Hastings Area Learning Center

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Hastings Area Learning Center
213 Ramsey Street Hastings, MN 55033
Phone: 651-480-7690 Fax: 651-438-9082

The mission of the Hastings Area Learning Center is to provide a caring, alternative educational environment designed to meet the academic and personal growth needs of its students.

The Year Is Off To A Great Start!

The School Year began with a Parent/Student Orientation on Tuesday, September 4 and classes began on Wednesday, September 5.  

It has already been a busy year as School Pictures were taken on Monday, September 10 and then on Wednesday, September 12 we had a 2018 Graduate speak with the school, as he just became a Marine!

We look forward to a great year! 


Important Dates

Deadline for Ordering a Yearbook at the lowest price offered - $70
   Friday, September 28, 2018

Early Release
   Friday, September 28, 2018 - Students will be released at 10:00 am

Homecoming Coronation
   Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:15 am in the High School Gym

Homecoming Football Game
   Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm - Todd Football Field

Homecoming Dance
   Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8 pm, High School Auditorium Lobby 

Picture Retakes 
Monday, October 8, 2018  
(any students who were absent on the day of pictures (September 10) or choose to have their pictures retaken)

Parent-Teacher Conferences
   Evening of Tuesday, October 16 and during the day of Wednesday, October 17, 2018

MEA Break
   No School Wednesday, October 17-19, 2018  

End of Quarter 1
   Friday, November 2, 2018


The Hastings Area Learning Center is an alternative opportunity for students grades 9-12 and up to age 20 to be successful in earning their high school diploma. It is a non-traditional, off-campus setting that offers classes in the daytime, as well as in the evening. Students may attend regularly scheduled “seat time” classes, independent study classes or a combination of both. Students must be at least 16 years old to be enrolled in the Independent Studies program.

Program Components

  • Day, afternoon and evening programming
  • Seat time for academic requirements
  • Independent Study for academic requirements and elective credits
  • Computer Assisted Instruction
  • Course Offerings:
    • All academic requirements/Grad Standards/Profiles in Learning
    • Academic classes through non-traditional/independent studies (ex. Health, Physical Education)
    • Electives offered at Hastings School incorporated within ALC schedule
    • Work Experience/On-the Job Training
    • Voluntary Service Opportunities within the community
    • Counseling opportunities through ALC staff and involvement of community services and organizations
    • Post Secondary Options

Todd Levos, Director 651-480-7692 
Kevin Kuechenmeister, Instructor 651-480-7694
Ronda Taylor, Instructor 651-480-7693
Brian Schmitz, Instructor 651-480-7693                                
Julie Henrichs, Secretary 651-480-7690

Night School Staff
Todd Levos, Director 651-480-7692 
Ronda Taylor, Instructor 651-480-7693
Kia Croone, Instructor 651-480-7619

For more information, please contact the ALC at 651-480-7690.