Glendale Newsletter


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  • May 29 - 5th Grade Graduation 1:30-3:00PM (GLENDALE PARKING LOT)
  • June 1 - Virtual Kindergarten Graduation 2:00-4:00PM (specific times given by teacher)
  • June 3 - End of Year Supply Pick Up 8:00AM-2:00PM
  • June 4 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! Glendale Farewell Parade 10:00AM
** Full Parade Route can be found below & also on See Saw**


Glendale Teachers have gathered all of the remaining items that were left in their classroom, along with Spring picture packets, yearbooks and end of the year items for our students to be ready for Summer Break!

On Wednesday June 3rd, we are initiating another “CURBSIDE SUPPLY PICK UP” where you will be able to get these items that you may have reached out to your child’s teacher about needing. You may also drop off any library books or other materials borrowed by the student(s).

*Students will be allowed to keep the district issued ipads through the summer. Please look for more communications to come on that.

In compliance with the CDC and government regulations of social distancing, we ask that EVERYONE PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR. DO NOT PARK AND WALK IN. We will be running our curbside supply pick up similar to what we did at the beginning of the distance learning plan. Please enter the Glendale parking lot and follow the perimeter line around the LOWER LEVEL. We realize that the line may reach out onto Connelly at times, but we ask that you please be patient and know that we are working hard to make this as efficient and effective as possible. We have designated hour-long time frames for each grade level in hopes to give relief in car traffic. Your child’s teacher will be personally delivering the bags to each vehicle, so they can say their goodbyes.

Below is the schedule:

8:00 am- 9:00 am Kindergarten

9:00 am- 10:00 am 1st grade

10:00 am- 11:00 am 2nd grade

11:00 am- 12:00 pm 3rd grade

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm 4th grade

1:00 pm- 2:00 pm 5th grade

*If you are unable to make the above scheduled times, please call the office and we will work to best accommodate your needs. 952.226.0200

*If you have multiple children at Glendale, you may choose ONE grade level time and we will grab all of your children’s supplies at once. However, if they really want to see their teacher, you will want to stick with the designated grade level time.

Please make a sign on paper with the following information:

First Name

Last Name


(See Picture Example #1)

*For those of you who have multiple children, please be sure to indicate LAST NAME FIRST with all of the children’s names below it along with their teacher’s name.

(See Picture Example # 2).

Please place these signs in your passenger window so it is clearly visible. A staff member will then relay your name(s) over walkie-talkie to our inside team to gather the supplies. A teacher will bring your bag(s) and we ask that you please roll down your passenger window, open your mini van side door, etc. for the supplies to be placed in your vehicle. Again there is no need to park and get out of your vehicles.

Any parents who have not yet come to gather medications from the health office, please feel free to do this during your child(ren)’s designated supply pick up time. The health office hours are 8:00am – 4:00pm. You will need to park in the upper lot and walk into the nurse’s office to pick up medications.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together as a team to navigate through these unprecedented times. We look forward to seeing you one last time before summer officially starts!


The staff is excited to see you and wish you a wonderful summer at our staff parade on Thursday, June 4th beginning at 10:00 AM. Please take a look at the parade route. There are five stages to the route. We will be starting at GD, and traveling through all five routes in order. We are not able to travel every street, so if the route does not go by your house, please find somewhere along the parade route where you can safely watch. Each stage of the route is expected to take about 10-15 minutes. We hope to see you on the 4th!


Congratulations to the following students for earning a CARES award for the month of May! Way to go!

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Our very own 2nd/3rd grade teacher, Mr. Deris, was nominated & honored with Fox 9's Top Teacher Award! Congratulations to you Mr. Deris, we are so proud of you, and thank you for all you've done for our students and families at Glendale!!

Check out the clip here:


Each year the ending of the school year brings staff transitions as enrollment needs change within our district.

We want to thank our staff members who were at Glendale for this school year and those who have been here for many years prior. We appreciate all of their dedication to our students. We wish them the best next year and are so thankful we were able to work with these great educators.

There are a few changes coming for the 2020-21 school year:

*Rochelle Metzger, Kindergarten teacher, will be teaching 1st grade at Hamilton Ridge.

*Kris Gratz,1st grade/2nd grade teacher, will be teaching 3rd grade at Redtail Ridge

*Tom Deris, 2nd/3rd grade teacher, will be teaching 3rd grade at Westwood.

*Becky Gordon, 2nd grade teacher, will be teaching 2nd grade at Westwood.

*Katie Jaeb, 5th grade teacher, will be teaching 5th grade at Westwood.

*Miranda Cole, Special Ed teacher, will be teaching at Redtail Ridge.

*Chastity Thompson, Special Ed teacher, will be teaching at Hidden Oaks Middle School.

*Becca Unger- Special Ed Team Lead, will be splitting her time between Five Hawks and Hidden Oaks Middle School.

*Ellen Abney- Peer Coach, will be splitting her time between Westwood ad La Ola del Lago.

*Alyssa Tongue- Life Skills Para, will be exploring a new roll with the Lakeville School district.

*Melissa Feller- Social Worker, will be heading to Twin Oaks Middle School.

*Lisa Manders, Student Dean, after 16 years with PLSAS, Lisa is heading to the Tri-City United school district in Montgomery, where she will be the new K-8 principal! A big congratulations to her on her new position!

We will surely miss all of them greatly & we wish them the best of luck on their new journeys!


Just a friendly reminder to please look for any class/library books that may be missing and return to the media center before the last day of school (June 4th)!!


Report Cards

Student report cards will not be mailed home this year. They will instead be available to be seen on Infinite Campus starting June 12th. Report cards will reflect 2nd semester academic and social performance.

Moving This Summer?

If you know your family may be moving this summer, please let the Glendale office know. We continually update our enrollment numbers to plan for the upcoming school year.

Summer Information

Bus information for the 2020-21 school year will be posted on Infinite Campus in mid August. Letters with teacher placements and health forms for the 2020-21 school year will be sent through the mail in mid August.

Summer Hours

Our office will be open from 7:30 am 3:30 pm.

We can be contacted at 952.226.0200.



Back to school supplies for the 2020-21 school year can now be ordered online. To order

go to and register. School supply lists are also posted on our school website.

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ISD 719 CALENDAR FOR 2020-21

The first day of school next year is September 10th with assessment days on September 8th and 9th. The calendar is available at the following website:


End of Year Medication Pick-up

Medications including rescue medications (Inhalers, Epi-Pens, etc.) cannot be sent home with elementary students. We recommend leaving rescue medication at school until dismissal of the last day. Please pick up all medications no later than June 4th (by end of day at 3:30). The District is unable to store medication over the summer; medication remaining in the health office will be properly disposed of after the last day of school. Please call your school’s Health Office if you wish to make other arrangements prior to this.


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Glendale Elementary

At Glendale Elementary, students and adults practice the C.A.R.E.S. skills to create a respectful and safe learning community. Students are providing many learning opportunities to become successful, independent 21st century citizens. Science and environmental education is an important emphasis as well. Glendale's parent support is outstanding including an active PTC, volunteers and the DOGS group.