Ada-Borup Families - Please see the attached letter for some updates in our 7-12 hybrid learning plans as well as what to expect moving forward when looking at learning models. https://5il.co/mn9m
Ada-Borup School Community - We have been notified that we have had our first lab confirmed positive case of COVID-19 while the individual was symptomatic in the school building. Please see the link below for more information. In the future there will not be a notification of positive cases, only close contacts will be notified. https://5il.co/mmd2
As we prepare to enter the winter season, I want to remind everyone of the E-learning day plan that was approved by the school board this past summer. In the event there is inclement weather, an e-learning day can be declared and counted as a student contact day. Please view the full E-learning day plan here: https://5il.co/ibf0
Today is Picture Day at Ada-Borup Public Schools. Caulfield’s will be set up in the High School gym to take school photos of students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Distance learners will be able to participate at 7:45am. Please have your picture forms filled out and ready to go. Please note, we will not be able to accommodate preschool photos this year.
Note from Ada-Borup School District’s Administration and Health Care Office Staff: If your child has been sent home or has stayed at home due to the MDH COVID-19 Decision Tree, your child WILL NOT be picked up with school transportation or allowed back at school until written documentation is received in the health office stating that the child is negative for COVID-19, has been diagnosed with an alternative illness, or has complied with the mandated quarantine time. Once documentation is reviewed, the Ada-Borup Health Care Staff will contact you to let you know when the child may return. Please follow the attached link to review the MDH COVID-19 Decision Tree: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools/exguide.pdf
Please see the attached letter on how the Ada-Borup schools will determine when to switch between learning models, health screening expectations and how we will use the MDH decision tree to evaluate students https://5il.co/kxe1
Ada-Borup families - Please see the attached letter on the latest USDA memo regarding the school lunch program and the how it will potentially impact the Ada-Borup food program https://5il.co/kkb7
The Ada-Borup Virtual Open House is tonight from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Please follow the link below to view the list of teachers in order to join them virtually in Google Meets. Families can access the updated student schedules using ParentVue or StudentVue. High School: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RA0u64LL9XpMo_4u0ldnxoASik5V3mCSdtM7T_2gorI/edit?usp=sharing
Ada-Borup Parents: See the attached letter for a few notes on how the Ada-Borup food service program will be operating this year. Also a reminder to please fill our your free and reduced lunch applications! https://5il.co/jqd7
Please use the link below to find out the current return to school plans for Ada-Borup. While in-person learning for all students is the current model, we will continue to monitor local case counts to ensure this model remains feasible closer to the start of the year. https://5il.co/je31
Please follow the link below to see where the Ada-Borup School district is at in regards to return to school planning, and how the Governor's decision to allow local control for re-opening will be determined https://5il.co/ix74
The Ada-Borup School would like your input on the three proposed scenarios, from MDH & MDH, for returning to school this fall. Please fill out the survey below. Your input will help us as we continue to develop our return to school plans. Thank you! https://rb.gy/sxwwmu
The Ada-Borup school now has an online from to fill out for free and reduced lunch applications! Check out this letter on the process: https://5il.co/i82v We ask that all families please take the time to fill out the online form as a schools free and reduced lunch percentage can have a direct impact on grant opportunities, federal & state funding, and MSHSL classification. If you would like to go directly to the website it is: https://www.lunchapplication.com/
Sign up for the Ada-Borup West Cross Country Team fundraiser: 2020 “Beet” Your Goal Virtual 5k https://bit.ly/beetvirtual5k
If you are wanting to participate in the Ada-Borup Meal Program for next week, please contact the office to sign up by 3:00pm today. We will only have meals on Tuesday-Thursday. Thursday will be the final day for meals.
Reminder: Ada-Borup Buses will be out tomorrow to pick up all school materials. Please have items labeled and in a strong bag or box.
Individual graduation boxes will not be open to the public this year. Community members are encouraged to drop off graduation cards in the High School office this week. Cards can also be mailed to the school, directed to a specific student. Families are reminded that school will be following a normal bus route for materials to be picked up this Friday,May 22nd and next Wednesday, May 27th. Please label all materials with the student's name and place in a sturdy box or strong bags. Families are encouraged to drop off materials in Door 13 from 8am until 3pm each day this week and Tuesday through Thursday of next week.
