We are truly thankful for your trust in us to prepare your child for success in life. The faculty and staff at AOWL are devoted to delivering individualized attention to all of our students and meeting each of their unique needs. We look forward to partnering with each of you in order to provide the best educational opportunity for your child. Through this partnership, we believe the academic, social and life skills your child will develop during their time at AOWL will truly set them up for future success.
Below you will find information and resources relevant to parents of AOWL students. If you have any general questions, please firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952-737-6900.
The Bridge Newsletter
The BRIDGE is our bi-weekly school newsletter. The BRIDGE includes important school information, reminders, announcements, accolades and upcoming events. Below are copies of the 2018-2019 school year newsletters.Sign up for the Bridge Newsletter
2019-20 School Year
- Thursday, November 7, 2019
- Thursday, October 24, 2019
- Thursday, October 10, 2019
- Thursday, September 26, 2019
- Thursday, September 12, 2019
- Thursday, August 29, 2019
- Thursday, August 8, 2019
2018-19 School Year
- Thursday, July 11, 2019
- Thursday, May 23, 2019
- Thursday, May 9, 2019
- Thursday, April 25, 2019
- Thursday, April 11, 2019
- Thursday, March 28, 2019
- Thursday, March 14, 2019
- Thursday, February 28, 2019
- Thursday, February 7, 2019
- Thursday, January 24, 2019
- Thursday, January 10, 2019
- Thursday, December 13, 2018
- Thursday, November 29, 2018
- Thursday, November 15, 2018
- Thursday, November 1, 2018
- Thursday, October 18, 2018
- Thursday, October 4, 2018
- Thursday, September 20, 2018
- Thursday, September 6, 2018
- Thursday, August 22, 2018
Year at a Glance
We are happy to partner with Breck School to provide transportation to our families.
Through our Breck School partnership, students must be able to make a one bus transfer at Breck School independently. For more information, click here. Or contact Mark Ryks directly at 763-381-8218.
Resources within the Autism Community
Santa Cares Event for Special Needs Families, Sunday, December 8th, from 9 – 11am at Burnsville Center. See flyer for more info.
Kinuu developed a video game called BrainyAct to create long-lasting neurological changes and improve academic skills, behaviors and social interactions for children with ADHD, Autism and Dyslexia. BrainyAct uses a revolutionary approach that combines proven clinical therapies and leading-edge neuroscience to bring families effective and affordable brain training exercises. See flyer for additional information.
Autism Society of Minnesota website
Minnesota Autism Resource website
Groves Academy Community Education Workshop Series – Click here for more details.
PEERS Social Skills Group – Focusing on making and keeping friends for adolescents (ages 11-18) with ASD.
PEERS Social Skills Group Flyer (University of Minnesota)
ASD Intensive Outpatient Program – This 8-week specialized Intensive Outpatient Program (for teenagers with difficulty regulating their emotions and struggling with social skills) was developed specifically for adolescents with high-functioning autism. It is based on the PEERS curriculum.website
Parent Teacher Organization
The mission of Academy of Whole Learning’s Parent Teacher Organization is to support and enhance the educational experiences of Academy of Whole Learning’s students and to promote open communication and understanding between Academy of Whole Learning’s teachers, staff and parents. The PTO is a vital part of Academy of Whole Learning. All are welcome to join!
Please click on the link below to download:2019-20 Family Handbook
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Back to School Info
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Order 2018-19 Yearbook
The Bridge Newsletter
The BRIDGE is our bi-weekly school newsletter. The BRIDGE includes important school information, reminders, announcements, accolades and upcoming events.