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Facebook Live Event The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) will be hosting a Facebook Live event regarding the Academic and CTE Scholarship for students ad parents on Tuesday, December 3 at 8:00 PM Central Time. Click here to download and poster and view more information.

Farm Credit Services of ND six $1,000 Scholarships for the Minot area. Click here to download and view an informational PDF.

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships 7 different scholarships. Click here to download and view an informational PDF.


Tuesday, November 26th
Bookmobile at DLB High School, 9:00am-10:00am Shuttle: 6:00pm
Bookmobile at DLB Elementary School, 10:15am-3:00pm

Wednesday, November 27th
Student Council sponsored activities at DLB High School, 1:30pm-3:20pm Shuttle: 5:45pm

Thursday, November 28th
No School

Friday, November 29th
No School Shuttle: none

Saturday, November 30th
Shuttle: none

Sunday, December 1st
Shuttle: none

PLEASE NOTE: The DLB Community Winter Clothing Drive will be running until November 27th with a clothing pick up on November 30th from noon—5:00pm at DLB High School. Please drop off
new/slightly new winter gear in the bin in Mr. Schwartz classroom at the high school or in the office at the elementary school.

Monday, December 2nd
NDSU rep at DLB High School, 11:45am—12:15pm Shuttle: 6:00pm
Boys Basketball practice begins
Bishop Ryan Wrestling Tournament, grades 6 through 8, 4:00pm, Zietz drives Activity Bus
departing Des Lacs at 2:50pm and Burlington at 3:05pm
Christmas Concert, grades 1 through 3 in Burlington, 7:00pm

Tuesday, December 3rd
Girls Basketball at Harvey, 6:00pm and 7:30pm, Person drives Activity Bus departing Shuttle: 6:00pm
Burlington only at 3:35pm—GBB players dismissed from school to drive to Burlington
at 2:55pm

Wednesday, December 4th
Clothing and Textiles classes (Schiele) to Minot, leaving at 8:30am and returning Shuttle: 5:45pm
about 11:00am
Pre-school screenings at DLB Elementary, 9:30am—2:30pm

Thursday, December 5th
8th grade girls basketball at Nedrose Tournament, 4:00pm, coach drives bus #26 Shuttle: none
departing at 2:55pm
Wrestling at St. John, 5:00pm, Zietz drives Activity Bus departing at 1:45pm
Girls Basketball in Des Lacs vs. Tioga, 5:45pm and 7:15pm

Friday, December 6th
Girls Basketball in Des Lacs vs. Hazen, 4:15pm, 5:45pm, and 7:15pm Shuttle: 6:00pm

Saturday, December 7th
Wrestling at Jamestown, Zietz drives Activity Bus or bus #12, TBA Shuttle: none
th grade girls basketball at Nedrose Tournament, coach drives bus #27, TBA
Burlington Community Group Vendor Show, 9:00am—2:00pm in DLB Elementary commons
Blood Drive in DLB Elementary library, 3:00pm—5:00pm

Sunday, December 8th
Shuttle: none

Insights of North Dakota is the state’s official source for information about public education across North Dakota. The information is provided by partner agencies through the Statewide Longitudinal Data System and is brought about through the collaborative work efforts of the following North Dakota agencies: Dept. of Public Instruction, Career and Technical Education, ND University System. Click here.

Kindergarten Pre-Registration
Parents and Guardians are able to complete online pre-registration form for the 2019 -2020 kindergarten class. Click here for more information.

SUPPLY LISTS If you need a supply list for kindergarten students through to grade 8, click here to download the appropriate list for your student.

Online Library Click here to download a PDF with instructions to access Overdrive, an online library available to Laker students. The title of the PDF is "Overdrive Instruction."

2019 -2020 School Calendar Click here to download a PDF detailing the year's school calendar.

Letter against "tree nut allergies." Click here to download and read.

LAKER TIME RESOURCE WEBSITE Students follow this link for information dealing with your Laker Time projects.

HIGH SCHOOL COURSE CATALOG Parents and students can click here to read about our course offerings for the coming 2019-20 school year.

NEWSLETTER! DES LACS - BURLINGTON ELEMENTARY now has a newsletter. Download, print or read the newsletter by clicking here.

NEWSLETTER! DES LACS - BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL Each month, we will bring you some of the news from the high school including classroom happenings, announcements about coming events, and extracurricular and co-curricular updates. We will also highlight staff members, students of the month, and more. Click here.

SCHOLARSHIPS are available. Click here to go to the Counselor's Corner to see the latest.

PARENTS LEAD This is website that provides tools for parents and professionals on issues that are difficult to address. It also gives you teaching tools to engage in ongoing conversations with children or grandchildren. Check it out here.

HOUSE BILL 1389 A student's parent may direct direct the school district not to administer their student any state test. For more informational read the PDFs from the Department of Public Instruction. Please click here.

Read this note from Souris Valley Special Services: The Souris Valley Special Services website was designed to offer straightforward access to useful special education information for parents, educators, school administrators, and the general public. We have been updating our website to ensure it is accessible to individuals with disabilities. We would like to know how the website is or isn't accessible to you. If you would be willing to share your thoughts, we would appreciate it. Please contact me, Alison Dollar at (701) 857-4410 or by email at Alison.Dollar@svssnd.org. Website: SVSSND.org

Online Lunch Payments Your mobile optimized website for United Public School District #7, at no additional cost, is now active as of October 4, 2016.  Click the URL below for access: