Distance Learning Plan
Review the district’s comprehensive COVID-19 response plan, including the plan for distance learning through the end of the school year. Read more.

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ParentPortal

Find instructions and login access for FeePay, ParentVUE and Schoology for parents, all in one central location.

Lunch Menu

What’s for breakfast and lunch? Our schools offer nutritious meals to encourage healthy eating.

News

Talking to your child during stressful times Talking to your child during stressful times Monday, 01 June 2020 Many of us are struggling to understand what is happening in our society and our children may have questions we aren’t... More detail
On your mark: Register for the Reading is Fun Virtual 5K On your mark: Register for the Reading is Fun Virtual 5K Friday, 29 May 2020 The 10th annual Reading is Fun 5K, sponsored by District 279 Foundation and Kidstop, will be a virtual event this year, held... More detail
Osseo Area Schools to provide free meals to eligible children through federally funded summer program Osseo Area Schools to provide free meals to eligible children through federally funded summer program Thursday, 28 May 2020 Osseo Area Schools will provide free meals to children at five schools through the federally funded Summer Food Service Program.... More detail
Unified Schools program creating inclusive learning opportunities in Osseo Area Schools Unified Schools program creating inclusive learning opportunities in Osseo Area Schools Thursday, 28 May 2020 The Unified Schools program in Osseo Area Schools recently received recognition from Special Olympics Minnesota for creating... More detail

The elementary (preK-5) reading/language program focuses on meeting individual student needs through the combined use of whole language and phonics instruction. This combination of instructional approaches, called "balanced literacy," guides students toward proficient and lifelong reading. Students learn grammar, usage, mechanics, writing, spelling and the components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension skills and strategies).

Local Literacy Plan for K-3

The secondary (6-12) English/language arts program emphasizes skill development in four strands:

  1. Reading
  2. Writing
  3. Speaking, viewing, listening and media literacy
  4. Language