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164 STATE ROUTE 31

RUFFSDALE, PA  15679

 PHONE: 724-872-6484

FAX: 724-872-6972 

                                                                 

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Mendon News!

  • Red Ribbon Week

    Mendon Elementary will be taking part in Red Ribbon Week ( October 23 through October 27, 2017 ). Each day a student participates they will receive a ticket. At the end of the week, two tickets will be chosen from each classroom for a chance to win a Dairy Queen Gift Card. Please participate and make the pledge to be drug free!

    Tuesday: Ball Cap Day-  Strike out drugs by wearing your favorite baseball team's CAP 

    Wednesday: Green Day- Wear GREEN to show you won't pollute your body with drugs

    Thursday: Superhero Day- Wear your favorite SUPERHERO t-shirt to show you have the power to say no to drugs

    Friday: Boo Day- Wear your HALLOWEEN colors to show you can have fun without using drugs

     

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  • Halloween Party/ Parade

    Students will be participating in a Halloween party & parade on Friday, October 27, 2017. The parade will begin promptly at 2:15 PM ( outside weather permitting) & the parties will follow.  We urge all parents to simplify costumes as much as possible. Also, as per district policy please do not send in homemade Halloween treats ( Individually packaged store bought treats are recommended).  If you choose to take your child out of school early on this day, be sure to follow the early dismissal policy. If you have any questions please contact the main office.  

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  • Sarris Candy Fundraiser

    The Sarris Candy PTO Fundraiser will start on Friday, October 13 & will end on November 1, 2017. The group ID# for online orders is: 10-1315. There will be prizes for the top 3 sellers in the school. This is an important fundraiser for our school and with everyone's participation we can make it a success. If you have any questions please call the main office. Thank you in advance!

    Dates to remember:

    November 1st- Orders with payment are due to the school. Checks or money orders can be made payable to the Mendon PTO. (Remember to return the top two copies of the order form).

    December 4th- Sarris Candy pick-up from 4:30-5:30 in the multipurpose room. (Please NO later than 5:30 PM).

     

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  • Community Cougar Connections

    Each year, Yough School District provides evening classes for family and friends. You will be receiving a pamphlet, which will come home with your child, detailing the classes that will be held. There are a variety of fun and educational classes being offered and we encourage you to try one...or a few...out. All forms must be submitted to Central Office or main office of Mendon Elementary by November 1, 2017. If you have any questions please call the main office.

     

     

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  • YMCA

    The Greensburg YMCA has a lot to offer.

    Before & After School Enrichment (BASE) Childcare

    Financial Assistance

    Employment Opportunities

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Upcoming Events

  • Red Ribbon Week

    More information will be sent home.

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  • Blackburn Center Visit

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  • Blackburn Center Visit

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  • Yough Skate Night

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  • Halloween Party & Parade

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  • End of 1st Marking Period

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  • 2nd Marking Period Begins

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  • DAY 5

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  • Sarris Candy Orders DUE!

    All Sarris Candy orders & payment is due to the school.  PTO prefers payment by check or money order made out to Mendon PTO. Please also remember to return the top two copies of the order form and ALL money owed.

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  • DAY 6

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  • In-Service Day- NO SCHOOL!

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Have YOU Smiled Today?

It is said to be that smiling is contagious. In conjunction with our district wide theme of  “Taking care of YOUgh” , each week students at Mendon Elementary will be hearing and/or seeing a weekly reason to smile.  This weekly reason may be incorporated in their classrooms and will also be displayed outside of the main office. 

Reason #8: The Halloween Party & Parade

Reason #1: A SUNNY day

Reason #2: Open House

Reason #3 : A clean classroom

Reason #4: Students obeying the RULES

Reason #5: Feeling like part of a TEAM

Reason #6: An organized desk

Reason #7: Someone saying "THANK YOU"

 

Career Awareness Initiative

The Yough School District is kicking off the school year with it's Career Awareness Initiative.  Part of the initiative is to bring awareness to the top Soft Skills employers look for in their employees.  What better way to prepare the future work force by introducing & reinforcing Soft Skills while they're in school?

The Soft Skill for the Month of October: Plan, Organize, & Prioritize

Time is one of the most significant things that we have in the world. It is a necessary yet limited resource. In this exceedingly frantic and fast-paced world, the ability to manage time properly is a must.

 Top 10 Soft Skills By Forbes Magazine.pdf 

 Career Awareness Handout 1.pdf 

General School Information

 Mendon will continue to follow our 5 "Be's to Behavior" for the 2017-2018 school year.

Be Safe- Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.

Be Respectful- Say please & thank you.

Be Prepared-  Bring materials to school everyday.

 Be Responsible-  Be in the listening position during class.

Be Your Best- Follow directions at all times. 

 

Our theme for the 2017-2018 school year will be Superheros.

  H-Hard Worker

E-Enthusiastic

R-Respectful

O-Organized

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE

In need of a before and/or after-school child care program for your K-4 students?  Through the Greensburg YMCA, Mendon Elementary students can participate in a before/after school child care program here at the school.  For more information, see the flyer below:

 Before and After School Care Flyer.pdf

The Greensburg YMCA is also hiring and they are looking for you! For more information, see the flyer below:

 Before and After School Care is Hiring Flyer.pdf 

 

Fire Safety Week

Donut Station