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Preschool Registration for 2021-2022 School Year is now OPEN (4/21/21) 

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Help Wanted:                                                                                                                        College Student and Adult 50+ for Paid Summer Work Opportunity

Barnum Community Education’s AGE to age Program is seeking an interested college student and an adult 50+ for a paid summer intergenerational work experience.  We are seeking one college student (must have at least finished freshman year).  We are also seeking an adult 50+.  Together this fellowship team will support community planning and social engagement efforts, while fostering interactions between generations. Varied duties including recruitment of participants for intergenerational programs, publicity, activity coordination and supervision. Fellows will work with identified AGE to age to partners. Good communication skills, basic technology skills (smart phone, computer skills-be willing to learn), positive attitude and responsible work ethic required. Anticipated start date: June 1, 2021-August 2021, with the possibility of staying through November. $2500 stipend.

Contact Roxy Olsen-Hurst, Community Education Director, Barnum School District. or call 218-389-0108.

Deadline to apply: May 3, 2021

Email resume to the email above or mail to:
ISD 91 Community Education 3675 County Road 13, Barnum, MN 55707.


Help Wanted: 2 Summer Reads Ameri Corp Positions available

Spend your summer helping students learn about literacy while having fun! Join our top-notch Community Ed staff in Barnum while gaining experience and training in an educational setting.

Dates are estimated June 7 -August 6

*More info coming soon! Contact Roxy at or 218-389-0108 if interested.


Winter-Spring 2021 Classes  

Yoga with Suzy

Pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Join Suzy for a laid back, fun yoga session.  This session she is offering two different options. An easier, stretch-based yoga and/or a Strength-Cardio Infused yoga.  Take one or the other or BOTH!

When: Weds, Feb 3, 17, 24 (NO 10), March 3, 17, 31 (NO 10 or 24), April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5 *make up date

Session #1: 5:30-6:15p Yoga Stretch, This class is perfect for yoga beginners who want to practice gentle, basic yoga poses. The focus will be gentle stretching and relaxation.

Session #2: 6:30-7:15p Yoga Fit, This will be a faster-paced class best suited for those who have some familiarity with yoga.  Yoga poses that build flexibility and strength will be combined with bursts of cardio for a full-body workout.  Come prepared to sweat!

Cost: $60/session or $110/both (*-$6 if you took the last class)

Location: Barnum High School Media Center

Instructor: Suzy Berger

Bring: *Masks must be worn, Yoga Mat, Water Bottle, Small Towel


Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do Kenyukai

Class size is limited to 14.


Session #3: Tuesdays, Apr 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 *Jun 1 OFF, June 8, 15

Session #4: Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 Aug 3, 10, 17

Session #5: Tuesdays, Sep 14, 21, 28 Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

Session #6: Tuesdays, Nov 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec 7, 14, 21

Time:  6:30 – 8:00p

Where:  Mahtowa Salem School

Instructor:  Sensei Marie Nyblom

Cost:   $47

Ages:  8 and up

Participants will be required to sign a waiver.

Deadline: The Tue before the start of class.


Driver’s Education

Classes are 30 hours and held online with Mille Lacs Driving Instruction LLC. Cost is $360, $100 paid during the classroom portion, $240 paid during behind the wheel.  Classes are open to students 14 or older.

June 7-18

July 12-23

Sept 20-Oct 1

To Register, call Tim or Katrina Roth, 320-676-3409 or 952-836-5535 or email


  Catch & Release Gymnastics & Cheer Classes available

Deb has gymnastics and cheer classes available.  Contact Deb for other openings as well!

Where:  Catch & Release Tumble & Cheer Club, 461 Arrowhead Lane, Moose Lake

Instructor:  Deb Briske, USA Gymnastics and USA Cheer Certified

Cost:  ranges per class

Participants will be required to sign a waiver with Catch & Release.                  

