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    October 2018 



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



    sotm Students of the Month
    Congratulations to our September Students of the Month nominated by staff. Students received a certificate and coupon for one free item at the Cafeteria Ala Carte station: 
    6th Grade - Sidney Baker, Ayden Hawkins-Clipper, Stephanie Nazareth
    7th Grade - Judah Her, Afnaan Jama, Osman Osman, Payge Saunders, Natalia Tanberg, Milkessa Uli
    8th Grade - Isaiah Maharaj, Luke Roggenbuck, Camerin Stewart, Felecity Xiong, Diplai Yang, Kenzie Zumwalt
    cherrydale Edgewood's Fall Fundraiser
    Have you sold at least five items? Tell your family and friends to support the Edgewood Fall Fundraiser. Five items sold will get you in to the BMX show put on by an Olympic medalist. As you sell, bring your "Cowabunga" coupons to the front office for your cow collectibles. One week left to sell! ALL order forms and money must be returned no later than Tuesday, October 9. Not interested in purchasing items? Monetary donations are also appreciated! Checks should be made out to EPAT. 
    Parent volunteer opportunities for the fundraiser include: 
    >Collecting fundraiser packets on 10/9, 10/10 & 10/11 at  7:15-7:45 a.m. in Edgewood front hall. Need one person each day.
    >Tabulate order forms on 10/10 in Edgewood's front office conference room. We will meet between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Need 5 people during each 2-hour time slot.
    >Sort and hand out product on 11/13 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. in Edgewood's cafeteria. Need two people during each 2-hour time slot.
    For more information or to help volunteer, please contact Margaret at margaret.meyer@moundsviewschools.org.
    LEC 7th Grade LEC Forms Due ASAP

    Just a friendly reminder that all LEC registration and health emergency forms, as well as payments, must be turned in to the front office by Wednesday, October 10 

    LEC information and registration forms can be found below. If you'd like to chaperone, please fill out the chaperone application as well.  
    picture day Picture Retake Day
    Picture Retake Day is coming on Thursday, October 11. Want Lifetouch to retake your picture? Simply return your orginal package on Picture Retake Day.  Didn't get your picture taken at Orientation? Students can pick up an order form outside Student Services or you can order online at www.mylifetouch.com, ID# MI228001Y1. Even if you do not order photos, students should get their picture taken if: 
    - they want to be in the yearbook
    - they want a Student ID card to use for Irondale activities or MVCC.
    school lunch Lunch Menu
    The school lunch menu for October can be found here.  
    no school friday No School Friday
    Just a friendly reminder that there is no school for students on Friday, October 12. Enjoy the long weekend!

    cpy Moonlight Fever
    Join Community Partners for Youth for their Moonlight Fever TONIGHT, October 5, from 4:00-10:00 p.m. at CPY New Brighton (Christ the King Church just down the hill from Highview). This event is open to all middle school youth; however, students must show their middle school ID and be registered to participate. More information and registration can be found here
    cpy October Days
    Join CPY over MEA on Thursday, October 18, and Friday, October 19, for some fun activities. Pre-registration is required.  Get more information about the day trips and registration information here
    Dnewspaper onations Needed
    It is that time of year again when the Art Class needs a whole bunch of newspaper for projects. If you get the paper and are saving for recycling, please bring it to the front office.
    coat drive Coat Drive
    The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is having their annual coat drive on Saturday, October 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Christ the King Church in New Brighton, MN. This is a great opportunity for families in need of quality, warm winter clothing - especially those with kids attending a school trip to Laurentian Environmental Center. More information regarding the coat drive can be found here.

    activities Before and After-School Activities
    A listing of the before and after-school activities can be found here.
    Students should listen for announcements on which activities are starting when and where. They will also be listed below under Student Activity Bulletin.
    swim club Swim Club
    If you like to swim, come participate in Open Swim Club every Wednesday after school. You MUST sign up in Student Services and remember to bring a swimsuit and towel. 
    fall sports Community Ed Fall Sports



    Search for Community Ed programs and register here using Visa, Mastercard or Discover. Paper registration forms are available to students, they can be found in the main office at each middle school. You may also print a registration form here.

    Schedules for each sport can be found below. Volleyball will begin the week of October 29.



