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MySchoolBucks

about 1 year ago


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FAQ’s for Parents


With current national attention being focused on children’s health and wellness issues, Mandan Public School District’s Child Nutrition Department is excited to provide parents a convenient, easy and secure online prepayment service to deposit money into your child’s school meal account at any time. This service also provides parents the ability to view your child’s account balance through a web site called MySchoolBucks.com. By having money in each child’s account prior to entering the cafeteria, we find the lunch lines move along much faster so your child has more time to eat and be with friends.


Also, parents will have the ability to print out a copy of their child’s eating history report. This history report will show you all dates and times that your child has purchased a breakfast and or lunch within the past thirty days.


To access these services:

Click on the MySchoolBucks.com link above. From this site you will create your account and add money to your child’s school meal account. All you need is your child’s name, student ID number ( if your child does not know this number you can find their student ID # in your Power School Parent Portal) and school ZIP code. The instructions listed will guide you through the easy online account set up process.


Things to know:

> If you have more than one child in the District you can handle all online prepayments from the same online account.

> Payments can be made with a major credit or debit card.

> The convenience fee of $1.95 will be paid by the Mandan School District. Mandan Public School District will not profit from the use of this site.


We are very excited to offer these new services. However, if you choose not to take advantage of the online prepayment service you may continue to make advance payments via cash or check, which should be made payable to the Mandan Public School District. Please write your child’s full name on the check.


If you have any questions about these new services, please feel free to contact Becky Heinert at 751-6500.    
Mission and Vision
The Mission of Mandan Public Schools is to provide students with rigorous and personalized learning experiences and to help them develop the social and emotional skills to become productive citizens.

The Vision of the Mandan Public Schools is that every student will graduate Choice Ready; ready for college, career, and life.

Slogan: Where the Best Begin!

We Believe:

• All students are entitled equal access to a free and appropriate public education.
• Schools should promote scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
• Schools should provide students with a quality core curriculum, along with opportunities to pursue interests in the arts, career and technical education, and physical education.
• Schools should equip students with communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity skills.
• Schools should provide a system of support services that will allow all students to succeed.
• Schools should provide students with a safe, caring, and respectful learning environment.
• Schools should inspire students to succeed.
• Parents and the whole community are partners helping schools to achieve the mission and vision of the District.
School Information
School Information

Lewis & Clark Elementary School Information
What makes us special:

Lewis & Clark Elementary uses the principles of Response to Intervention to drive instruction for students. This process is based on a tiered approach that promotes increasingly intensive interventions that assist students. The tiers consist of core instruction; differentiated small group instruction for all students, specific scripted intervention for students with more intensive needs in the general education setting, and finally pointed instruction from highly trained special educators. All decisions are based on on-going data collected.

Over 100 computers in classrooms and lab, all with Internet access
Accelerated Reader Program
Reading Resource Room with over 1,000 titles
NWEA Assessments to monitor academic growth
Community playground built by volunteers
Parent-Teacher Organization
Special education and EDBD program for student support
Adopt-A-Cop Program
Morning announcements
Extended day child-care program-M. A. C.(Mandan Activities Care) on site
Trust 'n Teens Mentor Program
Active Student Council
Directions to Our School
Counselors Office
Mandan Counseling Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Mandan Public School Counseling Program is to promote the development of productive and responsible citizens by ensuring the academic, career, and personal/social growth of all students. In partnership with parents and school personnel, the counseling program provides programs and services to enhance the educational process of all students.
What does an elementary school counselor do?

Counselors provide a variety of services to students and schools. Large group guidance lessons are provided in the classroom regularly. Topics include friendship skills, bullying, handling conflict, anger management, stress management, goal-setting, academic success, and career education.

We also provide short-term individual counseling to students. Occasionally our students need assistance with certain developmental challenges. We might see students if they are experiencing trouble making friends, grief or loss of a loved one, a divorce or separation in the family, moving, or a variety of other issues.

Depending on the school and the need, small group counseling sessions may be available to provide students with help and support with peers. Group topics might include friendship skills, anger management, changing families, study skills, or self-esteem.

Counselors are available for consultation with parents and teachers regarding a student’s social, emotional, academic or behavioral concerns. We are also happy to refer to community agencies and services for extra help and support.

Please contact your school counselor with specific questions about services offered or with any concerns about your child.

- Mandan Elementary Counselors