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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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ALL MNCS Families, New, and Existing Students Need To Be Registered through JMC!

If you have not done so already, you will need to log into our JMC portal and make sure ALL of your forms have been submitted (double-check even if you have already filled them out). 

If you have any questions about the process that the video is unable to answer or are unable to log in, please contact us via email:

Jake Zeiher - [email protected] or Nick Ryan - [email protected]

UPDATE Contact Information  

Please update your contact information in the JMC Portal. Starting January 2022, you will be receiving emails through MNCS Website/JMC (High School Announcements, Covid Response, along with School Closing, etc). 

For more information and log in, instructions CLICK HERE

Upcoming Dates to Remember

EARLY RELEASE: January 26th at 1:15pm (Elementary)

CONFERENCES: January 31st & February 1st (more information to come soon)

NO SCHOOL: January 31st - February 4th

Senior High Knowledge Bowl

For every meet the bus leaves MNCS at 8:00am, Bus Leaves St. Peter Food Coop at 8:15 am.

1/6/2022 - Meet at Fitzgerald Bldg. Mankato

1/13/22 - Meet at Fitzgerald Bldg. Mankato

1/21/22 - Meet in St. Clair

2/18/22 - Meet in Cleveland

2/22/22 - Meet at Fitzgerald Bldg. Mankato

3/10/22 - Meet at MSU Mankato

Seminar

Radium! Learn about radium! Its properties, the story of the Radium Girls and other similar events related to the uses and impacts of radium.

If you have any questions see Ashlynn (In Jenn's advisory)

Attend every session and participate in discussion.
We will meet Mondays and Wednesdays (1/17, 1/19, 1/24, 1/26) at 10:15-11:30 in the Science Room. Sign up is in the Experience Days Classroom.

Clubs

Dungeons and Dragons Club (Tuesdays at 2:00 in the Silo) - This club will meet every Tuesday at 2pm in the silo.
Learn how to play DnD and how to DM. Sign up is in the Experience Days Classroom.

Sophomores and Juniors Research paper seminars

Sophomores: Class will be January 11-13th (Tuesday through Thursday) 1:15 to 2:45, in the science room.  Bring your laptop and a writing utensil.  Please fill out the form in the Experience Classroom .

Juniors: Class will run from January 18th to the 20th (Tuesday through Thursday) 1:15 to 2:45.  Please bring your laptop and a writing utensil.  Fill out the form in the Experience Classroom

Wish List

MNCS Wish List

February 2022 Le Sueur Henderson Drivers Ed Form

EXPERIENCE DAYS & SEMINARS

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Friday, January 21, 2022

Minnesota History Center - Explore Minnesota's past through exhibits that feature authentic historical objects, hands-on experiences, and multimedia presentations.
Sign up is in the Experience Days Classroom. No cost for trip, Bring a bag lunch or money to purchase one.

Opioids and Addiction Class - We will watch We will watch documentaries related to the topic, and hold discussions around it's impact on our society. No cost for class.

Miniature Painting - We continue our quest to use gaming (no-tech) as a way to help students socialize and build community in a positive ways. We are working with James Jindra (MNCS graduate) who works at the Dork Den and also owns a commission painting company that takes on painting projects of models/characters for games. We will use his expertise to advise our artwork as we work to build out our build our Zombicide games.

Friday, January 28, 2022

St Jude's Online Archery Tournament - For 21-22 Archery Team members- If you are signed up for another experience, please attend that one.
Bring $5 for pizza or bring your own lunch
Meet in the Silo at 8:45 am Let Reta know if you will be participating

Experience Day Ideas? We want to hear your suggestions for submit ideas here

Wide Open School helps students and families find trusted resources to enrich and support distance learning.

MNCS High School Lunch

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PSEO, CAREER AND COLLEGE INFORMATION

The Career Corner Newsletters are a great way to learn about many different types of careers. Check out careers and educational opportunities available.  Read about skills learned in school that help prepare students for the workforce. Watch a short video about Vocational Rehabilitation Services and how they help students with disabilities plan the journey from school to what comes next.

Check Out These Career Corner Newsletters!


Post-secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) is a program that allows 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students to earn both high school and college credit while still in high school, through enrollment in and successful completion of college courses at eligible participating post-secondary institutions. For more information click here

Planning to do PSEO Next Year? Or are you just curious what PSEO is all about and how it works at MNCS?

For more information about PSEO and College and Career Planning, click here or email Nichole Kotasek, the MNCS PSEO coordinator

MNCS MERCHANDISE

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MNCS Masks are available for purchase through our online store. Your student will be able to pick up the order at MNCS High School. Shipping is available for an extra fee. Available in Youth and Adult sizes MNCS Online Store

2020-2021 Yearbook - MNCS 2020 "High School" Yearbook! Pick up a copy from Nancy, Joan, or Reta Cost is $15 You can pay with a check (made out to MNCS) or on Square online payment: Square-up Online Payment

OTHER INFORMATION

Join the MNCS Archery Team! Contact Reta for a packet and more details. The cost is $60.00 online payment is available through Square, or you can pay Reta with a check or cash.

Speech Season is here!!! The cost for speech is $25, payment is available through Square Online Payment, or pay Jenn with cash or a check. Payment is due: December 15, 2021.

All of these meets will be in person, and masks are required except when eating or performing. 

Junior High Meets

Saturday, January 8,  2022---MSU WARM UP

Thursday, February 10, 2022---New Prague, MN

Thursday, February 24,  2022---Jordan, MN

High School Varsity Meets

Saturday, January 8, 2022---MSU WARM UP

Saturday, January 22, 2022---Long Lake, MN

Saturday, February 5,  2022---Savage, MN

Saturday, February 12, 2022---(Loyola) Mankato, MN

Saturday, February 19, 2022---TBD

Saturday, February 26, 2022---TBD

Saturday, March 5,  2022---Mapleton, MN

Saturday, March 12,  2022---St. Claire

Saturday, March 19, 2022---JWP

Saturday, March 26, 2022---Fairmont

Tuesday, March 29, 2022---(Loyola) Subsections

Friday, April 8, 2022---(JWP) Sections

April 22 & 23, 2022---State (TBD)

The Wildlife Forever - Fish Art Contest is open to all youth in grades K-12 (ages 5-18). To compete, participants will submit an entry consisting of a completed entry form, an original illustration of a fish of your choice, and a one-page creative writing submission (required for grades 4-12). The 2022 contest deadline is March 31st, 2022. For more information go to: https://www.wildlifeforever.org/home/state-fish-art/

Recycle Collection - The Lions Club is collecting plastic shopping bags (Target, Walmart, etc.), there is a list on the outside of the white box, located outside of MNCS High School. They have 5 months to reach their goal, once reached they will get a “By the Yard” bench to be able to place it in town. 

Amazon - Did you know you could support "Minnesota New Country School"  while you shop on Amazon? On your next Amazon purchase shop through AmazonSmile - AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of your purchases to MNCS, at no extra cost to you! Already set up, THANK YOU? If you are using AmazonSmile on your mobile app, it may need to be renewed. 

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