Elementary Announcements

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Upcoming Dates to Remember...

5/20-5/24: Elementary Experience Week

5/23: Early Release at 1:00pm

Early Release - Bus Schedules

Palmer Buses

Trailblazer Transit

5/24: Last Day of School: Valley Fair (6th grade) & Picnic!

Nuts and Bolts

Pic Day

Pic Day 2

ALL MNCS Families, New, & 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 Your 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

JMC Update

Other Information

Experiences/ Field Trips

EXPERIENCE WEEK (May 20th - May 24th)

Monday, May 20th-

Frogs & Critters: Ninja Warrior Course in Mankato (12:30pm- 2:00pm)

Swans, Tigers, & Manta Rays: Chutes and Ladders Park in Bloomington at Hyland Park

Tuesday, May 21st-

Frogs & Critters : Children's Museum in Mankato (10am-11:30am)

Swans, Tigers, & Manta Rays: Duck Lake Day

Wednesday, May 22nd-

Frogs & Critters: Aquatic Center Shakopee

Swans, Tigers, & Manta Rays: Hocokata Ti Cultural Center

Thursday, May 23rd-

Frogs, Critters, Swans, Tigers, & Manta Rays: On-site MNCS activities (Early Release Day)

Friday, May 24th (Last Day of School!)-

Frogs, Critters, Swans, & Tigers: Last Day Of School Picnic!

Time: Potluck starting at 11:30am

Location: Henderson Community Building in Henderson- 600 Main St in Henderson, MN 56044. Food will be served in the Community Building and we will have access to the inside amenities and playground area for children to have fun and play for the final day of school! Families can take their student(s) home once done. Please just make sure the Advisor is made aware. If you are unable to attend, after the picnic we will travel back to school in time for normal after school bussing and parent pick up.

Potluck: please bring a dish or dessert to share! MNCS will be grilling out and providing hot dogs, chips, and beverages.

Come and join us in celebration of what a wonderful school year this has been and we hope to see you all there

Manta Rays: Valley Fair - online payment available HERE. Cost is $25 per student (Valley Fair is a separate cost from Manta Rays Experience Week total through a different square payment). Valley Fair Payments are due by May 17th before 3pm. Anything after will need to be purchased at the gate on May 24th and for full-price.

COST: The total cost for Experience Week is $20 per student. You can pay via cash, check, or online. Online payment is available HERE for Experience Week. Please put in an envelope and write your child's name on the front and return to the child's Advisor or Brianne Fuhrmann, MNCS Elementary Administrative Assistant.

LUNCH: Students will need to bring a bagged lunch everyday or request to have a school lunch. Due to travel and transporting lunches, a peanut butter or peanut butter and jelly sandwich and a healthy snack option will be offered if your student is participating in the MNCS school lunch program. All students will need to bring a water bottle.

MNCS Summer Enrichment: Eagle Bluff (June 5th - June 7th)

Several of our 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students have the opportunity to participate in an MNCS Summer Enrichment program. We will be going during the summer from June 5th - June 7th to Eagle Bluff near Lanesboro, MN. This will be an overnight trip. We will be only looking to charge students $50 to participate. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided by Eagle Bluff and MNCS will be providing snacks in between. Eagle Bluff is a nature/environmental camp where students will be doing some learning and having fun! The $50 cost per student will be needed to be handed in by April 26th. You can pay via cash, check, or online payment available HERE.

Quick Links

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Wish List

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Lunchables will be available for $2 every day including a snack item/gogurt and milk

Ordering Process

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Free and Reduced Lunch Program: Parents need to fill out this form Application for Educational Benefits . You can turn applications into the Elementary Administrative Assistant Brianne Fuhrmann or send to Carrie Rice, MNCS Nutrition Manager at [email protected]

We will keep you informed regarding any changes with our lunch program and we thank you for your support and understanding!


Yearly Milk Subscription- Milk is available for elementary students.  To purchase ONE milk a day for your child, cost is $50 per child per year. To purchase TWO milks a day for your child, cost is $100 per child per year. Checks can be made payable to MNCS or online payment through our MNCS Online Store (Here)

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