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    September 8, 2017

    Edgewood

     
    Click here for the upcoming events calendar. Visit here for e-flyers.
     

     
    NEW NEWS
     
     shrek Shrek the Musical, Jr. Auditions
     
    Auditions for Shrek the Musical, Jr. start next week--Monday, Sept. 11th and Tuesday, Sept. 12th from 3:00-4:00 p.m.! Students will be asked to sing a song and read from the script.  They should be prepared with a song of their own choosing. There is a selection of script pages in Mr. Perucco's room (Room 16) so you can practice reading from the script. If we need to hear students again, callbacks will be Wednesday (9/13) and Thursday (9/14) and they can sing a song from Shrek. Music is available from Mr. Perucco. IMPORTANT! Students must have an audition form filled out before they can audition. More information and Audition Forms can be found here.
     
     
    LEC
     
    LEC Trip Reminder
     
    7th grade parents - Just a reminder to get LEC Registration forms in. This year's 7th Grade Trip to LEC will be held during the week of October 30-November 3, 2017. The first 100 students to turn in their registration forms will get to choose if they want to attend Trip #1 from October 30-November 1 or Trip #2 from November 1-3, 2017. More information can be found here. Any questions can be directed to Mr. Hollett at jason.hollett@moundsviewschools.org.
     
     
    Freaky Friday Freaky Friday Event
     
    Our first back-to-school event is Friday, September 15, from 2:45-4:30 p.m. hosted by EPAT. The event will include music, games, food, dancing, movie and fun! EPAT is looking for volunteers to help make the event successful. Times needed for volunteers are as follows:
     
    1:45-2:30 p.m. Set-up
    2:45-4:30 p.m. Event (Gym, Ticket Sales, Food, Games, Movie Room)
    4:30-5:00 p.m. Clean-up
     
    If you can help out during any of the times, please contact Shannon at shannon.mildenberger@moundsviewschools.org and note your preferred volunteer areas.
     
      
    school program Before and After-School Programs
     
    Before and After-School Programs, as well as after-school busing, will begin on Monday, September 11. Most of these programs are offered FREE of charge. Some programming may begin later in the year and is subject to change so please refer to the weekly Student Activity Bulletin below for updates. Information regarding available activities can be found here.
     
    F.A.N. (Fitness, Academic, Nutrition) Club will begin Monday morning in the Cafeteria/Gym areas. This program provides early morning fitness, academic support and nutrition through the EW breakfast program. Students can rotate through 3 FAN stations (open gym, homework time, games, social time with friends and eat breakfast. 
     
    Activity buses will be available Monday-Friday to all students staying after school. Students not in a program or assigned with a teacher are not eligible for activity bus transportation.
     
    Edgwood also offers many Community Ed sports opportunities throughout the year. Find out more in the AFTER-SCHOOL SPORTS section below. 
     
     
    Student Activity Bulletin - Week of September 11
     

    MONDAY, September 11 (B Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  7:00-7:55
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:30–7:55
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:45-3:00
    • Computer Club – LMC  3:00-4:00
    • Cross Country Practice - Irondale High School  3:00-5:00
    • Fall Musical Auditions - Stage/Choir Room  3:00-4:00
    • Homework Help Center – Room 12  3:00-4:00
    • Reading Zone – Room 114  3:00-4:00

    TUESDAY, September 12 (A Day)

    • Chess Club - Room 106  7:00-7:45
    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  7:00-7:55
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:30–7:55
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:45-3:00
    • Computer Club – LMC  3:00-4:00
    • Cross Country Practice - Irondale High School  3:00-5:00
    • Fall Musical Auditions - Stage/Choir Room  3:00-4:00
    • Reading Zone – Room 114  3:00-4:00

    WEDNESDAY, September 13 (B Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  7:00-7:55
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:30–7:55
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:45-3:00
    • Boys Soccer Practice - Lower Field  3:00-4:00
    • Computer Club – LMC  3:00-4:00
    • Girls Tennis Practice - Tennis Court  3:00-4:00
    • Homework Help Center – Room 12  3:00-4:00
    • Reading Zone – Room 114  3:00-4:00

    THURSDAY, September 14 (A Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  7:00-7:55
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:30–7:55
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:45-3:00
    • Boys Tennis Practice - Tennis Court  3:00-4:00
    • Computer Club – LMC  3:00-4:00
    • Cross Country Practice - Irondale High School  3:00-5:00
    • Girls Soccer Practice - Lower Field  3:00-4:00
    • Reading Zone – Room 114  3:00-4:00
    • Ultimate Frisbee Practice - Track Field  3:00-4:00

    FRIDAY, September 15 (B Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  7:00-7:55
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:30–7:55
    • Freaky Friday Event – Cafeteria/Gym/Choir Room  2:45-4:30

    *Activities are subject to change, please listen for daily announcements.

     
     
    chess Chess Club
     
    Edgewood Chess Club registration is now open! We meet Tuesday mornings from 7-7:45 a.m. on school days beginning Tuesday, September 12. All experience levels are welcome. Use the links below to get registered. 
     
