School startsSummer vacation is nearly over. School begins for most Douglas County students Sept. 1, with all schools closed for Labor Day on Sept. 5. Here is a brief run-down of school start information as well as contact information for area schools.
Summer vacation is nearly over.
School begins for most Douglas County students Sept. 1, with all schools closed for Labor Day on Sept. 5. Here is a brief run-down of school start information as well as contact information for area schools.
All Cathedral School families are invited to a meet and greet from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 31.
Sept. 1 will be the first day of school for all students.
For more information, call (715) 392-2976 or visit www.superiorcathedralschool.org.
School District of Maple
Sept. 1 is the first day of school for elementary students in grades one through five and all middle school students. Only ninth grade students attend Northwestern High School.
Sept. 2 is a full day of school for all students except those in kindergarten and 4-year-old kindergarten.
Sept. 7 is the first day of school for kindergarten students.
Sept. 12 is the first day of school for children enrolled in the Monday/Wednesday 4K program.
Sept. 13 is the first day of school for enrolled in the Tuesday and Thursday 4K program.
New student registration runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Students in K-5 can register in the elementary supervisor’s office at Northwestern Elementary School; grades 6-8 in the guidance office at Northwestern Middle School; grades 9-12 in the Northwestern High School guidance office.
For more information contact the elementary school at (715) 364-8465; middle school at (715) 364-2218; or high school at (715) 363-2434. The school district’s website is www.maple.k12.wi.us.
Sept. 1 is the first day of school for both students in the Northwood School and the Northstar Charter School, located in the same building.
There will be no school Sept. 5 for Labor Day.
For more information, call (715) 466-2297 or visit www.northwood.k12.wi.us.
School District of Solon Springs
Sept. 1 is the first day for all students except 4K.
Sept. 19 is the first day of school for students in the 4K program.
For more information, call the high school at (715) 378-2263, the elementary school at (715) 378-4432 or visit www.solonk12.net.
Sept. 1 is the first day of school for all students.
For more information, call (715) 399-8757 or visit www.maranathaacademy.net
Superior School District
Sept. 1 is the first day of classes for elementary students in grades K-5, middle school students in grades 7-8 and all high school students. Some schools have staggered starting dates for kindergarten students. Parents will be notified by their child’s school about start dates for kindergarten.
On Sept. 2, there will be class for elementary students, sixth grade students and all high school students. Seventh and eighth grade students get the day off.
All students attend classes Sept. 6.
Classes at most elementary schools begin at 8:45 a.m. and end at 3:15 p.m. The exception is Lake Superior Elementary School, where classes begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.
At Superior Middle School, classes begin at 8:15 a.m. Students are dismissed each day at 2:50 p.m.
Classes at Superior High School will start earlier this year. The warning bell will sound at 8:05 a.m. and classes begin at 8:10 a.m. Class will be dismissed each day at 3:05 p.m. The time change will allow for longer advisory periods on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Many of the elementary schools have planned a first day celebration or orientation for Sept. 1. At Great Lakes Elementary School the annual first day of school orientation, called Great Start runs 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A packet will be mailed to families with their session times. Those who have not received their packets can e-mail Principal Cindy Magnuson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Families can expect spend about an hour and a half exploring the school with their children Sept. 1 during the Northern Lights First Day Celebration Open House. Parents select the time between 8:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to visit the stations, classrooms, resource fair, complete the scavenger hunt and maybe even have breakfast or lunch. There will be a mini-roundup for kindergarten students who were unable to attend in the spring. All kindergarten students should attend the open house in the afternoon.
For more information, including supply lists, look up the district website at www.superior.k12.wi.us and search for the school under the schools tab.
Contact numbers are as follows: District office, (715) 394-8700; Superior High School, (715) 394-8720; Superior Middle School, (715) 394-8740; Bryant, (715) 394-8785, Principal Kate Tesh; Cooper (715) 394-8790, Principal Brett Brodeen; Four Corners (715) 399-8911, Principal Jack Jarnis; Great Lakes (715) 395-8500, Principal Cindy Magnuson; Lake Superior (715) 398-7672, Principal Mark Howard; Northern Lights (715) 395-6066, Principal Robyn Deshayes.
Cathedral School begins Sept. 1. Four Corners, Great Lakes and Cooper programs will have a meet and greet event on Sept. 1 with classes beginning on Sept. 2. New Horizons Children’s Center, Superior Children’s Center, Noah’s Ark Daycare, YMCA and University Children’s Center classes start on Sept. 6. Head Start classes begin Sept. 7.