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Before School Interviews Coming Soon
BY: Nancy Benson on August 07, 2019

IMPORTANT NOTE: Sign up for Before School Interviews Grades 1-5: Please follow the link to sign up for a 40 minute interview time with your...


Community Engagement Events - Jun 13, 2019

Community Listening SessionCommunity Listening Sessions
Many community members expressed a desire to participate in discussions with Owatonna Public Schools to offer feedback and ideas after the failed high school referendum on May 14.  The first community listening session was held on June 3, 2019 at Owatonna Middle School.  Two more listening sessions were held on June 25 at the library and Owatonna Middle School.  You may click the links below for notes from the listening sessions. In July, a phone survey will be conducted within our community to gather more feedback about the high school and failed referendum.  The school board will review the results of the survey at the Tuesday, July 23 special school board work session. For more information, click here.


Back to School: Classroom Supply Lists - Jul 18, 2019

Classroom supply lists for the upcoming school year can be found on each of the schools' websites, in the local stores, or by clicking on the links below.  For the Owatonna Middle School, more supplies may be required that are unique to individual teachers or programs and you will learn more at orientation.  Similarly, high school students can expect to need folders, paper, pencils and pens.  Teachers will give them information on the first day of school if other supplies are needed.


School Board Approves November 5 Referendum for New High School - Aug 13, 2019

On Monday, August 12, 2019 the Owatonna Public School Board unanimously approved moving forward with a November 5, 2019 referendum for a new high school.  The ballot will include two questions: one to fund a new high school and one to fund improvements to the existing high school for district and/or community use. Question One for a new high school would fund a smaller high school at a lower cost than the one that was narrowly defeated in May 2019.

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