Congratulations to new MNEA inductee, Jonathan Ruths! The Elementary Tiger Band gave a wonderful performance last Saturday night at the Wilmington Blue Rocks. They played the National Anthem before the start of the game! Poem in Your Pocket Winners from Russell! Poem in Your Pocket Winners received gift cards to Barnes & Noble. Another Poem in Your Pocket Winner! Parents, siblings,teachers & administrators joined the Elementary Tiger Band in a special performance for "Music In Our Schools Month". Russell's 1st Grade Growth Mindset Award for Reading and Math WInners, Mia Weist and AJ Barardi. Making Sand Art at the Fun Fair at Russell Elementary! Bottle toss at the Fun Fair! Principal Reardon getting pied in the face at the Fun Fair! Fun Fair Face Painting! Rusty's Golf at the Fun Fair Groundhog Day fun at Russell! Groundhog Day Fun! Pizza Bingo Night Pizza Bingo Night Pizza Bingo Night Pizza Bingo Night at Russell Pizza Bingo Night at Russell Russell Spirit Day Pres. Chandless, VP Bilker, and Secretary of Education Rivera
Elementary Parent/Guardian Homework Survey

The District is reviewing its policy on homework at the elementary level and is interested in getting feedback from you!

In the link below is a survey as it pertains to homework. If you could please take a few minutes to fill out a separate survey for each of your elementary age children, it would be greatly appreciated.

MNSD Elementary Parent/Guardian Homework Survey 

We appreciate you taking the time to do the survey; your feedback will be valuable as we strive to meet the needs of our community.  Please respond by Friday, June 7.

NAMM Recognition MNSD Named one of the 2019 Best Communities for Music Education!

Marple Newtown School District was recently named one of the “2019 Best Communities for Music Education” by the NAMM Foundation.  This award recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education.  Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.

Summer Reading Night at Barnes & Noble

Please consider visiting our local Barnes and Noble Bookstore, located in the Lawrence Park Shopping Center, on the dates below to pick up your child's summer reading selections! Please be sure to mention you are shopping for MN Summer Reading when you make your purchase! Our district will receive a percentage of all sales, which will be provided to our librarians so they may purchase additional titles based on student interest. Click "Read More" for more details! 

May 2019 Communicator
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