Aviator Air Newsletter

Maple Dale Elementary's Parent Communication

November 1, 2019

Our Flight Plan

Welcome to the Maple Dale Elementary Newsletter! We will share important information and highlight the great things our students and teachers are doing at our school. You can expect this in your inbox each week on Friday afternoons.

Attendance Line: (513) 686-1726


November 6: Picture Retake Day

November 10: Dance for Kindness at Summit Park!

November 14: 3rd Grade Performance @ 7 pm

November 20: All Pro Dad Breakfast

November 27 - 29: NO School!

School Happenings

Student of the Week - 10/28/2019

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2019 Girls on the Run!

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Parent Communication Form

Click this button to access a Parent Communication Form.

Let the games begin!

Maple Dale “We Are Thankful To Give” Giving Drive to benefit Northeast Emergency Distribution Services (NEEDS)

A great way to help children understand the importance of giving to others...

Please consider donating an item to help with stocking the shelves at the NEEDS food pantry this Thanksgiving season.

There will be a collection box located in the Maple Dale office from now until November 22nd.

Items in Need:

  • Boxed side dishes: Potatoes, rice mixes, hamburger and tuna helper

  • Canned fruit

  • Canned peas, carrots, beets, tomatoes, corn, green beans

  • Spaghetti sauce

  • Canned soups, especially beef, tomato and vegetable

  • Personal care items including bar soap, body wash, razors, shaving cream deodorant, toothbrushes and feminine care items

  • Home Care items: Laundry detergent, dryer sheets, dish soap, cleaning products, and paper towels

In Case You Missed It...

Lost & Found

Parents -

If your child has lost an item at school (sweatshirt, coat, lunchbox, etc) please encourage him or her to check the lost & found. Items can be found to the left of the cafeteria.

Please feel free to check lost and found while you are here for conferences or click here to see the current items.

Thank you!

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Global Kindness Flash Mob!

Hello wonderful Dancers,

Please join us as we represent Cincinnati in the 8th Annual Dance For Kindness. Join us with individuals from over 50 countries in 120 cities on 6 continents to show the world that Kindness is the common thread that unites us all.

One Day.

One Dance.

One World.

It's time to start dancing. We are starting to get ready for our big day. We hope you can join us. Even if you are not a big dancer please come and celebrate with us! Come as a family or invite a friend.

Here are the specifics:

DATE: Sunday November 10th

LOCATION: Summit Park in Blue Ash on the stage in front of the tall tower

TIME: 1-2 pm Please arrive at 1 pm to sign in. We will begin our practice at 1:10 pm. The dance and go live at 1:30 pm.

REGISTRATION: The dance is free!

Registration is now open. THE DANCE IS FREE FOR EVERYONE! You can register one of two ways. You can email me directly nicholsj@sycamoreschools.org and I can register you for free. Or you can click on the link below and register on the website. There is a $5 donation that will go directly to the non profit Life Vest Inside and The Autism Society of Cincinnati.

Register at nicholsj@sycamoreschools.org for free

Register at https://www.danceforkindness.com/register-to-dance/ for a $5 donation

START PRACTICING... Practice (click on the blue practice) and start practicing your dance moves! On the Learn the Dance page you will find, the dance tutorial, this year’s FlashMob and FreezeMob song, and contact info for our AWESOME choreographer, Becky Epstein! To access the page you will need to enter the code: #DFK2019 (case sensitive)


We also have a Classy fundraising page.

This year a portion of our proceeds goes to LifeVest Inside a nonprofit organization spreading kindness throughout the world through advocacy, empowerment, and education .

Locally, a portion of our donations will go to The Autism Society if Cincinnati. If you would like to donate here is the link. https://www.classy.org/team/256321

PTO Corner

All Pro Dad is teaming up with Operation Give Back - 11/20/19

You are invited to the Maple Dale Elementary All Pro Dads breakfast on Wednesday November 20th from 8-9am in the school cafeteria. This free monthly breakfast is sponsored by fathers, the PTO, and local businesses.

We will have a guest speaker from Operation Give Back and learn how we can support the work they do!

When you think about what people want most in life, it is happiness. Even the Declaration of Independence states that we have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. But what we are really looking for is contentment. How do we help our kids find that?

If attending please RSVP by noon on Monday November 18th via the link below so the correct amount of food is ordered.


Reminders- please do not walk your child to their classroom, please park down at the district offices to free parking spaces for staff members, and please be aware that a school delay or closure cancels the breakfast.

Please consider making a donation to support an upcoming meeting. Checks can be made out to “Maple Dale PTO” with “All Pro Dads” in the memo line and given to Greg or Doug.

Recycling Rangers!

Consider having your kids be in charge of reminding the family when picking up food at the drive thru or at a restaurant to ask that the family not be given plastic straws. We all know how to drink out of a cup right? "And, with the USA using 500 million straws every day (enough straws to circle around the Earth 2.5 times!), that’s a lot of trash and potential litter." for more info...


Join the PTO today!

The biggest perk of PTO membership will be coming very soon: the Maple Dale Student Directory! This is your guide to contacting your child's friends for playdates and a quick guide to important school phone numbers. Only PTO members receive this invaluable resource - join the PTO today! Membership is only $5 and can be purchased here: https://bit.ly/324Hwmo

Yearbook Photos Needed/Wanted

Help make this year's Maple Dale yearbook a fun-filled look at all that or students are doing! As you attend our school's events throughout the year (Warrior Run, class parties, Harvest Parade, Cultural Night, etc), please send your pictures to our yearbook chairs at japrior1967@yahoo.com or melissakindberg@gmail.com. We want to see ALL of the awesome things our students are doing at Maple Dale this year!

Reserve Your Maple Dale Elementary School Yearbook online!

Yearbooks are now available to preorder! Click here to order now.

How It Works

  1. Your yearbook team captures amazing images throughout the year.
  2. Your yearbook team creates a personalized yearbook for your school.
  3. Your yearbook will be delivered to you later in the year.

Monthly Lunch Menu

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Around Sycamore

Sycamore Schools On November 5 Ballot

We are just days away from a crucial decision for our district. On November 5, voters will decide on a $127.5 million bond issue to renovate and replace our oldest and obsolete facilities. If approved, this will result in an increase of $7 monthly per $100,000 of home market value.

Through our three-year Master Facility Plan process we identified the need for replacement and renovation of the district’s aged and obsolete buildings to support the educational and instructional needs of current and future generations of students. Learn more about why low-interest rates and escalating construction costs make this a cost-effective time to implement this plan.

Every school in the district will see some impact if the plan is approved on Tuesday. Learn more about the specifics of the plan, the construction timeline, and our vision for the future of our schools.


City of Montgomery - Coloring Contest

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In The Community - Flyers

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Click this button to view the Sycamore Wrestling Club flyer.

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About us

At Maple Dale Elementary, staff, parents, and students work as a team to promote success and provide a welcoming, safe, and positive learning environment for all.