     
     
     
    eagle Eagle Leaders Club
     
    Students serve the Edgewood Community by leading food drives, clean up events, making blankets for homeless shelters (service projects determined by group members), etc. Eagle Leaders also lead school spirit events such as dress-up days, holiday grams and more.  Meetings will be held on Friday afternoons (9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 11/10) from 3-4 p.m. in Room 109. Please join us!  
     
     
    tlc Teen Leaders Club
     
    Teen Leaders Club is a FREE afterschool program for Edgewood students at the Mounds View Community Center Monday through Thursday afternoons from 3-4:30 p.m. beginning Monday, September 25. Teen Leaders Club focuses on Service Learning, Leadership Development, and fun! Students will also be participating in field trips, team building, arts and crafts, and gym games.   More information and registration form can be found here
     
     
    open gym Open Gym
     
    Open Gym is FREE for Edgewood students on Friday afternoons form 3:00-4:00 p.m. beginning Friday, September 29. Only Edgewood students and associated chaperones will be allowed in the gym during Open Gym. Students who participate must ride the activity bus from Edgewood unless discussed otherwise with their Dean. Students will be bussed back to Edgewood to catch the Activity Bus at 4:00 p.m. More information and registration form can be found here
     
     
      

     
    AFTER-SCHOOL SPORTS
     
     
    Fall Sports Fall After-School Sports
     
    Fall co-curricular activites will begin on Monday, September 11. Sports available through Community Ed will be Cross Country (practice at Irondale), Ultimate Frisbee, Boys/Girls Soccer, Boys/Girls Tennis as well as Volleyball starting up later in the fall. The registration form for these sports can be found here.
     
    Community Ed Sports starting next week include: 
     
    Monday, September 11
    Cross Country Practice @ Irondale High School
     
    Tuesday, September 12
    Cross Country Practice @ Irondale High School
     
    Wednesday, September 13
    Boys Soccer Practice - Lower Field
    Cross Country Practice @ Irondale High School
    Girls Tennis Practice - Tennis Court 
     
    Thursday, September 14
    Cross Country Practice @ Irondale High School
    Boys Tennis Practice - Tennis Court 
    Girls Soccer Practice - Lower Field
    Ultimate Frisbee - Track Field
       

      
    EVENTS AND RESOURCES
     
     
    Community Community Program Offerings
     
    In 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 in the district attendance area here.
     
     
    hunter safety MN DNR Firearms Safety/Hunter Education Course
     
    The Mounds View Police Department is sponsoring a firearms safety/hunter education six-class course at the Mounds View Community Center beginning Tuesday, September 12, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $12.50 and 100% attendance of all classes is required by DNR standards. For more information and a list of the class dates/times, click here.
     

     
    OUR EYES ARE ON IRONDALE
     
     
     
    KnightKrawler
    KnightKrawler Robotics FIRST Fair
     
    Join KnightKrawler for their FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Fair on Saturday, September 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Upper and Lower Gyms at Irondale High School.  Learn about the FIRST Programs and meet local robotics teams from FLL (FIRST LEGO League...grades 4-8), FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge...grades 7-12), and FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition...grades 9-12). Activities include driving a robot, hands on STEAM activities, dry ice bubble maker, solar mini cars, and other activities, fun for the whole family.  We hope to see you there!
     
     
    MOTK Marching Band Hosts MOTK
     
    Please join Marching Band for their 25th Anniversary "Music of the Knight"  Premier Competition on Saturday, September 30, at 5:00 p.m. at Irondale High School. Tickets will be available at the door. 
     
     
    Football Irondale Homecoming
     
    Irondale Homecoming is scheduled for Friday, October 6. Come cheer on the Knights as they face Henry Sibley High School at 7:00 p.m.
     
     
    Bowling Irondale Bowling
     
    What has 10 pins and you throw a ball? If you guessed bowling, you're correct! Irondale High School has a coed bowling team and grades 7-12 are welcome to join the team. We meet at The Mermaid on Mondays at 3:00 p.m., with the exception of Tuesday after Labor Day. Competitions are held on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. beginning in September at area Bowling Centers. The Irondale Bowling Team competes in the Minnesota State High School League. The season wraps up in mid-November, unless State tournament berth is won. State is held in early December. All participants must provide their own transportation to and from all practices and matches. If you have any questions, please contact Gerald Arel at gta1958@msn.com. More information can be found here.
      
       

     
    EPAT 
     
     
     
     
    EPAT EPAT Meeting Dates
     
    Please join us anytime for our EPAT meetings. Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are held in the front office conference room with the exception of September 25, which will be in the LMC, as we will have a guest speaker from the District to talk about this fall's school bond proposal. This year's dates are below: 
     
    Monday, September 25 (LMC)
    Monday, November 13 (Front Office Conference Room)
    Monday, February 5 (Front Office Conference Room)
    Monday, April 16 (Front Office Conference Room)
     
     
     Cherrydale EPAT Fall Fundraiser
     
    Last year's fundraiser was so successful, we are again offering Frozen Cookie Dough, Candles and other products through Cherrydale, a local Minnesota company. The fundraiser will begin on Monday, September 11, when packets will be sent home with students. Money and order forms are due back to school on Tuesday, September 26, and order pick-up is Thursday, October 26. Try out a free sample of cookies at our upcoming Back-to School Orientation dates. The money raised from the fundraiser provides supplemental resource to enrich the education of all students at Edgewood throughout the year. More information about the fundraiser can be found here.
     
     
    Support Edgewood
     
    You can support Edgewood by participating in the below fundraisers year-round: 
     
    FPI 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 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.
     
    Thank you for your support!
     
      

      
    SPIRITWEAR
     
      
     
    Phy Ed
     
    Show Your School Spirit
     
    District and school spiritwear is now available online. Edgewood has two sites this year that you can choose from for spiritwear, one through Athletic Outfitters or one through the District. Click here for Edgewood spiritwear through Athletic Outfitters and enter the password edgewoodms. Any questions regarding the online stores can be directed to Renee at renee.gimm@moundsviewschools.org.
     
    Click here for Edgewood spiritwear through the District. Other
    Mounds View Public Schools spiritwear is available here.    
            

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