2016-2017 School Supply Lists

Elementary School

Middle School

High School
K-12 Tax Credit
Save Your Receipts for School Supplies!

Minnesota has two tax relief programs for families with children in kindergarten through 12th grade: the K-12 Education Subtraction, and the K-12 Education Credit. Both programs help lower taxes and may provide a larger refund.

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Redwood Area Schools' Named an America's Farmer's Grow Rural Education Grant Winner!
Our school has been chosen to receive an America's Farmers Grow Rural Education $10,000 grant, which will be used to enhance our math and science departments. Click the image below for full news release.

NEW this FALL!!!

Children's Dental Services' portable dental care is a convenient, affordable, efficient and cost-effective mobile oral health care program that allows us to increase access to care while reducing barriers such as transportation and financial hardship.
If you are interested in having your child take care of their dental exams and treatments right here at school, submit a Consent Form ASAP so interest can be determined. Consent Forms and more information can be found
District Office Hours
(through August 5th)

Monday through Thursday


All regular office hours of M-F, 7:30am-4:00pm will resume on August 8th.
Welcome New Staff!
Fall Sports Kick-Off Night

Wednesday, August 10 at 6:00pm
Redwood Valley High School Gym
(All cross country, football, volleyball, girls tennis, dance and cheerleading participants and parents are required to attend. Winter and spring sports' participants and parents are encouraged to attend as well)

Fine Arts & Athletics Info

Practice Start Dates
Monday, August 15 -
Football (gr 9-12), Cross Country (gr 7-12), Girls Tennis (gr 9-12), Volleyball (gr 9-12)
Monday, August 22 - All 7th and 8th grade Football, Volleyball and Girls Tennis

School Board Seats Open for Filing

The 2016 School Board filing window is open August 2-16. Applications can be filled out in the District Office Monday-Thursday between 7:30am-3:00pm and on Fridays between 7:30am-Noon. August 16th the office will be open from 7:30am-5:00pm. There are 3 open seats for the 2016 election. Contact Jackie Ferrier with questions at 507-644-8066.

New Dropbox for Photos
Did you catch the perfect shot at a basketball game, on a field trip or out in the community? We are looking for photos of our students for the 2017-2018 school calendar. Throughout this year, please share any photos you have with us, by clicking here! Please note: These photos will be used for various publications distributed by ISD#2897, however there is no guarantee they will all get used.
Thanks for your help!
Chromebook Distribution

7th-12th grade students and parents:
August 9th, Noon-4:00pm - Last Names A-K
August 11th, Noon-4:00pm - Last Names L-Z
August 10th is designated for anyone unable to make it during daytime hours. You may pick up your Chromebook between 4:00-6:30pm.
More information contact or click here.

We Appreciate Your Help!

Volunteers are needed for Back-to-School Nights; Elementary and Middle School Book Fairs; and numerous other events throughout the 2016-2017 school year.

Redwood Area Schools' Volunteer Program. Contact Sara Kodet, Volunteer Coordinator, 507-644-8024

Volunteer Form
Fall Community Education

Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds begins Tuesday, September 6. Openings still available!
ECFE classes for 0-5 year olds begins September 26. Call 507-644-8939 or visit http://www.redwoodareaschools.com/page/2877 for more information.

Childcare registration for 3-5 year olds is OPEN. Call 507-644-7128 or visit http://www.redwoodareaschools.com/page/2540 for more information. Registration forms can be obtained by stopping by Cardinal Kids Club or calling Ida at 507-644-7128.

School-aged childcare (K-5th grades) registration is OPEN. Call 507-644-7171 or visit http://www.redwoodareaschools.com/page/2546 for more information.
Cardinal Clothing
Orders Due: August 15th


Redwood Area School Board

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