School Info
Matoska International School
2530 Spruce Place
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phones: 651-653-2847
Transportation: 651-653-2734
Fax: 651-653-2849
Attendance: 651-653-2848
School Hours: 9:15 - 3:40
Office Hours: 7:45 - 4:15
Principal: John Leininger

Webmaster: Carolyn Kay

School News

Found Eye Glasses

Eye glasses are expensive! If your child lost theirs, please check here to see if they have been turned in to the office.

Lost Eye Glasses

Safety Information Night, November 8

Matoska and Lakeshore Players Registration

Friendly Reminder to Sign-up for school play opportunities.  Click link below:

Matoska and Lakeshore Registration Link

Click on link above to begin registration process, please complete the form by September 16.  You will receive an email after September 16, letting you know what show you are in and when/how to submit payment.  This year we had to increase the fee due to PTO budget restrictions. Below is more information about each show.

Pirates Past Noon

Description: Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon KIDS is an adaptation of the fourth of Mary Pope Osborne's award-winning fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series.  This time around, Jack and Annie's treehouse takes them to an exotic island with pirates, where the two discover the power of friendship and the simple pleasures in everyday life.

  • Geared towards grades 3-5
  • Rehearsals: Sept. 26th-Dec. 8th / Performances: Dec. 8th and 9th
  • Matoska Teacher contacts:  Mr. Butters and Mrs. Butters

Winnie the Pooh KIDS

Description:  Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks!

  • Geared towards grades K-2R
  • Rehearsals: Dec. 10th - Feb. 22nd / Performances: Feb. 23rd and 24th

  • Matoska Teacher contacts:  Ms. Rutherford and Mrs. Winkler

Matoska Original Juke Box Musical

Description:  Based on the ideas generated by Matoska 5th grade students and transformed into an unique musical by the creative staff at Lakeshore Players.

  • Geared towards grades K-5
  • Rehearsals: Feb. 25th-May 3rd / Performances: May 4th and 5th
  • Matoska Teacher contacts:  Mrs. Eastburn and Ms. Scanlan

Rehearsals are Mondays and Wednesdays mornings 7:30-9:00 AM at Lakeshore.  Students will be then bussed from Lakeshore to Matoska.

Feel free to contact for more information or connect with one of the Matoska teachers mentioned above.

Online School Forms

Fast Pass Form (fill out if you pick-up the same day/s each week)

Family Directory Information (mandatory)

Parent/Guardian Visitor/Volunteer Pre-Check Form (optional)

Skyward Family Access Annual Update Instructions

Skyward Family Access (access all your child's school data)

Food Service Breakfast & Lunch Information

2018-2019 School Supply Lists

2018-2019 School Supply Lists

We are excited to announce that you now have the option of purchasing school supply kits for the next school year through School Tool Box. Place your order online at any time before the end of summer and it will be delivered directly to your home address! You can easily order the entire teacher-approved grade level supply list in one easy click OR customize your order by adding or subtracting items from that list. Please read the teacher notes at the top of the supply listsEach child will also need to have their own backpack, gym shoes, and headphones/earbuds, all of which are not included on these lists.

To order:

-Go to http://www.schooltoolbox. com/

-Click on the small "Pre-Built Boxes" tab on the left under "Shop Now"

-Then type in "Matoska" and it will bring up each grade level list for you to select.

​​​​​​​Order now and have it shipped immediately OR order now and choose your own delivery time if you'd like to hold off on shipping until a later date this summer.As an added bonus, each school supply kit sold will earn a meal for a child in need through Feed My Starving Children. We hope you find this service helpful! 

Questions can be sent to Shannon Otto -



The Matoska PTO 

Matoska Creek Fundraiser

Matoska Creek Fundraiser 

Digital Backpack

Digital Backpack is loaded with information from around the community. Check it out!



KID Pack Program
White Bear Area Emergency KID Pack if a free, optional, supplemental weekend food program for students in need of food assistance. CONTINUE READING... View

Fast Pass Information

FeePay Online Payment

Easy Ways to Support Your School!

Lost & Found Items
Our Lost & Found is really starting to accumulate. Please take a moment at conferences to look through the items in hopes of claiming some of your child's belongings. We do not have the room to store lost and found items, therefore all items will be donated over MEA break. View

Attention Parents!
There is NO supervision for students prior to 9:00 a.m. For the safety of your children, do not drop them off at school before this time. View