Bulletin Board – Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Highland School device return will be today and Wednesday, May 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Devices, library books, and textbooks should be returned to the appropriately labeled box at the front of the school. Today will also be “Meet the Teacher Day” which will be held virtually. Information, including class supply lists,  will be mailed home and teachers will be recording a video to virtually introduce themselves via email. 

Crookston High School device and textbook return will be held May 26-28 for all 7-11th graders.  Today from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. students with last names A-C are scheduled to return their device and textbooks, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. students with last names D-F,,  from 1-2:30 p.m. last names G-I, and from 2:30-4 p.m. last names J-L.  On Wednesday, May 27 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. students with last names M-O are scheduled to return their device and textbooks, from 10-11:30 a.m. last names P-S, from 1-2:30 p.m. last names T-V, and from 2:30-4 p.m. last names W-Z. On Thursday, May 28 from 8:30-10 a.m., all students whose device and textbooks couldn’t be returned Tuesday or Wednesday should return their device.  

The Red Lake Falls Library will have curbside pickup Tuesday through Fridays 12 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information on the youth reading program visit pageturneradventures.com and watch the Northwest Regional Library for instructions on enrolling. 

The Crookston Public School’s Policy Committee will meet today at 2 p.m. in the district conference room. 

The Crookston School Board will meet tonight at 5 p.m. in the choir and orchestra room at Crookston High School. 

A Memorial Service Mass tonight at Calvary Cemetery HAS BEEN POSTPONED. This is the Annual Memorial Service in which we pray for all the souls of our faithful departed. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket to sit upon for Mass. Masks are encouraged though not required.”

The Crookston City Council will meet tonight in the council chambers at city hall.  The Ways & Means Committee will meet immediately following City Council.  The end of the Ways & Means meeting will be a closed session to discuss labor negotiations pursuant to MN Government Data Practices Act, Statute 13D.03, Subd. 1 (b). There will be limited seating for the meeting due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. If you’d like to participate in the public forum you may call 281-4515. The doors to city hall will be unlocked at 6:30 p.m. 

The Crookston School District will offer two free meals a day for students and kids ages 18 under through May 27. The meals will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School. Limited delivery options are available if circumstances make you unable to pick up food. For questions, delivery – for those who are unable to pick up food, or to call ahead with allergies call 281-5600 between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  

The Crookston Gun Club is open for trap shooting on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to dusk.

The Crookston Public Schools Negotiations Committee will meet Friday, May 29 at 8 a.m. in the district office. 

The Climax-Shelly graduation will be Saturday, May 30 at 2 p.m. with livestreams on Facebook and YouTube. 

The Crookston School District summer food program will run June 1 through July 31. The meals, which include a breakfast and lunch will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School for kids 18 and under. With the non-congregate COVID-19 rules, the kids need not be present, so parents can pick up the number of required meals and take them home.

SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.

Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications, and other daily items at 281-3385.  The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Care and Share New Hope Food Shelf is open every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 pm.  For more information, or to donate, call 218-277-0000.

The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.

Crookston City Hall’s summer hours are in effect.  Those hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Crookston Public Schools have decided to cancel June summer school programming due to COVID-19 and the efforts we are all making to keep our students, staff, and families safe.  This means that the annual Safety Town and Summer Camp programs will not be scheduled.  On behalf of District #593, please stay safe, healthy, and happy!