Lyndale News

See the list below for recent Lyndale News postings. Click on the headline to read more details.
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Greetings from Assistant Principal Sarah Hunter
Friday, October 06, 2017 8:00 AM

Dear Lyndale Families,

I am excited to have the privilege of serving your community as the new Assistant Principal. I am truly enjoying getting to know you and your children this fall during and outside of the school day. Read More

Lyndale School Carnival
Thursday, October 05, 2017 9:00 AM

Come one, come all!! The Lyndale School Carnival will be on Thursday, October 5, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. This is a fun school event for the whole family!

Tickets are only 50 cents:  1 ticket per game, 2 tickets for bounce house, snacks, and the dunk tank. Dinner of walking tacos will be available, $3 suggested donation. The book fair will be open and the flu shot clinic will be available.
It's Book Fair Time
Monday, October 02, 2017 9:35 PM

The Lyndale Book Fair is here! Shop the fair before school on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday this week (Oct. 3-5), 8:15-8:40am. Or stop by during the Lyndale School Carnival this Thursday night from 5:30-7:30pm. You can also shop online & avoid the lines! Visit the Lyndale Community School PTO Facebook page for online book fair information.

Principal's Corner
Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 PM

Dear Lyndale Families - I am pleased to say that we are off to a wonderful school year at Lyndale Community School! More...

Parents Stay and Chat, Friday, September 29
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:00 PM

Parents Stay and Chat
Friday, September 29
8:25-9:00am

Every last Friday of the month, you are invited to meet with Principal Mr. Stauduhar and Assistant Principal Ms. Hunter and other parents for fruit, coffee, and a little social time. What fun!

The Pleasant Pathway starts this Friday, September 22
Monday, September 18, 2017 9:00 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 22, 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. Student safety is our number one priority at Lyndale - if weather conditions are of concern, the Pleasant Pathway will be cancelled for the day. 

All Lyndale students participate in the Pleasant Pathway. If you do not want your child to participate in the Pleasant Pathway, please call Lyndale School at 612-668-4000.

Parent volunteers are welcome and appreciated on the Pleasant Pathway - please contact Assistant Principal Hunter for details at 612-668-4017 or sara.hunter@mpls.k12.mn.us

Read more at: 
http://lyndale.mpls.k12.mn.us/the_pleasant_pathway_2

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Family Events
Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:55 PM

Students are invited to participate in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Kid’s Runs at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Saturday, September 30.  Students and parents are encouraged to sign up for the mile or ½ mile runs. The cost is $10 (scholarships are available).  If we receive enough registrations, we will have bus transportation from Lyndale.

Permission slips are due by Thursday, September 21st.

Register online at: www.tcmevents.org/events/medtronic-twin-cities-marathon-weekend-2017/race/family-events
Choose Lyndale Community from the drop-down menu to register.

Please contact Ms. Engelken (previously Ms. Huff) or Ms. Grimes for more information. 
Jennifer.huff@mpls.k12.mn.us and Martha.grimes@mpls.k12.mn.us

Curriculum Nights Sept. 18, 19, 20 -- and Family Pizza Socials!
Friday, September 15, 2017 8:30 PM

Curriculum Night is a great opportunity to learn more about the approaches Lyndale Community School is taking to meet academic standards -- plus, get to know the teachers, specialists, and staff that work with your child! Meetings are specific to each grade and will cover grade level expectations, curriculum plans, daily schedules, classroom communication, key dates/field trips, volunteer opportunities, and Q & A. Childcare and translators provided.

NEW -- Family Pizza Socials! Meet other Lyndale families at a Famly Pizza Social before Curriculum Night! The PTO will provide pizza and beverages in the Multipurpose Room (donations requested). Bring a side dish or dessert if you wish.

5th grade famlies
Monday, September 18
Family Pizza Social: 5:30pm*
Curriculum Night: 6:00pm
*There is no Curriculum Night for High-Five and Kindergarten, but those families are invited to join the 5th grade Pizza Social! HIgh-Five and Kindergarten curriculum was covered at a special orientation on August 29.

3rd & 4th grade famlies
Tuesday, September 19
Family Pizza Social: 5:30pm
Curriculum Night: 6:00pm

1st & 2nd grade famlies
Wednesday, September 20
Family Pizza Social: 5:30pm
Curriculum Night: 6:00pm

PTO Meeting
Monday, Sept. 11, 6-7:30pm

Sunday, September 10, 2017 10:00 PM


PTO Welcome/Kickoff Meeting
Monday, September 11, 6:00-7:30pm
Childcare and translators provided

Come to the PTO Welcome/Kickoff Meeting to meet other parents and find out how you can be a part of the PTO!

Submit an Application for Education Benefits
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 1:20 PM

Did you know that Lyndale is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program this school year? CEP schools provide school breakfasts and lunches to ALL students at NO CHARGE while they are enrolled in a CEP school during the 2017-18 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.

Forms must be completed by December 1. 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!

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