Merion Elementary School
549 South Bowman Avenue
Merion, PA 19066
Ms. Anne Heffron, Principal
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School Closing Number: 302
3.16 - Early Dismissal 12:25 - No AM or PM K (Student-Led Conferences)
3.16 - Bingo Night, 6-8 pm (Updated)
3.19 - Report Cards Issued
3.21 - HSA Meeting "Love and Logic," 9:15 am (Updated)
3.22 - 4th & 5th Grade Jazz Night, 6-7:15 pm
4.6 - Merion Parent Social - 7-11 pm
Bingo Night is Tonight!
Beach Blanket Bingo returns to Merion -- NOW on Friday, Mar 16. Plan to join us for an evening of fun with pizza, pretzels, prizes bake sale and Bingo. Pizza dinner at 6, Bingo starts at 6:30. Each player $5, and $10 family max to play bingo. All are welcome!
The Great Lost & Found Clean-Out
Coming to Merion next week for student-led conferences? Be sure to check the Lost and Found, located in the Merion Cafeteria! Don't delay--anything left after Fri., March 16, will be donated to charity on Mon., Mar. 19.
Last chance This Year for Merion Gear!
Want new t-shirts and shorts before spring arrives? Need a personalized water bottle for spring sports? Now's your chance. We're opening the online store one last time for the 2017-18 year. Don't miss out - order by Mar 18!
All New This Sale: Long-Sleeve, hooded performance pullovers in red. Ultra lightweight and moisture-wick fabric. Perfect for cool spring mornings or after a game. Can be personalized for $5 extra!
Volunteers Still Needed for "Go For the Greens"
Volunteers are needed at each lunch period on Tuesday, Mar 20 and Wednesday, Mar 21 to hand out the veggie samples, tally votes and give out stamps to participants. If you can sign up for two lunch periods back-to-back it would be greatly appreciated! **Please only sign up if you can attend by yourself; we ask that you don't bring younger siblings to this event.
Grade 1 -- 11:35 to 12:05
Grade 3 -- 12:05 to 12:35
Grade 2 -- 12:35 to 1:05
Grade 5 -- 1:15 to 1:40
Grade 4 -- 1:40 to 2:05
Please click here to sign up. Questions? Contact Ashlee Goodman at email@example.com or 610-564-4483.
'Love and Logic' Parenting Strategy Workshop
When - Rescheduled for Wednesday, Mar 21, 9:15 am
Where - Merion Cafeteria
Is Parenting not always fun? Ever wonder if you are handling situations with your kids the "right way?" Please join us for some Love and Logic.
Love & Logic provides nationally renowned parenting strategies and resources that emphasize limit setting, accountability, and logical consequences. Parents/guardians will gainpractical and proven tools for raising respectful, responsible, and happy kids! Stephanie Brett, LMSD Mental Health Counselor and Dr. Stuart Shore, LMSD school counselor, facilitatethis FUN approach to parenting.
UK Elite Soccer is coming back to Merion!
Open to Merion students in grades 1-3, this co-ed after school soccer program provides a forum for players to work on their own specific areas of soccer development and improvement.
The program runs on Fridays (April 6, 13, 20, 27 and May 4, 11) from 3:35- 4:50.
The Merion Parent Social is Coming!
Our Annual Merion HSA Parent Social & Silent Auction is April 6 from 7-11 pm. Come support our amazing school with a night out at the Historical Merion Tribute House. Enjoy Live Music, dancing, wine tastings, specialty cocktails, delicious food, & a speculator silent auction. It's a fun night out with friends, neighbors & teachers while supporting a great cause.
Buy your tickets for $35 per person here.
Tickets will be $40 per person at the door.
4th and 5th Graders - You are Invited!
Attention fourth and fifth graders! Please join us for the second annual Jazz Cafe on Thursday, Mar 22, from 6-7:30 pm. We'll listen to the Bala Cynwyd Middle School Jazz Band perform, enjoy light refreshments, and work together on a small community service project. Please look for an Evite soon!
Ways to Earn Money for Merion this March
Make Your Amazon Purchase Count for More!
From March 12-31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on all first- time smile.amazon.com purchase! For every dollar you spend on AmazonSmile, a portion of your purchase comes back to Merion. Even if you're an Amazon Prime Member, you can still use it!
Try AmazonSmile Today
There's no Better Time to Try Caviar!
Whether you are interested in staving off the winter blues or enjoying March Madness in the comfort of your home with a night of delivery from your favorite eateries, Caviar has what you are looking for.
For the month of March, Caviar is extending two discounts for new and returning customers:
* Starting 3/1 and ending 4/5, Caviar is offering $20 off any order of $120+ for new and returning customers with the code: HOTWINGS
* Starting 3/7 and ending 3/31, Caviar is offering $5 off any order of $25+ for new customers with the code: SUNSHINE
As always, don't forget to order through Merion Elementary's storefront link (http://merionhsa.withcaviar.com) so that Merion gets 10% back.
Additionally, for the month of March, Caviar is offering additional money back to Merion for generating new customers to trial its delivery service!
From the Nurse's Office
Getting Enough Sleep?
Sleep, does anyone get enough? Elementary school students need 9-12 hours a day. Lack of sleep interferes the feeling of well-being, cognitive functioning, and general health. Read more about the CDC Sleep Recommendations below.
Free Dental Care
Do you know a kid that needs free dental care? Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is hosting a Give Kids A Smile from March 26 to April 2. No kid will be turned away. Appointments are available by calling (215) 563- 5848 x21. Appointments are available at various locations in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties.
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Current Lunch Menu
Community PSSA Tutoring - Open to students in grades 3-8
Spring Flag Football
All-Girls' Spring Flag Football
LMHS Annual Co-Ed Youth Football Clinic - May 20
Young Rams Instructional Youth Football Camps
LM Township Recreational Programs for Spring
LM Basketball Camp
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