Lyndale News

See the list below for recent Lyndale News postings. Click on the headline to read more details.
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Take a Tour of Lyndale
Friday, October 19, 2018 8:30 AM

Want to know more about Lyndale? Join us for one of our school tours - see the tour schedule here. Please call 612-668-4000 to reserve your spot as we like to keep tour groups small. Children are welcome!

Save the date and join us on Thursday, January 24 at 5:30pm for our Lyndale Eagle Extravaganza Open House.

Choice cards for the 2019-2020 school year are due February 9, 2019.
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Submit an Application for Education Benefits
Monday, October 15, 2018 8:00 AM

We're very excited that Lyndale will continue to be a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) school this year! CEP schools provide school breakfasts and lunches to ALL students at NO CHARGE while they are enrolled in a CEP school during the 2018-19 school year.

We'd like to remind all Lyndale families to submit an Application for Education Benefits (formerly known as the Free and Reduced Lunch form). All families in the district -- even those with students enrolled at CEP schools -- are asked to complete this form, regardless of income or eligibility. The information gathered has an impact on our school budget.

Please complete forms by December 1 to be included in school budget calculations for next school year. You can complete the form online through your SchoolCafe account:  https://www.schoolcafe.com. Paper applications will also be sent in the mail. You can find more information here: Minneapolis Public Schools Application for Educational Benefits.

Please contact the school if you have any questions. Thanks!

National Walk/Bike to School Day
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:00 PM

Lyndale will celebrate National Walk/Bike to School Day this Friday, October 12, to coincide with the Pleasant Pathway walk to school. A handful of parent volunteers are needed to walk with students to school from the bus drop off at 38th St. & Pleasant Ave., to help at intersections along the way, and to hand out stickers. It's a great way to start the day! If you can help, please meet at school at 8:10 this Friday morning. Thanks!

Order Your Lyndale Spirit Wear
Friday, October 05, 2018 9:55 AM

Now is the time to order your Lyndale Spirit Wear! Several new designs are available this year, including Arabic and Spanish. All available designs are on display in front of the school office if you want to check them out. Order forms will be sent home with students today, Friday, October 5. Or, get the form here:  Lyndale Spirit Wear Order Form 2018.

Order forms are due on Friday, October 12. Questions? Contact lyndalepto@gmail.com

Picture Day
Monday, October 01, 2018 8:00 AM

Picture Day at Lyndale is this Friday, October 5. Order forms have been sent home. You can return the order form on picture day, or you can order online from Lifetouch at my.lifetouch.com. Picture retakes will be November 14.

Lyndale Fall Carnival
Sunday, September 30, 2018 9:00 PM

Come one, come all! The Lyndale Fall Carnival will be held on Thursday, October 4, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. This is a fun PTO-sponsored event for the whole family with games, a bounce house, a dunk tank, cotton candy, popcorn and more.

Tickets are only 50 cents each (one ticket per game; two tickets for the bounce house, dunk tank, and snacks). Tickets can be purchased on Wednesday, October 3, before school, and during the Carnival. Pizza dinner available for $3 suggested donation (cash or checks only). The book fair and a flu shot clinic will also be open.
 
See you there!
Scholastic Book Fair
Sunday, September 30, 2018 8:00 PM

The Scholastic Book Fair is here! Shop the fair before school on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday this week (Oct. 2-4), 8:15-8:40am. Or stop by during the Lyndale School Carnival this Thursday night, Oct. 4, from 5:30-7:30pm.

Principal's Corner
Friday, September 28, 2018 1:30 PM

Dear Families:  I am pleased to say that we are off to a wonderful school year at Lyndale Community School! The past couple of weeks have been a flurry of activities and action. More...

TC Marathon Family Events on Oct 6
Monday, September 24, 2018 1:45 PM

On Saturday, October 6th, 2018, students and families from all over the cities will be at the State Capitol participating in various runs to kick off the Twin Cities Marathon weekend. Many Lyndale students have signed up to participate in the mile and half mile runs. There is a free bus leaving from Lyndale on Saturday, October 6th at 8:20am and returning by 12:00pm. Paper registrations are due Sept 27th. Register online HERE through Oct 2nd.

Please contact Ms. Engelken Jennifer.Engelken@mpls.k12.mn.us or Ms. Grimes Martha.Grimes@mpls.k12.mn.us for more information.

The Pleasant Pathway starts this Friday, September 21
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:00 PM

We are excited to announce that again this year all children on the regular education buses will be joining the Lyndale Walking Bus route on Fridays along the Pleasant Pathway. The Pleasant Pathway is an opportunity for Lyndale students to wake up their brains by walking to school!

Starting this Friday, September 21, all regular education buses will drop students off at 38th and Pleasant, where they will be met by Lyndale staff. From there, students and staff will walk the four blocks together into school. The Pleasant Pathway will run Fridays until Thanksgiving Break and will resume in the spring.

Parents and children who do not take the school bus are welcome and encouraged to walk with us each week. We meet on 38th St. about 8:20am. If you drive, please park away from 38th St. and Pleasant Avenue, so you do not block the school buses.

All Lyndale students on regular education buses participate in the Pleasant Pathway. If you have questions, would like to volunteer, or do NOT want your child to participate in the Pleasant Pathway, please contact Assistant Principal Hunter, 612-668-4017, sarah.hunter@mpls.k12.mn.us.

Read more about The Pleasant Pathway

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