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

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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 K-12 music education program contributes to a comprehensive education by inspiring and preparing students with skills, knowledge, and confidence to:

  • Develop musical competencies;
  • Contribute to community through music; and
  • Engage in lifelong musical interests.

Osseo Area Schools is nationally recognized for its music education program. We are the only school district in the state that has been named one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education every year since 2009.

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District 279 Children’s Chorus

For more than 50 years, the District 279 Children's Chorus has provided a high quality vocal music experience for elementary students, and extraordinary performances for the community. District 279 Chorus members demonstrate high vocal music skills relative to others of their age, experience or environment.

The chorus has approximately 100 members representing all of the elementary schools in our district. Every fall, students in grades 4 and 5 may audition to join the chorus.

District 279 Children's Chorus: Come Sing With Us (YouTube)

Elementary Band

Band begins in fifth grade; all students are invited to participate.

Parents/guardians and their student are expected to attend an important registration meeting held every September. Information about registration meetings is distributed to students during the first two weeks of school.

Elementary Orchestra

Orchestra begins in fifth grade; all students are invited participate. 

Parents/guardians and their student are expected to attend an important registration meeting held every September. Information about registration meetings is distributed to students during the first two weeks of school.