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Family Updates Page

Minneapolis Public Schools sends out weekly family updates about the start of the 2020-21 school year. You will get these updates via email if you are signed up, but this page will have any messages you may have missed. 

If you want to receive these family updates directly, please sign up to School Messenger.

2021.14.21: Returning to in-person learning!

This update includes information on:

  • Returning to in-person learning plan for grades PreK-5
  • Registering for in-person or distance learning
  • No school Feb. 1-5 for PreK-5
  • ACCESS testing for students receiving EL services: Feb. 8 - April 16
  • Reminder about school open houses

2021.1.8 | PK-5 students returning to in-person learning in February

Dear MPS families,

I'd like to share with you how MPS plans to respond to Governor Walz's order in late December to have all elementary students - grades PreK-5 - return to in-person learning.


2020.12.18 | Family Update

This update includes information on:

  • Governor Walz's executive order on schools
  • Registering for virtual after-school programs
  • Free holiday meal boxes for kids...and adults!
  • Winter Break resources and district office closures
  • Reminder about school open houses

2020.12.16 | Family Update: Update on Governor Walz's announcement today

Today, along with all of you, we learned about Governor Walz's plan to prioritize getting elementary students back to class in person.