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News October 27

News October 27
Posted on 10/27/2019

Here is the Latest MLE Info 10-27-2019

Want to respond to this eNews by email? 
Email: whittemores479@edmonds.wednet.edu


Recurring Calendar Events:

*STUDENT COUNCIL MEETINGS: Every Thursday        

1st Recess: Grade 3
2nd Recess: Grades 4-6 

*MOVE60 10/7-12/20 7:30am - 8:30 am


*MePowerment for 5th/6th Grade Thursdays 10/8-12/17



29            3:20-4:20 pm @ AMS Track PTA Fun Run – Hawaiian themed. Get your Hawaiian gear ready and be ready to have fun! Adults welcome to walk/run, too.


4              9 am Los Padres Latinos Meeting

5              Vision Screening Gr: K, 1, 2, 3 & 5

7              Veteran’s Day Assembly 9 am

8              Early dismissal at 11:40 am

                End of First Quarter

11            No School – Veterans Day Holiday Observed

13            PTA Popcorn Wednesday 3:10 pm

27-29       No School – Thanksgiving Break 

…See December calendar at the END of this message…


Have a Family Member(s) Veterans?

During the MLE Veterans Day assembly there will is a slide show with pictures of veterans (or active duty personnel) who are family members of MLE students and staff.

If you have a veteran in your family, please send a picture of your veteran(s) in uniform so we can include them in our slide show.

Your picture(s) will be returned. You may send the picture(s) to school or email them to 

Karen Sorge at 


Deadline to turn in your picture is Monday, November 4th


Please be sure to include with the picture:

·      The name,room #, and grade of student(s) and 

·      Student(s) relationship to the veteran.

·      Name of the Veteran

·      Rank of the Veteran

·      Years the Veteran was in service and/or name of the war they served in

·      Any awards they may have received.


If you have sent in a picture before, feel free to email Karen at sorgek@edmonds.wednet.eduto be sure that we still have it for the November 2019 slide show.


Everyone is welcome to attend the Veterans Day Assembly 

Thursday, November 7th at 9 am


Who are WatchDOGS?

WatchDOGS Have Fun and Help MLE!

Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day each year in a variety of school activities. 

How about on your student’s birthday? You can give 1 day per year, a day per month, or whatever works for YOUR schedule?

Join WatchDOGS! Email Nalani Baker: 


Keep Sick Students Home When…

* Tired, pale, not hungry, won’t awaken, confused, irritable APPEARANCE, BEHAVIOR

* White/yellow discharge, vision change, red eyes, itchiness, or painful  EYES

*100+ degrees. Must be fever free for 24 hours before returning FEVER

*Untreated ear infections may cause hearing loss; check with a healthcare provider. EAR PAIN WITH FEVER

*May need to be seen by a health care provider. PERSISTENT RUNNY/DRIPPY NOSE AND/OR CHRONIC COUGH

*Especially with fever/swollen neck glands. If confirmed diagnosis of strep throat SORE THROAT

Can return after 24 hours of appropriate treatment. 

*Three or more watery stools in a 24 hours, especially if the student acts or looks ill. DIARRHEA

*Throwing up 2 or more times within the past 24 hours. VOMITING

*Rash, especially with fever or itching. Exceptions are heat rash, diapers & allergic reactions. RASH

*Students with scabies may return to school 24 hours after beginning treatment. SCABIES

*Students are infectious 1 – 2 days before rash appears and until blisters (sores) are dry and crusted. CHICKENPOX

Students must stay home until all lesions have crusted over and there are no new lesions in 24 hours. 

Keep students safe & healthy! Edmonds School District School Nurses



MLE Parking Lot… Volunteer to help guide morning parking lot traffic…call 425-431-7766 if you’d like to volunteer 8:20 am – 8:50 am


*DRIVE Slowly

*Be courteous

*Follow Staff/Volunteer Directions


*Follow One-Way Signs

*No LEFT Turn onto Larch Wy (when crossing guards are present)

*SLOW Down and take it easy

*Adults must walk students across the crosswalk

*ALWAYS use crosswalks

*Park and walk students from parking lots

Want an easier parking/drop? Try Alderwood Middle School’s

Parking lot, the corner lot on 172nd & Larch Way, or the Church parking lot. They are an easy walk away from MLE.

If Your Student is Out of School or Will Be Late:

If your student will be absent/late, call


Leave voicemail with:

-Student’s Name (spelling it is helpful)

-Your Name

-Teacher Name

-Student’s Grade

-Phone # where you can be reached if questions

-Why student will be absent/late

-If late, time of arrival

-Lunch choice, if known (for late arrivals)


Please consider putting this number in your

Phone: 425-431-1215

You Can Be an MLE Hero, Too!
Want to be involved as a volunteer? Check with your student’s teacher, the PTA, and/or the Office to find out how your skills can best help our MLE Community. Remember to complete your volunteer packet and get approved, first.

MePowerment has Started for 5th and 6th Grade Students

For 5th/6th Graders Who:

-Thrive in an action filled, fun and high energy community

-Enjoy recognition & encouragement for their actions

-Are problem solvers, peace makers, or challenge seekers

11:55am – 12:40 pm (5th Grade)

12:25pm-1:10 pm (6th Grade)

For more information, or to sign up your student:


Want to Stay Connected?

Get (Optional) Texts About What’s Happening 


Send a text to the number: 81010
The body of the text says: @ee2fbd
You’ll receive a welcome text back

Looking forward in the school year…

WATCH THIS SPACE Below - dates change!


2              9 am Los Padres Latinos Meeting

4, 5          Hearing re-checks

10            Choir FT to AMS 12:15-1:45pm

                7 pm Choir Concert with AMS MS Choir @ AMS

13            Winter Celebration 6-8 pm

16            9 am Los Padres Latinos Meeting

20            Early dismissal at 11:40 am

21-1/5      No School – Winter Break



6              Return to school from Winter Break

8              Multi-Cultural Night Planning Meeting 3:15 pm

                        VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

15            MLK Jr Assembly

                Grades 2/3 Music Concert 6:30 pm

20            No School – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

22            PTA General Meeting – ALL NEEDED, please come! 6:30pm Libary

24            Early dismissal at 11:40 am

                End of First Semester

27            Non Student Day – Professional Development

Community eFliers

Please note: This release is for efliers only. You can also, at any time you are interested, view all approved Community eFliers on the District website under the “Community” tab on the District homepage. 

· Alderwood Community Church Trunk & Treat: posted 10/17/19 

· Edmonds Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat: posted 10/22/19  (Grades K-6; CL) 

·  Edmonds Police Foundation Holiday Dash Flier: posted 10/22/19   (Grades K-12; all) efliers + paper

· Edmonds Police Foundation Holiday Dash Reg: posted 10/22/19  (Grades K-12; all) efliers + paper  

· Boy Scout Troop 582 Hatchery Project: posted 10/22/19 

· Child Evangelism Fellowship Good News Club: posted 10/22/19  (Grades K-6; WG) fliers  + paper

· Renew Church Lego Camp: posted 10/22/19 (Grades K-6; OH, SP, ML, LW, BEV) fliers + paper

· South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue Neighborhood Night: posted 10/22/19 (Grades K-6; all) 

· American Legion Auxiliary Santa's Breakfast: posted 10/22/19  (Grades K-6; all) efliers + paper

· Edmonds Boys & Girls Club Lacrosse: posted 10/22/19 (Grades K-8; all) efliers + paper

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