osseo circle logoLooking for a way to get involved in your local school district? Consider applying for the FISCAL Advisory Team in Osseo Area Schools, which is seeking up to six new members for the 2018-2019 school year.

The FISCAL (Financial Involvement School-Community Accountability Liaisons) Advisory Team helps to shape the future for students, families and community members in Osseo Area Schools by providing community-based input and feedback on district financial issues. Members of this team have strong financial skills; FISCAL is also seeking multiple perspectives through the racial diversity and broad geographic representation of its members.

FISCAL meetings for this school year are scheduled for:

  • Dec. 6, 2018, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Jan. 25, 2019, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • March 14, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

All meetings are held at the Educational Service Center (11200 93rd Ave. N, Maple Grove).

Apply online by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. Please contact Colleen Wuollet at 763-391-7279 with any questions about FISCAL or the application process.

resource fair graphicLearn about opportunities to keep your children active and engaged in the community at the second annual Community Resource Fair hosted by the District 279 Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC).

Monday, Nov. 5, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Willow Lane Early Childhood Center (7020 Perry Ave. N, Brooklyn Center)

Free and open to all families with children receiving special education services in District 279.

Exhibitors will share information about their programming and inclusion opportunities outside of school hours. Exhibitors include (not complete list):

  • Special Olympics MN - Unified Schools
  • Navigating MSP Tour
  • Mini Hops Gymnastics
  • Three Rivers Parks
  • Northern Stars Theater – Penguin Project
  • Feel the Water - Swimpossible
  • Osseo Area Schools Community Engagement
  • Family Voices
  • Minnesota Wild Special
  • Hockey
  • Vitals™ Aware Services
  • Autism SOS MN
  • Anoka Area Autism Family Support Group

Skilled staff will be available to watch your children while you enjoy the event; register by October 30 in order to use childcare. Contact Janet Jefferson with the names and ages of children who will attend.

Learn more about SEAC