"You can't change what's going on around you untilyou starting changing what's going on within you."- AnonymousNEW NEWSRemindersQuarter 2 ends on Wednesday, January 25, and Quarter 3 begins on Monday, January 30.There is no school on Thursday & Friday, January 26 & 27. Enjoy your long weekend!5th Grade Information Night5th grade families - please join Edgewood Middle School for our incoming 6th Grade Information Night on Tuesday evening, January 31. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m., with tours to follow. Families will have the opportunity to meet teachers and support staff, tour the building, learn about curriculum, as well as other opportunities available at Edgewood. We will also be featuring displays from the following STEAM Classes for you to check out: Edgewood Engineers, Wildcrafting, Green Genius, Book Publishing, and NatureScape. We hope to see you there!7th Grade LEC ReminderWe are still missing LEC permission forms for a number of 7th graders. This is a friendly reminder to turn in your LEC permission forms if you have not already done so. The necessary forms can be found below:
Laurentian Trip Information can be found here.
LEC Packing List can be found here.
LEC Registration Form can be found here.
Chaperone Application can be found here.
Health and Medical Release Form can be found here.
Fee Pay Directions can be found here.Behavior Contract can be found here.After-School Sports
Registration for winter sports (Indoor Soccer, Floor Hockey, and Swimming) is now available online here. For updated Skiing/Snowboarding information or cancellations due to weather, call the Ski Hotline at 651-621-7484 after noon on the day in question. Other information about the Skiing/Snowboarding program can be found here: https://www.moundsviewschools.org/Page/184.If you have any questions on after-school sports, please contact Jeff Knickerbocker at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Community Ed office at 651-621-7400.Monday, January 23After-school Ski/SnowboardingTuesday, January 24After-school Ski/SnowboardingBoys Basketball Game @ Chippewa Middle SchoolWednesday, January 25Girls Basketball Game @ Chippewa Middle SchoolStudent Activity BulletinA copy of the Student Activity Bulletin can be found here.Online Now
The online ordering for yearbooks will stay open until April 3, 2017. Please go to
http://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/LookupJob?jobNumber=10712917 to order.Not sure if you ordered one yet this year? Find out at http://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectOrderHistoryEmailAddress.OUR EYES ARE ON IRONDALE8th Grade Appreciation Night8th Grade Families - Join Irondale High School on Friday, January 20, beginning at 6:00 p.m. for our 8th Grade Appreciation Night. This is a great opportunity to tour Irondale High School as there will be student/athletes that will take groups of kids on a guided tour of our facilities. A couple of high school Deans will be available to help answer any academic questions. Free coffee and treats for parents who want to attend the event. This highlights all of the great opportunities that we offer student athletes at Irondale High School. Please sign in at the front entrance when you arrive at Irondale.Then join us at 7:00 p.m. as our Girls Varsity Basketball Team is playing Park Center. The theme is Hawaiian Night so come dressed up if you'd like. Admission is free with a bracelet (contact your Dean or Edgewood/Highview front office by the end of the school day on Friday). Please remember that the event will conclude at 8:30 p.m. and your student will need to have a ride scheduled to get home. Thank for your support and Go Knights! Any questions, contact Mr. Fink at Irondale High School at 651-621-6835.Bandcake BreakfastIrondale Bands invites you to their annual "All-You-Can-Eat Bandcake Breakfast" on Saturday, January 21, from 8:00-11:00 a.m. at the Eagles Club, 563 Old Highway 8 NE, New Brighton. There will be pancakes, sausage, fruit, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the Westside Band Festival held at Irondale on Thursday, January 19, or at the door on Saturday morning. Looking forward to seeing you and thanks in advance for supporting the Irondale Band Program.8th Grade Information NightIrondale High School will be hosting their 8th Grade Information Night on Thursday, February 2. Students whose last name begins with A-L will meet from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and students whose last name begins with M-Z will meet from 7:00-8:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!The first day of high school is Tuesday, September 5, 2017. We know our Edgewood students will be ready to show their Eagle PRIDE!EVENTS & RESOURCESMusic at Mounds View SeriesMusic at Mounds View is a professional concert series that brings high-caliber, nationally recognized artists into our community for public performances at Mounds View High School. Two concerts remain in the 2016-17 series:Marcoux Corner will perform on Saturday, January 21, at 7:00 p.m. Marcoux Corner is a four-piece A Cappella group that combines over 20 years of voice lessons and vocal study at one of the country's most prestigious colleges for vocal performance, Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. The sound they produce when they join in harmony will make you rethink your attitude about music. Purchase tickets here.Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Nap Time Players will perform on Sunday, February 19, at 2:00 p.m. Two-time GRAMMY-nominated Justin Roberts is one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Roberts has been creating the soundtrack to families' lives, helping them navigate the joys and sorrow of growing up and helping parents remember their own childhoods. Along with his band, The Not Ready for Nap Time Players, they have traveled the globe, from Hong Kong to New York, and Miami to Seattle. Purchase tickets here.Community Activities and Program OfferingsIn addition to the youth programs and enrichment opportunities available through the District's Community Ed Department, a number of activities, camps, and youth programs are hosted by area cities, local businesses, community organizations and school PTA groups. Please see offerings available through the District attendance area here: https://www.moundsviewschools.org/edgewoodflyers.SEPPAC (Special Ed Parent and Professional Advisory Council) Meeting
Please join us for the next SEPPAC Meeting which will take place from 6:45-8:15 p.m. at Snail Lake Education Center:February 2, 2017 - In response to the October 2016 Special Education Parent Survey and the first Special Education Parent and Professional Advisory Council (SEPPAC) meeting attendees, SEPPAC will hold an informational meeting covering frequently asked special education questions. These frequently asked questions will include transition, educational evaluations, IEPs, communication, modifications including para support, extra-curricular activities, etc.April 20, 2017 - Back by popular demand, this meeting will have students sharing their experience in a variety of post-secondary options as well as information about resources available to their students and their parents for their own planning.REMINDERSAttendance Line ReminderJust a friendly reminder that if your child will be out ill or for any other reason, you can call the 24-hour Attendance Line directly at 651-621-6601 and leave any pertinent information regarding your child's absence.Student Pick-up and Drop-off ReminderIf you pick up or drop off your student, please remember you MUST do so at the designated pick-up & drop-off areas along Edgewood Drive. DO NOT STOP AND WAIT ON COUNTY ROAD H as this is a safety hazard and could result in a citation by the local police officers. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.Meetings Online
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Please join us for any of our EPAT meetings listed below. All meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. in the front office conference room. Please join us when you can.
* Monday, February 6
* Monday, April 17
A limited supply of Locker Mates ($22) are available to keep your locker and yourself organized! Contact Ms. Mildenberger in the Front Office if you are interested in purchasing one.
Any school supplies and spirit wear are sold on behalf of EPAT. All funds are directed back to Edgewood for use by staff.
You can support Edgewood by participating in the below fundraisers:
Food Taste Testing: Earn some extra $$CASH$$ and sample some really great food. All you have to do is log on and register at www.fpitesters.com.
Box Tops: Please save all of your box tops and turn them in at Edgewood. There is a drop box in the front office of the school. This is just another way to earn money for our kids. Please be sure Box Tops are not expired as they will not accept.
EPAT would like to thank you for your help and support.