Mendenhall Elementary School eNews

September 24, 2015

In-N-Out Burger and Bedtime Story Night

Join us on Tuesday, October 13th from 5:00-6:00pm for In-N-Out Burger. Students can then participate in our annual Bedtime Story Night from 6:00-7:00pm while parents attend our first general PTA meeting of the year. Information on these events and directions for obtaining tickets for In-N-Out Burger when home in your child's Wednesday folder. Additional information is below.
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Mendenhall Afterschool Academy

Mendenhall Afterschool Academy is an exciting new program offered to 3rd through 5th grade students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45pm - 4:00pm. A variety of courses will be offered to students in an effort to develop greater thinking skills, team building, and promote positive experiences in preparing our students for the world we live in today. A course catalog and enrollment forms went home last week. We hope to have all 3rd through 5th grade students participate in this enriching program! Watch the below video to see what it's all about. The Academy will begin next Tuesday, September 29th.
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Vision and Hearing Screenings

Students in Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades completed vision and hearing screenings through the nurse's clinic on Wednesday, September 23rd. Parents will be notified and the student will be referred to see a doctor if they do not pass two vision screenings. Please call Nurse CayCe at 469-752-2609 if you have any questions.

Earning money for Mendenhall is as easy as 1, 2, 3....

We are excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! The free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school. Yep, it's that simple. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and viola - just shop, snap, earn. Learn more today at the following website:

Get started today:

1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

2. Select our school from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!

3. The first 20 supporters at our school will earn an extra $1 donation from Shoparoo for their first receipt!

4. Earn even more Roo Points, or cash donations, by inviting others to join using your personal referral code.

5. You can even select a grade to support and have fun with grade competitions!

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Connect with Mendenhall

Be a Mendenhall Volunteer

Volunteer applications must be completed annually for anyone interested in volunteering in their child's classroom, going on field trips, participating in Field Day, or in numerous other capacities throughout the school year. Complete your volunteer application form today! Please click here: Volunteer Application Form

News From Around The District

FANS is Hiring

The Plano ISD Food and Nutritional Service Department is currently looking for energetic people to serve as school kitchen managers and specialists. See the flyer below for more information.
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Plano Senior High Choir Craft Fair

See details below about Plano Senior High's Craft Fair.
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