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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.

It's time for the Lyndale Read-a-thon!


Lyndale Reading Eagle
What a great Read-a-thon!
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 5:00 PM

Lyndale Readers, we are so proud of you! Congratulations on a great Read-a-thon!

Lyndale students read a whopping 105,869 minutes during Read-a-thon and earned 5,397 feathers, surpassing the school-wide goal of 5000 feathers. The result? Students got the chance to see Mr. Stauduhar and Ms. Hunter perform silly stunts at Read-a-thon assemblies on February 13. See photos and video of the silly stunts

Lyndale families and friends supported all that reading with more than $13,000 in donations for arts programming during the Read-a-thon. THANK YOU donors for your very generous support of Lyndale students and Lyndale School.

Way to go top readers, top classrooms, and the 55 students who joined the Lyndale Readers Club!

TOP READERS - 1 person per grade
High-5 = Gus and Greg Z. (tied - 520 minutes)
K = Wyatt K. (740 minutes)
1st - Teagan M. (1680 minutes)
2nd - Oliver N. (1773 minutes)
3rd - Graham S.(2490 minutes)
4th - Sam A. (1911 minutes)
5th - Finn M. (2620 minutes)

TOP CLASSROOMS (winners of celebration parties):
High-5 = PM class - average 102 minutes
K = Ms. Anderson - average 152 minutes
1st - Ms. Patterson - average 225 minutes
2nd - Ms. Casey - average 378 minutes
3rd - Ms. Covington - average 330 minutes
4th - Mr. Gau - average 298 minutes
5th - Ms. McKeegan - average 318 minutes

More information and photos available on the Lyndale Read-a-thon page, on the Lyndale PTO Facebook page at, and on Twitter @LyndaleEagles.

Lyndale Reading Eagle
Congratulations, Lyndale Students!
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 2:10 PM

Congratulations, Lyndale students, for surpassing the school-wide reading goal! As promised, Mr. Stauduhar and Ms. Hunter will perform a silly stunt at the Read-a-thon Finale school assemblies tomorrow. The votes have been counted, and that stunt will be...Principal Beauty Shop! Top readers and Top Classrooms will also be announced at the Finale assemblies tomorrow!

Donations made online at through Thursday, February 14, will count towards Read-a-thon. Thank you!

Lyndale Reading Eagle
It's a good day to READ!
Friday, February 08, 2019 1:00 PM

It might be cold out and school might be closed, but let's make lemonade and take this opportunity to READ! As of Thursday morning the Read-a-thon feather count was 2329! Nice work Lyndale readers! Reading continues through Sunday, so don't forget to log all those weekend reading minutes on the Minute Tracker and let's get to that goal of 5000 feathers!

If you are feeling blue about missing character dress-up day today, turn that frown upside down readers! Book Character Dress-Up day has been rescheduled - you can wear your costume next Tuesday, Feb. 12!

Don't forget that donations can be collected through the weekend. Donors can make payment directly to a student by cash or check OR with a credit/debit card online at Thank you for supporting our students and the arts program at Lyndale!

The Read-a-thon Minute Tracker, Reading Goal/Donation Form, and donations are due back to school on Monday, Feb. 11.
The Minute Tracker form must be returned for a student to be considered for top reader and top classroom awards. Need forms? Forms and more information are available on the Lyndale Read-a-thon web page.

Questions? Contact Sara Weingartner at or Monica McVay at

National African American Family Involvement Day
Friday, February 08, 2019 8:00 AM

National African American Family Involvement Day
Monday, February 11

Lyndale invites families to join us for breakfast to celebrate National African American Family Involvement Day. Come for coffee and donuts, spend time in your children's classrooms, and stay for a special drumming performance by Heart and Soul Drum Academy at 10am.

True Food Taste Test! Sunrise Breakfast Grain logo
True Food Taste Test
Thursday, February 07, 2019 2:10 PM

The second True Food Taste Test of the school year is coming up on February 8th! During lunch, all students will have a chnace to try a small sample of our Sunrise Breakfast Grain -- a warm and hearty blend of ancient grains and sweet spices. This recipe is the perfect breakfast item to fuel your body and mind in the morning, or simply warm up on a cold winter day! The goal of the taste test is to get students excited about trying healthy, new foods. Those who try a sample will get a True Food Taste Test Sticker and a chance to enter a contest to rename the breakfast grain for the next time it's on the menu!

For more information and the recipe, visit the MPS Culinary & Wellness Services website