For information about the end of year procedures and equipment/material returns, please view the link below: https://5il.co/g6n8
KVRR interviewed Richard Tuttle: Ada-Borup Band Teacher And Students Put Together Graduation Song For Seniors. https://www.kvrr.com/2020/05/15/ada-borup-band-teacher-and-students-puts-together-graduation-song-for-seniors/
Cap and Gown pick up is Friday, May 8th from 9-11am. Please contact Mrs.Spilde if the graduate would like brunch on Friday. If you signed up to receive a Senior Yard Sign, the Booster Club will have them available during this time as well.
Reminder: Ada-Borup’s weekly material delivery and pick up will be done this week on Tuesday, May 5th, instead of Monday, May 4th. Meal service and child care will still go on as normal on Monday, May 4th.
Governor Walz announced today that distance learning will remain in effect throughout the remainder of the school year. Please see the link below for a message from the Ada-Borup Schools - https://5il.co/fhpz
Due to the current status of our State and the closure of some businesses, we are officially postponing the 6th Grade Trip. Our goal is to reschedule the event in the late summer or fall of this year. We all know the 6th graders and their families worked extremely hard to fund raise for this event, so we'll do whatever we can when given guidance from Governor Walz. We'll update you on the status of the trip when appropriate.
The Ada-Borup Prom will be postponed from May 2nd to May 16th. We will continue to follow the District Calendar, so no school on April 10th or 13th. Graduation is still set for May 23rd. These are subject to change per State Mandate.
Because of this Covid-19 issue, manufacturers and suppliers have had their schedules and supply chains turned on their head. One such manufacturer is Dean Foods, our milk supplier. Due to staffing issues caused by "social distancing", Dean Foods is only able to produce chocolate 1% and white 1%. As a result, students may not be able to choose the flavor they want, but they WILL have milk.
Ada-Borup School District Updates: You can view the Ada-Borup Distance Learning Plan at https://go.aws/3dyae5M If you would like to continue/or be added on the Ada-Borup Student Meal Program, please contact the High School or Elementary Office 218-784-5300/218-784-5303 If your child is enrolled in the Emergency Workers Child Care Program, please contact the Elementary Office to schedule for next week 218-784-5303. Take care!
The Ada-Borup School District distance learning plan is available here - https://5il.co/e6i9 It can also be viewed on the school website. Just a reminder that distance learning will go into effect starting Monday, March 30.
Governor Walz has aturhoized distance learning to go into effect starting Monday March 30. This will currently last through April 30 and the situation will be re-evaluated. Please see the news briefing here: https://5il.co/e5uq
Please see the attached letter from our school social workers and counseling staff. There is a lot of good information for parents to utilize. https://5il.co/dxtw
Please follow this link to see the process the school will be using to deliver breakfast and lunch during the school closure https://5il.co/dt27 All updates are also available on the COVID-19 page on the wesbite https://www.ada.k12.mn.us/covid-19-information--34
Families who are in the medial or health care field or are considered emergency staff and are in need of childcare services during the school closure, please see the attached document. This will be going home with students and is on the school website. https://5il.co/drz0
Due to the recent announcement, Cougar Pack will be suspended until further notice. In addition, Ada-Borup Preschool’s “Muffins with Mom” and all ECFE programming and family events are cancelled.
There will be a statewide school closure beginning 3-18 and currently lasting through 3-27. There will be school at Ada-Borup on Monday and Tuesday this week. Please follow the website for the most up to date information. More information to come https://tinyurl.com/rgyh7qw
Please read the article to see the process the school is following in relation to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). https://thrillshare.com/s/news-ada-borup-school-district/articles/covid-19-information-ada-borup-school-district
The Speech competition in Perham for tomorrow has been cancelled. Also the 3rd-6th grade volleyball practice scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled.
The Minnesota State High School League is immediately cancelling all Boys Section and State Basketball Tournaments Please visit mshsl.org for the full press release
Here is additional information on who will be allowed to attend the BBB game tomorrow night - Only immediate family of team members allowed. This includes parents/guardian, siblings and grand parents. Nobody else from the public will be allowed to attend
Please see the attached memo from the MSHSL regarding their State and Section tournaments. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available about tomorrow nights BBB section championship https://tinyurl.com/ryr9crn
The Ada-Borup band and choir students competed at ensembles on Monday, March 9th. Band earned 6 Superior ratings and 8 excellent ratings. Choir earned 8 Superior ratings and 6 Excellent ratings. Nicely done!!
