We are excited to share with you a project that was started in the Fall of 2012. Students and staff from MNCS were featured on the Deeper Learning (#deeperlearning on Twitter) video series. This work featured the organization EdVisions Schools, which has … Continue reading →
MNCS is a tuition free public charter school serving grades k-12 with emphasis on the following:
Individualized project-based learning
Licensed staff in all core content areas
Low teacher/student ratio emphasizing personal relationships
A computer for every student
Well equipped recording studio, art studio, wood shop, metal shop, science lab, ceramics workshop, media center, kitchen, greenhouse and workout equipment
Free Transportation to and from 10 local communities
We ask that students and parents visit the school first hand to get a tour, meet the staff and students and see the many exciting things Minnesota New Country School has to offer.
We were honored to have the Commissioner of Education in Minnesota, Dr. Brenda Cassellius, visit MNCS on Friday, February 1st. Dr. Cassellius posted on Twitter “Thank you to everyone from the New Country School for an amazing visit. What a great group of students!”
Congratulations to the MNCS Junior High Knowledge Bowl team on taking FIRST PLACE at the meet at Nicollet on November 5th, 2012, 3rd Place at the meet in Mankato on Dec. 7th, and 2nd Place at the Sub Regional Meet on Dec. 18th!!! Go Team!!!
MNCS Graduates featured in this article about the deformed frogs originally found by MNCS students back in 1995.
“The school (MNCS) and the frog project taught us how to think, how to work together to go after answers, take on big issues, speak and write and think outside the box. It really taught us about life, how to stay engaged even when there aren’t nice, tidy answers.” – Becky Pollack