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Schedule of back-to-school meetings released

District 196 elementary schools, middle schools and high schools have all scheduled back-to-school open houses, orientation sessions and/or information nights that will be held in August and September. The first day of the 2017-18 school year is Tuesday, Sept. 5.

On Aug. 22 and 23, all elementary students will have an opportunity to meet individually with their teacher for a literacy assessment. These 45-minute assessment meetings must be scheduled by a parent or guardian by going to the school website. Assessment times are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Some schools are offering additional assessment times on other days.

For information on any back-to-school events, call the school.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
  • Cedar Park Elementary STEM School (952-431-8360) Open House — Aug. 31, 5-7 p.m.
  • Deerwood Elementary (651-683-6801) Kindergarten Information Night — Aug. 21, 6 p.m., Open House — Aug. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Diamond Path Elementary School of International Studies (952-423-7695) Open House — Aug. 30, 4-6 p.m., Kindergarten Open House — Aug. 30, 6-7 p.m.
  • East Lake Elementary (651-423-7896) Kindergarten Back-to-School Night — Aug 21, 6-7 p.m., Open House — Aug. 30, 5-7 p.m.
  • Echo Park Elementary School of Leadership, Engineering and Technology (952-431-8390) Open House/PTO Community Event — Aug. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts and Science (651-683-8570) * Kindergarten Open House — Aug. 21, 6-7:30 p.m. * Grades 1-5 Open House — Aug. 31, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Greenleaf Elementary (952-431-8270) * Kindergarten Parent Information Night — Aug. 23, 7-8 p.m. * Open House — Aug. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Highland Elementary (952-423-7595) * Kindergarten Parent Orientation — Aug. 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. * 1st Grade Parent Curriculum Night — Sept. 14, 5 p.m. * 2nd Grade Parent Curriculum Night — Sept. 11, 5 p.m. * 3rd Grade Parent Curriculum Night — Sept. 12, 5 p.m. * 4th Grade Parent Curriculum Night — Sept. 26, 5 p.m. * 5th Grade Parent Curriculum Night — Sept. 12, 6 p.m.
  • Northview Elementary (651-683-6820) * Kindergarten Parent Information Meeting — Aug. 30, 4:30-5 p.m. * Open House — Aug. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Oak Ridge Elementary School of Leadership, Environmental and Health Sciences (651-683-6970) * Kindergarten Parent Information Night — Aug. 23, 6:30-7 p.m. * Kindergarten Parents “Coffee and Conversation” — Sept. 5, 9:30-10 a.m. * Open House and PTO Fall Social — Sept. 14, 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Parkview Elementary (952-431-8350) * Kindergarten Parent Night — Aug. 30, 5:30 p.m. * 1st Grade Parent Night — Aug. 31, 5:30 p.m. * 2nd Grade Parent Night — Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m. * 3rd Grade Parent Night — Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m. * 4th Grade Parent Night — Sept. 19, 6:15 p.m. * 5th Grade Parent Night — Sept. 14, 5:30 p.m.
  • Pinewood Community Elementary (651-683-6980) * Kindergarten Parent Information Night — Aug. 31, 5-5:30 p.m. * Open House — Aug. 31, 5:30-7 p.m. * Connections Preschool Open House — Aug. 31, 5:30-7 p.m. * Grades 2 and 3 Parent Information and Literacy Night — Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m. * Grade 1 Parent Information and Literacy Night — Sept. 12, 6-7 p.m. * Grades 4 and 5 Parent Information and Literacy Night — Sept. 14, 6-7 p.m. * Kindergarten Literacy Night — Sept. 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Red Pine Elementary (651-423-7870) * Kindergarten Parent Meeting — Aug. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. * Open House — Aug. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Rosemount Elementary (651-423-7690) * Open House — Aug. 30, 4-6 p.m. * New Family Orientation — Aug. 30, 6 p.m. * Kindergarten Curriculum Night — Sept. 13, 5:30 p.m. * 1st Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m. * 2nd Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m. * 3rd Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. * 4th Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. * 5th Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.
