Cowern Elementary School

SchoolDistrict 622


Revised School Hours for Cowern Elementary School

Beginning Tuesday, April 1 through Wednesday, May 28, the new school hours for Cowern Elementary School will be:

8:45 a.m. to 3:24 p.m.

The school day extension is needed to add six additional hours of instructional time back into the calendar following a sixth weather-related school cancellation in February.  School hours will revert back to their original schedules from May 29 through June 6. To read the full article, including bus information and a list of adjusted hours for all district schools, click here. 

Cowern Carnival - May 2, 2014

Bring in any size plastic bottle of pop or juice and receive a Special Pencil.   

Pop/Juice will be used for the Pop Toss.  

Pop/Juice will be collected thru May 1st  

School Supplies 2013-2014
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade

Contact Us

Cowern Elementary School

2131 North Margaret Street

North St. Paul, MN 55109

School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm

Office Hours: 7:15am – 3:45pm

Phone: 651-748-6800

Attendance Line: 651-748-6824

Fax: 651-748-6891


Principal Sonya Czerepak, 651-748-6810

Administrative Support

Principal's Secretary Lori Murphy, 651-748-6801

Receptionist Mary Andren, 651-748-6807

Health Office

School Nurse Angie Mullen

Health Ed Assistant Jan Goetzke 651-748-6815 

Student Services

Social Worker Laurie Pichert, 651-748-6809

Psychologist Martha Arlandson, 651-748-6802

Adventure Connection Site Supervisor

Lisa Harrington, 651-748-6898

Parent Involvement Coordinator

Pam Simanski, 651-748-6853

Staff Directory

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(Check back soon for an updated directory!)


Welcome to Cowern Elementary! 

It's not the building that makes a school great, it’s the people that make a school great!  Our students, staff, and community know first hand that Cowern Elementary is a great school.  Cowern Elementary opened its doors for the first time back in 1952. Our school has provided strong academics and core values to thousands of students over the years.  We continue with this strong educational legacy as we head into our 62ndyear.  Our mission is that every student, without exception, will gain the foundational skills necessary to succeed beyond elementary school.  We are a warm and welcoming school community committed to embracing children and preparing them for the future!     

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