ISD166 has a new Facebook page. Go to Cook County Isd166 & Community Education to access information and updates from school. 
Parent Teacher Conferences 
Friday, October 7th  in Grand Portage
Monday, October 10th - 3:45 - 6:30 pm
Thursday, October 13th - 3:45 - 6:30 pm

School pictures will be taken on Thursday, September 22nd. Order envelopes have been sent home with students. Retake day will be Thursday, October 27th. 
For ease of use and based on feedback from our schools, Lifetouch is providing additional electronic communication for parents, the links are:
Sawtooth Mountain Elementary

Preschool 2016-17 Update
Sawtooth Mountain Preschool has additional slots available.  There are a small number in our morning section, and more available in our afternoon section. 
      ***NEW*** We have secured additional funding through the State of Minnesota's Voluntary PreK program.  Aid from this program makes it possible for all children 4 years old by Sep. 1st to attend our preschool free of charge this year.  If you have already registered a 4 year old that this applies to, no additional information is needed - your child will now attend free of charge. 
* Please watch our website for more information on this program to be coming out soon.
* Please register soon to reserve your child's place.  Please contact community education or see our website for more information about our preschool, or for registration forms.
Parent Portal link is at bottom of this page. Please scroll down to icon at the bottom right. 
Regular School Board Meetings for 2016:   October 6, October 27, November 3, November 17, December 1, December 15. Meetings are held at 5pm in the JMCC, 101 W. 5th St, Grand Marais, MN unless otherwise noted. 

ISD 166 uses the Honeywell Instant Alert system to alert families for school closings, early school release, low lunch account balances, unexcused absences and other communications. Please take a moment to log in and check how your account is set up so you don't miss any notifications from the school. Go to:
Free/Reduced Meal Applications
You can help Cook County School District build programming simply by filling out the application for free or reduced lunch under the link to the left. We are asking every family to fill out this application in order to assure we are receiving all of the funding we are eligible for. This information is confidential. Applications are available at school or can be printed out by using the link on the left.
Report Cards
Midquarter and Quarter 1, 2, & 3 report cards for grades K-12 are available on Parent Portal.  Quarter 4/Final report cards will be mailed at the end of the school year.  Please contact John Jacobsen via email at or by phone at (218) 387-2271 ext. 400 if you need assistance with Parent Portal. Applications are available on the school website or in the PK-12 office. Please fill out and return to the office.   

The PK-12 Office is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm when students are at school.


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Cook County Activity Schedules

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