For Your Information (FYI)
9.13 - Back to School Night, 7-9 pm (7-7:40 Gr 3-5 Classroom Visits, 7:45-8:15 HSA Welcome, 8:20-9 Gr K-2 Classroom Visits)
9.15 - K & 1st Grade Playdate, 10-11:30 am, General Wayne Park
9.19 - School Closed
9.26 - Fall Picnic, 5-7 pm
Back to School Fall Picnic
When - Wednesday, Sept 26, 5-7 pm
Where - Merion Elementary School Field
Merion families are invited for an evening of fun to celebrate the new school year. Bring your picnic blanket and enjoy pizza slices, pretzels, plenty of drinks, baked goods, and music.
Volunteers Still Needed
This event wouldn't be possible without the help of our parent volunteers who make the Fall Picnic a family favorite! Help is still needed at the food, drink and dessert tables. Please consider signing up for a 30-minute shift during the evening - it's a great opportunity to meet other Merion parents and support our school!
Sign Up Here
Families can either pre-order dinner from Tony Roni's, buy slices of pizza (regular or gluten free) at the picnic, or bring your own dinner. There will be a limited amount of pizza slices and plenty of drinks, baked goods, and Merion merchandise for sale at the picnic.
We strongly encourage you to pre-order dinner by completing the attached order form and returning it with your payment to school by Friday, Sept 21. We will not accept any orders received after this date.
Please contact Ursula Yau at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-805-0837, or Jonathan Oler at email@example.com or 215-512-4061 with any questions.
All proceeds benefit the Merion HSA.
Food Pre-Order Form
As a parent/guardian of a Merion student, you are a member of the school's HSA. We ask for your support by contributing $15 per family for annual dues. These dues go a long way to support the Merion School and Community with:
Pay Dues Via PayPal
Pay Dues Via Check
Advertise Your Business: 2018-19 Merion Directory
The Merion School Directory offers an ideal way to promote your business to the 450 families within our school. On average, families use their directories 5 times per month, for a potential of 18,000 views annually. Plus, our community likes to support those who support our kids. You can purchase your ad online or complete the form included in last week's take- home folder.
Yoga Club Registration
Merion's Yoga Club meets Friday mornings at 8 from Sept 28-Nov 30. Yogis in grades 2-5 will learn yoga poses, develop mindfulness practices, cultivate calming breathing techniques while increasing strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.
Yoga Club Registration
Merion Scout Pack 71 Open House
When - Saturday, Sept 22, 10 am - Noon
Where - Scout House, 625 Hazelhurst Ave. (Behind the Merion Tribute House)
Boys and girls in grades K-5 and their parents/guardians are invited to meet local Cub Scout Pack 71 and learn what scouting is all about!
Refreshments will be served and games played!
ISC Hot Topic: State of the District
When - Tuesday, Sept 18, 9:30-11:00 AM
Where - District Admin. Building, Rm. 264, (next to Lower Merion High School), 301 E. Montgomery Avenue, Ardmore
The Interschool Council (ISC) invites all parents and guardians in the district to our first Hot Topic of the school year. Please join us as our children begin their school year for an informative discussion about the status of the district with Superintendent Robert Copeland. He will update us on current and long term goals of the district and answer your questions.
The ISC is the umbrella organization for the ten Home and School Associations in Lower Merion School District with a mission to enhance education throughout the district by promoting communication among parents/guardians, teachers, school district administrators, the Board of School Directors, and the general community. Learn more from our webpage at www.lmsd.org. Contact ISCInfoNow@gmail.com for questions or to be added to our mailing list.
6th Annual Cal's Cupcake Challenge
When - Saturday, Sept 22, 10 am - 3 pm
Where - Cynwyd Elementary School, 101 W. Levering Mill Road
Young bakers ages 5 to 15 compete for the title of Cupcake Champion at this event benefitting both The Leukodystrophy Center of Excellence at CHOP & the Abington-Jefferson's Kind Pediatric Hospice Unit. For a $10 donation, visitors will enjoy bounces, face-painting, arts & crafts, raffles, food and 5000 cupcakes from the region's best bakeries.
Home Technology Management 101
When - Monday, Oct 1, 7-9 pm
Where - Lower Merion High School Large Group Instruction Room
Do you find home networks, routers, and web filtering confusing?
Would you like to feel more prepared to manage your family's internet use?
Please join us as George Frazier, Director of Information Systems, offers a two hour evening class titled, "Home Technology Management 101." This class will examine methods parents and guardians can use to manage devices such as computers, gaming systems and other mobile devices when connecting to the Internet. Class will focus on home network devices and their built-in software that can be used to regulate home Internet access.
Class size is limited so please register by Sept 25.
For more information or questions, please contact the Information Systems Department at 610-645-1925, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Lunch Menu
Worry Free Back to School Night Child Care- Sept 13
LM Football Tailgate - Sept 15
Online Safety Symposium, Sept 17
Bethel Academy Multicultural Learning Center - Fall Session Starts Sept 24
Lower Merion Aquatic Club - Fall Session Starting Sept
Main Line Girls Basketball - Clinics & Fall Registration
Narberth Flag Football & Soccer - Fall Session Starts Sept 16
LM Ice Hockey Open Skate - Sept 21
LM Ice Hockey Club - Season Starts Sept 15
LM Baseball Travel Team Tryouts - Sept 23
Philly Girls Basketball Clinic - Sept 29
Merion Home and School Association, 549 S. Bowman Ave, Merion, PA 19066
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