Robbinsdale Area Schools
Middle School
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Excellence for All.

Infinite possibilities.

 

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Amplify your passion for learning.

Your path to college, trades and career readiness.

 

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Ignite your passion for music.

Your path to excellence in fine arts.

 

 

Sandburg Middle School

Dedicated to providing a rigorous, supportive education that prepares all students for Advanced Placement courses in high school and teaches them the skills needed to positively contribute to their community. 

Principal's Welcome

John Groenke 

John Groenke brings a broad range of principal experiences across the K-12 spectrum to our district. 

Back to School

Smart Start 2020-2021: Safely Starting Back to School

Student Support Center

Academic, Social-Emotional, Tech Support and More

Assisting students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic with various supports.

Counseling Department

Prepare for your future

Counselors and support staff can help guide early adolescent students through their middle school years.

Athletics & Activities

Get involved 

We offer clubs and other extra-curricular activities – from chess club to yearbook to theatre to athletics. 

Family Involvement

Stay connected

Students thrive when there are strong partnerships between family, school and the community.

School News

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To assist with the search for the new superintendent, the Robbinsdale Area Schools Board of Education has contracted with School Exec Connect, a superintendent search firm. As we strive to make the best selection possible, we would like to encourage you to provide your input. 

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Earlier today Gov. Walz announced updates to Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan, specifically as it relates to students in middle and high schools. Please continue reading for updates to our secondary hybrid transition plan.

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In anticipation of inclement weather, please take time to review our winter weather weather closing guide. 

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Please read for important updates about welcoming middle and high school students back to in-person, in-school learning. Earlier this week we met with our regional support team to discuss and review our plan to bring students back in hybrid learning. 

Meal Distribution SItes Update

Our elementary distribution sites, Lakeview, Meadow Lake, Neill, and Northport, will serve their last meal bundle distribution on Wednesday, January 13. Cooper High School, Plymouth Middle School, Robbinsdale Middle School, and Sandburg Middle School (beginning January 26th) will continue to distribute meal bundles.

Virtual 5th Grade Information and Preview Night

Sandburg will host a Virtual 5th Grade Information and Preivew Night to help students transition to middle school next year.  Please join us on January 14, 2021 for this virtual event.

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released updated guidance for close contact with a person positive with COVID-19. 

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We are sharing three things in this letter: information for elementary families, information for secondary families and upcoming non-school days (with several new dates for elementary students).

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If you would like to register for or opt-out of our distance learning option (281 Distance Learning School) - the deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 22. We know this is a short timeframe. Based on the Governor’s announcement this week, we are working as quickly as possible to put a revised plan in place.

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