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Northwest Suburban Integration School District Adds Three Magnet Schools
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The NWSISD Joint Powers Board voted on Wednesday, October 15 to add three magnet schools to the Northwest Suburban Integration School District magnet school group.  The three new schools are Coon Rapids High School Biomedical Sciences Program, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) magnet located in the Anoka-Hennepin school district and Hayes and R.L. Stevenson Elementary schools – both International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) schools located in the Fridley Public School district.  The addition of these three schools will increase the NWSISD magnet school offerings to twenty-five. 




Magnet Lottery Priority Application Now Open thru December 31, 2014
The Magnet Lottery Priority Application for school year 2015-16 opened Tuesday, October 21, 2014.  Students that apply during the priority application period have the best chance of being assigned to a magnet school of their choice.  Kindergarten students must be born on or before September 1, 2010 in order to be eligible to apply for the 2015-16 school year. 

Click here to access the 2015-16 Magnet Lottery Priority Application.

The Priority Application closing date has changed and will be December 31, 2014.

NWSISD offers magnet schools from grades K-12 in three themes:  Arts, International Baccalaureate (IB), and STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). Click through our website to learn more about us!

Operation Graduation: A College and Career Conference for Girls
Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) in partnership with North Hennepin Community College, presented Operation Graduation at North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) located in Brooklyn Park.  Operation Graduation united a group of 95 female high school students in grades 9 and 10 from across the NWSISD collaborative to participate in workshops, panel discussions about college life, and in a career fair.

College Visits 2014-15
College visits are an integral part of high school.  By participating in college visits, students of all cultures will find information they need in order to gain a better understanding of the services each college provides for the college bound student.  Download our College Visit brochure - sign up and join us on our next visit!


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Upcoming Events with NWS
Upcoming Step Up Mentorship Events
  • Grade 9 college visit and tour of Anoka Technical College - October 27, 2014, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Download event flyer.
  • Grade 10 Think Tank event and activity!  October 29, 2014, 10 a.m. - Noon.  Download flyer.
  • Grade 12 Conversation Circles.  November 10, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon.  Download flyer.
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Providing Student Support Outside the Classroom - NWSISD Inter-District Partnership (IDP) Meeting, Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 8:15 - 10:30 a.m. 
Download flyer.
  • Learn strategies for facilitating student-led groups
  • Gain insight on the Essence Mentoring program
  • Get information on College Visits
  • Share best practices and brainstorm ways to collaborate cross district

RSVP for this event.

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2014-15 College Visits



Executive Director Search
Northwest Suburban is in the process of hiring a new Executive Director.  We are seeking input from our stakeholders.  Please see the link below for more information. 

Stakeholder Letter (pdf) revised 10/05/14

Profile for Executive Director (pdf)