students on the last day of school Awards Assembly. Dr. Borgen Scholarship Applications
MSU Summer Camps or Zoo Camps 2017
Please click on the link below for the application for summer camps. Deadline is May 8th.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdBZ25SE4P8k7w3yB6YPuYSIsx1MyjtN5PiWwChOKAj3OPK_w/viewform
  • Respect 1
    5th Graders Define Respect!
  • Respect 2
    Respect is being kind and friendly
  • Respect 3
    Respect is listening to others
  • Respect 4
    Respect is listening to others!
  • Respect 5
    Respect is listening to people when they are talking
  • Respect 6
    Respect is Amazing!
  • Respect 7
    Respect is caring for other teachers and kids and not just yourself.
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.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant
Dakota Elementary has a fresh fruit and vegetable grant so every child is offered a healthy snack daily. This is a wonderful opportunity for a child to taste either a new piece of fruit or vegetable they have never tried before.
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.
Winter Recess Information!
Minot Public School policy allows students to have outdoor recess as long as the actual temperature is -5 or above, or the wind chill is -15 or above. All students go outside for recess. Appropriate outside clothing is a necessity. All students are required to have snow pants and boots in order to play off of the black top and on the playground equipment. An extra pair of mittens and socks in the backpack is always a great idea. Please note we do not have any extra clothing for students.
Immunizations
Please note the following immunizations are required for all students attending Minot Public School.
5 DTAP
4 IPV
2 MMR
3 HEP B
2 Varicella
If your child receives new immunizations, please bring an updated record to the school office.
Thank you!

2016-17 Shool Meal Prices
Breakfast Prices:
Student: $1.50
Adult: $2.25

Lunch Prices
Student: $2.25
Adult : $3.25

Extra Milk $0.40
Last Day of School
Friday, May 26th is the last day of school for students. Have a wonderful summer!
Dakota Elementary Late Start Schedule
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
Head Start is cancelled in the event of a late start.
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