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Upcoming no school days for Mankato Area Public Schools

Mankato Area Public Schools will not have school on the following dates:

 

  • November 23 (Monday): grades K-5 do not have school for teacher transition day to distance learning 
  • November 24 (Tuesday): grades K-5 do not have school for conferences
  • November 25 (Wednesday): no school for grades K-12 because of conferences
  • November 26-27 (Thursday, Friday): no school for grades K-12 for Thanksgiving holiday

 

For more information, contact Mankato Area Public Schools’ administrative offices at 507-387-1868.

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Mankato Area Public Schools to provide no-cost meals during distance learning

To best provide service, pick-up schedule changes have been made to Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) nutrition services program, which will continue to provide breakfast and lunch at no cost to all youth age 18 years and under during and after the transition to a distance learning model. Meals consist of lunch and breakfast for each day. Youth do not need to be enrolled in MAPS nor do they need to qualify for free or reduced lunch. 

 

Participants must pre-order meals online for pick-up on the following days and locations: 

 

November 16 - 20, 11 a.m - 1 p.m.
Daily meal pick-up. Pre-order by 8 a.m. the day of pick-up. 
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive

 

November 23, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Five-day meal pick-up. Pre-order by November 20. 
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive

 

November 30 - December 4, 11 a.m - 1 p.m.
Daily meal pick-up. Pre-order by 8 a.m. the day of pick-up. 
Eagle Lake Elementary School, 500 LeSueur Ave., Eagle Lake
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
Franklin Elementary School, 100 N. Broad St.
Hoover Elementary School, 1524 Hoover Drive, North Mankato
Rosa Parks Elementary School, 1001 Heron Drive
West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive

 

December 7, 11 a.m - 1 p.m.
Daily meal pick-up. Pre-order by 8 a.m. the day of pick-up. 
Eagle Lake Elementary School, 500 LeSueur Ave., Eagle Lake
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
Franklin Elementary School, 100 N. Broad St.
Hoover Elementary School, 1524 Hoover Drive, North Mankato
Rosa Parks Elementary School, 1001 Heron Drive
West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive

 

December 8, 11 a.m - 1 p.m.
Two-day meal pick-up. Pre-order by 8 a.m. the day of pick-up. 
Eagle Lake Elementary School, 500 LeSueur Ave., Eagle Lake
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
Franklin Elementary School, 100 N. Broad St.
Hoover Elementary School, 1524 Hoover Drive, North Mankato
Rosa Parks Elementary School, 1001 Heron Drive
West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive

 

December 9, 4 p.m - 6 p.m.
Seven-day meal pick-up. Pre-order by December 2. 
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
Dakota Meadows Middle School, 1900 Howard Drive W, North Mankato 

 

December 16, 4 p.m - 6 p.m.
Seven-day meal pick-up. Pre-order by December 9. 
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
Dakota Meadows Middle School, 1900 Howard Drive W, North Mankato 

 

December 22, 4 p.m - 6 p.m.
Seven-day meal pick-up. Pre-order by December 16. 
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
Dakota Meadows Middle School, 1900 Howard Drive W, North Mankato 

 

January pick-up information will be released in December. The service is part of the extended Food Service Program approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Provided service will be available on school days following MAPS’ school calendar through June 30, 2021. 

 

For more information contact food services staff at 507-388-7442.

 

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
  2. Fax: (202) 690-7442; or,
  3. Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Mankato Area Public School Board to formally act on selection of Stacy Wells as Director of Communications
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The Mankato Area Public School Board will formally act on the recommendation of Stacy Wells as Director of Communications effective November 30. Wells' experiences include coordinating equity and integration programming in multiple school districts, including Lakeville Public Schools, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools and Minneapolis Public Schools.

 

Most recently, she served as the director for equity and inclusion in the Community Supports Administration at the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Wells has also led the implementation of AVID programs in multiple school districts, served as adjunct faculty at St. Thomas University and the University of Minnesota, and provided leadership for strategic planning in multiple public programs while at the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Wells also has served as an independent equity consultant to Mankato Area Public Schools. 

 

When Wells begins her duties with Mankato Area Public Schools, the district will transition its communications partnership with the City of Mankato and there will be more focused collaboration on mutual efforts, topics and issues. 

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Mankato Area Public Schools offers no cost meals to all youth age 18 and under beginning Monday, September 28

Beginning Monday, September 28, Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) will provide breakfast and lunch at no cost to all youth age 18 years and under. Youth do not need to be enrolled in MAPS nor do they need to qualify for free or reduced lunch. Provided service will be available on school days following MAPS’ school calendar through December 31, 2020, or when funding is no longer available.

 

Participants must pre-order meals online for pickup at:

 

  • East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
  • West High School, 1351 South Riverfront Drive

 

Meals consist of lunch for the day and breakfast for the following day. Orders must be received by 8 a.m. the day of pickup.

 

The service is part of the extended Summer Food Service Program approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

 

For more information contact food services staff at 507-388-7442.

 

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
  2. Fax: (202) 690-7442; or,
  3. Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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USDA to provide meals for all Mankato Area Public Schools students at no cost

Beginning Monday, September 14, Mankato Area Public Schools will serve breakfast and lunch to all students under the Summer Food Service Program through an extension approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This service is provided at no cost. 

The program will end on December 31, 2020, or when funding runs out. When the program ends, students meal accounts will resume being charged according to their meal benefit.

In-person students will be served meals in school and virtual students can pick-up meals at identified sites based on their home school:

East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, Mankato 

Serves

  • Eagle Lake Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School 
  • Kennedy Elementary School 
  • Prairie Winds Middle School
  • Rose Parks Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School

West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Dr., Mankato

Serves

  • Bridges Community School 
  • Central High School
  • Dakota Meadows Middle School
  • Futures
  • Hoover Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Monroe Elementary School
  • Roosevelt Elementary School

Parents/guardians can pre-order meals through the school store on the parent portal. 

For more information contact food services staff at 507-388-7442.

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1. Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

2. Fax: (202) 690-7442; or,

3. Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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