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Focus Newsletter

Mankato Area Public Schools' Focus newsletter is published annually to share school news with parents and guardians. Click image below to view view full version of Focus
Focus newsletter 2020 page 1

Letter from the Superintendent

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  • Preparing for students to come back to school
  • Bus rules puts safety first

Transportation enhancement outlines for fall launch

Have a heart, let's do our part

  • New multi-process welders expand student opportunities in welding labs
  • Mankato Area Public Schools' meal information


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Leadership (continued)

  • Leadership (continued)
  • Stay informed - subscribe to district news and events
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  • Planning for the future to help students succeed
  • Educare awards $76,233 in Educator Initiative Grants to Mankato Area Public Schools
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Private vs. public information - important to know

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School safety is a priority

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2020-2021 student calendar

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  • Check your student's progress in real time
  • How to find Mankato Area Public Schools' attendance areas
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  • Special education services helping students be successful 
  • Follow Mankato Area Public Schools on social media
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  • Health services helps start the year off right
  • Editorial information
  • Mankato Area Public Schools' 24-hour school help and information line
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  • Education for all
  • Right to know
  • Accident insurance option available
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Mankato Area Public Schools building contact information

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Answers to frequently-asked questions about attendance exceptions and open enrollment