mpe weekly update


MPE Weekly Update

                                                                                                                        Apr2, 2014    


AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT (ASE) registration is open until tomorrow, Thursday, April 3rd.For those of you who have taken an ASE class, you know how terrific the programis. For those new to MPE, please try one of the many ASE classes we areoffering this Spring. There are some of your old time favorites as well as somenew and interesting classes. Be sure to talk to your children about what theywould be excited to learn about after school.

PLEASEhelp support your PTA and take a look at the ASE classes that are being offeredfor this Spring.  Clickhere for a list of class descriptions.  Classes begin Monday, April 21, 2014 thruWednesday June 11, 2014.  Registrationwill END tomorrow night Thursday, April 3rd, at 9pm. At that time all classeswill be closed and no late registrations will be accepted.  If you have any questions, please contact:Sarah Aronow -,Samantha Linsky -  *** Please note the LEGO class is full! ***



EXTENDED - SURPISE YOUR STAR WITHCONGRATULATIONS AT THE SCHOOL SHOW!!! Pre-order either (orboth!!) a goody bag with fun treats (no food) for $5 or a bouquet of beautiful flowers for $10!!See attached flyer fordetails. Contact Melissa Arends for any questions.



Tickets for TheBash are now on sale!  Be sure to registerearly to take advantage of the Presale Package. Clickhere for the order form.  Pleasecontact Kara Baltuch: kara_baltuch@yahoo.comor Rebecca Diamond: rdiamond77@gmail.comwith any questions.



SPRING HALF-DAY ACTIVITIES are coming!!!!  MARKYOUR CALENDERS!!  (APRIL 9TH, 10TH & 11TH) PROGRAM AND LUNCH WILLRUN FROM 12:15 TO 1:30 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Have your childrenremain at school with their friends for an extra 1 hour and 15 minutes!  Great entertainment: Jack"HoopWizard" Ryan (back by popular demand!), Great Scott Magician(NEW) and Entertainment Xtreme (NEW) will provide AMAZINGentertainment!! The price is $15 and lunch is included in theprice!!  5th grade helpers are 1/2 price!!!  Clickhere to sign up. Any questions, please contact GwenSamuels at




YEARBOOK ORDERING DEADLINEEXTENDED!!! You now haveuntil 4/10/14. Please place your orders!!

Yearbooksare being sold online only, for $18.00.  All yearbooks will be distributed to studentsin their classrooms at the end of the school year.  Please note: ALL 5TH GRADE STUDENTS ARE BEINGGIVEN A YEARBOOK FREE OF CHARGE FROM THE 5TH GRADE COMMITTEE.  DO NOT ORDER A YEARBOOK FOR YOUR 5TH GRADER,REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GIVEN!  Questions,please contact Jodi Eisner - jodieisner@hotmail.comor Gwen Samuels

To order a yearbook go to:
**Yearbook ID code: 2050814**



Start your Spring cleaning!!  5th grade committee will be holding its annual Used Book Sale on April 8th. We will begin collecting gentlyused children's books starting Monday 3/31.  Clean out your bookshelves and help make thisevent a success!  


USED BOOK SALE -Tuesday April 8th.  Children can purchase books for a $1.00 eachwith their class during school.  We needparent volunteers to set up on Monday 4/7 from 1:30pm - 2:30pm and to help atthe sale on Tuesday 4/8.  Time slots 8:15am-9:30am,9:30am-10:45am and 12:30pm-2:15pm. Sponsored by the 5th grade committee. Please email your availability or questions to Barri Pitman @ or Jamie Alpert @  HAPPY READING!





Earth Day 2014 is fast approaching (April 22nd)and to recognize this special day, MPE’s PTA is sponsoringa contest for students.  The contestchallenges students to demonstrate their understanding of Earth Day through artisticand written expression.  Students areasked to answer the question WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE GREEN?  Please see theattached flyer for detailed information on the essay and the 3D art contestoptions, and if you have any questions, please email Stacey Rubinstein,Environmental Chair, at



School spirit day iscoming quickly. If you haven't gotten your MPE apparel supplies are runningout. Place your order today.  Clickhere for the apparel order form with fantastic merchandise. 



Join the MPE PTAExecutive Board!  Here is your chance to get involved and make adifference in your child(ren)'s school!
The following positions are available on the 2014-2015 board - all positionsare for a 2 year term:
5 Vice Presidents

To apply for a position, please send an email letter to the NominatingCommittee chairperson, Jodi Eisner, ( previous PTA involvement and the reasons why you are interested inserving on the Executive Board.

Being on the Executive Board is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. We hopethat you will consider this opportunity and choose to get involved!



For up to date PTAinformation please check the MPE PTA school website.



MPE Reminder - Mark your calendars!

Mar 31 – Apr 4 – Used book sale collection

Apr 6 – MPE School Show 3pm

Apr 8 – Used book sale

Apr 9-11 – Half Day Activities

Apr 10 – Last day to order a 2013-2014 yearbook

Apr 21 – Last day for Bash presale ticket package

Apr 22 – Earth Day Contest entries due

Apr 24 – The Bash

May 23 – School Spirit day


Last Modified on April 2, 2014