Lyndale Community School

The best academic programs honor the contributions and abilities of each individual child. At Lyndale School, our teachers and administrative team recognize this fact and strive to bring individualized attention to every student’s learning experience.

September Area C Meeting - September 17
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 PM

Lyndale Community School is in Area C - Zone 3 of the Minneapolis School District. The district holds meetings throughout the year to provide parents an opportunity to learn about what is going on at the district level. The first meeting of this year is September 17th from 6:00 - 8:00pm at Field Community School. The important topics of Acceleration 2020 (the Minneapolis School District's new strategic plan) and weighted student funding (a potential change in how budgets are allocated to the schools) will be discussed at this meeting.

More information is available at

Area C Family & Community Meeting
September 17, 2014, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Field Community School, 4654 4th Ave. South 55419

Childcare for ages 3 & up only, Spanish and Somali interpreters

Fall Carnival Volunteers and Donations Needed
Friday, September 12, 2014 3:55 PM

Planning for the Lyndale Fall Carnival is in full swing! This year's Carnival will be on Thursday, October 9 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Carnival planners need many volunteers to run games/activities, sell tickets and serve food. This is a fun family event - please consider helping out. Shifts are:

  • 4-5:30
  • 5:30-6:30
  • 6:30-7:30ish (includes clean-up)

Carnival planners are also looking for donations of gently used children's books and stuffed animals (any size) as prizes for games and small, purchased treats and snacks for the junk food walk (cookies, candy, cupcakes, soda, etc.).

Please contact Katie Diaz to volunteer or donate. See you at the Carnival!

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:30 PM

Have you returned your free/reduced lunch application? The free/reduced lunch application (2014-2015 Minneapolis Public Schools Application for Educational Benefits/Free or Reduced Price Meals) was mailed directly to all registered Lyndale students' homes in August. Completed applications must be returned to school by October 12. If you need a replacement application or have questions about the application or the program, please call or stop by the school office. School staff can assist families with the application - please ask!

Families can also apply online, at:

Please complete and return the application if you think your family may be eligible. It is important to school funding that eligible families complete and return the application.

September School Theme
Friday, September 05, 2014 9:00 PM

Lyndale's September School Theme is RESPECT. Please talk with your child about respect and ways s/he can demonstrate respect at school and at home. The theme of respect will be highlighted around the school throughout the month. Students may participate in activities related to the school theme - ask them about it!

Principal's Corner - Welcome Back!
Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:00 PM

Welcome back! We are off to a great start of the 2014-2015 school year!

We have many new staff members. Everyone seems to have settled into our learning community comfortably and quickly. Please introduce yourself to new teachers and staff as you see them!

Many of our routines and procedures remain the same. However there is one important change. More...