School Supply Drive

The Minnesota Vikings are hosting a FREE School Supply Drive-Thru event for both students and teachers. If you are interested in stopping by the Vikings practice facility to pick up FREE school supplies, please fill out the below registration. Parents: if you need multiple backpacks for multiple students, please complete a separate form for each […]

2021 Summer Booster Academy

Minnesota Math and Science Academy will offer a wide range of summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students. Programs will be focused on helping students engage in unfinished learning following this unprecedented school year, with a focus on mathematics, literacy, SEL, and preparing for the next grade level. For our elementary and middle […]

Update as of April 23, 2020

Per Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-41, the Distance Learning Period for Minnesota schools will extend through the end of the school calendar year. For Minnesota Math and Science Academy, the last scheduled day is Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Student Support Services

General Considerations for Distance Learning during these unprecedented times Designs for Learning will support our schools as they develop their Distance Learning plans. Special Education is a unique service that can’t be easily replicated in a virtual or solely paper-pencil method. Due Process and compliance issues complicate the development of plans. To that end, Designs […]

Absences

Attendance is defined as a student demonstrating that they are showing up for school. Because Distance Learning is asynchronous (students complete work when it works for them and their family) time-bound attendance processes (i.e. hard deadline of 3:00 p.m.) are not sufficient ways to determine attendance. This is not meant to be a punitive process, […]