Announcements

Announcements

Senior Presentations: Senior presentations are scheduled for April 23rd through the 25th. Come support our senior class while they share the struggles and victories of their capstone projects. Click here for a detailed schedule.
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MNCS Spring MCA Testing Calendar
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If you went on the Southern Minnesota Art Tour, please take this survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8KTVNPT “This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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Food Shelf Donations: Dear Students, Parents, and Staff, Hi my name is Jade and for my project I will be collecting items for the Sibley County Food Shelf. Donations  Needed: (full size and new in package) toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner, dish soap, Kleenex, hand sanitizer, sponges. The donation box is located on the stage – please consider bringing in some items 🙂
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Woodworking Project Survey – Hello my name is Sara and I am doing a woodworking project, and building an item for MNCS.  Please take this survey and give your input to help me decide what to build.  See link here:  www.surveymonkey.com/r/P7Q9Y8F
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FREE Books! – Check out the two shelves of free books in the library.  It will continually be added to through May!
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PSEO: Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) is a program that allows high school students to earn both high school and college credit while still in high school.

Students interested in participating in PSEO in the Fall of 2018 will need MDE forms in by May 30, 2018. Some colleges have even earlier deadlines for applications. 

If you are interested in PSEO go to College/Career page on the MNCS website or contact Nichole at nkotasek@newcoutryschool.com

High School Presentation Day on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 1:30pm

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Experience Days

April 27, 2018 – This is A Regular School Day 
April 27, 2018 – Pioneer Power Swap Meet – 128 acres of showground will be full of vendors, including many feature antique farm equipment and parts. The grounds may be muddy wear appropriate clothing. There is no charge for this event, bring a bag lunch or money to purchase one. Sign up in the Experience Friday book on Joan’s desk.
April 27, 2018 – Water Monitoring – Talk Nichole for more information. Sign up in the Experience Friday book on Joan’s desk.
Experience Day Ideas??
Do you have any ideas for upcoming experience Fridays or experience weeks? Please submit any ideas for activities and field trips here, we need student and parent input! https://goo.gl/forms/Ngb1MUrmhNMiVCIA3
Want to pay for School Lunches, Field Trips and Events online?  Now you can!!  go to: http://www.payforit.net   You will need to set up an account.  You will need your student’s ID# when setting up your account, this was sent to you via the U.S. mail on a laminated red card.  If you can’t find your student’s ID# ask Joan Skelly or Nancy Pfarr and we will look it up.  See this link for help: minnesota-new-country-pfi-parent-flyer-2 .

The Kitchen Cupboard Cafe Menu 16-17

Tickets are for purchase at Nancy’s desk, by check, cash, or on http://www.payforit.net.  Students manage their own lunch tickets once purchased.  Lunches are $3.50 each, make checks out to MNCS.  Students need to put their lunch ticket with their name on it into the “Lunch Tickets” box by 8:30am at Nancy’s desk each morning to order lunch.


Other Information

17-18 Writing Prompts – Click this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4bXVUE8oxena1BibVl4SWI1bXc

FREE Grab N Go Breakfast Program for ALL students from 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. If you would like to donate cash or product to help with this program please contact Joan Skelly:   jskelly@newcountryschool.com.
Henderson Area Food Share – Is a group of community members is sponsoring a produce distribution for area community members and even outside of the community. Located at Minnesota New Country High School. Distribution will take place every “THIRD” Thursday of the month, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
The income guidelines to qualify are as followed, but we do not intend further inquires for financial statue, and will go based upon the honor system.
Family size Annual income:
One $0-$24,120
Two $24,121-$32,480
Three $32,481-$40,840
Four $40,841-$49,200
Five $49,201-$57,560
Six $57,561 -$65,920
Seven $65,921-$74,280
If you are interested in a volunteering, or giving a monetary donation contact Deb Meyer 507-248-3594.

High School hours are 8:15am – 3:05pm

MNCS Palmer and Trailblazer Bus Schedules are on the Transportation page, click this link to go there. (Opens a new tab)

MNCS Calendars/Handbook:

MNCS High School Calendar 17-18

MNCS Parent Student Handbook 2017-2018 (1)

Honeywell Instant Alert System – Our Instant Alert System that we use to notify you via phone, text e-mail etc… of school closings due to weather is updated and ready to go.   If you have not set up a profile – see this attachment for details : honeywell-instant-alert-help-faq-sheet-oct-2016.  If you have any questions please contact Anthony Sonnek:  asonnek@newcountryschool.com.

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