Today has been declared "School bus driver appreciation day" in the state of MN by Governor Walz. Ada-Borup schools appreciates all that our bus drivers do on a daily basis! Thank you for all that you do for our students!
Due to technical difficulties, the National Anthem could not be played last Thursday. The Cougar boys basketball team stepped up and sang it for the crowd. https://youtu.be/H-ckTmswsY4
Friendly reminder for 6th graders: all unsold chocolate and money from chocolate sales must be turned in to Principal Carlson tomorrow, February 18th. He will be available before school and during study hall hours.
Congrats to the Cougar Seniors tonight on a tremendous season so far and good luck with remainder of the 2019-20 boys basketball season!
With the winds and drifting snow, school buses will only travel where possible after school today Tuesday Jan 21. Buses will be unable to travel down many gravel roads. If you live down a gravel road and are able to do so please try meet the bus on the tar road.
Just reminder, there is no school at Ada-Borup Public Schools on Monday, January 20th. We will see you on Tuesday!
With some snow still coming down and higher winds today, snow removal at Ada-Borup school buildings will take place tomorrow. Please avoid the school today, even getting to the doors is a challenge. Thank you
The Ada-Borup December Newsletter is up and ready! Take a look at all of the happenings we have going on this month. https://www.smore.com/wvqj5
Congratulations to Ada for winning "Town of the Week" on KVRR. https://www.kvrr.com/2019/11/19/ada-mn-town-of-the-week-11-19-19/?fbclid=IwAR3eG8cndIdsIqnLNnmKQ-ECgWLGplndUvoXDwRUL4ymtiKLvbmB1pqLhWI
The Ada-Borup School District is accepting applications for a vacant school board seat. The position will run from Jan 1, 2020 through Dec 31, 2020. If interested please submit a letter of application to Aaron Cook stating your interest in the position. firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in riding a CHARTER FAN BUS to Minneapolis on Saturday, please contact the high school office by noon on Wednesday. The cost is $35...plus bring money for your ticket to get in (Adults $16/Students $10) and food. Bus would leave Ada at 6AM and return to Ada after the game. All riders below 7th grade need a responsible adult rider. NEED 43 PEOPLE TO SIGN UP. Tickets can be purchased using the link below. https://www.ticketmaster.com/Minnesota-State-High-School-Football-tickets/artist/1901057
The school building bond has officially passed with a final vote of 290 yes and 278 No. The Ada-Borup Schools sincerely appreciates the support from the community for the addition that will have a great impact on our students!
Reminder: Due to the election, there will not be Cougar Pack today after school.
The Ada-Borup School District will release early on Thursday Oct 31. Elementary will release at 2:15, High School at 2:19 and buses will run at 2:25. This gives all staff, students and families the opportunity to attend the section championship football game
4th-6th grade boys and girls Snowflake Basketbtall League begins Monday, October 21st. Sign up sheets went home this week and are available via the following link. https://5il.co/atmj
Magnitude Sports will be broadcasting both Ada-Borup West's JV and Varsity Volleyball games tonight.Tune in on your PC or mobile device by logging in to YouTube.com/ndsportschannel/live
The Cross Country meet scheduled for Monday, October 14th has been cancelled.
The Junior High Football game against Fertile for tonight has been canceled. Players will be practicing inside after school.
Today's Cross Country meet has changed locations from Warren to Perham. Students will leave at 1:15pm and the meet starts at 4:30pm.
Junior High Volleyball practice for today has been cancelled. The bus for JH Volleyball tomorrow morning leaves at 7:50am for Glyndon.
Looking for information on the upcoming building bond referendum election? Check out the news section of the Ada-Borup School Website https://www.ada.k12.mn.us/article/138250?org=ada-borup-school-district
Click here for more information on Property Tax Impact: https://levyinfo.com/LevyInfo/ISD2854_2019.php
Winter Coats The Ada-Borup School District has over 50 new winter coats to give away to students in need. The sizing is limited. Please contact Mrs. Sterton for more information at email@example.com or 218-784-5300. Winter Coats are donated by the Andrea Miller Foundation.
