Welcome to Dassel Elementary!

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  • Educate. Innovate. Succeed.

    Dassel Elementary is a place where we ask students and staff members to “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” Teachers and support staff engage, nurture, and support students in a way that helps each individual child see that they have amazing potential if they just try. Let’s see what we can do together to encourage the ‘CAN DO’ attitude in all of us.

    Here are some 'featured' programs provided for students at Dassel Elementary that help students MAKE THEIR MARK:

    • CARE Groups
    • Character Education/ Olweus anti-bullying curriculum
    • Jumpstart and STARS Programming
    • WONDERS Reading
    • Science Exploration
    • Social Studies Adventures
    • Creative Art Discovery
    • Numerous Volunteer Coordinated Programs
    • Hands-on Learning
    • Enrichment Activities
    • Technology/Media Center/Computer Lab
    • Quality Music Classes
    • Active and Healthy Phy Ed. Offerings
    • Odyssey/Title I Programming
    • Reading Corps
    • MCA Test Prep Opportunities
    • Summer School Opportunities

    Providing quality programming is accomplished with dedication from an amazing staff and all others who take on the challenge.

Fundraising Opportunities

Please help us raise additional funds for our schools! Below is a list of ways you can help by saving or recycling items you either purchased or no longer use.

Name Description
Pop Can Tops/Tabs Yes, we still collect the tabs from the top of cans! We have a wonderful little collection “house” and the tabs are collected and turned into the local McDonalds for the Ronald McDonald House in the metro area. These can be turned in any time!
Box Tops Look for products with BOX TOPS for Education coupon. Each coupon is worth $$$! Please check the expiration date and trim the coupon. Sometimes we will have a special event for the program. The students enjoy collecting for a special goal. BOX TOPS have gone digital - please see the link below!
Food Club/Cash Wise Labels for learning is an easy rewards program. There is a separate printing attached to your receipt with the points for redemption. Please clip this, check the expiration date, and send into school with your student. (If you would like to collect for a while, count the points and then tally and send that to us--yea!) We need to send in the points in bundles of 2,500.
Shoparoo The theme for this fundraiser is: Shop, Snap, and Earn. This is a free app from the AppleApp Store or Google Play Store. Select Dassel or Cokato Elementary as your school choice, take a picture of your receipt --shop anywhere, buy anything. For more information, check out shoparoo.com

Box tops have gone digital!

  • Dassel Elementary

    131 William Ave. East
    P.O. Box 368 - Dassel, MN 55325
    Main (320) 286-4100 ext. 1500
    Fax (320) 286-4151
    Principal: Debbie Morris
    Start/End Times: 8:00am/3:15pm
    *First bell rings at 8:00am, tardy bell rings at 8:10am.


Meet our principal

  • Debbie Morris

    Hello there!  My name is Debbie Morris, the PROUD Dassel Elementary Principal leading the charge to Educate. Innovate. Succeed. 

    I have been principal since 2010 and an educator since 1985!  I have taught all grades preschool through 8th, except 1st!  I love waterskiing and rollercoasters!

    Feel free to contact me, at 320-286-4100 Ext. 1504, email: debbie.morris[at]dc.k12.mn.us, or stop by with any ideas or suggestions to enhance our CHARGIN' FORWARD experience.  #DCSTRONG

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  • Congratulations Mrs. Kelly!  The 2019-20 Dassel Elementary Leadership in Educational Excellence Award Winner!

    Heidi Kelly

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  • Congratulations Mrs. Kyllonen, the 2019-2020 Dassel
     Elementary Educational Support Staff Recognition winner.

    Doris Kyllonen

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