mpe weekly update


MPE Weekly Update October 29, 2014


School Store is tomorrow - Thursday, October 30th. Please don't forget to send in money; we have a lot of great new merchandise for the kids (prices range from 25 cents to $1.75).

Looking for something to do during Teacher’s Convention? What better way to spend the morning than with friends at a movie while fundraising for MPE's Build Our School Fund!  Please join us Thursday, November 6th, 10 am, at Caldwell Clearview Movie Theater for a special showing of Mr. Peabody and Sherman. Ticket price is $11 per person and includes admission and a snack of popcorn, drink and fruit snacks. The concession stand will also be open. Free Parking is located behind the theater. Please RSVP by November 3rd.  You can make your check payable to MPE-PTA or pay by PayPal.  Click here to register.   We hope you can join us!  If you have any questions, please contact Pam Rogers or Allyson Steinberg

Red Ribbon Week Is Here! October 27th through October 31st will be Red Ribbon Week at MPE and throughout the Livingston School District.  The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to raise awareness of a drug-free and healthy lifestyle.  The school will be handing out red ribbons for the students to wear.  Additionally, students are invited to participate in the following theme days:

·      Monday October 27th -"Team Up Against Drugs"- Wear Your Favorite Team Jersey.

·      Tuesday October 28th - "Turn the Lights Out on Drugs" - Wear Your PJs to School.

·      Wednesday October 29th - "Be Proud to Be Drug Free" - National Red Ribbon Day- Wear Red.

·      Thursday October 30th - "United We Stand in a Drug Free Land" - Wear Patriotic Clothing to School.

·      Friday, October 31st - "Say 'Boo' to Drugs" - Wear Your Halloween Costume or School Pride Apparel.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Kelner or Keri Gorsky at or Beth Zoller at 

SHOW YOUR MPE SCHOOL SPIRIT!  The 5th grade committee still has some cool MPE products left to sell.  If you missed it at Back to School night, you can still order our brand new MPE blankets, water bottles and sunglasses or the note pads and car magnets.  Please see the attached flyer and help support the 5th grade!  The items will be delivered to your child’s classroom.  

The MPE Cookbook is coming! The MPE Cookbook is comingYour RECIPES are Needed!  The 5th grade committee is working on creating a cookbook of MPE family favorite recipes.  Please click here, login and contribute your recipes User Name: MPEPTA2015 and Password: lettuce918 or send them in an envelope labeled "Cookbook".  There is no limit to how many recipes you can contribute!  Cookbook orders will be starting after the New Year.  Please contact Mindy Zoller with any questions.

THE BASH. We have started planning the 2015 bash! The event will be Thursday evening, March 26, at the Richfield Regency. We are looking for committee volunteers as well as local sponsors and all donations are welcome. Please contact Rebecca Diamond, Naomi Sutton or Lauren Magid

YEARBOOK PLANNING HAS BEGUN!!!!! Send in your JPEGS or cell phone pics (can't guarantee resolution) to your grade chair click here so we can get those adorable pictures in the 2014-2015 Yearbook!!  Don't forget send in the pictures all year long from all events that happen on school property and any field trips your classes take. 

BUZZ BOOKS are in and will be delivered to your children by the end of this week.   If you have not yet paid, there is still time to send in your payment.  Books will not be delivered if payment has not been received.  Any question, please contact Mindy Zoller

MPE Walkathon-Congratulations to all of our walkers!! This year's MPE Walkathon was a huge success!  Thank you to all of our volunteers that came out to support our kids.  Please collect all of your pledges and submit a check payable to either the The Make-A-Wish Foundation or Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research and NOT MPE!  Donations are encouraged but not required.  Please send in an envelope marked "PTA- Walkathon".  If you have any questions, please contact Keri Gorsky at or Beth Zoller at 

ICE CREAM.  Fifth grade committee will be selling nut free ice cream every Friday at lunch.  Please send your children with one dollar ($1) to purchase ice cream on Fridays.  Kindergarten parents – please send money in an envelope marked “Ice Cream” with your child’s name on it.  Any questions, please contact Lauren Hirsch

The 5th Grade Committee would like to thank all who attended the Half Day Activities last week!!  Your support in our fundraising efforts is VERY MUCH appreciated!!  We would like to personally thank the following parents for the time given to help run the events: Lauren Hirsch, Mindy Zoller, Mindy Pearlstein, Amnisha Parameshwar, Gwen Samuels, Stacey Rubinstein, Niraj Muni.  We would also like to give a special thanks to the following 5th graders who were a tremendous help all three days: Matthew Bach, Noah Goldberg, Matt Grossman, Ethan Hirsch, Emily Hunter, Emilie Malave, Eesha Muni, Justin Nikpour, Avi Parameshwar, Ryan Park, Victoria Sevill, Kay Spilke, Austin Vecchio, Alan Zhu and Jeremy Zoller.  The PTA would like to especially thank Anita Vecchio for all the time, effort and commitment she put into making the Half Day Activities a success!

MPE Reminder - Mark your calendars!

Oct 27-31 - Red Ribbon Week

Oct 30 - School Store

Oct 31 - Halloween Parade and Ice Cream for sale

Nov 3 - Ticket orders due for Morning at the Movies

Nov 6 -  Morning at the Movies 10am

Nov 17 - Wendell Minor visits MPE


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