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Minnewaska Area Schools

2015 - 2016


The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert Maynard Hutchins


If you are not receiving SchoolReach messages 
addressing school closings, late starts, or other weather related announcements from Minnewaska Area Schools
please email

If you have changed your phone number please contact the
building secretary at your child's school.

The new MAHS Activities Registration program is now live online!  
You will use this site when registering for all Athletics as well as Speech, Jazz Band, Jazz Choir, Drama, Math Counts, Knowledge Bowl and Trap Shooting.

You can access the site by clicking on the Community Ed & Activities tab above.
Payments can still be made for other items on PaySchools. 
For questions contact the Community Ed/Activities office at 239-1311.


Tucked into the rolling hills of Pope County, Lake Minnewaska is truly one of the jewels of West Central Minnesota. Surrounding the lake are historic communities, each with a rich heritage, unique identity, and hard working residents. The children of the area are entrusted to the caring staff and administrators of the Minnewaska Area School District serving 

Farwell * Glenwood * Long Beach * Lowry 
Sedan * Starbuck * Villard * Westport


All Families That Qualify for Reduced Priced Meals now
Receive Breakfast AND Lunch
at NO

Click here to apply now

  • All students eat breakfast AT NO COST
  • Take 2 servings of fruit at breakfast
  • New options for a la cart (snacks & beverages)


K-12 Education Subtraction and Credit Information

Minnesota has two tax relief programs for families with children in kindergarten through 12th grade: the K-12 Education Subtraction, and the K-12 Education Credit.

Please select the link above:
Minnesota K-12 Promotional Materials

Parents & Student Resources 
or click here for more information

Latest News

Wild Announces 2015 Playoff School Spirit Contest Winners

Go Wild


Welcome to the new
Minnewaska Area School website
Questions or Suggestions for webpage?
please send email to 


 School Reach
Message Retrieval Line

To check for recent messages that Minnewaska Area Schools may have sent to your home, work or cell number call

You must place the call from a phone number that received a call
Message history dates 30 days from current date
 After School Tutoring 

There is afterschool tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15  to 4:15 for all students in Grade 7-12.  If interested please contact the High School Office for more information.


 Pay 2015-2016 school fees with

PaySchools™ is an online payment processing system that provides parents or guardians of Minnewaska Area School students with an easy and efficient method of payment for certain fees, supplies, and lunch accounts.

For questions on your lunch account please email: