Nicollet News

Family Weekly Newsletter: February 7th - 11th, 2022

SEMESTER 1 REPORT CARDS ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW IN PARENTVUE!

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Upcoming Events

Click for our Calendar of Events

Be sure to thank your school counselor this week!

Thank you to our amazing school counselors, Ms. Hemmah and Ms. Waterman!
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SCHOOL DAY IS FROM 7:50AM - 2:50PM

ATTENDANCE LINE: 952-707-2604

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SPRING CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Sign up begins February 7th

Spring Conferences: There will be no school February 23-25


Wednesday, February 23rd ~ 4:00pm - 7:30pm

Thursday, February 24th ~ 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday, February 25th ~ 8:00am - 11:30am



This link will be live Monday, February 7th, 2022

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UPCOMING CONCERTS!

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

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CAST OF ANNIE!

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION & REMINDERS

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LAST CHANCE TO ORDER YEARBOOKS!

Order your Yearbook TODAY at Balfour.com!


OUR DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28TH!


After that date we cannot guarantee their availability!


Our year in review will be documented by your school photographers and bound in a book for you to keep. You will be able to remember the fun and friends of middle school for years to come.


Pricing for 2021-22 Nicollet Yearbooks:

Softcover: $21.00 Hardcover: $25.00

Autograph Page: $2 Current Events Page: $3

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HEALTH REMINDER

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

  • Sore throat

  • Nasal congestion/stuffy or runny nose

  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

  • Muscle pain

  • Extreme fatigue/feeling very tired

  • Severe/very bad headache

  • Chills


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.

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NICOLLET WEEKLY NEWSCAST

Nicollet News February 7, 2022
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NICOLLET AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

BYC CURRENTLY HAS A WAITING LIST

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. We do have plenty of openings so register now!


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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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 2/15/22)

Spring Musical Annie - Monday - Friday from 3:00 - 4:30 (not all students will attend all days!) in Choir Room ~ Ms. Bakken

After School Activity Bus

An afterschool activity bus runs Monday-Thursday and leaves Nicollet by 4:45pm. Students can find route information inside the front doors of Nicollet. They can also stop in the office for assistance.


There is a second activity bus for BYC students that leaves at 6:00pm.

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IMPORTANT VACCINE & TESTING INFORMATION

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Home Rapid Test Kits for Students

Still available in the Nicollet Main Office!

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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!

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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:

https://phappt.co.dakota.mn.us/appointment/en/clinic/search


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!
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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.

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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:

WEBSITE: www.tinyurl.com/brainpower191

EMAIL: brainpower191@gmail.com

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Questions?

If you have any questions about the information within this back to school newsletter, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Main Office via phone or email.


Phone: 952-707-2600

Email: nicollet@isd191.org


Fadlan la xiriir Axmad Kaahiye, is ku xirahanaga iskuulka Nicollet Middle School, wixii su'aala ah oo aad ka qabtid macluumaadkaa:

akaahiye@isd191.org Tel: 952-373-1877


Si tiene alguna preguntas, envíe un correo electrónico a Mary Lopez:

mlopez@isd191.org Tel: 612-568-3022

About Nicollet Middle School

Our vision here at Nicollet is that we will realize our individual strengths and RISE together to become future ready and community strong. RISE stands for Resourceful, Inclusive, Safe, and Excellence. We know that when we strive to achieve these characteristics as individuals and as a community, we will learn and grow stronger together.
NMS Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Click on the link above to see this week's school menus!

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