WELCOME TO MENDON ELEMENTARY

     

164 STATE ROUTE 31

RUFFSDALE, PA  15679

 PHONE: 724-872-6484

FAX: 724-872-6972 

                                                                 

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Ms. Trayter X 4000

Dr. Skorvan X 4021

 Mrs. Birch - Nurse X 4010

Cafe X 4030

Guidance- Ms. Mumau X 4016 & Mr. Gates X 4017

Mendon News!

  • Family Storytime

    Please enjoy us for a fun evening of stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 18 month to Pre-K.

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  • Red Ribbon Week Oct. 22nd - 26th, 2018

    Please Participate and make the pledge to be Drug Free!!

    Monday- Red Day- Wear red to kick off red ribbon week.

    Tuesday - Backwards Day- Wear your shirt backwards to turn your back on drugs.

    Wednesday- Tie Dye Day - Wear peace signs and tie dye to say peace out to drugs.

    Thursday - Pirates Unite Day - Wear your favorite pirate gear to "shiver the timbers' out of drugs.

    Friday - Boo Day - Wear Halloween colors to show you can have fun without using drugs.

     

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  • Eco-Friendly Progress Reports

    In an effort to decrease costs and become more eco-friendly, the elementary schools within the Yough School District will no longer send home progress reports. Parent have access to updated student scores in Power School.  If you do not have access to Power School, please contact Ms. Trayter in the office and she will send home the required information needed to set up an account and access your student's information. If you do not have access to the internet and would like a paper progress report, a written request can be sent into your student's homeroom teacher.

    Any questions, please feel free to contact the school. Thank you for your cooperation in this manner.

     

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  • School Picture Make Up

    School picture make up day will be November 8th, 2018.

     

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  • REMINDER: OPEN HOUSE TUESDAY, SEPT. 25th

    Our open house is a very exciting event!!  Not only is it a chance to meet your student’s teacher, but it is also a chance to meet our PTO.  During open house, the PTO has several activities planned.  These activities include:  Chinese auction, 50/50, spirit wear, dinner/snacks, baked goods and a number of community service representative. 

    We look forward to seeing you!!

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  • Back to School

    As summer vacation draws to an end, the administration and staff are looking forward to welcoming your child back to school for the 2018-2019 school year.

    The first day of school is Monday, August 27th. 

    By now, you child should have received their home room assignments in the mail.

    If you have any questions please feel free to call the school.

    We hope everyone had a safe and fun summer and we will see you soon!

    Mendon Elementary
  • End of the School Year

    The end of the school year has arrived! The teachers and staff are very proud of all the students accomplishments during the course of this school year!!

    The last day of school is Thursday, May 31, 2018. Students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m.

    Thank you for all your help and support through out the 2017-2018 school year.

    We hope you have a safe and fun summer!! We look forward to seeing you in the 2018-2019 school year!!  The first day of school will be Monday, August 27, 2018.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Red Ribbon Week

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  • Halloween Party/Parade

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  • No School

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  • Last Day for Sarris Candy Orders

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  • Picture Make-Up Day

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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

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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 November: Teamwork

Teamwork is the process of working collaboratively with a group of people in order to achieve a goal and is often a crucial part of any business or organization, as it is often necessary to work well together.

 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 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 school year will be Pirates.

P- Prepared

I- Informed

R- Responsible

A- Achieving

T- Together

E- Everyday

S- Successfully

 

 

 

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:

 YMCA Before After School Enrichment.pdf 

 

 

Crack the Code: Robot Malfunction - Title 1 Parent Night

The Halloween Parade