Family Weekly Newsletter: January 31 - February 4th, 2022
OUR WEEK AT A GLANCE
REPORT CARDS ARE NOW VIEWABLE IN PARENTVUE!
SCHOOL DAY IS FROM 7:50AM - 2:50PM
ATTENDANCE LINE: 952-707-2604
UPCOMING SHOWS AND CONCERTS!
NICOLLET MIDDLE SCHOOL PROUDLY PRESENTS:
"My Best Worst Day"
Thursday, Feb. 3rd, 7pm
400 East 134th Street
When: February 3rd, 4th & 5th at 7:00pm & February 5th at 2:00pm
Where: In the Nicollet Gymnasium
Cost: $5.00 at the door
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
Choir, Orchestra & Band Concerts
February 8th - All Choir and Orchestra will be in the Nicollet Cafeteria
2:05 - 8th grade Choir Concert
3:15 - 6th grade Choir Concert
4:00 - 7th grade Choir Concert
6:00 - 6th grade Orchestra Concert
7:00 - 7th & 8th grade Orchestra Concert
*Students can take the activity bus home after the 6th & 7th grade Choir concerts if needed.
February 10th - All Band Concerts will be at the Mraz Center at Burnsville High School
6:30 - 6th grade Band Concert
7:15 - 7th grade Band Concert
8:00 - 8th grade Band Concert
CANDY GRAM SALES THIS WEEK!
LATEST EDITION OF THE NICOLLET NEWSCAST
IMPORTANT INFORMATION & REMINDERS
Please remember, if your student is experiencing any of the following symptoms, they MUST stay home from school.
Fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher
New cough or a cough that gets worse
Difficulty/hard time breathing
New loss of taste or smell
Nasal congestion/stuffy or runny nose
Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
Extreme fatigue/feeling very tired
Severe/very bad headache
It’s essential that we all work together and stay vigilant so we can keep doing the things we want to do, including in-person learning, activities and athletics.
To report an absence due to COVID-related symptoms, a positive test, or close contact with a positive individual, you can call our attendance line - 952-707-2604 or complete this NMS Absence Report Google Form.
NICOLLET CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
BYC CURRENTLY HAS A WAITLIST
Burnsville Youth Collaborative for Grade 6-8: Our BYC afterschool program combines academic support and enrichment along with recreational activities. The program runs Monday - Thursday from 3:00 - 6:00PM each day. Feel free to register but realize we do currently have a waiting list.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
MODERN DANCE PROJECT IS BACK! SIGN UP NOW! THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS PROGRAM!
Join the Modern Dance Project! Professional Teaching Artists from the Twin Cities will teach students modern dance concepts and technique while creating three dance pieces over the course of 8 weeks. Practices take place after school on Tuesdays and Fridays at Nicollet Middle School in the Auxiliary Gym from January 18th to March 11th. Transportation and snacks provided.
Participants will perform in The Modern Dance Concert on March 4th at the Mraz Center.
Return your registration form to the office ASAP.
Project Dates: January 18th - March 11th
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 3-6pm & Fridays 3-5pm
Permission forms are in the Nicollet main office. Program Director Bekah Berry can be contacted with any questions at email@example.com.
WEEKLY CLUBS AND GROUPS
Science Club - Mondays from 3:00 - 4:30 in room 311~ Mr. Nemetz and Ms. Challgren
Chess Club - Tuesday/Thursday from 3:00 - 4:30 in the Media Center ~ Mr. Ribnick
Photojournalism Club - Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30 in Room 124 ~ Ms. Holman
Singers & Swingers - Thursdays at 7:00 before school in the Aux Gym ~ Ms. Bakken
Student Council - Tuesdays from 3:00 - 4:30 in Room 502/4 ~ Ms. Wilson
Prism - Every other Tuesday from 3:00 - 4:30 in Room 320 ~ Ms. Schmidt (Next meeting 2/1/22)
The Drama Experience - Monday - Thursday from 3:00 - 4:30 in Room 100 ~ Mr. Orth
MORE INFORMATION BELOW
IMPORTANT VACCINE & TESTING INFORMATION
Home Rapid Test Kits for Students
Still available in the Nicollet Main Office!
Kids Deserve a Shot!
Minnesota has launched ‘Kids Deserve a Shot,’ a vaccine incentives program rewarding Minnesotans 5-11 years old for completing their COVID-19 vaccine series.
Incentives such as VISA giftcards and College Scholarships!
Click here to learn more information!
COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Resources
Here is the link to the main Dakota County COVID vaccine page: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/HealthFamily/HandlingEmergencies/Disasters/Pages/COVID-19-Vaccine.aspx
Here is the link to the schedule of upcoming COVID vaccine clinics:
Free at home screening through Vault Order Your Kit
- When you send it in, you’ll get results in 1-3 days and Vault will send you another kit automatically!
P-EBT Card Update
Below is some information about the upcoming P-EBT card benefits renewal. Please consult one of the websites or phone numbers below with any questions.
Students who were issued P-EBT benefits in 2020-21 and need to update their address must do so via the P-EBT Help Form. This form can also be used for any other P-EBT card questions you may have.
Families that lost the P-EBT card they were issued last school year should contact EDGE customer service by callng 888-997-2227 or visiting www.ebtEDGE.com
View P-EBT information for families on the Department of Human Services (DHS) P-EBT webpage
If you are a parent or guardian and have questions about P-EBT for your child, you can call the Department of Human Services (DHS) call center number at 651-431-4608 or 1-833-454-0153.
Family Food Resources
191 Community Pantry
Our family, grocery bag style food distribution available to all community members on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at Diamondhead Education Center. Each grocery bag has 10-15 nonperishable items designed for a family of 4 including a box of assorted fresh fruits and vegetables when available. The Pantry is open to the public.
191 Community Pantry Grocery Bag Distributions -- 1st and 3rd Tuesdays Year Round
191 Fresh Produce Distribution
Available July - October provides a box of assorted fresh fruits and vegetables distributed the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at Diamondhead and is available to all community members.
More information about these resources at:
Fadlan la xiriir Axmad Kaahiye, is ku xirahanaga iskuulka Nicollet Middle School, wixii su'aala ah oo aad ka qabtid macluumaadkaa:
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 952-373-1877
Si tiene alguna preguntas, envíe un correo electrónico a Mary Lopez:
email@example.com Tel: 612-568-3022