Today in Ms. Herzog’s PE we implemented for our classmate Hailey Roerick. To put ourself in her shoes, the students had to be pushed on scooters by another classmate and play soccer without using their hands or feet. The 4th graders had a lot of fun!
4 days ago, Ms. Herzog's PE/Health Classsroom
some 4th graders playing defense agains Hailey
Hailey Roerick scoring a goal
4th Graders
Flag football kids will be playing at halftime of this Friday's game in Swanville. They should meet in the north end zone with 5 minutes remaining in the 2nd quarter. Also note that there is no free admission to the game.
5 days ago, Dan Cheney
Students interested in ordering a letter jacket should do so from Jostens by Oct 12. Here's the link:
5 days ago, Dan Cheney
letter jacket
The FCS 1 class has been busy practicing their hand stitching skills by making felt monsters.
7 days ago, Jenna Robertson
Felt Monsters made by FCS class
The food service department at Upsala Area Schools is excited to announce the implementation of their new bulk milk dispenser for all students and staff on Oct 3, 2022. Thanks to @MidwestDairy for the grant! #UndeniablyDairy #MooMilkPlease
8 days ago, Dan Cheney
New Milk Machine
Tonight's homecoming football game against BBE is scheduled for 7pm in Swanville. If you can't cheer on the Patriots in person, you can stream the game on Swanville's YouTube channel:
10 days ago, Dan Cheney
The junior class is selling Heggies Pizza. Orders are due by September 30. Contact any junior or the class advisers (Hovland or Henry). Double Cheese, Pepperoni, Sausage & Pepperoni are $11. Four Meat, Chicken Alfredo, Breakfast Pizza, Bacon Cheeseburger are $12.
12 days ago, Dan Cheney
Heggies Pizza
Grades K-10 are learning about bus safety today and tomorrow
12 days ago, Dan Cheney
Bus Safety
Coach Kruzel and the team will be holding a youth volleyball camp for grades 3-6 on Oct 7 & 12 after school. Campers will get into the Oct 17 game for free. Visit our website for more information or to register:
12 days ago, Dan Cheney
Youth Volleyball Camp
This afternoon the senior high band put on a short performance at the new assisted living facility in town!
13 days ago, Dan Cheney
Band at assisted living
Did you Know that Upsala Area Schools has become a PARTNER School district with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)? We are only the 2nd school in the state of Minnesota to be identified as a Partner District and we are Super excited to pave the way for future STEM Education and opportunities with the entire District! This year Upsala will be introducing FIRST LEGO League in our Kindergarten with the DISCOVER program, Third grade with the EXPLORE Program, and Fourth grade in the CHALLENGE program. These students will be given a hands on STEM learning experience using LEGOs and solving real world problems! Upsala will also be continuing its FIRST Robotics Competition program, now entering its 11th year with Team 4480 - UC-Botics. The first informational meeting for the High School Robotics Program will be on Tuesday September 27th during WIN and also Wednesday September 28th during WIN. For more information about FIRST LEGO League visit: and for Details about Team 4480 visit:
13 days ago, UC-Botics
FIRST energize, Super powered power play charged up logos
UC-Botics is pumped to be selected as a FIRST Robotics Competition Kick Off Site for the coming 2023 year! Kick Off will be January 7th, 2023. Open to the Public, and will feature the new gameplay video of the FRC Game - Charged Up, sponsored by the Gene Haas Foundation, in our Auditorium, as well as Open breakout sessions for Rule Readings! Teams from around the region are welcomed and encouraged to attend!
13 days ago, Curtis Robertson
Word Charged Up, presented by Haas
Upsala Area School District uses a variety of digital tools to support student learning. Technology vendors and software is utilized to support work as we help all students develop the skills necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world. We have an inventory of our curriculum, testing, and assessment tools posted on our district website here: It includes an outline of the student data elements within each tool. This list is maintained and communicated annually to all families at the start of the school year.
13 days ago, Curtis Robertson
Here's a reminder that the Back to School Yearbook sale ends on Friday. This is the cheapest the high school yearbook will be all year ($45+tax). You can purchase online at, or bring check or cash to the school office by Friday.
13 days ago, Dan Cheney
lowest price for yearbook
Because of a scheduling issue, Buddy Day for flag football will be in Swanville on Thursday - not Upsala. Kids will be picked up after school and returned at 5:30pm. An email is also being sent out to registered families.
14 days ago, Dan Cheney
Congratulations to our 2022 Homecoming Queen & King: Molly Leners & Braedan Rene
15 days ago, Dan Cheney
Molly & Braedan
The Cardinal Volleyball Team is selling t-shirts to help "spike out cancer." Shirts are $15 and you can sign up to purchase from a team member, in the school office, or at Lange's. We plan to all wear them at the Oct 4 home match against Swanville. Help us spike out cancer!
17 days ago, Dan Cheney
Volleyball Spike Out Cancer Shirts
These community education kids created some amazing cake pops this morning!
17 days ago, Dan Cheney
Cake Pop Kids
Upsala trumpets had a master class with Mr. Jonathan Laflamme from Central Lakes College Friday afternoon. It was a great way to end the second week of school.
17 days ago, Denise Cheney
Trumpet Clinic
Registration is currently open for fall piano lessons through community ed with MJ Blonigen. Lessons are starting the first week of October and will be Tue or Thu after school. Visit our website for more info or to register:
18 days ago, Dan Cheney
Piano Lessons