mpe weekly update


MPE Weekly Update January 28, 2015   

ASE registration is still going on.  PLEASE sign up!  Your enrollment supports the PTA!  ASE is a fun program; kids enjoy a supervised snack period, interesting classes, all right at MPE.  Easy pick up at front door at 3:50pm or we will escort your children to the YMCA aftercare if they are enrolled. 

There are spaces still available in Karate on Mondays; Storybook Art, SuperPowered SubAtomic Science on Tuesdays and Kidshow Cupcakes, Dinosaurs Rock and Tennis on Wednesdays.  Please click here for class descriptions and to register.  Please email Sarah ( or Sam ( to find out more about the program.  We would be happy to help you find a class your child would enjoy or answer any questions! 

Author Jacqueline Davies’ visit postponed: Unfortunately, due to the storm this week, Ms. Davies will not be able to visit grades 3-5 on Friday. We are looking forward to her visit in June. All book orders will be held for the new date. Thank you.  

Valentine's Day is around the corner!! Support the 5th grade committee and surprise your child with a special Valentine’s Day wrapped bag of candy and personal note delivered to his/her classroom on Friday February 13th. Choose either Swedish fish or Hershey’s chocolate kisses (all candy is nut-free). Each bag of candy is $5. Orders are due by Friday, February 6th. If you have any questions, please contact Anita Vecchio (973-715-1102) See attachment for the order form. 

BoxTops – ATTENTION ALL MPE STUDENTS… we are looking for a new BoxTops collection sheet and we want YOU to design it!   All you have to do is get creative, design a collection sheet and submit it for a chance win our exciting BoxTops collection sheet art contest.   Each grade will have one winner for the best and most interesting design.  Winners will be rewarded with a gift card to Five Below.   The winning collection sheets will be used for students to collect BoxTops in the future!

Just follow these simple rules:  your BoxTops collection sheet must have 10 spaces and 10 spaces only to attach BoxTops, and must be submitted on 8 ½ x 11 paper.  Other than that, be as creative, colorful and fun as you can and be sure to include a BoxTops logo (drawn or copied)! Don’t forget to write your name and teacher on the back of your submission.  This is a must to be considered.  All submissions must be turned in to your teachers by Friday February 6th.   

Here is a link to a sample Boxtops collection sheet for reference.

Also, please keep clipping your BoxTops and sending them in to school.  The class that submits the most BoxTops by Monday February 23rd will win extra recess time! Good luck to all our collection sheet artists!    

MULTICULTURAL NIGHT is on March 18, 2015  We are busy planning an exciting evening for you and your family but we need your help!!! It is not possible to have a successful night without MPE family volunteers. Most of all The Multicultural Night Committee needs your help in making sure that all the countries in our school are represented at the event. Can you please email the answers to the poll below to Sejal at 

1) child name

2) country(ies) represented

3) Would parent like to volunteer to represent country at event

4) if yes to 3, Contact info for parent (name, phone number and email)

5) would child like to participate in fashion show

If you would like to contribute or help us in any other way please feel free to reach out to our chairs Sejal Lakhani-Bhatt or Cirla  Please volunteer and help us ensure this event is a night to remember! 

THE BASH  Come join us for a fun night of great food, friends, and prizes!!! Mark your calendars... March 26, 2015 is the MPE Bash!!! We are getting really excited as we've started gathering lots of great prizes. If you would like to donate a prize or a service, please contact Naomi Sutton, Rebecca Diamond, or Lauren Magid. Please note that TICKETS will be going on sale on February 23, 2015.  Please make sure to take a look at the attached sponsorship opportunities for the bash.  This is a great way to promote your own business or If you know someone who has a business that would like to sponsor the bash.  This year we have also added a family sponsorship. All sponsorship and donations will be mentioned in our printed book the night of the bash. They are also tax deductible.  Remember all the money we raise goes directly back to MPE.  In addition, if you would like to place an ad as a sponsor for the Bash please contact Ilyse Shainbrown or Kara Baltuch If you have additional questions please contact Naomi Sutton, Rebecca Diamond or Lauren Magid  We look forward to seeing you there!!!

**Don't forget to Like us on Facebook** The Bash –MPE

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 ( 

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


Huge thank you to Allyson Steinberg and Pam Rogers for a fantastic MPE Family Bingo Night last Friday! It was truly a wonderful night for MPE students and staff!


Facebook- Stay current with MPE PTA news through Facebook. Like us at the Mt Pleasant Elementary PTA page.  Remember to also Like The Bash – MPE.   

MPE Reminder - Mark your calendars!

Jan 30 – Ice Cream for sale

Feb 6 - Last day to order Valentines Day candy

Feb 23 - Boxtops due and Bash tickets for sale

March 18 - Multicultural night

March 26 - The Bash




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