  • Shannon Park Elementary (651-423-7670) * Kindergarten Parent and Child Information Meeting — Aug. 30, 8-10 a.m. * 1st Grade Parent and Child Information Meeting — Aug. 29, 5-6 p.m. * 2nd Grade Parent and Child Information Meeting — Aug. 29, 4-5 p.m. * 3rd Grade Parent and Child Information Meeting — Aug. 30, 5-6 p.m. * 4th Grade Parent and Child Information Meeting — Aug. 31, 4-5 p.m. * 5th Grade Parent Only Information Meeting — Aug. 30, 4-5 p.m.
  • Southview Elementary (952-431-8370) * Kindergarten Parent Night — Aug. 29, 6 p.m. * 1st Grade Parent Information Night — Sept. 14, 6 p.m. * 2nd Grade Parent Information Night — Sept. 14, 6:45 p.m. * 3rd Grade Parent Information Night — Sept. 11, 6:45 p.m. * 4th Grade Parent Information Night — Sept. 11, 6 p.m. * 5th Grade Parent Information Night — Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
  • Thomas Lake Elementary (651-683-6890) * Kindergarten Orientation — Aug. 30, 4:30-5:30 p.m. * Open House — Aug. 30, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Westview Elementary (952-431-8380) * Kindergarten Curriculum Open House — Aug. 30, 6-7 p.m. * 1st Grade Parent Curriculum Meeting — Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m. * Curriculum Information for Grades 2-5 — online presentation
  • Woodland Elementary (651-683-6990) * Open House — Aug. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
MIDDLE SCHOOLS
  • Black Hawk Middle (651-683-8521) * Back-to-School Jamboree — Aug. 23, 12-7 p.m. * 6th Grade Parent and Student Orientation — Aug. 23, 5 p.m. * 6th Grade Parent Night — Sept. 14, 6-7:30 p.m. * 7th Grade Parent Night — Sept. 18, 6-7:30 p.m. * 8th Grade Parent Night — Sept. 19, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Dakota Hills Middle (651-683-6800) * Virtual Back-to-School Day — Aug. 24, view schedules and complete registrations online; computer access and assistance available from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Media Center * 6th Grade WEB Day — Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-noon * 6th Grade Parent-Student Afternoon — Aug. 30, 3-5 p.m. * 7th Grade Parent Night — Aug. 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m. * 8th Grade Parent Night — Aug. 29, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Falcon Ridge Middle (952-431-8760) * Fall Rally Day (student photos) — Aug. 22, 12-6 p.m. * 6th Grade Web Orientation — Aug. 30, 9-11:30 a.m. * 6th Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 14, 7-9 p.m. * 7th and 8th Grade Curriculum Night — Sept. 20, 7-9 p.m.
  • Rosemount Middle (651-423-7570) * Back-to-School Kickoff — Aug. 29, 12-7 p.m. * 6th Grade and New Student Open House — Aug. 22, 12-6 p.m.
  • Scott Highlands Middle (952-423-7581) * Back-to-School Day — Aug. 29, 2-7 p.m. * Open House — Sept. 14, 6-8 p.m.
  • Valley Middle School of STEM (952-431-8300) * Back-to-School Day — Aug. 30, 12-7 p.m., grades 6-7 at Valley Middle and grade 8 at Apple Valley High School
HIGH SCHOOLS
  • Apple Valley High (952-431-8200) * New Student Registration — Aug. 25, 1 p.m. * 9th Grade Orientation and Back-to-School Night for Grades 10-12 — Aug. 30, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Area Learning Center (952-431-8720) * New Student/Parent Meeting — Aug. 28, 3-4 p.m. * Returning Student Registration — Aug. 28, 3-4 p.m.
  • Eagan High (651-683-6900) * 9th Grade Student/Parent/Guardian Orientation — Aug. 30, 3:30-5:30 p.m. (last names A-G), 5-7 p.m. (H-N) and 6:30-8:30 p.m. (O-Z); students and parents/guardians attend one session, preferably by alpha last name * New Student Orientation (grades 10-12) — Aug. 30, 5-5:45 p.m. * Walk Through Your Student’s Schedule — Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m.
  • Eastview High (952-431-8900) * 9th Grade and New Student Orientation — Aug. 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. * Open House — Sept. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Rosemount High (651-423-7501) * Student Photos — Aug. 14, 12-6 p.m. * 9th Grade Orientation — Aug. 14, 6-8:30 p.m. * New Student Orientation — Aug. 23, 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. and Aug 28 at 1 p.m.; attend only one session * Parent Orientation (formerly Open House) — Aug. 30, 6:45-9:15 p.m.
  • School of Environmental Studies (952-431-8750) * Back-to-School Day — Aug. 30, 2-7 p.m. * Open House — Sept. 14, 6-8 p.m.

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