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Meet the Assistant Mural Artists!
Friday, February 12, 2016 12:00 AM

Meet Claudia Valentino and Jacqui Rosenbush, Assistant Mural Artists on the Lyndale Mural Project.

Minneapolis Public Schools District Spelling Bee
Monday, February 08, 2016 6:50 PM

Congratulations to the Lyndale Spelling Bee winner! Aiden, a 5th grade student, won the Lyndale Spelling Bee in January and advanced to the Minneapolis Pulbic Schools District Spelling Bee, held at Sheridan School on Thursday, January 28. Aiden made it through 7 rounds at the district contest - there were only 5 other students left. Congratulations, Aiden! Great work, Lyndale spellers!


STEM Carnival Night is Thursday, February 11
Saturday, February 06, 2016 12:25 PM

Math/Science Night is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Carnival Night this year! Come play student-created carnival games on Thursday, February 11, from 5:30-7:30pm. Lyndale students at all grade levels have been working on designing carnival games for this event. Games will be set up in the gym.

Awards (including trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place) will be given out the following week for:

Most Creative Design
Best Learning Game
Best Game to Play

A pasta dinner will be served - donations appreciated. PTO volunteers are needed to serve dinner for this event. There are two shifts: 5:15-6:15 and 6:15-7:15. Can you help? Sign up HERE!

National African American Family Involvement Day
Saturday, February 06, 2016 11:25 AM

In recognition of National African American Family Involvement Day, Lyndale families are invited to visit their child's classroom on Monday, February 8, and come to the Lyndale Community School Sing-Along at 10am, where students in first, second and third grade will sing together and share songs that they have been working on in music.

Minneapolis Public Schools is hosting a FREE family rollerskating event to celebrate African American Family Involvement Day. Students must be accompanied by an adult.

When: Monday, February 8, 6-8pm
Where: Roller Garden, 5622 W. Lake St., St. Louis Park

More information

Join us at the Minneapolis School Fair Showcase on Feb. 6
Thursday, February 04, 2016 12:00 PM


Minneapolis School Fair Showcase
Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 9am - 2pm
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Explore public and charter schools for pre-K-12 students:

  • Meet school staff
  • Learn about educational pathways
  • Free parking and shuttle service
  • Free childcare for children ages 3-5

More information

Winter Walk to School Day - Wednesday, February 3
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 12:00 PM

Winter Walk to School Day is Wednesday, February 3! To celebrate, Lyndale students will participate in some fun, outdoor, physical activity when they arrive at school that morning. The celebration will include:

  • a fun walk around the school and playground
  • "I Walked" stickers for all
  • a prize drawing
  • and more!

Please note that school buses will NOT be dropping students off at 38th St. and Pleasant Ave. to walk to school along the Pleasant Pathway, due to predictions for a cold morning on February 3. The minimum temperature for Lyndale's drop off and walk program is 30°F at walk time.

Look for information on the spring return of the Pleasant Pathway soon!

Parents Stay and Chat this Friday, January 29, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:00 AM

All parents are invited to stay and chat with Principal Ms. James and Assistant Principal Mr. Stauduhar and other parents for fruit, coffee and a little social time this Friday morning, 8:25-9am. What fun!

Lyndale GEMS and GISE at the 2016 MPS Exploring Engineering Exhibition
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:30 AM

Five Lyndale GEMS and GISE teams participated in the 2016 Minneapolis Public Schools Exploring Engineering Exhibition (part of FIRST® LEGO® League) on Saturday, January 16.  Lyndale teams won awards and recognition in several areas on this day of science and engineering fun. Congratulations to the teams and their coaches on all the hard work! Read More...

4th Grade Showcase - Thursday, January 28
Monday, January 25, 2016 8:15 PM

Join the fourth grade classes (rooms 226, 232, and 230) for their showcase, "Selected Stories from our Author Study of Chris Van Allsburg." Three short stories will be presented: Jumanji, Probuditi!, and Zathura.

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Time: 10am and 2pm
Where: Lyndale multipurpose room

Lyndale Mural Design at La Posada
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 6:30 PM

The mural team had a great time designing with families and community members at the Lyndale Neighborhood Association's La Posada event, a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration, held on December 5, 2015, at Lyndale Community School. Check it out!

Want to keep up on mural events and information? Follow the project at https://lyndalemuralproject.wordpress.com. And there's still time to email your ideas/comments about the mural design to Mural Artist Greta McLain at ghmclain@gmail.com.

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