Registration begins for Minot schools

The first day of school in the Minot Public School District will be Aug. 27.

Parents of children who are enrolling in the school district for the first time are asked to register their children at the Minot Public Schools Administration Building at 215-2nd St. SE. Enrollments will be accepted from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Parents enrolling a child should bring along the child’s birth certificate and immunization record. Parents must also provide proof of residence such as a home mortgage statement, lease agreement, property tax statement or current utility bill from their address. Parents will also need photo ID for themselves. To schedule an appointment, call 857-4444 or 857-4400.

Students enrolling in the first grade must be six prior to midnight Aug. 1 in order to enroll. Students enrolling in kindergarten must be five prior to midnight on Aug. 1.

If a child was enrolled in a school within Minot last year and the family has had an address change, parents are asked to bring proof of residence to the Administration Building and to indicate the names of the children involved on the proof of residence and inform the office if there needs to be a school change.

School times are 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. for in-town elementary schools; 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. for Dakota Elementary; 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 a.m. for North Plains Elementary; and 8:05 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. for Bell Elementary; 8:51 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. for Erik Ramstad Middle School and Jim Hill Middle School and 7:40 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. for Memorial Middle School; 8:05 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Minot High School-Magic City Campus; and 8:05 a.m. to 2:52 p.m. for Central Campus.

Student IDs cost $3 for students in grades 9-12.

The price of school lunch is $2.05 per lunch at the elementary level; $2.25 per lunch at the middle schools and $2.25 per lunch at the high schools. School breakfast is $1.25 per breakfast.

Activity tickets are available at the schools and will admit students to all Minot High School home athletic events. The price of the ticket is $40.

Participation fees for athletic teams is $50 per athletic activity at the high school level, with a maximum of $125; $50 for speech and debate for grades 9-12 and $25 per athletic activity at the middle school level, with a maximum of $62.50.