YMCA Babysitting Training Class sponsored by CCYAC
The Basics of Childcare and Safety Training
May 21, 2017 9 am - 4 pm at the YMCA Conference Room, Ages 12-17, $50/person.  Free for teens working or volunteering in Cook County Youth Agency Coalition Programs (Daycare, Summer Kids Camp, Kids Club, etc.)
Register online at
By Phone: 218-387-3386
By Email:

Preschool Spring Concert & Information Night:
Come join students from Sawtooth Mountain preschool  in performing song and dance.  Everyone Welcome!
Monday, April 10, 2017, 5:30 pm, Arrowhead Center for the Arts.

Cook County School Board will be meeting April 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the Jane Mianowski Conference Center, 101 W 5th St., Grand Marais, MN.


Important Dates for 2017-2018 Kindergarten Class:
April 20th - Parent Visit Night
May 5th - Kindergarten Round Up and School Tours

There will be no School on March 24, March 27 - 31. 

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 will be the third annual COLLEGE AND JOB Fair.  Students will file through the HS Gym from at their selected times, and adults are invited to a SPECIAL change to this years' event.  We partnered with the Chamber of Commerce and Grand Portage Human Resources to create a Cook County Job Fair from 4 - 6 pm. 
-Interested in a new career?  Only have a seasonal job and looking for summer employment?  Interested in learning how to get into a federal job?  Or maybe just thinking about taking a few college classes? Come on in!!  We'll have a variety of Cook County Employers looking to fill jobs both now and in the future, and a variety of local colleges to help get you there, if you need any additional schooling.  No need to RSVP,  just mark it on your calendar.  101 W. 5th St. HS Gym. 
.  4-6 pm.
Cook County Schools is now accepting applications for Substitute Bus Drivers.  Please contact Tom Nelson in the District office, 387-2271 ext. 606.


ISD166 has a new Facebook page. Go to Cook County Isd166 & Community Education to access information and updates from school. 
Parent Portal link is at bottom of this page. Please scroll down to icon at the bottom right. 
Regular School Board Meetings for 2017:  March 16, 2017, April 20, 2017, May 18, 2017, June 15, 2017, July 20, 2017, August 17, 2017, September 21, 2017, October 26, 2017, November 16, 2017, and December 14, 2017. 

Spring Testing Schedule
April 17-21: MCA Reading Grades 3-5
April 24-27: MCA Math Grades 3-5
May 1-5: MAPS Math Grades K-4, MCA Science 5
May 8-11: MAPS Reading Grades K-5
May 15-18: MAPS Science Grades 3-5, MAPS Math Grade 5

April 17-21: MCA Math 11, MCA Reading 6-8, MAPS Science 9-10
April 24-27: MCA Reading 10, MCA Math 6-8
May 1-5: MCA Science 8, 10; MAPS Reading 6-9; MAPS Math 6-7
May 1: Ap Chemistry @ 8 a.m.
May 3: AP Literature & Composition @ 8 a.m.
May 5: AP Art Drawing
May 8-11: MAPS Reading 10; MAPS Math 8-10; MAPS Science 6-8
May 9: AP Calculus AB @ 8 a.m.
May 11: AP World History @ 8 a.m.
May 12: AP Human Geography @ 8 a.m.
May 18: AP Chemistry (late-testing) @ noon

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.
         PK-12 office phone  218-387-2271
         PK-12 office fax 218-387-9746

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Cook County Activity Schedules

Use this link to access one calendar for Athletic Schedules, Community Education Activities, ACA Auditorium Events, School Board Meetings and more.


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