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Equity, Innovation, Excellence and Creativity

The FAIR School is a public 9-12 fine arts high school located in downtown Minneapolis that is rooted in equity, innovation and creativity.  

Be on the Wall at Walgreens
Monday, October 19, 2020 6:30 PM

FAIR NATION, Walgreens has an awesome opportunity to have your work featured in their stores! Submit an uplifting art piece with a chance to win money if your piece is selected! The art can be on any topic you would like such as social justice issues, self-esteem, bullying, gender identity, and more. You don’t need to submit the original piece, a photograph of the art piece will work! 18 works will be selected. Eight will receive $200 and 10 that will be featured in a collage will receive $50. Submissions should be sent in no later than October 23rd to with the following information: 

  • Name
  • Title of the art 
  • School/Organization
  • Short description of the work
  • Mention that you were referred by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Reach out if you have any questions, 

Good luck!!

Lilnks Pandemic Art Contest
Pandemic Art Contest
Monday, October 12, 2020 1:25 PM

Show your talent - Be Uniquely You! THE LINKS is providing an amazing opportunity to showcase your creativity and tell your story. Submit a 3-5 minute film about how you and your family are surviving the Pandemic or navigating issues of Equity and Social Justice.



A Great Community Resource!
Monday, October 12, 2020 1:15 PM

Hennepin County Resource Helpline



Monday through Friday 

8 am to 4:30 pm

Help Available in different languages

Call for help with food, clothes, finance, health, and supplies


Reach out for any further questions

Fall Conference Information 2020
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 5:35 PM

FAIR Fall Conferences Information/Información de las conferencias de otoño FAIR

FAIR conferences will be held next week on Tuesday, October 13 from 4:00pm-8:00pm and on Wednesday, October 14 from 8:00pm-4:00pm.  Families can choose Google Meet or phone conferences.  We will do our best to connect with all families in the limited time we have and we appreciate your patience as we learn a new format.  If you are unable to attend conferences, we will work with you to find an alternate time.

Note:  There is no school for students October 14 -16, 2020.  School will resume on October 19, 2020.

How to schedule your student’s conference - (en español a continuación)

  1. Sign up link- click on a staff member’s name to see available times:

  2. Help video: or call 612-486-2530 for assistance.

  3. Google Meet links will be sent to your email for each conference

  4. Phone conferences will come from a 617 area code (we are routed through Massachusetts)

  5. We encourage you to check your student’s grades in Parent Portal.  If you have not accessed Parent Portal before, here is the link to create your account.

  6. If you are unable to attend your conference, please go to and cancel.

  7. If you need assistance with online conference registration, please call our Distance Learning Help Center at 612-486-2530 


Las conferencias en Fair se llevarán a cabo la próxima semana el martes 13 de octubre de 4:00pm-8:00pm y el miércoles 14 de octubre de 8:00pm4:00pm. Las familias pueden elegir Google Meet o conferencias telefónicas. Haremos todo lo posible para conectar con todas las familias en el tiempo limitado que tenemos y apreciamos su paciencia a medida que aprendemos un nuevo formato. Si no puede asistir a conferencias, trabajaremos con usted para encontrar un momento alternativo. 

Cómo programar la conferencia de su estudiante:

  1. Enlace de registro- haga clic en el nombre de un miembro del personal para ver los horarios disponibles:

  2. Vídeo de ayuda:  todos los 612-486-2530 para asistencia

  3. Los enlaces de Google Meet se enviarán a tu correo electrónico para cada conferencia 

  4. Las conferencias telefónicas serán con el código de área 617 (nos enrutan a través de Massachusetts)

  5. Le recomendamos que revise las calificaciones de su estudiante en el Portal para Padres. Si no ha accedido a Parent Portal antes, aquí está el enlace para crear su cuenta.

  6. Si no puede asistir a su conferencia, vaya a  y cancele. 

  7. Si necesita ayuda con la inscripción a la conferencia en línea, llame a nuestro Centro de ayuda de aprendizaje a distancia al 612-486-2530

Virtual College Fairs October 2020
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:20 AM

Planning for life after high school?  Virtual college fairs are happening soon - explore the possibilities!  All juniors and seniors are encouraged to attend.

Find more information through the FAIR College and Career Center.

Homework Resources
Monday, October 5, 2020 9:10 AM

Homework Resources Best Buy Teen Tech Center in Summit OIC: Safe Center for Online Learning Sessions

Free for all: Heritage Park 13-18 year olds. Monday - Friday, 12-3pm A space for teens to utilize internet, computers, and complete their virtual school classes. Reserve your spot daily HERE!
Questions and more information: Nich Thomas, 612.278.7356 

Learning Pods

Community-based program offering safe spaces where your child can get supplemental learning. Available for students grades K-8Locations: Harold Mezile North Community YMCA, Progressive Baptist Church, Friendship Academy of the Arts, Family Life Center, Zion Baptist Church
Questions and more information: Jason Burns at 612-412-0314 

Homework Help: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 at Farview Park

7-10 year olds- time for younger distance learners to come together in a small group setting to work on their academics. This time can be used for peer to peer help and support or for homework help and support from the program staff. Register online (ages 7-10)

Homework Help: Wednesdays and Fridays 4-6 at Farview Park

11-16 year olds-time for teen distance learners to come together in a small group setting to work on their academics. This time can be used for peer to peer help and support or for homework help and support from the program staff. Register online (ages 11-16)

Homework Help: Wednesdays 3-5 at North Commons Park

6-16 year olds--time, the place, and the assistance to ensure your child completes their homework completely and correctly. Our friendly staff is available to help you tackle your homework so that you succeed in school. We assist with homework, practice basic skills, or help in studying for an upcoming test. Please go to your neighborhood recreation center during business hours to sign up for a free ActivePass. 
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Contact Us

Attendance Line: (612) 668-1060

Distance learning Help Center: (612) 486-2530

Mental health hotline: (612) 767-4158


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