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Middle and high school families: Trimester 2 learning format change window open until Oct. 26

At the start of the school year, Anoka-Hennepin Schools asked parents/guardians to select a learning format - either hybrid or distance learning - for their student. Those who selected distance learning committed for the entire first trimester. With Trimester 2 approaching, here are some important planning assumptions and actions parents and guardians can take to select a new learning format:

  • If your student wants to remain in their current learning format there is no action required. 
  • The district will keep all students in their existing learning format unless notified. 
  • Students who select hybrid will stay in that model unless the district or school transitions to distance learning. 
  • Parents and guardians who desire to change learning formats should contact the main office at their school to coordinate the transition. Phone and email contacts are listed at the bottom of each school’s website at
  • The district may be required to transition to distance learning at the secondary level based on county level health data. The district still needs to collect learning model preferences in the event schools are not in that model for the entire trimester. 
  • Parents/guardians can switch learning formats to distance learning at any time during the trimester by contacting the school to make the request.  

Anoka-Hennepin is requesting parents/guardians to provide any change requests in learning formats for Trimester 2 by Monday, Oct 26. Anoka-Hennepin will conduct a similar open window learning format choice for parents/guardians for Trimester 3 in mid-February 2021.