Mendenhall Elementary School eNews

September 10, 2015

Key Communicators

Are you looking for a way to volunteer? Each year Mendenhall gets to appoint 3 parents to serve on the district Key Communicator Committee. Key Communicators attend three evening meetings at the district administration building with the superintendent or other key staff to learn about programs, issues, initiatives and accomplishments. Key Communicators bring back this information to share with other parents and the community.

This year's dates committee meetings dates are:

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

If you are interested in representing Mendenhall as a Key Communicator, please contact Jennifer Methvin at or 469-752-2611.

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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Your Students Need You! Join PTA.

Partner with Mendenhall by joining the Mendenhall PTA for just $8. Your PTA Membership helps provide many needed supplies and opportunities for your child each year. See membership form below for additional information.
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PTA Volunteers Needed

There is always a need for volunteers and our Mendenhall PTA needs you! We have open positions still available. Any help you can provide, no matter how big or small, is appreciated. Please see the form below for a list of needed positions and consider investing time in helping to enrich your child's education.
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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

Plano East Cheer Clinic

CALLING ALL FUTURE PANTHER CHEERLEADERS: The Plano East cheerleading clinic will be Saturday, September 26th from 9:30-12:30 in the Plano East gym. Participants (Pre-K through 8th grade) will receive a clinic T-shirt, pom-poms, snack and a keepsake photo. Cost is $30 until 9/16, $35 from 9/17 or at the door. To register, contact Kathy Jones at
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Farm-O-Ree Event!

On Sunday, September 13th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm the Heritage Farmstead will be hosting a FREE event with inflatables, popcor, leatherworking, hayrides, games and more. In addition the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and YMCA will be there to give you information on their community programs.
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Plano Senior High Choir Craft Fair

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