    Ultimate Frisbee


    Questions, please contact Chris VanHouse, at Christian.VanHouse@moundsviewschools.org or call the Community Ed office at 651-621-6020


    student activities Student Activity Bulletin

    MONDAY, October 8 (A Day)

    • Chess Club - Cafeteria  6:45-7:30
    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  6:45-7:30
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:15–7:40
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:25-2:35
    • Boys Soccer Practice - Lower Field  2:35-3:25
    • Chamber Orchestra - Orchestra Room  2:35-3:25
    • Computer Club – LMC  2:35-3:25
    • Fall Musical Cast Rehearsal - Stage  2:35-3:25
    • FTC Robotics Team - Room 041  2:35-3:25
    • Girls Tennis Practice - Tennis Court  2:35-3:25
    • Math Team Practice - Room 007  2:35-3:25
    • Reading Zone - Room 001  2:35-3:25
    • Running Club - Outside Door 6 by Picnic Tables  2:35-3:25
    • Teen Leaders Club @ MVCC  2:35-4:05

    TUESDAY, October 9 (B Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  6:45-7:30
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:15–7:40
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:25-2:35
    • Book Ninjas - LMC  2:25-3:25
    • Boys Tennis Practice - Tennis Court  2:35-3:25
    • Computer Club – 109  2:35-3:25
    • Fall Musical Cast Rehearsal - Stage  2:35-3:25
    • FTC Robotics Team - Room 041  2:35-3:25
    • Girls Soccer Practice - Lower Field  2:35-3:25
    • Jazz Band - Band Room  2:35-3:25
    • Reading Zone - Room 001  2:35-3:25
    • Science Zone - (6th Grade - Room 110/112, 7th Grade - Room 003, 8th Grade - Room 005)  2:35-3:25
    • Social Studies Zone - Room 018  2:35-3:25
    • Teen Leaders Club @ MVCC  2:35-4:05
    • Ultimate Frisbee Practice - Track Field  2:35-3:25

    WEDNESDAY, October 10 (B Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  6:45-7:30
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:15–7:40
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:25-2:35
    • Amazon Club - Room 003  2:35-3:25 (Must sign up...limited to 15)
    • Boys Soccer Practice - Lower Field  2:35-3:25
    • Computer Club – LMC  2:35-3:25
    • Eagle Leaders - Room 109  2:35-3:25
    • Fall Musical Cast Rehearsal - Stage  2:35-3:25
    • Girls Tennis Practice - Tennis Court  2:35-3:25
    • Jazz Band - Band Room  2:35-3:25
    • Reading Zone - Room 001  2:35-3:25
    • Running Club - Outside Door 6 by Picnic Tables  2:35-3:25
    • Science Zone - (6th & 8th Grade - Room 110, 7th Grade - Room 010)  2:35-3:25
    • Swim Club - Pool  2:35-3:25
    • Teen Leaders Club @ MVCC  2:35-4:05

    THURSDAY, October 11 (A Day)

    • F.A.N. Club – Cafeteria/Gym  6:45-7:30
    • Breakfast Served – Cafeteria  7:15–7:40
    • After School Snack – Cafeteria  2:25-2:35
    • Boys Tennis Practice - Tennis Court  2:35-3:25
    • Computer Club – LMC  2:35-3:25
    • Fall Musical Cast Rehearsal - Stage  2:35-3:25
    • FTC Robotics Team - Room 041  2:35-3:25
    • Garden Club - Room 116  2:35-3:25
    • Girls Soccer Practice - Lower Field  2:35-3:25
    • Social Studies Zone - Room 018  2:35-3:25
    • STRIPES - Room 005  2:35-3:25
    • Teen Leaders Club @ MVCC  2:35-4:05
    • Ultimate Frisbee Game @ Chippewa Middle School  3:15-5:00
    • Yearbook Club - Room 012  2:35-3:25

    FRIDAY, October 12


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



    consent Middle School Registration/Consent Form

    Seventh and eighth grade athletes who wish to participate on an Irondale High School sports team will register online. Before you begin your online registration, approval must be obtained from the middle school principal or dean, the high school principal, activities director and coach. In addition, signatures from both student and parent/guardian are also required. Please complete the following consent form and deliver to the high school activities office before you begin the online registration:

    Middle School consent form (required for 7th and 8th grade only).     

    community meal Free Community Meals
    A calendar of free community meals and locations for the month of October can be found here
    spaghetti MV LIONS' Spaghetti Dinner

    The Mounds View LIONS' Annual All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner with meat sauce will be held on Thursday, October 11, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the Kraus-Hartig VFW Post 6587, 8100 Pleasant View Drive, Spring Lake Park. Cost for the dinner is: Adults - $10.00 and Children (6-12 years) - $5.00. You can also satisfy your sweet tooth at our bake sale. Edgewood's LEO Club students will be volunteering for this event so come out and support this wonderful cause.   


    rcph Fix it and Mend-it Clinics

    Ramsey County Public Health hosts regular Fix-it and Mend-it clinics where people can bring appliances and clothing and have them repaired for free. Below is an upcoming schedule (also listed on facebook).

    Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    St. Anthony Community Center

    3301 Silver Lake Road NE, St. Anthony, MN 55418


    Saturday, November 17, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Ramsey County Library - Maplewood

    3025 Southlawn Drive, Maplewood, MN 55109


    Saturday, December 8, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Our Lady of Guadalupe

    401 Concord Street, Saint Paul, MN 55107

    More information can be found here at the website:



    rccmhc FREE Resource Fair 

    Join RCCMHC for their Wellbeing and Resource Fair on Tuesday, October 23, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the 
    Wilder Foundation located at 451 Lexington Pkwy N in St Paul. The first 100 families will get a $10 gas card! More information can be found here.  
    rock the schoolhouse Buy Your RTSH Tickets Soon!

    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation’s flagship fundraising event - Rock the School House. Purchase your tickets now as they are selling fast and this year’s event is sure to be the most memorable yet.

     This year’s event will include a live and silent auction, fund-a-need and the always exciting wine and spirits toss. In addition, the evening will showcase very special performances from Mounds View students displaying the best of their musical talents.

     Your ticket purchase includes heavy appetizers and great entertainment. There will be a cash bar offering beer, wine and mixed drinks. Click here to purchase your tickets.

      Event Details:

    drugs Ramsey County Community Forum
    Please join us for "A Night to Know the Truth" Ramsey County Community Forum on Thursday, November 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bethel University's Great Benson Hall, 3900 Bethel Drive, St. Paul. This is a FREE event for community leaders, parents and other concerned adults. More information can be found here. #NOT ANOTHER OVERDOSE

    kookoo Koo Koo Kanga Roo

    As part of the Music at Mounds View Series, come see Koo Koo Kanga Roo on January 13, at 2:00 p.m. at the Mounds View High School Auditorium. Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long comedy show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with nothing more than an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers, Koo Koo Kanga Roo puts on an all-ages dance party that invites everyone to join in. 

    Cultural Liaisons
    The following representatives are available to families, if needed:
    Ali Ali (Somali Community): 651-621-6856
    Angel Toro (Latino Community): 651-621-6987
    Mee Yang (Asian Community): 651-621-7572
    Samaria Mountain (American Indian Community): 651-341-1793
    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. 

    lockermate Lockermates
    Lockermates are available for sale at $20 each. The colors available are black/red, royal blue/green, fuchsia/black, purple/teal, or orange/navy. Please email jenniferparlin1@gmail.com to order. The Lockermate will be available at Edgewood for your student to pick up. 
    2018-2019 Meeting Dates
    Join EPAT for their meetings this year. Come when you can to learn more about Edgewood and any events coming up. The meetings take place in the front office conference room beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meeting dates for the rest of the year are listed below: 
    Monday, November 12
    Monday, February 4
    Monday, April 15
    volunteers needed Volunteers Needed
    EPAT supports our staff and students in a variety of ways, from providing food items for staff, to chaperoning for events, to providing funds for teachers/students for various activities (back-to-school picnics, grade-level celebration days, etc.). Below are events/activities in which EPAT relies on volunteer help. If you can help in any way, please contact Jen Parlin, EPAT Coordinator, at jenniferparlin1@gmail.com or Volunteer Coordinator Margaret Meyer at margaret.meyer@moundsviewschools.org. THANK YOU for your support!
    EPAT-sponsored events needing volunteer/coordinator help:   
    • Volunteers to help Fundraiser Coordinator to collect packets October 9 through October 11.

    • Volunteers to help verify Fundraiser orders/money on October 10.
    • Volunteers to help Fundraiser set-up & distribute Fundraiser orders on Tuesday, November 13. 

    • Coordinator to organize and pick up Acapulco meals for staff during Parent Communication Nights on Thursday, November 29, and Thursday, March 7 

    • Coordinator to organize Staff Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday morning, April 30
    Support Edgewood
    You can support Edgewood by participating in the below fundraisers year-round: 

    amazonsmile AmazonSmile - Operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

    Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price. You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on their product detail pages.

    For more information about the AmazonSmile program, go to http://smile.amazon.com/about.

    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! 

     Show Your School Spirit
    School spiritwear is online. Click here for Edgewood spiritwear through the District. PLEASE NOTE that items cannot be exchanged or refunded...all sales are final. You can also order other Mounds View Public Schools spiritwear.          

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