Lyndale News

See the list below for recent Lyndale News postings. Click on the headline to read more details.
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True Food Taste Test: Friday, February 7, 2020
Monday, January 27, 2020 11:30 AM

Our upcoming winter True Food Taste Test is happening on Friday, February 7th. During lunch, all students will have the chance to try a small sample of our French Herb Potato Salad—featuring local, Huckleberry Gold potatoes and a flavorful dressing made with vinegar, Dijon mustard, and herbs. The purpose of this taste test is to get students excited about trying new foods. This True Food Taste Test will be part of MPS Winter Wellness Week, happening February 3-7. For more information and the recipe, visit the MPS Culinary & Wellness Services website.

Take a Tour of Lyndale!
Monday, January 27, 2020 7:00 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

School choice requests are due February 7, 2020. Click over to the MPS School Request Center for more information or to make your request. 

Prospective Parent Coffee Gathering
Friday, January 17, 2020 8:00 AM

Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9:30am
3232 Pleasant Avenue, home of Lyndale parents Rebekha and Henry Gertcher

Learn about Lyndale Community School from current families at this informal annual gathering organized by the Lyndale PTO. Come and meet your neighbors, enjoy some coffee, and get your questions answered before submitting your school request card. Kids are welcome to come and play while the adults chat.

No need to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Email

Come to the Lyndale Eagle Extravaganza Open House!
Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:00 AM

Lyndale Eagle Extravaganza Open House
Thursday January 16th, 2020 from 5:30-7:30pm
Lyndale Community School

Looking for the perfect school for your child?
Wondering why people love Lyndale Community School?

Join us for the Lyndale Eagle Extravaganza to experience many of the things that make Lyndale an amazing place be! Tour kindergarten classrooms and participate in a variety of activities with our specialist teachers. Talk with current Lyndale parents and students. Snacks will be provided!

Learn more about the Lyndale Eagle Extravaganza

PTO Meeting on Monday, January 13
Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:00 AM

Lyndale PTO Meeting
Monday, January 13, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Lyndale School Media Center
Childcare and interpreters provided

On the agenda:

  • Guest speaker: Dr. Emily Palmer, Principal at Washburn High School. She will to give a general presentation about Washburn and then open it up for questions. High School seems far away but it's never to early to learn about our pathway schools.
  • PTO Bylaws: Our co-presidents have been working on some updated Bylaws for our growing organization. This is a chance to brainstorm on effective methods to help our organization run smoothly.
  • Read-a-thon: Updates on Lyndale School's premier reading fundraiser.

Read the minutes from the November meeting

Winter Break Resources
Friday, December 20, 2019 9:30 AM

Minneapolis Public Schools will be on Winter Break from Monday, Dec. 23 – Friday, Jan. 3. Classes resume on Monday, Jan. 6. Check out Minneapolis Public Schools Winter Break Resources. It includes programs and activities, meals and snacks, and other resources for the Winter Break.

Principal's Corner
Friday, December 20, 2019 8:00 AM
Dear Lyndale Eagle Families,
Winter break is upon us and it's hard not to wonder where the time has gone. It seems like only yesterday that we were welcoming our Lyndale Leaders to the first day of the 2019-2020 School Year.
Stay and Chat on Friday, December 20
Monday, December 16, 2019 8:00 AM

Join us for the last parents Stay and Chat of 2019 on Friday, December 20, from 8:25-9:00am!

Every last Friday of the month, you are invited to meet with Principal Stauduhar and Assistant Principal Powell and other parents for coffee and a little social time after drop off. We hope to see you there!

Lyndale Spirit Week, Dec. 16-20
Friday, December 13, 2019 9:40 AM

Please help us celebrate our school spirit by participating in Lyndale Spirit Week, December 16-20!

Monday:  Stripes Day — Wear anything that has stripes

Tuesday:  Twin Day — Dress like your friends

Wednesday:  Sports Team Day — Wear your favorite sports team jersey or colors

Thursday:  Lyndale Spirit Gear — Wear Lyndale shirts or blue

Friday:  Pajama Day — Wear your pajamas to school

Girls on the Run
Friday, December 13, 2019 9:25 AM

Lyndale School needs coaches for Girls on the Run!

Girls on the Run teachers girls health, confidence, and teamwork. Read more about Girls on the Run

Program Dates:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15 —4:45pm
March 16, 2020 — Saturday, May 30 (the day of the 5K run)

You do not need to be a runner to be a coach. All coaches will need to attend one training date TBA. GOTR will be provided a credit card for buying snacks, water bottles, t-shirts, curriculm, and bus transportation to the 5K event. 

Please consider coaching! Contact Ms. Grimes at or call at 612-668-4000. Thank you!

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