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, […]

Grading

Middle School (5 – 6 Grade) With the move to Distance Learning, both 5th and 6th grade courses will be graded on a Hybrid Pass/No-Pass basis. Any student receiving a C or below will be assigned a Pass/No-Pass grade.  Any student who receives any grade above a C can accept the letter grade of A […]

Learning from Home Tips

Distance Learning Tips 1.Set goals. Goals help you stay on task and give you an attainable reward to work toward. 2.Time management. This is probably the most important tip of them all. Make sure you set time apart for studying every day, and treat it like a job. Practicing time-management will ensure your success in […]

Devices for MMSA Students

Technology Ipads have been districuted to all students in grades Kindergarten through second. Chromebooks have been distributed to all students in grades three through 11. Technology FAQs and information How to use a Chromebook What is a Chromebook? A Chromebook is an internet only device that runs on the Google Chrome operating system. The Chrome […]

Technology Help

Technology Support Hot Line:  (651) 246-0845 Ext.127 email: it@mmsaweb.org Do you have a broken device or accessory? We can help. According to our investigation, we will either replace or fix the device. If the problem is user-related, you may be charged for the repair or replacement cost. On-site Tech support: There will an IT person […]

Secondary Distance Learning Plans (5-11)

Secondary Distance Learning Expectations As we shared last week, all 6-8 grade secondary students will access assignments and lessons using Google Classroom. Teachers will post activities daily, by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday and will be available by Google Hangout, email or phone between the hours of 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Students will be expected […]

Elementary Distance Learning Plan (K-4)

Elementary School Distance Learning Expectations As we shared last week, K-4 families will access assignments and lessons using Seesaw. Classroom teachers and specialists will post activities daily, by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday. Teachers will be available by Seesaw, email or phone between the hours of 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Families can expect school staff […]

2017-18 Board Meetings

> Aug 14th, 2017                    > Sept 27th, 2017                    > Oct 30th, 2017 > Dec 11th, 2017                     > Jan 29th, 2018                    > Apr […]

Winona University trip

On March 24th, our 7th and 8th graders visited Winona State University to learn more about college life. It was a great taste of college life with wonderful classes and beauty of the campus.