Welcome to North Winn!

Superbowl Cheese Curds

On January 18th, we will start our annual and final fundraiser. Cheese curds are from Homestead Dairy, Waukon, and they come fresh! Fill out the form and give it to your favorite North Winner or send it to the office. Our fundraisers help pay for the many field trips our students can go on.

Mustang Night at MC

Anyone wearing NW Apparel will be admited to the MC vs. Winona Cotter basketball games for FREE on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.

Mabel Canton wants to support NW district, students, and staff.

Please note that the JV Boys game will begin at 5pm and the Varsity Boys game will follow at approximately 6:15pm.

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Parent/Teacher Spring Conferences

Parent/Teacher Spring Conferences will be held 4-7 PM on February 7 and l l. We encourage you to schedule conferences with your student's teacher. Parents will be able to sign up starting January 13th online via the link below.
The website will close on January 27th.


My School Conference Scheduling



North Winneshiek Elementary is now both on Twitter and Facebook. Please join our communities to see what is happening at North Winn this year and take part in keeping the #NWMustangMagic alive! To find us on Twitter find @NWinnMustangs. To find us on Facebook you will search for the page North Winneshiek Elementary 2018-2019.

For both pages you will need to request access as this keeps our students safe. When you are approved, you will then be able to see the Tweets and Facebook posts.

For further information, please contact Melissa Wicklund mwicklund@n-winn.k12.ia.us, Technology Coordinator at North Winn.


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The Last T-Shirt

We’re so excited that our final T-Shirt design is a combination of three winning entries in our design contest. We had a total of 27 submissions. The top choices were submitted by Tylar Wenthold, Payton Wilson, and Chloe Sheffield. Thank you to everyone who participated!

All North Winn students will receive a free T-Shirt. This was made possible through the Usborne Books card and book sale. Please indicate your child’s size on the order form, and mark “free.”


Please share the order form with family, friends, and alumni!

Order forms are due with payment by January 17.


Best Wishes, Nicolle!

The North Winn staff and students would like to wish Nicolle Korsness well as she leaves after 19 years of dedication to our school to pursue a new position at the Decorah Middle School.

We would also like to welcome Tessia Wangsness as she joins the North Winneshiek staff replacing Nicolle.


Gym fun

Winter Time Open Gym

Jon and Tessia Wangsness will open the school gym from l :30 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 27, and every Sunday in February. Everyone is welcome. Parents are not required to stay, but it's a whole lot more fun for the kids if you do! If you do not stay, please let Jon or Tessia know when you leave them at the gym.



Words on Wellness

This month's newsletter from Iowa State University Extension includes an article on the importance of family meals, even during busy holidays. The article gives a link to a nationwide promotion of electronic device/screen­free family meals.

The December W.O.W. includes information on safely preparing raw-egg recipes, such as eggnog. In addition, the ISU staff encourage people who work at sedentary jobs to try "deskercise." The recipe of the month is Vegetable Pasta Soup. This fitness, nutrition and safety newsletter is available as a pdf download, via Twitter or sent directly to your email. Find all these options at:

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NW Reorganization

The results for the Special School Election held in Winneshiek County on February 6, 2018 concluded that North Winneshiek and Decorah School Districts will combine at the end of the 2018-19 school year.

Special Events for the final year of the NW District are in the works. If you would like to be involved, please contact the school main office.

The North Winneshiek Community School District does not discriminate in its education programs or educational activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, socio-economic status, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.
The Affirmative Action Coordinator is Tim Dugger and can be reached at 563-735-5411.