COVID-19 Resources 3/23/2020

COVID-19 Response Plan and Resources 3/23/2020
Posted on 03/23/2020
Please check our website rdale.org/COVID-19 often. This page is continually updated as new information becomes available.

The District's Distance Learning Plan will be posted this week. Available now is information on special education services, childcare information, nutrition services, District updates, along with a comprehensive resources list.

Dear District 281 Community,

We thank our students, families and staff for their understanding, patience and support during this unprecedented time navigating the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. As always, the health and safety of our students, families, staff and community are our top priority.

It has truly been amazing to see the way our community has come together during these unprecedented times. The initial response from our custodial staff was awesome! Their commitment ushered in the collaborative spirit of all staff to become innovative in addressing the needs outlined in the Governor's executive orders.

Without hesitation, I sincerely say thank you for "Seeing All, Serving All, and Supporting All."


Carlton D. Jenkins, Ph.D.
Robbinsdale Area Schools

We are in this together and TOGETHER WE FLY!

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Robbinsdale Area Schools is providing ALL children 18 and under with FREE meals while schools are closed. Grab & Go breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up 10:00 a.m. - noon, weekdays at the main entrance of each of the sites listed below.

Cooper High School
8230 47th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428

Northport Elementary
5421 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

Robbinsdale Middle School
3730 Toledo Ave N, Robbinsdale, MN 55422

Sandburg Middle School
2400 Sandburg Ln, Golden Valley, MN 55427

Armstrong High School - beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020
10635 36th Ave N, Plymouth, MN 55441

Lakeview Elementary - beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020
4110 Lake Dr, Robbinsdale, MN 55422

Meadow Lake Elementary - beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020
8525 62nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428

Childcare Resources

We understand the significant impact the statewide closure of schools and programming may have on your family. In compliance with the governor's executive order, Adventure Club will be open to children (grades K-5) of Emergency Workers in Tier 1 and Essential Tier 2 Workers. If you have any questions, please call our Adventure Club office at 763-504-5320 or click here for more information.  

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Internet Access Resources

If internet access is an issue, these resources and options may be available in your area.

* Spectrum Internet® Assist: Internet for $5 per month to qualifying households. Call 844-488-8395 for information.

* Xfinity Comcast: Free Internet Essentials for new qualifying customers for the first two months. For more information, call 1-855-846-8376.

* Assistance identifying broadband service options or connecting with broadband providers: 651-259-7610 for the Office of Broadband Development at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Deployment.

* The following carriers have eliminated data caps for mobile devices; verify with your carrier if unsure before using a mobile device to set a wifi hotspot:
Comcast, T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Cox, Verizon.

CDC stop germs

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There are two Minnesota hotlines available to answer coronavirus-specific questions.
Language interpreters are available upon calling both hotlines.

Community Questions
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
This hotline can address any school, child care or business-related questions. It is staffed by the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Health Questions
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903 | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Minnesota Department of Health hotline.