Lyndale News

See the list below for recent Lyndale News postings. Click on the headline to read more details.
Want to know more about what's going on at Lyndale? Check out the monthly Eagle Newsletters!

No School October 16-18
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:55 AM

There is no school this Wednesday-Friday, October 16-18. Parent/Teacher conferences will be held after school and in the evening on Tuesday, October 15, and during the day on Wednesday, October 16. School will be back in session on Mon. Oct. 21.

Great Lakes Apple Crunch
Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:15 PM

In honor of National Farm to School Month, the sixth annual GREAT LAKES APPLE CRUNCH is taking place on Thursday, October 10! On this day, MPS will join schools across the Great Lakes Region in crunching into locally sourced apples to celebrate healthy eating and local food. Lyndale will be having our crunch countdown at 1:45pm.

 
Click HERE to learn more!
 
Principal's Corner
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 8:00 AM

Dear Lyndale Eagle Families,

We may be starting week 5, however, it feels as though we have been back in school for quite some time. That said, Charise and I are pleased to say that we are off to a wonderful start!

Read More from Principal Stauduhar
 

Twin Cities Kids Run
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:30 AM

On Saturday, October 5th, students and families from all over the Twin Cities will be at the State Capitol in St. Paul 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 5th at 8:20am and returning by 12:00pm. Look for bus information in your child's backpack on Wednesday, October 2nd. Please contact Ms. Grimes for more information Martha.Grimes@mpls.k12.mn.us.

Online registration closes October 1 at 6pm:  Register for TC Kids Marathon mile or half mile run

Flu Shot Clinic During Fall Carnival — Fill out Registration Form Early
Monday, September 30, 2019 1:15 PM

A flu shot clinic will be available during the annual Lyndale Fall Carnival this Thursday, October 3, 5:30-7:30pm. This year, you can fill out your forms ahead of time. Get the Flu Shot Registration Form [pdf], print it out, and bring it to the carnival. Printed forms will be available there if you don't have a printer.

  • Bring any/all health insurance cards or a copy (front only)
  • Wear clothing that provides easy access to the upper arm (short sleeve shirt/blouse)
Adults and children who are uninsured can get free shots!
 
Lyndale School Fall Carnival!
Monday, September 30, 2019 1:00 PM

Come one, come all! The Lyndale Fall Carnival will be held this Thursday, October 3, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. This is a fun PTO-sponsored event for the whole family with games, BINGO, prizes, a dunk tank, food, spirit wear, 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 2, before school, and during the Carnival. Pizza dinner available for $3 suggested donation — maximum $20/family (reminder: only cash or checks accepted). The book fair and a flu shot clinic will also be open.
 
See you there!
 
Do you have some gently used stuffed animals or small toys to donate? Please drop them off in the office next week! We will reuse them as prizes for the games.
Take a Tour of Lyndale!
Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:30 AM

Want to know more about Lyndale? Join us for a tour — children are welcome! Please call 612.668.4000 to reserve your spot as we like to keep our tour groups small. Let the scheduler know the age/grades of perspective students so we can tailor the tour to best meet your needs.

See the tour schedule

Free School Garden Training
Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:40 AM

Free School Garden Training:
Building Garden Momentum over the Winter
October 22, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
MPS Culinary Center | 812 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis

Join MPS Culinary & Wellness Services and Spark-Y Youth Action Labs for a FREE school garden training. Hear what’s happening in gardens around the district, learn best practices for winterizing your garden, explore hands-on garden lessons for your classroom, and apply for some EXCITING new garden resources and opportunities for MPS schools!

You'll also get to check out the new outdoor learning space at the Culinary Center. **Everyone who comes will be entered to win a FREE raised garden bed with built-in irrigation (valued at $1700) for your school! 

This training is FREE and open to any parent, staff, or community member who supports a MPS school garden or would like to support a future school garden! 

Register for Garden Training

Questions? Please email farm2school@mpls.k12.mn.us
 
The Pleasant Pathway starts Friday, October 4
Friday, September 27, 2019 1:55 PM

It is that time of year again! We are pleased to announce the beginning of the Pleasant Pathway! To increase student health, raise academic achievement, build community, and foster environmental consciousness, all Lyndale students who ride the regular education buses will begin their Friday mornings with a ½ mile walk to school (weather permitting). The Pleasant Pathway will run Fridays, starting October 4th, until Thanksgiving break and will resume in the spring. All students on regular education buses will be included in this program. There is nothing further you must do. If you have questions, would like to volunteer, or do NOT want your student to participate in this activity, please contact Assistant Principal Powell, Charise.Powell@mpls.k12.mn.us, 612-668-4000.

 
Stay & Chat this Friday
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 10:40 PM

Join us for the first Stay & Chat of the year on Friday, September 27 from 8:25-9:00am. Every last Friday of the month, you are invited to meet with Principal Stauduar and Assistant Principal Powell and other parents for coffee and a little social time after drop off. We look foward to seeing you!

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