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2/19/18 Monday Message

Submitted by heather.balli on Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:11



I hope all of you had a wonderful Valentine’s Day last week and are enjoying your extra-long weekendJ. Our teachers sure enjoyed having you come for SEPs; truly it takes all of us working together to help each child learn at high levels.

Yearbooks are now on sale. This year Lifetouch—the company that takes our student pictures—will be helping us make our yearbooks. The yearbooks will be in full color and will be at least 60 pages long. The price of the yearbook will be $10 in the office. Please send correct change, or make out a check to Meadow Brook Elementary. You can also order online at with yearbook ID code: 13488118. The deadline for order yearbooks is March 26th.

As a school, we are always seeking to improve communication and responsiveness to our stakeholders. To that end, we invite students, parents and teacher to give feedback on teachers and administrators. The survey will remain open until Saturday, February 24th at 5pm. Third through sixth grade students will be invited to participate in this survey during computer class; if your kindergarten through second grade students would like to give us feedback, we would encourage you to help them with this at home. The purpose of this feedback is to celebrate what we are doing well, help us improve our instruction, and to keep our finger on the pulse of our patrons. For feedback to be most helpful, I would suggest being polite even who sharing intensely positive or negative feelings. Thank you for your feedback. Survey link:

Meadow Brook's next two weeks at a glance:

Monday (19th)—President’s Day, No school

Tuesday (20th)—Box Tops Deadline; Book Fair open before school, during lunch, and after school

Wednesday (21st)— 2nd grade Zoo Assembly 1-3 pm, Book Fair open before school, during lunch (parents are invited for lunch), and after school

Thursday (22nd)— 2nd grade Zoo Assembly 1-3 pm, Book Fair open before school, during lunch (parents are invited for lunch)

Come eat lunch with your child on Wednesday OR Thursday and then check out the book fair! Parents, if you choose to purchase a school lunch with your child, please bring $4/person (cash or check) and purchase your ticket in front of the office. You are welcome to bring your own lunch as well.

Our PTA is looking for more volunteers to help in the Book Fair; if you are able to help, please sign up at

Warmest Wishes, Miss Balli