January 13, 2020
Kids Heart Challenge Was a Great Success!
Mr. Attig and Ms. Mosher
13-PTO Meeting at 6:30pm
14-Late Start, School starts at 9:55am
20-Pizza Night at Pizza Ranch 4:30-9pm
24-Kindergarten Pizza Party 11:35-12:15pm
10-PTO Meeting at 6:30pm
11- Late Start, School starts at 9:55am
2-Kindergarten Dr. Seuss Celebration 12:25-2:25pm
12-Music Program Grade 1-3-5.
17-Parent Teacher Conferences
19-Parent Teacher Conferences
24-Parent Teacher Conferences
"Screenagers" showing at East High School
Mankato, Minn.-Mayo Clinic Health System – Mankato is generously sponsoring movies at Mankato Area Public Schools' East High School auditorium, 2600 Hoffman Road. Plan to attend these empowering no-cost viewings:
- 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., February 3 (Monday), Screenagers: Growing up in the digital age--explores risks of screen time for young people and solutions for healthy use.
- 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., March 24 (Tuesday), Screenagers Next Chapter--uncovering skills for stress resilience, followed by a panel of Mankato area professionals.
Screenagers is an award-winning documentary viewed around the world about emotional wellbeing of young people related to internet consumption and video use. Insights from testimonials, professionals including authors and brain scientists provide solutions to empower young people on navigating the digital world.
Screenagers movies are for all ages--everyone is welcome. Parents are encouraged to bring their children. For more information contact staff at Prairie Winds Middle School at 507-345-6625
Director of Public Information and Communication
City of Mankato and
Mankato Area Public Schools
Students 2-5 have begin their engineering projects in Media classes.
December 7, 2019 PT meeting
December 7, 2019 PT meeting
Attendance: Cherise Barker, Cynthia Ballman, Cindi Hashimoto, Mikala Drenckhalm, Abigail Fischer, Shane Baier, Alison Carlson, Jennifer Brunz, Eileen Campbell, Annette Wurdinger, Shane Drahota
Minutes: November minutes approved. Motion - Shane Drahota, Second - Mikala Drenckhalm
Treasurer’s Report: Lighter than last month, money in from amazon smile, cocacola and bookfair, $250 reimbursement for bussing, $150 donation. Make a $14,500 downpayment for the Spider climber, balance due upon installation. Conference meals are within budget.
Teacher’s Report: Thank you for conference meals.
Principals Update: Will communicate about the installation of the Spider Climber at the Wildcat Rally on Wednesday. Good article in the paper about Washington.
Requests for Funding: none.
Committee Reports: Boxtop check coming in January, maybe $250. Bookfair resulted in about $1,000 in books for teachers
New Business: Climb2FeedKids in January, Washington putting together a team.
Looking Ahead: Next meeting January 13 @ 6:30
Adjourn: motion Jennifer Burnz, Second Cynthia Ballman