August 26

August 26

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Hello Sartell-St. Stephen ISD 748 families:

As we prepare for our new 2022-2023 school year, we wanted to touch base regarding a few items. Please visit our Back to School page ( for additional updates. Please ask your friends/neighbors who have children enrolled in ISD 748 if they received this email. If they didn't, they can access it on our Back to School page. Families may adjust their email/phone/text preferences in Skylert via Skyward Family Access. 

Updates to your Contact Lists
If you have specific questions about your child and their school experience, please contact your building’s administrative assistant: 

  • Oak Ridge Early Learning Center (ORELC) - Deb Johnson - email
  • Pine Meadow Primary School (PMPS) - Kim Nistler - email
  • Riverview Intermediate School (RIS) - Ronell Uran - email
  • Sartell Middle School (SMS) - Doreen Schmidt - email
  • Sartell High School (SHS) - Kristy Gosch - email

Save the Dates

  • Tuesday, August 30 - Grades 9-12 Families: SHS Open House between 4-7p
  • Wednesday, August 31 - Grades 6-8 Families: SMS Open House between 3:30-6:30p
  • Tuesday, September 6
    • SHS Grade 9 and New Students only: First Day of School/Sabre Splash
    • SMS Grade 6 students only: First Day of School/Sabre Soar
    • ORELC/PMPS/RIS: Sabre Launch (please read details in your August 12 email from principals)
  • Wednesday, September 7
    • Grades 6-12: First Day of School
    • ORELC/PMPS/RIS: Sabre Launch (please read details in your August 12 email from principals)
  • Thursday, September 8 - Grades PreK-5: First Day of School

From the City of Sartell
The City of Sartell appreciates your extra planning (and patience) during these final stages of road construction. Please view their map ( to help you plan your routes accordingly.

Our emails are translated for families in Skylert based on your Home Language preference in Skyward Family Access. To change your Home Language, please contact Michelle Nelson or your building’s administrative assistant (listed above). For additional resources, please visit our Translations page (

Bus Information
Watch your mailboxes for a postcard from our Transportation office. Questions about your route? Please visit

New Families
Please visit our Welcome Sabres page ( for an overview of our District.