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We are a community school for pregnant and parenting students and their children. We believe that education should be hands-on and relevant to real-life, college and career. We do so with a personalized school model that includes both blended-online and project-based learning.

Quarter 2 Distance Learning

Quarter 2 is under way! Schedules can be found in the Student Portal.  Many teachers have created new Google Classrooms - even for Advisory! Make sure you're in the correct Advisory Classroom.  Use the links in the sidebar on the right of this page to find updated links.

Asynchronous Wednesdays: Students will attend 1st and 4th hours via Google Meet on Wednesdays. All other coursework is asynchronous, or done outside of a live Google Meet session and on your own.

Printed coursework is available at school for pick-up weekly. Call the office or speak with your MVNA nurse for information. Click for a Greeting from our Staff for Q2!  Good luck with this quarter to all of our staff and students!

Health at Longfellow

School Based ClinicLongfellow's school based clinic will continue to provide no-cost, confidential health education to Longfellow students during Distance Learning! Students can access the clinic by texting or calling Lisa Dornick at 612-599-7290. Some of our services (personal exams, testing, etc.) will be administered through appointment at the Longfellow clinic. All other services (counseling, general health questions, and relationship support) will be provided virtually. 

Virtual Health Clinic: For students and families who have questions or concerns and aren't able to meet in person, please click on the link below for information, resources, videos, and ways to communicate with our school nurse, Michelle Ricart. Check out her website for the latest update on the Longfellow Pop-up Flu Clinic for 10/29 from 8:00-11:00am, and find information for homework help, support, and resources at the Parks.  Virtual Health Clinic



Childcare is available for the children of Longfellow students during school hours!

Our childcare staff has worked hard this summer to provide our students with a safe childcare environment for their children so that our students can focus on their schoolwork during the day.
If you have any questions about the childcare or enrollment, please contact Lisa Kemming: 

Join Us at Longfellow

We, at Longfellow High School, are always looking for new students to add to our school. 

We are school designated for pregnant and parenting teens, but we are also a place where these students can thrive in their education and earn their high school diploma.  We have many different programs to help our students further their education past high school. 

If you, or someone you know, are interested in joining us at Longfellow High School, please give us a call at 612-668-4700 and we'd be happy to give you more information. Students in need of a Chromebook or supplies can also call the office. Longfellow also has a Facebook page!  Like our page to stay up-to-date with the latest news and information from our school:

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At Longfellow Alternative High School, we provide a personalized learning environment for students to complete their high school education and build a strong future through an emphasis on attendance, academic achievement, and positive relationships. By encouraging critical thought, providing prenatal and parenting education, and partnering with community services we support diploma-driven parents and kindergarten ready children as they establish the groundwork for lifelong learning.



Every teen parent will be prepared for post-secondary education and employment. Every child will be ready for kindergarten.



The Longfellow Kangaroo is a student-managed and student-written newspaper that publishes articles relevant and entertaining to Longfellow High School’s student population, neighborhood, and community.  Any student may participate in the production of the paper by taking the class as an English or English elective, or by working for the paper as an extra-curricular activity.  Writing for The Longfellow Kangaroo looks very good on college applications and is an excellent way to explore a career in journalism.

Current IssueWinter 2020

Past Issues: Fall 2019