ISD 279 - Osseo Area Schools

iPad distribution to 9,000 students underway

iPad distribution to 9,000 students underway

Osseo Area Schools achieved an important step in its digital learning plan this month as students in several schools sites receive school district-issued iPads. Integrating this technology into students’ education is designed to promote engaged, self-directed learning.

Thanks to a supportive community that approved a technology levy in 2013, approximately 9,000 students in the district will participate in the 1:1 iPad program by the end of first trimester. Next year,...

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Board reviews facilities planning for new grade spans

Updated September 17, 2014

At a September 9 work session, school board members reviewed the facilities and financing plans for work to be done at the district’s three comprehensive high schools as part of the planning for new grade spans that will begin in the 2015-2016 school year.

Board members heard about three key components of the work:

  • the facilities plan, which includes building additions and repurposing/remodeling space to accommodate the addition of 9th graders (approximately 500 students) in each building under the new grade spans;
  • a proposal to align the names of the four junior high schools with their new middle school grade spans;
  • the plans for financing the construction at the senior high schools.

Facilities Plan

View this part of the work session

Facilities and Transportation Operations Director Dale Carlstrom described a comprehensive planning process that involves high school principals, academic department leaders, teaching staff, and architects. 

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