Join the Pack! Ada-Borup After School Program, Cougar Pack, will be up and running soon! Please follow the attached link to get the enrollment paperwork and handbook. https://bit.ly/2k3IHSR
Announcement from Ada-Borup Transportation Director: Bus # 1 (Elyse Fassino) and Bus #5 (Karen Wagner) have slight schedule changes. Please check the website or contact Shawn Roux (218-784-5311) for the updated schedule. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdeMYQkvGdixrTmDTOXJWUFH6YY8D42f4toglSr4bDt9Y-ICQ/viewform
Ada-Borup Booster Club Chrysler Pacifica Cars 4 Classrooms Fundraiser: Kelly's Chrysler Center, Inc. would like to invite everyone to join us this Wednesday for the Chrysler Pacifica Cars 4 Classrooms event being put on by the Ada-Borup Booster Club! The event will be from 4-8 PM at the Ada-Borup Public School with the opportunity to help raise up to $3,000!!!
Due to the rain, Ada-Borup Youth football Camp will be in the gyms tonight. Bring gym tennis shoes to wear.
Ada Borup Choir students William Jacobson and Carmen Kemper rehearsing with the MN Mixed All State Choir for their concert at Skoglund Sports Complex on the campus of St. Olaf this Saturday at 10:30 AM. The concert is free and open to the public. The Mixed Choir conductor this year is Dr. Jo Ann Miller.
Just a friendly reminder that all student athletes must have a sports physical on file with AB HS in order to participate in sports this school year. Physicals need to be renewed every 3 years (typically 7th and 10th graders need renewals)
The Ada-Borup Elementary Fall 2019 School Supply List is up on the website. http://adaborupmn.apptegy.us/o/ada-borup-elementary-school/browse/33372
Ada-Borup FCCLA rocked at nationals...full Minnesota delegation picture, Piper earned Gold in Chapter Service Display Jr. with her “Blankets for the Homeless” project; Charlee earned Gold in Recycle and Redesign Jr. with “Re-Tees”; Kindlee earned Gold in Focus on Children Jr. with her “Uncomfortable to be Comfortable” project; Rachel, Lillian and Lauren earned Gold in Focus on Children Sr. with their project “Be a Buddy, not a Bully!” The Parliamentary Procedure team consisting of President Brianna, Vice President Nathan, Secretary Renae, Treasurer Lia and Chapter member Karah earned Silver! Congratulations to all of you; you all should be proud of your accomplishments!
Reminder: No Class for Pre-K Classes on Monday, May 6th, due to Pre-School Screening.
Ada-Borup Track and Field Day start will be delayed by 1 hour due to an incoming rain system. We will now start at 9:40 am. Again, Track and Field Day will start at 9:40 am instead of 8:40 am this morning.
Ada-Borup School is closed today, Friday, April 12. Please stay off safe and off the roads.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a two hour delay tomorrow, Friday, April 12, 2019 due to the inclement weather conditions. We will reevaluate in the morning to gauge road conditions. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will be two hours late tomorrow. Thank you.
Due to the impending weather system, Ada-Borup Schools will release at 11:30 AM today, Thursday, April 11, 2019. With full ditches, we wish to ensure safe passage for our buses and students. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will dismiss at 11:30 AM today.
The Ada-Borup FFA chapter will be hosting their annual Pork Dinner on Sunday, April 9th from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the high school commons. Join us for: Pork Loin, Mashed Potatoes, Pork Gravy, Vegetable, and Dinner Rolls with White Chocolate Raspberry Cake for dessert!
Ada-Borup Schools will dismiss at 2:00 today, March 13, 2019 due to the incoming weather and to remove additional snow load from portions of the roof. Buses will run at 2:00 PM today.
Excitement is in the Air! Good Luck to our Ada-Borup Girls Basketball Team as they travel to meet Heritage Christian Academy at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow in the Twin Cities. Best of Luck to our Ada-Borup Boys Basketball Team as they play for the Section 8A Championship on Friday at 7:00 p.m. in Thief River Falls. If you are traveling to the games, stay safe and cheer on our kids, but if you are staying home don’t forget to tune into KRJB – the next best thing to being there!
Ada-Borup extended school days will start Tuesday, March 5th, and will end on Friday, March 29th. School will dismiss at 3:40 pm.
Buses will travel on passable roads this morning.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a two hour delay tomorrow, Monday, February 25, 2019. To reiterate, Ada-Borup Schools will be two hours late tomorrow.
Just a reminder... tomorrow is “Character Day” in the elementary. Dress as your favorite book character!
