EXPO Family News

Weekly News and Updates for the EXPO School Community

EXPO 5th Grade Food Drive

Our 5th grade leadership team is organizing a food drive May 1-31. All donations will be going to the Neighborhood House in St. Paul to benefit local families. If you are able to donate, consider donating in the following categories:

  • Pre-K/K: toiletries, baby food/formula, diapers

  • 1 and ½ split (Ulla): snack foods (popcorn, fruit snacks, etc.)

  • 2: breakfast foods (coffee, oatmeal, breakfast bars, pop tarts, etc.)

  • 3: lunch foods (rice, beans, canned meat/fish, peanut butter, etc.)

  • 4: dinner foods (oil, pasta, pasta sauce, etc.)

  • 5: canned vegetables/fruit

*All donations are great and obviously there is overlap between categories.

The 5th grade leadership team will count donations and the two classrooms with the highest numbers (one from preK-2 and one from grades 3-5) will have a reward to be decided on by the 5th grade leaders. Thank you!

Grade-Level Play Time!

Spring has finally arrived! Let's celebrate the nice weather by meeting at the EXPO playground for some grade-level fun! 🙂

Play time at the EXPO playground will be on upcoming Saturday mornings from 9am-11am, weather permitting. We've planned for the following dates & grade levels:

May 20th - Kindergarten & Pre-K

If you have any questions, please contact Jacqueline Kraus at j.kraus@hotmail.com. We look forward to seeing you!

Events with our EXPO Council of Parents and Teachers

Coffee Chats with PTO/Formerly Known as EXPO Board 😂

5/19/23 Happy Hour @ 4:30 PM—6:30PM, Bad Weather Brewing
6/2/23 Coffee Hour @ 7:30 AM—8:30 AM, J&S Coffee Bean

End of Year Playdate with PTO Members
6/17/23 Playdate @ 10:30 AM-1 PM, Minnehaha Falls & Sea Salt Eatery (4801 Minnehaha Avenue, S. MPLS 55417). Students and siblings are encouraged to join this event!

Big picture

Please plan to park in the front! Bring a chair and blanket. We will be displaying the movie on our front lawn.

Important Dates

May 29: No School - Memorial Day

June 14: Last Day of School