Community Education Category

Erlandson steps in at Community Ed.

Posted on: September 24, 2021

Erlandson steps in at Community Ed.

In terms of experience, new Delano Community Education Director Eric Erlandson draws from a deep well. He has previously worked for or directed Community Education programs in five different communities. He also managed the financials of one district as a business manager, and has the licenses to be a school superintendent or a K-12 principal.  That might look like a full resume, but there’s more. When... Read More

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Johnson retires from community ed.

Posted on: July 23, 2021

Johnson retires from community ed.

Two decades into her career as an analytical chemist at 3M, Diane Johnson decided to change course. The impetus was her extensive volunteer work with the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District, where she directed a flute program for students, served on the Community Education advisory council and was a member of citizens’ committees in support of school referendums. “I spent a lot of time back in those days,... Read More

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Summer programs navigate COVID-19

Posted on: September 9, 2020

Summer programs navigate COVID-19

At the outset of an unprecedented school year, it is only natural for students, staff members and families to look for some indication of what to expect. Read More

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TAC re-opens with new procedures

Posted on: June 18, 2020

TAC re-opens with new procedures

The Tiger Activity Center re-opened on Wednesday, June 17, with some new rules and procedures as a result of COVID-19. See the details here.   Read More

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MDE seeks input on distance learning

Posted on: June 18, 2020

MDE seeks input on distance learning

The Minnesota Department of Education wants to hear from parents about their distance learning experience as the department plans for the 2020-21 school year. Take this survey to share your experience.   Read More

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Facilities staff make the most of closures

Posted on: May 6, 2020

Facilities staff make the most of closures

While COVID-19 has created challenging circumstances for schools and students, to say the least, facilities staff members at Delano Public Schools have seized on a unique opportunity offered by the building closures to move ahead with various projects at full... Read More

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Census responses aid Community Ed.

Posted on: April 14, 2020

Census responses aid Community Ed.

Did you know that our Community Ed. funding is based on population? Make sure to respond to the 2020 Census soon! Visit  Read More

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Delano joins #BeTheLightMN

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Delano joins #BeTheLightMN

In a show of support for our school community, particularly the senior class of 2020 - and as a symbol of hope that things will eventually return to normal - Delano Public Schools will turn on the lights of Tiger Stadium for 20 minutes beginning at 20:20 (8:20 p.m.) for a period of 20 days. The stadium lightings will begin Friday, April 10, and will continue through Wednesday, April 29. Hundreds of Minnesota schools... Read More

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Distance learning plans

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Following the executive orders of Governor Tim Walz to close schools and create a distance learning plan, Delano Public Schools is providing the following information for families.  ALL STUDENTS In order for students to access instruction most teachers in grades K-2 will be using Seesaw and teachers in grades 3-12 will be using Google Classroom. Students will need to log in according to specific... Read More

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COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: March 10, 2020

Delano Public Schools will conduct distance learning through the end of the school year on Thursday, June 4, due to the COVID-19 situation.  This page is intended to provide information and resources related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The situation is evolving by the day. Please refer to the Read More

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