Ada-Borup Public Schools' School Make-up Plan: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vdebKz1rdTTZULfv9OZZXO6ILK0JsmgW
Please check your email regarding the plan for the Ada-Borup School District school make-up days. If you did not receive an email please contact the school office.
Buses will run on plowed roads only this morning. If your road isn't plowed you are welcome to meet the bus at the tar.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a two hour delay tomorrow, Friday, February 8, 2019. We will evaluate additional action in the morning. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will be 2 hours late tomorrow.
Ada-Borup Schools will be CLOSED today, Thursday, February 7, 2019 due to the inclement weather. Stay warm and safe. To reiterate, Ada-Borup is CLOSED today.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a two hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, February 7, 2019. We will evaluate again in the morning to determine further potential action. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will be two hours late tomorrow.
Ada-Borup Schools will be CLOSED today due to the inclement weather. Please stay warm and safe. To reiterate, Ada-Borup Schools will be closed today, Monday, February 4, 2019.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a two hour delay tomorrow, Monday, February 4, 2019 due to the blowing snow. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will be two hours late tomorrow.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a 2 hour delay on Thursday, January 31, 2019. To reinterate, Ada-Borup will be 2 hours late tomorrow morning.
Ada-Borup Schools will be CLOSED tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 due to the extreme temperatures. To reiterate, there will be NO School tomorrow.
Ada-Borup Schools will be CLOSED tomorrow, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 due to extreme cold. To reiterate, Ada-Borup Schools will be Closed tomorrow.
Ada-Borup Schools will be operating under a 2 hour delay Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week due to the extreme temperatures. We will be watching to determine the necessity of additional closure time. Please exercise extreme caution in these temperatures.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a 2 hour delay tomorrow, Monday, January 28, 2019 due to inclement weather. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will be 2 hours late tomorrow morning.
Buses will run today on roads that are clearly passable. Take your time coming in and be safe!
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a 2 hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, January 24th, 2019 due to inclement weather. To reiterate, Ada-Borup Schools will be 2 hours late tomorrow.
The Ada-Borup parking lot is very slippery. Please be very careful as you walk in the building today.
No Snowflake League Basketball Practice tonight (November 26). Please spread the word.
Ada-Borup Schools will operate under a two hour delay tomorrow, Friday, November 16. To reiterate, Ada-Borup will be two hours late on Friday due to the inclement weather. Drive safe!
Picture Re-Takes have been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 6 at 8:45 AM.
Identity: Election Edition is on my website at: https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/election-special
Due to the success of our Cougar Volleyball team, we will be canceling school on Thursday and Friday to allow us to show our support at the State Tournament. To reiterate, there will be No School on Thursday or Friday this week.Go Cougars!
HS Football Playoff Edition of my Identity Posts available on my website at: https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/any-given-sunday
Check out the World Series edition of my Identity posts on my website at: https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/moneyball
Today's Cross Country meet at Park Rapids has been cancelled due to course conditions.
Supe's On at Pub 21 today!
Identity Post #5 - Catch Me If You Can https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/catch-me-if-you-can
Identity post 4 is on my website at https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/good-will-hunting
One week to an evening with the Wayne Luchau Band. Grab your tickets while you still can. Reserved seats available in the school office. Saturday, October 6 at 7:00 PM. See you then!
The Ada-Borup School District is looking to add a AM/PM Bus Route and is in need of a driver. Questions about the position can be directed to Transportation Director Shawn Roux at 218-784-5311 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Today's JV football game @ NCE/UH has been cancelled due to wet field conditions. Please spread the word.
The 3rd installment of our Identity posts are on my website at: https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/harvey
Don't forget to stop by the Norman County Fairgrounds today until 7:00 PM for the Buick Test Drive Event. Come on out and help earn up to $10,000 for our Booster Club!
The second post for our theme of Identity is on my website at: https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/dr-s-w-yates/saving-private-ryan?authuser=0
Homecoming Week begins Monday! Check out the link for more info on Dress-Up Days and Activities! http://5il.co/4vjf
Don't forget to return your Free & Reduced Lunch forms to the office by Friday! Download the form from the Website under 'Quick Links.'
The new Website is LIVE! Check us out at www.ada.k12.mn.us and Download the Mobile App from Google Play or the Appstore.
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It's a great day at Ada-Borup School District!