Frequently Asked Questions
 



































What school supplies are needed for students in grades 9-12?
Students will need notebooks, pens/pencils, folders for each class taken-typically.

All students taking high school Art - need to have a 8 ½ x 11 ring bound sketch book, glue sticks, erasers, and Sharpie Markers.

9th Grade Math- 3 ring binders, scientific calculator, protractor, compass, and a ruler.

All students taking Algebra II or higher level math classes are required to have a TI-83 Plus calculator. (The school does not provide them.)

9/10 grade Health/Phy Ed will need pens, pencils, spiral notebook, folder, box of Kleenex, athletic shoes (no slip ons), change of clothing appropriate for physical activity --pair of shorts, t-shirt (no cut-offs), sweatshirt, sweatpants, towel, shampoo, soap, deodorant, and a combination lock-can be rented from the office.

Science classes with labs will require a 3 ring binder and loose leaf paper.

Spanish classes- headphones, binder (optional), notebook, folder.

Please keep in mind that other supplies may be needed or replaced as the school year goes along. Students may also be asked to pay a fee in some of their classes. Information will come home from the instructor when this is going to happen.


What school supplies are needed for students in grades 7-8?
Spiral notebooks – 1/class
Pocket folders - 1/class
Book Covers - no need to purchase - brown paper bags are preferred!
Three ring binders or organizer (Math, English 8, Ag 8, Spanish, Science 8)
Loose leaf paper
Headphones or earbuds (Study Skills, Spanish)
Black, Blue, or Red pens
#2 Pencils
Calculator- TI 30X IIS
Protractor and Compass (Math)
Flash drive- 4GB (optional)
3x5" Index cards (English 8)
3x3" Post it notes (English 7/8)
Highlighters- at least 2 colors (English 7/8)
Pencil Pouch
8 1/2 x 11” ring bound sketch book (Art)
Erasers (Art)
Sharpie Markers (Art)
Glue Sticks (Art, Science 7)
12 inch ruler with inch/cm (Math/Science 7)
Colored Pencils (Science 7)
Scissors (Science 7)
Box of Kleenex (Health)
Athletic shoes (no boots, sandals, or slip-ons), change of clothing appropriate for physical activity - pair of shorts, t-shirt (no cut-offs), sweatshirt, sweatpants, towel, shampoo, soap, deodorant, combination lock-can be rented from the office.

Please keep in mind that other supplies may be needed or replaced as the school year goes along. Students may also be asked to pay a fee in some of their classes. Information will come home from the instructor when this is going to happen.


What is the high school daily class schedule?
First Period: 8:20 - 9:04
Second Period: 9:07 - 9:51
Third Period: 9:54 - 10:38
Fourth Period: 10:41 - 11:25
Fifth Period: 1st Lunch: 11:28 - 11:55
                    2nd Lucnh: 11:57 - 12:24
                    3rd Lunch: 12:27 -12:54
Sixth Period: 12:57 - 1:41
Seventh Period: 1:44 - 2:28
Eighth Period: 2:31 - 3:15


What is the high school 2-hour late schedule?
Schedule 1:
First Period: 10:20 - 10:51
Second Period: 10:54 - 11:25
***Follow normal schedule (5,6,7,8 periods) the rest of the day.

Schedule 2:
Third Period: 10:20 - 10:51
Fourth Period: 10:54 - 11:25
***Follow normal schedule (5,6,7,8 periods) the rest of the day.


What is the high school early out schedule?
Schedule 1:
First Period: 8:20 - 9:04
Second Period: 9:07 - 9:51
Third Period: 9:54 - 10:38
Fourth Period: 10:41 - 11:25
First Lunch: 11:28 - 11:58 (10-12 lunch / 7-9 study halls)
Second Lunch: 12:00 - 12:30 (7-9 lunch / 10-12 study halls)

Schedule 2:
Sixth Period: 8:20 - 9:04
Seventh Period: 9:07 - 9:51
Eighth Period: 9:54 - 10:38
First Lunch: 10:41 - 11:14 
Second Lunch: 11:19 - 11:52
Third Lunch: 11:57 - 12:30


How much do student lunches cost at the high school?
$2.50 per lunch for students in grades 7-8 and $2.60 per lunch for students in grades 9-12. Information about free or reduced meals can be obtained in the office or on the school web site.

Families who qualify for free or reduced meals are reminded that students are charged for anything extra the student takes with the meal (extra milk or extra ala cart items).


How much are class dues and what are they used for?
7th and 8th grade class dues are $20.00 per year.
9th through 11th grade class dues are $50.00 per year.

As per the high school student handbook, "Annual class dues are regarded as a legitimate and essential part of student activities. They are assessed to benefit all students by helping to reduce the cost of special events."


How do I contact the high school office?
The high school office is open on school days from 7:30 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Telephone numbers are 507-886-6464, option 3 or 507-765-3809, option 3.
 
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Address
District Office:                 P.O. Box 50
700 Chatfield St. Preston, MN 55965
 
High School:                     P.O. Box 599
145 Main Ave. S Harmony, MN 55939
 
Elementary:                     P.O. Box 50
702 Chatfield St. Preston, MN 55965
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