General Announcements

New Student Orientation for High School Grades 7-12 is on August 21st, and 22nd, 2019.  Both days from 9:00am – 3:00pm.  This is for student’s “new” to MNCS High School.  Please bring a lunch and a beverage for these 2 days as school lunch will not be available yet.

School begins on Monday, August 26th, 2019.

All School Potluck Picnic
We would like to invite you to a MNCS ALL School Potluck Picnic on Thursday, September 5th. 
This is a informational event, also a great way to put names to faces.
If families with the last name starting with A through M could please bring a salad and families with the last name starting with N through Z  bring a dessert. MNCS will provide the main dish, chips and beverage. 

Tuesday during the Classic Car Roll In there will be Food Trucks on MNCS High School boulevard. If you’re in town, please support these food trucks since they help support our Breakfast Program. Eat up so our kids can chow down!!! If you are interested in donating to our Breakfast Program contact Joan Skelly





Students – remember to order your lunch by 8:30am!

Reminder to Parents – When dropping students off at bus stops, please remember to stay with, and supervise your children until the bus arrives.


Student Announcements


PSEO – Post-Secondary Enrollment Options – Applications for Fall 2019 are due by May 30, 2019. Are you interested in attending college classes while in high school? If you want to find out more follow the link for the MNCS College and Career page (College/Career), schedule to meet with Nichole Kotasek (the MNCS PSEO coordinator, 507-248-3353 x236

Experience Days

Upcoming Experiences 

August 30, 2019:
Minnesota State Fair – Join us for the Great MN. get together – Cory & Paul will be taking students rain or shine. Cost is $15, pay Joan to secure your spot, online payment is available for this event. Bring a bag lunch or bring money to purchase one at the fair. 
September 6, 2019:
BWCA Trip (Boundary Waters Canoe Area) – First Meeting – Talk to Anthony if you are interested. 
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!


The Kitchen Cupboard Cafe 19-20 (School Lunch)

Our School Lunch is catered in each day from Patty’s Kitchen Cupboard Cafe in Le Sueur.  Lunch Tickets are for purchase at Nancy’s desk, by check & cash, and online – click on the Square icon above. Students will be given physical tickets, and will 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.  See the Patty’s Cafe Menu below:

Important Dates


Other Information

FREE Grab N Go Breakfast Program for ALL students from 7:45 – 8:10 a.m. If you would like to donate cash or product to help with this program please contact Joan Skelly: Breakfast Donations – Here is a list of donation items for both MNCS Elementary and High School Breakfast Club Donations
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 – 5:30 p.m.
The income guidelines to qualify are as followed, but we do not intend further inquiries 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.
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 link for details : Honeywell Instant Alert – Instructions for Parents  If you have any questions please contact Anthony Sonnek:


MNCS High School Calendar 2019-2020

MNCS Elementary Calendar 2019-2020

2019-2020 MNCS Handbook- Calendar


2019-2020 BUS SCHEDULES:

Trailblazer Bus Schedule 19-20

Palmer Bus Schedule 19-20

MNCS High School School General Supply List:  MNCS School Supplies – High School


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