  *Contact Deb at  218-409-1649 or


Tech & Coffee

Want to learn how to use your cell phone? Nook? Kindle? iPad? Laptop? New to Social Media? Want to learn more? Join us for a fun morning to learn how to use your electronics or play around on one of our computers.          Community Ed staff will be here to teach you.

Date: First Thursday of every Month: May 6, Jun 3, Jul 1, Aug 5

Time: 9:00-11:00a

Where: Chickadees Coffee House & Deli

Cost: FREE

Coffee available.

*Masks required*



American Girl Doll Book Club

Join Ms. Roxy for American Girl Doll Book Club this Spring!!  We are offering the following 3 sessions.  Each night consists of snack, reading, crafts, projects, playtime, and never-ending fun!!  You don’t need to have an American Girl Doll, any doll or stuffy work for us!  Your doll is welcome to join us too!

Session #3Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27, 3-4:30pm, cost $24, Book: “Z Yang, The Real Z” *Girls will need their iPad’s to make stop motion videos for this session.

Location: Barnum Elementary ECFE Room, Please pick up from the bus alley, I will walk the girls outside when we are completed.

Ages: 2nd-6th grade students (Maximum of 14 kids)

Deadlines: April 29

Note: If we change to hybrid or distance learning, we will continue to meet via Google Meet.



Walking Club

Walking before and after school on scheduled school days.  You HAVE to be registered and be signed up for a time slot.  Walking is available before school from 6-7:30 am and from 3:30-5pm. (time slots available: 6-7am or 3:30-4:30pm or 4-5pm)  You must sign in daily on the sign-in sheet on the Community Ed Office Door.  You must have clean, dry shoes to wear.  Masks must be worn at all times.  Socially distanced 6′ at all times.  You need to bring your own water bottle, water fountains are closed.


Grab & Go Welcome Signs

Sheila Fetters has made us some great wooden Welcome signs as a grab and go project! All materials are provided.  Stained wooden board, welcome vinyl stencil, paint, sponges, and a vinyl removal tool.  All embellishments are added at your own discretion ie. twine, bows, designs, etc… Each board is uniquely different.

Cost: $50

Email or call to request yours today! They are in hand in my office.

Grab & Go Weekend Bins

Grab & Go Bins are available for check out from Thursday-Monday.  I will deliver if reasonable.  Cost is $15/bin and includes almost everything you need for the projects.  You keep everything you make and return everything back to me. A shopping list of items needed is taped to the lid of the bin. Contact me to reserve a bin at or 218-389-0108. 

Frozen Movie Marathon-2 bins are available.  One with the DVDs, one without. Items include Frozen punch, slime, snow dough, coloring sheets, snowflakes, sock Olaf, paper crafts, pipe cleaner snowflakes, snacks, cocoa, popcorn in Olaf cups, and more! $15

DIY Kids Jewelry– Bin includes friendship bracelets, loom bands, beads, and items to make pony bead geckos.  $15

Stamping Art Jewelry-This Bin includes 2 stamping sets to make your own customized metal stamped art!  Make necklaces, bracelets, keychains, and more! $15

Acrylic Pouring Art- Bin includes a variety of canvas, glass tiles to make coasters, many different paint color combination options, a plastic table cloth, Mod Podge sealer, felt, hot glue, plastic cups, and stir sticks.  $15


2021 Tim Magnuson Memorial Virtual Fun Run

Participate any day the week of June 7-11!  Pick your time and location to run a 1K, 5K, or 10k at your convenience!

Run, Walk, Bike, Rollerblade or crawl while helping support ALS in remembrance of a great man.  Cost is $10/person, $20/person if you want to order a t-shirt. *All Proceeds support ALS. 

Register here:

or call the Community Ed office. *Remember to post your pictures on social media and tag Barnum Community Ed with #barnumcommunityed, or email us your pictures to share on our page!


Barnum Community Education, 3675 County Road 13, Barnum, MN  55707

Office Phone: 218-389-0108

Coordinator: Roxy Olsen-Hurst,

Assistant: Courtney Sieckert,

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