This plan for addressing any Coronavirus incident is intended to serve the best interests of students, employees and families. 


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The Redwood Area School District is seeking applications for the current vacant position on the board of education. An individual will be appointed to fill the vacant position until the Nov. 3, 2020 elections have been held and certified and a newly elected individual has been sworn-in to fill the remainder of this position’s term.

Interested persons must apply one of three ways:


Applications will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 until 5:00 p.m. on June 5, 2020. Following a review of the submitted materials, the board will determine their choice of candidate and will be contacted directly during a special board meeting on Monday, June 8, 2020. If you have any questions concerning the role of the board of education and the responsibilities of a board member, please contact Rachel Helsper at 507-644-8061.


 On March 13, 2020 Governor Walz declared Minnesota is in a peacetime state of emergency. Since the time of this original announcement, several executive orders have been issued requiring the transition to distance learning for all students. In light of these execute orders, MSBA has strongly encouraged school boards to meet by telephone conference call or other electronic means.


Minnesota Statute 13D.021 permits school boards to hold a meeting by conference call or other electronic means. Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations, the Minnesota directive to residents to stay at home, and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting of the Redwood Area School District Board of Education is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021— Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.


Due to the health pandemic, the school board determined that it is feasible for at least one board member, the superintendent, and the school district’s Technology Director to be physically present at the regular meeting and that it is not feasible for the public to attend this meeting at the regular meeting location due to the health pandemic.


Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by watching it using the Zoom app on their mobile device, or through the Chrome or Firefox web browser.  The meeting ID number is 730-381-6919, and the web address is .  Persons may also listen to the meeting over audio by dialing (312) 626-6799, then entering the meeting ID number when prompted.
School board members are reminded to mute their microphone or phone when they are not speaking.


School board members wishing to speak should do so by unmuting their microphones, making a request to comment, then wait to be recognized by the Chair.


The chair will determine the order in which board members wishing to speak will be recognized. When recognized, the board member should unmute the microphone or phone, speak, and then mute their device.


All votes will be conducted by roll call. Each school board member should wait until their name is called before voting.


Persons monitoring this meeting from a remote location may submit a comment through emailing to

What Every Kid Needs to Know about COVID-19 
This 1 hour webinar is designed for elementary, middle, and high school children, their parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, school administrators, and anyone who is interested in getting information on the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The webinar will use medically accurate and age appropriate content for 5-13 year olds. The content will focus on basic facts related to the science and public health along with frequently asked questions about how the coronavirus impacts things that matter to children like their friends, pets, vacations, etc. Webinar log in details will be sent 1 day before the webinar.

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About Us
Support, Challenge, Learn, Achieve

Redwood Area Schools have high expectations for all students to learn, achieve and to be productive citizens.

Clarity of Purpose
The purpose of this organization is to prepare our students to be college and career ready!

  • Academic achievement
  • A safe and respectful environment
  • Meaningful adult connections with students
  • Continuous development for all staff
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Collaborative, researched based and data driven decision making
  • The school, community and family working together for the development of the whole child
  • Preparation of students for the future
Redwood Area School Board
Contact Us
100 George Ramseth Drive 
Redwood Falls, MN 56283 

Phone: (507) 644-3531
Fax: (507) 644-3057
District Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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