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Vern Capelle, Superintendent

Welcome to our homepage. It is our hope that you will find the information provided useful and informative.  If you have concerns that you wish to discuss with me, please feel free to contact the office at (320) 573-2174 and I will set a time and date to communicate with you.
Vern Capelle, Superintendent

Cardinal Head Summer Ball Registration Now Open

Summer Baseball and Softball Registration is now up on the webstore. This year we will only be accepting online registrations and registrations MUST be submitted by April 20th at 3pm. No registration will be accepted after that time. More information is available on our community ed website. Click here to sign up in the webstore.

Cardinal Head Shoe Drive for Upsala Art Club

Shoe Drive

Cardinal Head Tonic Sol Fa Concert

Tonic Sol Fa

Purchase tickets online here.

Cardinal Head Weather Text/Email Alerts

The quickest way to receive updates regarding changes in athletics events and school closing decisions is the REMIND system. Signing up is easy. Text @upsa to 81010 (or 763-333-2285). To sign up for emails send a message to

In the event that we close for the day, or if we close early due to severe weather, all extra curricular and after school activities will be cancelled or postponed.  To see the full article of Safety First: Winter Weather School Decisions click here.

Cardinal Head Testing

Our district testing dates for the 2017-18 school year are listed on the google calendar to the right of this page.

The MCAs or Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments are scheduled for April 17-May 4.
Upsala Area Schools Testing Schedule
Parent Guardian Guide

Daily Announcements

Dates and times of activities are subject to change, please check the calendar for updates.


Upsala Area Schools | District #487 | 415 S Main Street PO Box 190 | Upsala, MN 56384 | (320) 573-2176