Aviator Air Newsletter

Maple Dale Elementary's Parent Communication

May 10, 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


May 15: 4th Grade Step Up Day @ Greene

May 16: 4th Grade Performance/Celebration 7 - 8:30 pm

May 17: 4th Grade Field Trip - Mathew 25

May 17: MD PTO Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

May 23: 4th Grade Bowling 9:30 - 12:30

May 23: 4th Grade Lip Sync Battle 2 - 3:30 pm


School Happenings

Need school supplies for the 2019/2020 School Year? Order them today!

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Staff Appreciation Breakfast

The teachers and staff are what make Maple Dale so special! It was an honor to be one of the many volunteers to celebrate our staff at Monday’s PTO Celebration Breakfast. Many thanks to each and every staff member!!

A very big thanks to some local businesses who contributed some special gifts: Mike’s Carwash, Texas Roadhouse, Woodhouse Day Spa, Izzy’s and The Bloomin’ Garden Centre!!

Book Drive - May 13th

Maple Dale will be holding a BOOK DRIVE on Monday, May 13th to benefit our "Friends" of Greater Cincinnati Public Library! Please have your students bring in book donations on Monday, May 13th. If you have a large donation of books, you can drop it off at the office that day or take directly to the Blue Ash Library campus. We will give teachers an opportunity to "shop" the donated books for their classrooms prior to a scheduled pick up by the Cincinnati Library.

Join us for our Annual PTO Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon!

No matter where or when you volunteered at Maple Dale this year we would love the opportunity to THANK YOU for the time, energy, and talent that you have given to Maple Dale students and staff this school year!

When : Friday, May 17th from 1:15-3:15 pm

Where: Envision Cinemas located at 4780 Cornell Road in Blue Ash

Please kindly respond to Betsy Schatz by May 13th at betsy_grigsby@hotmail.com

Babysitting will be provided at Maple Dale Elementary in the Teacher's Lounge during the luncheon.

We can't wait to see you at Envision!

Come learn fire safety and tour the Montgomery Safety Center

Calling all K-2 Bookworms & their entire families! Please join GEAR Bookworms for a reading & brief book club style discussion of Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete by James Dean. Then tour the Montgomery Safety Center's firefighting headquarters on Sunday, May 19, 1-2:30PM. Please click the following link for more details of this free event & to RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/BookwormsMayFirehouse

Maple Dale Field Day Volunteers

Hope you’ll join us as a volunteer for one of Maple Dale’s favorite events of the year – Field Day!

Date: Monday, 5/20 (rain date Tuesday, 5/21)
Volunteer Times:
2nd & 4th grades’ session: 9:45-11:30
1st & 3rd grades’ session: 1:15 - 3:00

We need twenty volunteers for each session. As a volunteer, you will work one of the stations and interact with kids. Easy and fun!

Please use the following SignUpGenius link.


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Summer School Info

Summer MAP

Sycamore Schools is offering an optional summer MAP administration for grades 2-8. Please click on the here for more information and to register your child for this opportunity. If you have any questions, you can email Mindy Zellner, District Gifted Coordinator, at zellnerm@sycamoreschools.org.
Elementary Summer School Enrichment Info

Is your third or fourth grade student ready for a challenge this summer? Sign up for one or both of these enrichment courses offered this summer at our Elementary Summer School Program.

Summer Solutions

It's time to start thinking about summer! Attached below, please find our 2019 Summer Solutions Parent Flyer. The flyer contains our school code and ordering instructions for parents. Our school code has been activated, so parents can begin ordering at any time.
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E.H. Greene Information

Greene 101 Brochure (For Rising 4th Grades)

Greene 101 Camp for students transitioning to Greene School.

Greene 101

Summer School registration is now open! One of the most valuable programs for Rising 5th Graders is Greene 101. This program is organized for students to come based on their 5th grade team. Students will find out their homeroom teacher and team at Move Up Day on May 15. Once you know your child's team you will be able to register for Greene 101.

Around Sycamore

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Lego League Application links

FIRST Lego League Jr. (FLL Jr.) Application Form

(for rising 2nd graders)


FIRST Lego League (FLL) Application Form

(for rising 4th through 8th graders)


FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Application Form

(for rising 7th through 12th graders)


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Sycamore Wellness Committee

Smart Summer Snacking

Check out this snippet from the final issue of the Nutrition Nuggets provided by the Sycamore Wellness Committee. You can find all the issues on the District Wellness Committee page - here.

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In The Community

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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.