Back to School Fall Picnic - Join your fellow Merion families for our annual fall picnic on Thursday, September 20th from 5 to 7 pm. We still need volunteers any time between 4:30 and 7:30 to help set up, hand out pre-ordered food or clean up afterwards; If you can help, please email Laura Betancourt (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jen Heller (email@example.com).
Calling All Bakers -Volunteers are also needed to bring in individually wrapped baked goods for our bake sale at the Fall picnic (no nuts please!). If you can help, contact Mary Ellen Schlaak (firstname.lastname@example.org). See flyer in today's folder or here.
Get your Merion spirit on! - Show your school spirit with our stylish new 2012 Merion merchandise. Look for the order form in today's envelope or here.
Getting into your morning routine - Please make sure that children do not arrive at school before 8:45 am since there is no adult supervision before then.
International Night at Merion - Enjoy the tastes, sounds and arts from the various countries and cultures of our Merion families on October 24 from 6:00-7:30 pm. We welcome you to help host a table and share something about your heritage (i.e., art, food, music or more). To get involved, please contact Kristine Delmonte (email@example.com).
The directory is coming - Help ensure that your family's listing is accurate by reviewing carefully and turning in your emergency contact form. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you missed a correction or would like alternate info for your child included in the directory (i.e., nickname, email, phone number etc).
Introducing the Merion HSA website - New this year, check out all the latest HSA related activities and events happening here atwww.merionhsa.org. All the forms and flyers from your Thursday Folder will be made available each week here too.
Community Events and Programming
Merion Cub Scouts - Boys 1st through 5th grade, head over to the Merion Scout House this Saturday, September 22nd, at 10 am for a morning of fun and games with Merion Cub Scout Pack 71.
Girl Scouts - Girls K through 5th grade who would like to newly join Girl Scouts should complete the linked form and return it to Celine O'Neill. Contact her at email@example.com with any questions. Girls who have previously been a Girl Scout member do not need to complete this form.
C-MITES - Carnegie Mellon Institute for Talented Elementary and Secondary Students ("C-MITES") offers weekend workshops for academically talented students in kindergarten through 9th grade. The next session will be held Saturday November 10, 2012 at Lower Merion High School. Registration is first-come, first-served and classes fill quickly.
CSE Social,- Sunday, September 23, 7:00pm. If your child has an IEP, GIEP, or 504 agreement, you are invited to an evening get-together with the co-presidents and school representatives of the Lower Merion Committee for Special Education, a parent volunteer group recognized by LMSD and operating since 1972. Refreshments will be served. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and to get the location.
Lower Merion School District Community Pool - Memberships will be available beginning Tuesday, September 4, 2011.
Lower Merion Ice Hockey Club Elementary Team Open Skate
Lower Merion Soccer Club Special Needs Program
Running Rams Girls Basketball Clinics