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School District Winter Weather Policy


As you know, winter weather has already arrived here in Minnesota.  Please remember that the White Bear Lake Area School District uses a -10 degree wind chill rule in determining in/out days for recess.   If the weather is -10 degrees or warmer, the students will be going outside for recess. Students should come to school each day prepared to head outside for fresh air, fun and exercise.

20 Things We Should Say More Often

Check out this fun video about 20 Things We Should Say More Often.

Flu Shot Clinic at Vadnais Heights Elementary School OPEN TO MATOSKA STUDENTS!

The new Bear Care Health and Wellness Clinic will be offering flu shots at Vadnais Heights Elementary students. Clinic staff will be at Vadnais on Tuesday, October 27 and Wednesday, October 28 from 2:50 - 5:00 pm. Parents and guardians: use this link to make an appointment.

Tier 1 Worker Child Care

If you are a Tier 1 worker and need child care on the days the kids are not in school you still need to register through Community Services and Extended Day for that service. The service is free but you have until Wednesday to get your child enrolled or you won't have that service provided to you.   Extended Day Program

News from the Health Office re: Influenza and Lead Levels in Drinking Water
Easy Ways to Support Your School!

Learn more about ways to support Matoska International.

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