November 14, 2017


    Voters said 'YES' to bond

    Yes Voters in Mounds View Public Schools approved a $165 million facilities bond request on Election Day 2017 by a margin of 73 percent in favor to 27 percent opposed. 10,129 residents voted in favor of the proposal, while 3,689 voted to reject the request. For more information, visit the Secretary of State’s website. For a message from Superintendent Chris Lennox, click here

    As a result of the vote, schools will soon begin a multi-year phased approach to adding space at all schools throughout the District.

    Voters select School Board members

    Board election On November 7, voters elected residents Marre Jo Sager, Diane Glasheen and Shauna Bock to seats on the School Board. Results for all candidates are below:

    Shauna Bock

     4,727 votes


    Jennifer Daniels

     3,749 votes


    Diane Glasheen

     5,227 votes


    Sheila Lee

     1,880 votes


    Brendan O’Meara

     4,327 votes


    Marre Jo Sager

     6,026 votes


    Source = The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon

    School Talk School Talk 

    The fall edition of the District's news magazine is now available. In the latest copy of School Talk:

    * The value of living in a destination district and the impact schools have on the community

    * The annual "making the grade" report

    * Student news and honors from around the District

    Flip through the electronic copy here or download a pdf copy here


    What's new and cool in our schools

    Mounds Views video  Students at Sunnyside Elementary School are benefiting from a new S.T.R.I.P.E.S. program that was first introduced at the District's high schools. The program is featured here

    Ralph Reeder Need help this holiday season? 

    Thanksgiving bags with all the fixings are available to families in need during the month of November. To set up an appointment, please call the food shelf at 651-621-7451.

    Operation Joy, an annual holiday toy and gift program for children ages birth to grade 12, takes place in December. For more information, visit the Food Shelf's website and click upcoming events or call the food shelf at 651-621-7451 for more detailed information.

    Looking for ways to help?
    Online donations can be made at www.ralphreederfoodshelf.org or by mailing a check to Ralph Reeder Food Shelf at 2101 14th Street NW, New Brighton, MN 55112. For every dollar donated the food shelf can purchase up to $8 worth of food. Donations of nonperishable holiday food items and new unwrapped, toys, gifts or gift cards are also needed and can be dropped off December 1-18. Drop off hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Fridays 9 a.m. to noon. Questions? Call 651-621-7451. 
    The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is a Community Education program of Mounds View Public Schools and is available to any low-income individual or family living within the District. Food assistance and other services including county and medical application help and referrals to other resources and services are available at Pike Lake Education Center in New Brighton by appointment.  

    Reminder Reminder

    There is no school for students November 20-24. November 20-22 will be used for teachers to engage in curriculum work. November 23-24 is Thanksgiving break.
    Visit www.moundsviewschools.org/calendars 
    for more information.


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