mpe weekly update


MPE Weekly Update May 20, 2015     

SPECIAL ICE CREAM DAY!! THURSDAY MAY 21st In honor of the long holiday weekend, the Fifth grade committee will be selling nut free ice cream and special red, white and blue choices at lunch on Thursday. Please send your children with one dollar ($1) to purchase ice cream this Thursday before the long holiday weekend. Kindergarten parents – please send money in an envelope marked “Ice Cream” with your child’s name on it. Any questions please contact Lauren Hirsch 

Memorial Day Parade Come join MPE and march in the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25th.  If you are interested in marching with us please email: for more information.

We are in need of a Chair for the Memorial Day Parade.  The Chair will be responsible for the coordination of the children marching in the parade.  If you would like to Chair please contact Kara at

Jacqueline Davies visit has been rescheduled for May 27.  There are still some extra books that will be sold, as her visit gets closer. If you have any additional questions please contact Beth Zoller at

SCHOOL FAIR Get ready everyone!  Here comes the day all our kids have been waiting for the SCHOOL FAIR!!!  Come be a part of it and help make it great.  We need your help.  If you would like to be on the School Fair Committee please contact us.  We also need lots of volunteers the day of the fair.  The fair will be Friday May 29th right after school, rain date is Thursday June 11th.  We need volunteers to help set up the day of, as well as helping out during the fair and cleaning up.  If you are interested in volunteering the day of the fair please click here to sign up.   If you have any questions please contact Andrea Mintz at, Anita Vecchio at or Lauren Magid  Friendly reminder that part of the responsibilities of being a class mom is to volunteer at the school fair.  Thank you so much for all your help and support! 

FOR ALL STUDENTS-IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE, you MUST fill out a School Fair Permission Slip and pay a $5 entrance fee for your child to attend. Please fill out one form per child.  If you are sending in cash or check  PLEASE LABEL THE ENVELOPE WITH YOUR CHILD'S NAME AND TEACHER.  We have gotten several envelopes with no names  and we don't know who to apply the entrance fee to.  If your child will not be attending the fair you still need to fill out the permission slip.  Thank you all for your support.  Looking forward to seeing everyone at the School Fair!

FIELD DAY is right around the corner!  This year, each grade will be wearing a specific color to demonstrate their team spirit!  The color can be represented with face paint, spirit wear, hats, etc. Please see the color designations below and be sure to send your child(ren) wearing their grade color on June 2nd.

K  -  orange 

1  -  yellow 

2  -  red 

3  -  green 

4  -  blue  

5  -  white

We still need volunteers. PLEASE COME HELP OUT & SEE YOUR CHILDREN IN ACTION.  Field Day is a great day where all grades spend the morning outdoors moving through various age appropriate stations cheering each other on.  There are 2 shifts,8:45-10:15, and 10:00- 11:15. Pick one or sign up for both!  We need parent volunteers to help out at each station to make this event a tremendous success. Please email Leslie Levitt or Paige Hershkin if you are interested in volunteering for this exciting day @ MPE! Or you can fill out a volunteer form here

 Save the Date June 5th - Join us for an Indoor Movie Night! Come for a movie and popcorn with your friends and help us raise funds for MPE's Build Our School Committee. More details to follow.  Thanks!

TOOL KITS It's time to order your school supplies for next year.  Please make sure to select the grade your child will be in next year to ensure you get the correct supplies.  Please use the link to order your kits.  The account number for MPE is 50073.  The last day to order is June 26th.  The kits will be delivered to your child's classroom on the first day of school.  The company that is providing the school supplies has a replacement program for many of the products such as binders and plastic folders.  If they break throughout the school year they will be replaced free of charge. Please contact Kara Baltuch with any questions.  kara_baltuch@yahoo

Volunteer! You may be thinking about summer, but your PTA is already planning for next year and we need your help. Please click here to sign up for the PTA committees that interest you. We need both experienced parents and those with new ideas and energy. If you volunteer to chair a committee you may also sign up to be a class parent.  Click here for class parent sign up.   Please contact Laura Goren with any questions (

BoxTops  MPE - this is our last BoxTops contest of the 2014-2105 year.  We need you to keep clipping as many BoxTops as you can before the contest deadline of June 10th. We have already raised more than $1000 this school year, can we make it to $1500??  We definitely can, but need your help - so please keep clipping and sending in your BoxTops to school labeled with your child’s teacher’s name.   Only one class will be the last BoxTops contest winner of this school year rewarded with extra recess time.  And as an extra reward, if any single class collects and sends in more than $100 in BoxTops, they will also win a special class snack (we will plan with teacher based on class needs).  Good luck MPE!!

ATTENTION ALL ART APPRECIATION VOLUNTEERS:  Please remember to put in for any supplies you have purchased for your presentations.  Attach your receipts  to a PTA Reimbursement Form located in the main office, and you will be reimbursed.  Also, please remember to return any folders you have borrowed back to the Art Files.  Thanks for volunteering. 

LABEL DADDY CAMP/SCHOOL LABELS: Need labels for camp, clothing or school belongings? Support the 5th grade committee and help keep MPE's lost and found pile to a minimum with Label Daddy customized, washable, peel-and-stick labels! (No ironing or sewing or messy fabric pens! –laundry, dishwasher and microwave safe) Great for camp/school clothes and accessories and so much more! PLUS 20% OF EACH ORDER WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO THE MPE 5th GRADE COMMITTEE! See the attached form for all details or place your order at: (Don’t forget to include the school code MPE). Questions? Please contact Mindy Zoller (

Thank you Ricky Peled and Michele Horowitz who led our bake sale last week and to all the families that took the time to make/contribute and purchase all the yummy treats.

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MPE Reminder - Mark your calendars!

May 21 - Special ice cream day

May 27 - Author Jacqueline Davies visits MPE grades 3-5

May 29 - School Fair

June 2 - Field Day

June 5 - Movie Night at MPE

June 10- Box tops due

June 26 - Last Day to order school supplies for next year





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