Edgewood News

An e-newsletter from Edgewood Middle School

June 8, 2023

Please Return Library Books!

There are still approximately 526 library books still checked out. Please check at home for any Edgewood Library items and drop them off ASAP in the large metal book box out in front of the building by the main entrance.

Lost & Found

Our lost & found area is filling up and we need to get items to their rightful owners. Please be sure to check the lost & found area in the activities entrance for any items that may belong to you. Items left after Thursday, June 8, will be tossed/donated.

Office Summer Hours

The Summer Office Hours will be 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. Due to limited staff, please call the main office number at 651-621-6600 to make sure someone is available if you want to stop by the office.

Edgewood Library Summer Hours

The Edgewood Library will be open for students and families on Tuesday, June 20th and Tuesday, June 27th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students do NOT have to be accompanied by an adult. Students and families can browse bookshelves, sit and read, and check out up to 3 books per person. The books can be returned in the outdoor book return bin by the main entrance. If attendance is high at these two dates, more dates will be added in July.

If you have any questions, please email nina.cook@moundsviewschools.org or call (651) 621-6688.

Happy reading!

Mark Your Calendars!

The Edgewood Fall Musical, Mean Girls, Jr., will be the weekend of Thursday, November 9, through Saturday, November 11. Watch for more information in the early fall for cast/crew audition information and ticket information.

Chalkboard Capers

thanks to all who joined us for Chalkboard Capers this spring. Mark your calendars for April 1st-6th, 2024, at Mounds View High School for the next Chalkboard Capers show!
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2023-24 Online Registration Verification

The 23-24 Online Verification is open for all students attending Edgewood Middle School in the fall of 2023. Please log into your ParentVUE account and in the upper right-hand corner choose Online Data Verification. Complete the questions, review, and then submit at the end. This process needs to be completed for each student every year.

If you have moved in the last year, please include an address verification for your new address (lease agreement/utility bill) under the documents tab. Thank you for your prompt attention.

If you need assistance accessing your ParentVUE account please email Shannon at shannon.mildenberger@mvpschools.org.

Bus Registration

If your child is entering kindergarten through 12th grade next year and will be a bus rider, you should have received an email about busing for the 2023-24 school year. Please read the email(s) carefully, as you will receive a personalized email for each student in your family with specific instructions. Detailed instructions for registration are also available at mvpschools.org/transportation.

If you did not receive an email or have any questions, contact the Transportation Department at 651-621-6027 or transportation@mvpschools.org.

Tickets for Sale!

Join friends of the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation the evening of Saturday, September 16, at the North Oaks Golf Club for the next installment of our annual fundraiser, Rock the School House. Tickets now on sale!

For over 35 years, our supporters have established an impactful legacy that has benefited generations of Mounds View Public Schools students by increasing access to school-owned music instruments, updated classroom technologies, parent and family engagement events, STEAM education, career and college exploration resources and scholarships for graduating seniors. We also welcome in-kind donations of goods, services and experiences for the event's silent and live auctions. Contact Jon at info@mvsef.org.


Summer Activities Registration Now Open!

Get ready! Registration for summer day camps, enrichment, sports camps and more is now open. There are opportunities for all ages, birth to adult! View the electronic catalog here and register at mvpschools.org/RegisterCommunityEd.


Girls Swim & Dive Meeting

Are you interested in the upcoming 2023 Irondale Girls Swim and Dive season? Please join us for our annual informational BBQ at Long Lake Regional Park – Beach Pavilion on Tuesday, June 13, at 5:00pm.

Come and meet your future captains, coaches, and teammates! This is open to all girls entering 7th – 12th grade who plan to attend Irondale. Any questions, please contact Coach Scott at scottkoke@gmail.com.

