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McAuliffe Elementary School
photo of Christa McAuliffe holding a space shuttle
Christa McAuliffe Elementary School 1601 West 12th Street Hastings, MN 55033 phone - 651/480-7390 fax - 651/480-7392 Health Office - 651/480-7395

Christa McAuliffe 1948-1986 “I touch the future, I teach.”

Matt Esterby, Principal

4/1/2014 8:00 AM
  • 8:30am the bell rings for students to enter the building for breakfast and class
  • 8:50am classes begin
  • 3:25pm dismissal begins

Reading Corps Position
3/31/2014 8:10 AM

Christa McAuliffe has been awarded two part-time Minnesota Reading Corps Literacy Tutors for next year. You can help children succeed in school by giving them the extra support they need to read. Click on "Reading Corps Postion" to find out how to apply.

2/20/2014 9:12 PM

August 20, 2014 - Grades 1-4 Summer Assessments 

August 21, 2014 - Grades 1-4 Summer Assessments

August 27, 2014 - OPEN HOUSE (5:00pm-7:00pm)

September 2, 2014 - First day of classes for grades 1-4

September 3, 2014 - First day of classes for Kindergarten


2/6/2014 7:44 AM
For before and after school child care, please follow the link below.



1/9/2014 8:30 AM

All Day Every Day Kindergarten will serve as the only kindergarten offering starting with the 2014-15 school year for students in Hastings Public School. For several years, the Hastings School District has offered families a fee-based option for a full-day kindergarten program along with a free, rotation day kindergarten option. As the result of recent changes to the state student funding formula, Minnesota school districts are able to access funding in 2014-15 that allows for them to provide all-day kindergarten for free to all families.
Click here for registration forms and information

Are you interested in classes that can assist you (parents) in the transition to Kindergarten? These classes may be especially helpful to you if your first child will be starting Kindergarten this fall.  Clicking on the links below will take you directly to the Community Education page that describes the class and allows you to register. 

McAuliffe Related Links
Online Textbook Resources
Math (Grades K-4)
Social Studies (Grades 3-4)
Hastings Reads
Title I - Parent Information
Gifted and Talented

Parent Links
Meal Pay Plus - Food Service Payments
PaySchools - Activity Payments and Fees

Staff Corner

Text Messaging Service Now Available to Parents
11/21/2013 12:20:55 PM
Hastings Public Schools is excited to announce the launch of a new service that will enhance communication by allowing the district to deliver important information to parents via SMS text messaging.

This service is not intended to replace existing means of communication, rather it will enhance them. The district will only use the service to provide information that is timely and relevant.

In order to participate in the new service, you must have a cell phone on file with the School District, and then parents must indicate willingness to receive text messages to their phones. The process is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete.

Please click above for more information on how to opt into this new service.

Courtesy Bus Route Information for Secondary Students
8/28/2013 9:43:02 AM
In an effort to accomodate secondary students grades 5 - 12, who live within the walking zone to the Middle School and High School, Courtesy Bus Routes have been established.  Please click above to see more information about how the routes work and to see a map of the of locations.

2013-14 Traffic Flow Map - MS/Pinecrest Campus
8/13/2013 2:56:58 PM
Please click above to view the new traffic flow for the Middle School/Pinecrest Campus.