NCIC 2018-2019

 Monday-Friday   
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.



Office telephone number: 507-376-3300

NCIC Up-Coming Meetings

2018-2019 Joint Powers Board/Collaborative Council & Committee Meeting Dates 

August 16- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
September 10- Evaluation Committee (time to be determined)
October 1- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
November 12- Finance Committee (time to be determined)
December 3- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
January 7- Finance Committee (time to be determined)
February 4- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
March 4- Membership Committee (time to be determined)
April 1- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.
May 6- Membership Committee (time to be determined)
June 3- JPB & CC at 6:00 p.m.

*These meetings are open to the public.

Up-Coming Programs/Events

El Sistema Imagine! 
An after-school music program open to 3rd- 5th grade students. The program includes activities for participation in choir, percussion ensembles, recorder training, and musicianship. Students will have the opportunity to perform in the community during the school year. 

Date: Mondays & Wednesdays (start date TBD)
Time: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Location: Prairie Elementary School 


Dynamic 507
An after-school program for students in 9-12 grade. This group will emphasize in cultural awareness, leadership development, academic success, civic engagement, and college and career readiness. Transportation is available upon request. 
Date: starting Thursday, September 27 (meets every Thursday)
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 604

7th Grade Odyssey
An after-school program that focuses on academic success, cultural awareness, leadership development, and give back to the community. 
Date: starting Wednesday, September 26 (meets every Wednesday)
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 604

8th Grade Odyssey
An after-school program that focuses on team building, career exploration, building leadership skills, cultural awareness, and getting prepared for High School. 
Date: starting Monday, September 24 (meets every Monday)
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 604

CoderDojo
Volunteer-led STEM programming for young people ages 7-17. Students choose to learn to code using Javascript, Python or Scratch, build a website, create an app, design a game, or explore technology by coding miniature robots or wiring circuitry boards within an informal, creative, and social environment. 
Date:  Mondays, Sept. 24th, October 29th, Nov. 12th
Time:  5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Check-in & pizza)

           6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Coding)
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Room 606

Retreat Leaders
NCIC is seeking 10-12 grade students from Adrian, Ellsworth, Fulda,Heron Lake-Okabena, and Worthington to serve as mentor-leaders to small groups at our grade level retreats. During the school year, you must be passing all classes, attending school regularly, and eligible for extra-curricular activities. You must agree to be responsible for making up any work missed on the day of the retreats. If interested contact your school counselor or NCIC 507-376-3300. 
The grade-level retreats will be on the following dates:
5th Grade Kindness Retreat
October 23 & 24

7th Grade Courage Retreat
February 7 & 8
9th Grade Respect Retreat
March 28 7 29

Culture Corner: Celebration of Success
The Latino Community of Worthington invites you to join them to celebrate their success stories, traditional music, and dance. Light refreshments will be served. This is event is FREE and open to the public.
Date: Monday, October 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Commons  

Culture Corner: Celebration Around the World
Have you ever wondered how other cultures celebrate their holidays? Experience holiday traditions, sample holiday food, holiday fellowship music, dance, and activities. A $10 donation to the MN West Foundation will support scholarships for ethnically diverse students at the Worthington Campus. If you are interested in participating in the showcase contact Le Lucht at 507-372-3423.  
Date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Time: 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: MN West Worthington Campus, Commons 

Home Visit Program
Do you know that home visits could increase student performance, jump start parent involvement, reduce discipline problems, and increase overall positive attitudes towards school? NCIC if offering an opportunity for teachers and school counselors to conduct home visits during the 2018-2019 school year. Home visits provide better opportunities for students, parents, and teachers to connect, communicate, and increase cultural competence. We do not require you to have experience with home visit; NCIC will provide you with training. If you would like to join the home visit cohort for the 2018-2019 school year or would like more information call us. 

*If you have any questions about any of our events please feel free to contact our office. 507-376-3300