Sports Physical Information

Summit Orthopedics invites any Mounds View District middle or high school athlete in need of a sports physical to one of our FREE sessions this summer. Physicals will be held at Irondale High School on Tuesday, July 18, from 5–8 pm and the Summit Orthopedics - Vadnais Heights clinic located at 3580 Arcade Street on Thursday, July 20, from 5-8 pm.

Parents/students planning to attend the session at Summit-Vadnais Heights should visit summitortho.com/physicals to register and reserve their spot today.

Note: Registration is not available for our session to be held at Irondale. Walk-in only.

Your high school athletic trainer will have postcards to hand out. Please help us to spread the word and include these images on website, social and newsletters.

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Irondale Boys Soccer

Is your future Knight interested in playing boys soccer? Join the email list or check the website to stay up to date with all information. Tryouts are held the week of August 14, 2023.

Summer Camps are open for registration! Both sessions are coached by Irondale Boys Soccer Varsity Coach Bradley August. Come and meet your future teammates. Register for one or both sessions: June 19 - June 22 and July 31-August 3. See you on the pitch!

Important - Middle School Students Participating in High School Sports

Parents, please note that if your middle school student participates in a high school sport and will be leaving early for a competition, you still need to contact our attendance either via ParentVUE or leave a message on the attendance line at 651-621-6601 so we can get a pass to your student to leave their class.

Middle School Consent Form for High School Activities

Seventh & eighth grade athletes that wish to participate on a high school team will also register online. Before you begin your online registration, approval must be obtained from the middle school principal or dean, the high school activities director and coach. In addition, signatures from both student & parent/guardian are also required. Please complete this Middle School consent form and deliver to the high school activities office before you begin the online registration.


Upcoming Community Ed Activities

Mounds View Schools Community Education offers a variety of opportunities for youth, families and adults to pursue interests, expand abilities and improve social skills in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Programming is offered before school, after school, non-school days and weekends. Click here to see all Community Education offerings!

Community Programs

In addition to the youth programs and enrichment opportunities available through the District's Community Ed Department, a number of activities, camps and youth programs are hosted by area cities, local businesses, community organizations and school PTA groups. Please see offerings available in the district attendance area here.

Juneteenth Celebration

Join the City of Roseville for a celebration of Juneteenth. The holiday observes June 19, 1865, when slaves in Galveston, Texas, were informed that they were free, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. There will be speakers, free food and free entertainment. Learn more at CityofRoseville.com/Juneteenth.

Rice Creek Boat Club

The Rice Creek Boat Club has 2023 summer programs for ages 11 through adult for sprint kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards. More information can be found here or scan the QR Code below.
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Free Summer Meals for Students

Thanks to a federal program, free lunch meals for all students 18 years and under will be available at Edgewood Middle School from July 10 through August 3, Mondays through Thursdays from 12-12:30 p.m. Meals need to be consumed on-site.

Are you in need of food resources this summer?

Strengthen Relationships

Relationships are central to student success and development. According to the Minnesota Student Survey, Mounds View Public Schools students who feel teachers care about them are much less likely to experience anxiety and depressive symptoms and less likely to engage in substance use. Check out Search Institute to strengthen relationships at home and in the school.

Don’t Risk a Gap in Your Health Insurance

Have you moved in the past three years or will you be moving soon? If you have Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare, please update your contact information. It’s important so we can reach you when it’s time to renew your health insurance. Visit mn.gov/dhs/mycontactinfo.

This can be found in other languages here: https://mn.gov/dhs/mycontactinfo/communications-toolkits/.

Discounted Internet

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible households a discount of up to $30 per month off their internet bills (or up to $75 per month for households living on Tribal lands), as well as a one-time discount of up to $100 off an eligible connected device like a laptop, desktop computer or tablet. In many cases, households can get high-speed internet entirely free by choosing a fully covered internet plan. A household is eligible to participate if a child in the household qualifies for Educational Benefits, which includes free or reduced-price school meals. If you need proof that a child in your household qualifies, contact Nutrition Services. Learn more and apply here.
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