This Thursday October 11th is Presentation Night at MNCS @ 6:30pm – Speech Team will be hosting a Soup Fundraiser @ 6:00pm.  See details below:

Junior High Knowledge Bowl (JHKB) – Students grades 7-9 – Meets are as follows:

Oct. 26th – Hosanna in Mankato – Bus leaves MNCS at 7:55am, Bus leaves St. Peter Food Coop at 8:10am

Nov. 2nd – Hosanna in Mankato – Bus leaves MNCS at 7:55am, Bus leaves St. Peter Food Coop at 8:10am

Nov. 30th – Hosanna in Mankato – Bus leaves MNCS at 7:55am, Bus leaves St. Peter Food Coop at 8:10am

Dec. 7th – Hosanna in Mankato (Sub Regions) – Bus leaves MNCS at 7:55am, Bus leaves St. Peter Food Coop at 8:10am

Dec. 17th – Fitzgerald Middle School (Regions) – Bus leaves MNCS at 7:55am, Bus leaves St. Peter Food Coop at 8:10am

6th Annual Salsa & Chili Cook-Off  –

Proceeds from this event will go toward the High School Experience Friday.

  • MNCS Got Talent??? Parents, Students or Staff, if you can juggle, sing, play an instrument, do magic tricks, walk a tight rope 😉 ect. we are looking for you! Students sign up at Joan’s desk, Everyone else you can sign up here: http:/   
  • Silent Auction Items needed – This is a great way to promote your business or contribute to MNCS, see Reta Lind for your donation or more details.
  • Advisory Silent Auction Basket Challenge – Each advisory will be making a basket for the silent auction. Baskets need to be turned in by October 11th, (mark with advisors name and minimum bid). The Advisory who has the highest bid on their basket wins a special day!
  • Enter your favorite recipe click here for registration form Chili and Salsa Entry Form 
  • Start earning MNCS Gear by Volunteer at the Salsa & Chili Cook-off, it’s FUN! Sign-up here-  http:/   

2017-2018 Yearbooks are for sale!!  $20.00 each, see Nancy to purchase.  You can also purchase the yearbook online through Square Inc. – see the square icon below.  If you buy online – pick up your book at the front desk.


Experience Days

Friday, October 12, 2018:

A Day of P.E. – Cory will be taking students out for a P.E. day. More info to follow. The cost is $5. Bring a bag lunch or money to purchase one. Sign up with Joan to secure your spot. 
Science Friday – Lab Training Day – Learn more about the equipment and supplies in the science room. At the end of the day you will be an expert in the proper use and safety guidelines for a variety of items in the science room that you could use for projects. Get certified to use microscopes and learn how to handle chemicals safely. We will also explore the process of proposing and doing your own science project. There is no cost for this experience. Sign up in the Experience Book on Joan’s Desk.
Apple Pressing – David will be taking students outside to press apples from MNCS Organic Apple Orchard. The cider that is pressed will be for sale at the Salsa and Chili Cook-off. There is no cost for this experience.Sign up in the Experience Book on Joan’s Desk.
Short Stories With Jennifer – We will listen, read, and discuss short stories. You will earn .1 Language Arts standards, with an opportunity to earn an additional .1 credit! There is no cost for this experience.Sign up in the Experience Book on Joan’s Desk.

Future Experiences:

Air Force representative will be here to meet with interested students on November 29th and January 24th at 1PM. For further information contact Jake Zeiher.
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!

Calendar of Events:

MNCS School Board Meeting is on Monday, Oct. 15th @ 5:30pm
No School Oct. 15-19 – Fall Conferences/Staff Development
Henderson Area Food Share  October 18, 2018  – At MNCS High School 4:30-5:30 p.m.  for more information click here HENDERSON AREA FOOD SHARE GUIDELINES

School Picture day is Thursday, Oct. 25th, Retakes are Tuesday, Dec. 4th – flyers will go home with students today!  See flyer below:

Winter Extravaganza – Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:00 – 3:00 

The Kitchen Cupboard Cafe Menu 18-19

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 KCC’s Menu below:

Other Information

Please clip and save Box Tops for Education for MNCS!  The advisory which collects the most Box Tops for Education between now and December 7th will receive a pizza party. Proceeds from Box Tops for Education benefit all students at MNCS. CONTEST SPONSORED BY NUTS&BOLTS


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 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.

MNCS Calendars/Handbook – see links below:

MNCS High School Calendar 18-19

MNCS Elementary Calendar 18-19

2018-2019 MNCS Student Parent Handbook – Calendar


2018-2019 BUS SCHEDULES – see links below:

Palmer Bus Schedule 18-19

Trailblazer Bus Schedule 18-19


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