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    Congratulations to Mrs. Maurer on being Menlo Park's 2013 - 2014 Teacher of the Year!

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    Classroom Spotlight
    This is where we will spotlight some of the amazing things happening in the classrooms at Menlo Park School. This Classroom Spotlight shines on:
     

      the students in Mrs. Meirama’s class were split into 5 groups and each group had the job of reading and presenting about the Lenape.  They needed to teach the class about their section (such as the land bridge, early people,nomads, cultures, customs, etc) in a creative way and develop a way to assess their peers based on their presentations.  There were a few PowerPoint presentations, a poster with an oral story presentation, another poster with very detailed pictures and captions, and a skit with creative and awesome props!  Most groups made up quizzes on Word to give to the other groups.They had lots of fun working, presenting, watching the others and of course, learning all about the Lenape. 

     
     
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  • Welcome to Menlo Park Elementary School!
     
    Please click here to watch the Welcome to Menlo Park School video hosted by Principal, Dr. Karen Wetherell.
     
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  • Menlo Scientists Share Their Love for Science at the Annual Science Fair!

    Saturday, March 8th was full of scientific wonder at Menlo Park Elementary School! Menlo students in third, fourth and fifth grade presented science projects they created to different judges. All participants were awarded a certificate at the end. Scroll down to see more pictures from this Scientific Saturday.

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  • Bubble Mania Comes to Menlo

    The students at Menlo Park school had a great time learning all about science through bubbles! Thanks to the PTO and fundraising efforts of the Menlo school community, every student learned a little bit more about the magic of bubbles. Click the title above to see more great pictures!

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  • Help Raise Money for Menlo's Music Department with the Miles for Music Fundraiser

    Miles for Music is an organization that combines fitness and music all into one great event and we need your help. If you are interested in joining the Menlo Team and participating in the walk/run on Sunday, March 23rd, click the link above for more information.

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  • SAVE THE DATE FOR MENLO PARK NIGHT AT LAKEWOOD BLUECLAWS

    Thursday, May 29th will be MENLO PARK SCHOOL night at the Lakewood BlueClaws Baseball game, an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. Tickets are $10 and will be going on sale in January. All families are invited to attend and watch Dr. Wetherell throw out the first pitch. Scroll down to print out the order form to get your tickets!

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  • Menlo Park Students are Writing Computer Code!

    Fifth grade students participated in the national campaign called "Hour of Code." This purpose of this initiative, started by Core.org, is to introduce students to the world of computer programming. Click the blue headline above for more pictures and information.

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  • Menlo Park PTA Hosts a Bowling Night!

    Menlo Park families were 'bowled' over with fun at the PTA's Bowling Night held on Friday, November 22nd. Students, their families and Menlo Park Teachers had a great time at the event. Click the title above to see more pictures from this event. For more PTA events, please go to the PTA link under the Parents tab at the top of the page.

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  • Menlo Park is a Peaceful Place!

    Menlo Park is proud to be a peaceful school! In honor of School Violence Awareness Week Mrs. Harrison, the school counselor & Mrs. Nordensvan, the art teacher, teamed up to help students create pinwheels that represent peace. Click the blue title above to learn more about our Peaceful Pinwheels!

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  • Student Council Officer Elections

    On Friday, November 1st, the Student Council held their annual Officer elections for the 2013 - 2014 school year. Congratulations to all the students who ran office. The candidates made amazing posters and gave heartfelt speeches. Click on the "Student Council" tab under CLUBS to see the results!

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  • Menlo Park has a BRAND NEW MEDIA CENTER!

    Menlo Park School is proud to announce that we have a brand new media center! The media center will house 41 computers and places for students to use iPads. Here is a picture of one of our fifth grade classes doing research on the uses of QR codes.

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  • Menlo Park School Turns 50!

    This year Menlo Park Elementary School will be celebrating its 50th birthday! There will be many exciting things going on during the year to celebrate this milestone. One such event will be opening a time capsule that was buried in 1963! Happy 50th Birthday Menlo Park School!

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Attention Menlo Park School Family!
The Drama Club of Menlo Park School will be presenting a performance of "No Strings Attached - A Musical Adaptation of the Adventures of Pinocchio" on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm on the stage at Woodrow Wilson Middle School. You are ALL INVITED!! There is no admission and lots of fun. The 4th and 5th Grade members of the Drama Club have worked very hard and are we can't wait to see you there!!

 
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Menlo Park students had a fun-filled week celebrating their love for reading during Read Across America Week. Thank you to all the people who came to read to our students and help celebrate this event in a special way. The Menlo Park community would like to thank:
 
Dr. O'Malley
Mrs. Griffin- Ussak
Mr. Pitucco
Mr. Brandon
Mrs. Bright
Mrs. Anes
Dr. Heelan
Mrs. Iyer
Mr. Bowden  
Mr. Friedman
Mrs. Blevins & Students from the Civics and Justice Program
 Members from the Edison Target Team
Buster from the Lakewood Blueclaws
Sgt. Dudash 
Dr. Delarosa  
Mr. Drozd
Mr. Lechelt
Mrs. High
Mrs. Coleman
Mrs. Brazer
Mrs. O'Keefe
 
 

 Science Fair 2014
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Students in third, fourth and fifth grade showed off their scientific skills during Menlo Park's Annual Science Fair on Saturday, March 8th. The hallways were filled with displays, models and experiments and excited young scientists ready to share their knowledge with peers and judges. There was so much to see and learn! 
 
 
 

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Tickets for Menlo Park Night at BlueClaws Stadium are NOW ON SALE!! We hope your family can join us Thursday, May 29, 2014 for a fun night at the ballpark as we all cheer on Dr. Wetherell as she throws out the first pitch! If anyone has any questions, please contact our Reading Specialist, Mr. John Morvay at john.morvay@edison.k12.nj.us. See you at the ballpark! 
 
Click here for the order form and get your tickets!
 
Click here to visit the official BlueClaws website.  
 

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  • Today is Thursday, April 17, 2014
     

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    Drama Club Update
     

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    Mad Science will begin its Winter/Spring session the week of February 3rd. In the event of an Early Dismissal there will be NO Mad Science that day. 

    1st & 2nd Grade will meet on Mondays 
    Make-up Session from 2/3/14 will be held 4/7/14 

     2nd & 3rd will meet on Wednesdays
    Make-up Session from 2/5/14 will be held 4/2/14 

    3rd, 4th & 5th will meet on Fridays

    If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Abatemarco at donna.abatemarco@edison.k12.nj.us
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    Menlo Park School can earn money every time you shop at your local Stop & Shop. All you need to do is click on the link below. Please enter the 13 digit code found on the back of your Stop and Shop loyality card and enter 14421 for the school ID number. Even if you have registered in the past, you need to register again for this current year.

    Click here to register your card today!

    Thank you as always for your support!
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    Menlo Park School Anti-Bully Specialist
    Mrs. Megan Harrison
    School Guidance Counselor
    732-452-2910 extension 6703
     

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    Cookbooks for Sale

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    All the recipes in the cookbook are from Menlo Park Staff and Families. The cookbooks cost $10.00 and all proceeds go to the Love for Lana fund. Your support is greatly appreciated. If you would like to purchase a cookbook, please contact the Main Office.

     

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    MENLO PARK SCHOOL CAR  MAGNETS FOR SALE
     
      
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    Menlo Park School is selling car magnets for $5.00 each to benefit the Love for Lana Fund.  Lana    is a student at Menlo that is very ill.  We are trying to raise money for the family.  The magnets are available in the main office.
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