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Magnet application window for 2023-24 school year now open

Submit an application by Jan. 5, 2023, to be considered for one of the five elementary magnet schools, by Dec. 2, 2022 for Valley Middle School of STEM, and by Dec. 20, 2022 for the School of Environmental Studies (SES High School)

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Meal Accounts

Add money to your child’s meal account, view purchases, set low balance alerts and pay school fees using PayPams.

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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, approved applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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Glacier Hills named a 2022 magnet School of Excellence

The school is one of only three in Minnesota and 132 in the nation selected for the award this year. 

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Welcome. We're Glad You're Here!

We teach students the academic and social skills necessary to be lifelong learners, with the arts and scientific inquiry at the heart of learning.

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A District 196 Magnet School

Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts & Science is proud to be an award winning, nationally certified magnet school through Magnet Schools of America. We offer a curriculum that focuses on the arts and science while fostering creativity, curiosity and innovation.

SCHOOL NEWS

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All District 196 stakeholders are invited to attend one of three meetings Nov. 15, 16 and 17 to get information about facilities, equipment and space needs in District 196, and provide feedback on possible improvements being considered to meet those needs in the state’s fourth largest school district.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT GLACIER HILLS