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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
Holiday Coffee with the Principal
Please join Mrs. Lenertz for a cup of Holiday Blend coffee at Rough Rider's Little Riders Play area on Thursday, December 14 @11:00. This is a wonderful opportunity for parents to connect in a relaxed, casual atmosphere while sharing your thoughts and ideas to make this school year a success! Coffee will be provided.
Christmas Week Dress-up Days! December 18-21!
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Christmas Hat Day
Wednesday: Candy Cane Day (red & whit)
Thursday: Red & Green Day
Families are welcome to join us for our Holiday Sing-a-long in the gym on Thursday, December 21st @ 1:45. Classroom parties to follow.
Student Engagement Survey
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.
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.
2017-18 MPS Meal Prices
Breakfast Prices:
Student: $1.75
Adult: $2.50

Lunch Prices:
Elementary: $2.50
Middle School: $2.75
High School: $3.50
Adult: $3.50

Extra Milk: 40 cents
Minot, ND
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!

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.
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.
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

Headstart Late Start Hours
10:30 am-3:00 pm