2021 Spring Band Bash Concert – Live Streamed April 16 at 7:00 p.m.

The 2021 Spring Band Bash Concert featuring the award winning Worthington High School Trojan Band will take place over live stream on April 16 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The concert will include selections from the band’s pep band repertoire, concert band pieces and a set of patriotic music.

Senior band members will be honored and the annual Trojan Band Awards will be presented. Commanders for the 2021 marching season will also be announced during the traditional “whistle ceremony.” You’re Invited, so plan to tune in and enjoy a night of great band music from our own WHS Trojan Band, under the direction of Mr. Jon Loy.

Watch the concert on April 16 at 7:00 p.m. on any of the following streams:
• Worthington Public Schools Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ISD518
• Worthington Channel 3 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WGTN-TV3-166430834262
• Worthington Channel 3 Website: https://bit.ly/2H37K2Z
• NFHS: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/

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Registration for New ISD 518 Students in the 2021-2022 School Year is Open

Help us plan and prepare for the 2021-2022 school year by registering new ISD 518 students as soon as possible.

As ISD 518 administration looks towards the start of the 2021-2022 school year, it is clear how important planning and preparation is for the success of students. To best plan and prepare, ISD 518 would benefit from the most accurate student enrollment information possible.

To enroll your student(s) for the fall of 2021, call the ISD 518 District Office at (507) 372-2172 during the regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to make an appointment. The District Office is located at 1117 Marine Avenue in Worthington. Spanish speaking families may call Petra Jimenez De Cornejo at (507) 727-1222 to make an appointment to enroll at the West Building located at 117 11th Avenue.

English speaking families please call (507) 372-2172
Spanish speaking families please call (507) 727-1222

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Ya está abierto el proceso de matrícula para el año escolar 2021-2022

Ayúdenos a planificar y a prepararnos para el año escolar 2021-2022 matriculando tan pronto como sea posible a los nuevos estudiantes y los que regresan al Distrito escolar 518.

Mientras que la administración de ISD 518 dirige la mirada hacia el inicio del año escolar 2021-2022, queda claro que tan importante es la planificación y preparación para el éxito de los estudiantes. Para planificar bien y estar preparado, ISD 518 se beneficiaría con tener una información de matrícula lo más precisa posible.

Para hacer una cita y matricular estudiantes para el próximo año escolar, llame a la oficina administrativa del distrito escolar 518 al (507) 372-2172 durante el horario regular de oficina de 8:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m. La oficina administrativa del distrito está ubicada en 1117 Marine Avenue, Worthington. Las familias hispanohablantes pueden llamar a la Sra. Petra Jimenez De Cornejo al teléfono (507) 727-1222 para hacer una cita y matricular a sus niños en West Building, ubicado en 117 11th Avenue.



Si habla inglés llame al teléfono (507) 372-2172
Si habla español llame al teléfono (507 727-1222

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No School April 1 and 2, 2021

All District 518 schools will be closed on Thursday, April 1 and Friday, April 2. Classes resume Monday, April 5, 2021.

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Student Limerick Competition Winners

Mrs. Anderson’s English Learners classes wrote an award winning limerick! Students from several classes worked together to write the poem and submitted it to the 2021 Imagine Learning Spring Limerick Competition and won. Congratulations to all of the authors who created the beautiful limerick!

WMS Student Limerick

There once was a Spanish lass
Who had to go to English class.
Going there was such a pain
Just like summer storms with rain.

But one day a classmate helped her
It seemed her English got better.
Hopefully her grade would now brightly glow
Like a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Those lucky leprechauns they don’t go to school
They just dance around and play… that’s cool!
I wonder if they can help me to know
Exactly how to find that Bow.

If I find it I will share
Because I hope that you will care
About learning your English too
It’s more previous than gold anyhoo!

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ISD 518 April 2021 Learning Groups Calendar

District 518 continues to have full-time in-person learning. the April calendar provides clear information for students and families. Please remember the calendar is subject to change.

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WHS National Honor Society Induction Live Stream – March 25, 6:30 p.m.

On Thursday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. the Worthington High School National Honor Society will be holding its induction ceremony. The ceremony will be live streamed for the public to view.

Live Stream Locations:

ISD 518 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ISD518
Worthington Channel 3 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/WGTN-TV3-166430834262
Worthington Channel 3 Website: https://bit.ly/2H37K2Z

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Board Brief – March 16, 2021 Regular School Board Meeting

Board briefs are a quick look at some of the items addressed at Independent School District 518 board meetings. This includes topics discussed, actions taken, and recognitions of staff, students, community members, and board members. For more information, please refer to the full meeting minutes that are posted to the district website at www.isd518.net/school-board. All regularly scheduled ISD 518 school board meetings are open to the public.

Board Brief – March 16, 2021: Regular School Board Meeting

  • The board approved returning to a traditional grading scale (A through F) at Worthington High School and Worthington Middle School beginning in the fourth quarter. This will mark the end of the regular use of “No Credit” and “Passing” grades for students. The fourth quarter of the 2020-2021 school year begins on March 29, 2021.
  • The board confirmed the name for the intermediate school currently under construction at the Crailsheim site will be the Intermediate School.
  • The board approved the expansion of the budget for a new Community Education facility from $15 million to $17.5 million to accommodate construction of spaces such as an indoor play area and additional preschool space.
    • The expanded funding for the increased budget was approved to come from remaining bond funds available from the construction of the intermediate school. The intermediate school has received bids totaling under $4 million of the original projected cost. This means the additional needed funds for construction of the new Community Education facility will not be taken from the district general fund.
    • If the funds for the increased Community Education facility budget were taken from the district general fund, over $800,000 dollars from the state of Minnesota for funding the construction of the Intermediate School would have become unavailable. This money is available from the Ag2School tax credit that is available to area agricultural landowners.
  • Superintendent John Landgaard reported meeting with the incident management team, a group of local healthcare and government professionals, about the district’s current learning plan. That group approved the continued usage of the current learning plan. The full in-person learning schedule currently in place is planned for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

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ISD 518 March 2021 Learning Groups Calendar

As District 518 moves to having more in-person instruction, the March calendar provides information for students. Please remember the calendar is subject to change.

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Minnesota School Board Recognition Week

Worthington District 518 students benefit every day from the leadership and vision of our school board members. February 16-22 was Minnesota School Board Recognition Week, so please take time to thank these dedicated school leaders – Adam Blume, Lori Dudley, Mike Harberts, Joel Lorenz, Tom Prins, Brad Shaffer, and Steve Schnieder. School board members devote hours of their time each week to provide leadership for our school district! We thank you and appreciate all of your efforts.

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