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MAS District Office

Minnewaska Area Schools

2014 - 2015


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

"Take it upon yourself where you live
to make people around you joyful & full of hope"


If you are not receiving SchoolReach messages 
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.


Minnewaska State Testing Dates

April 21-23 – 3rd and 4th Grade  MCA Math

April 28-30 – 3rd and 4th Grade MCA Reading

April 14-15 – 5
th and 7th grade MCA Math

April 16-17 – 6th and 8th grade MCA Math


April 21-22 – 6th and 7th grade MCA Reading

April 23-24 – 5th and 8th grade MCA Reading


April 28 – ACT Plus Writing – Juniors (1st – 5th Hours)

May 12 – Make-up Date for ACT Plus Writing


April 29 – May 1 – 10th grade MCA Reading (1st and 2nd Hours)

May 5-6 – 11th grade MCA Mathematics (1st and 2nd Hours)


MCA Science – 5th grade – May 7th; 8th grade – May 12th; 10th Grade – May 13th   (1st – 3rd Hours)


Click here for Prom & Post Prom information and forms

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

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


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 2014-2015 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 fees, supplies, and lunch accounts.

For questions on your lunch account please email: