Robbinsdale Area Schools
Elementary
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Elementary students use virtual reality (VR) goggles in class.

Zachary Lane Elementary

Dedicated to providing a stellar education for all students, creating an engaging learning environment and teaching the skills necessary to become tomorrow's leaders.

Principal's Welcome

Matt Phelps

Mr. Phelps has been a part of Robbinsdale Area Schools for over 20 years.

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.

Family Involvement

Stay connected

We believe that fostering a strong partnership between home, school and community increases student success.

Adventure Club

K-5 Only

The fun doesn't stop! Adventure club offers before and after school care for children in grades K-5.

Authentic Learning Experiences

Preparing students for the future

Students are empowered to learn as much as they can to make the world a better place.

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

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.

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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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During Monday’s School Board meeting, the Board voted 5-2 to change school start times. There has not been a decision about which school year this will begin.

School Calendar

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