the students in Mrs. Adams class learned all about the great national landmarks and patriotic symbols. Students used note-taking, summarizing and synthesizing skills to research all about their topic in books and used the computers in our new Library to find more facts on the Internet. As a culminating activity, the students presented their visual displays and the facts they learned to their peers. Everyone learned something new!
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Barnes & Noble Night
12:20 PM - 12:55 PM Student Council Meeting
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM WWMS Band Assembly for 5th grade
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM HAT DAY
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM School Store at Lunch
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM WWMS Strings Assembly for 4th & 5th grades
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Holiday Parties
On Wednesday, December 11th, Menlo Park will host a book fair at the Barnes and Noble at Menlo Park Mall . The festivities will begin at 5:30 pm with readings by Menlo Staff, and a performance by the Menlo Park Chorus. Scroll down for more details!
In November, students in different grade levels learned all about the holiday of Thanksgiving. There were read alouds, reader's theater performances, songs, crafts and of course delicious food. Scroll below to see pictures from all the different Thanksgiving events from Menlo Park School.
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. More information coming soon.
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. For more PTA events, please go to the PTA link under the Parents tab at the top of the page.
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!
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!
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.
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!
Menlo Park will be hosting a Barnes and Noble Bookfair to raise money for our school on Wednesday, December 11th. The event will start at 5:30 pm with Menlo Staff reading various books, a performance by our Chorus, art by our students on display, specialty drinks in the Barnes and Noble Cafe, and the opportunity to decorate a cupcake!
On Friday, December 6th, students will be coming home with the PINK BARNES AND NOBLE flyer. The flyer has a list and times of events. Vouchers are also located on the right side. In order for Menlo Park to get credit for the sales, the vouchers MUST be presented at the register, including the register in the Cafe. These vouchers can be copied and given to family and friends. There is also the option of on-line purchasing starting Wednesday through Sunday.
Click here to view the notice.
In addition, families can pre-order cheesecakes from The Cheesecake Factory as part of the fundraising.
Click here for information about ordering cheesecakes from The Cheesecake Factory
Click here for the order form from The Cheesecake Factory
Thank you in advance for all your support! See you on the 11th at the Barnes and Noble at Menlo Park Mall!
Cooking With Love
Cookbooks for Sale
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.