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Young Authors Contest

Students in grades K-5 are eligible to enter the MRE Young Authors Contest. The purpose of this contest is to promote writing, recognize young writers, and select praiseworthy students to attend the Young Authors Conference at the Monroe County ISD on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Interested writers should read the attachment available in the Parent Update Folder in the list at the left for further details. Completed story or book should be submitted to Mrs. Kochendoerfer by Friday, February 16, 2018.

If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Kochendoerfer.

Posted: 1-22-2018

 

Girls on the Run at MRE

Registration for Girls on the Run will open on Monday, January 22! Our program at Monroe Road Elementary is open to all 3rd-5th grade girls and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30-5:00 pm, from March 6 – May 17.

All registered participants will receive a healthy snack at each lesson, along with a program t-shirt and water bottle, a parent guide book, and an entry to the incredible Girls on the Run 5k on Saturday, May 11th at 9:00 am (all students, staff, and families are welcome to come walk/run with our girls).

The Girls on the Run's curriculum based program is MUCH more than a running program. Space is limited and registration ends February 21st. Register today for Girls on the Run at MRE! Financial assistance is available and volunteer coaches may receive assistance for their daughters. The more volunteer coaches we have the more girls we can reach.

Email Girls on the Run for more information.

Posted: 1-22-2018

 

Community Education: Coming Events

Please see the following announcements from Community Education. Please call 734-850-6036 or visit the Community Education website for more information.

Daddy Daughter Dance - Saturday, February 10, 7-9 pm at BHS. Stop in now for tickets on sale through Feb 2nd. Tickets are $15 and will NOT be available at the door.

Cheerleading Clinic: Tuesdays beginning January 23, 4-5 pm at JRE

 

DADS Day – Friday, February 9th

We're excited to bring back our DADS program! Our big DADS Day for the school year is scheduled for Friday, February 9th. Please mark your calendar. Please complete and return the DADS form that was sent home with students on Monday or see the Parent Update Folder link on the left for a copy. If you need a DADS shirt, please include the size and $10 to cover the cost of the shirt.

Posted 1-16-2018

 

MRE Sensory Room Gets a Makeover!
Thank you, Mrs. Jennifer Goodrich!

Jen Goodrich, a MRE parent and professional artist, recently volunteered her talents to MRE! Mrs. Goodrich spent countless hours transforming our new sensory room into a calming work of art by creating an underwater themed mural.

Photo collage of before and after pictures of room painted with undersea mural

A sensory room is a therapeutic space with a variety of equipment that provides students with a space of calm and focus so they can be better prepared for learning and interacting with others.

Posted 1-16-2018

Blood Drive: Monday, February 5, 2018

Our annual PTA Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Monday, February 5th from 2:00-7:00 pm in our gymnasium. Our students will have a short assembly on Tuesday, January 23rd. Our goal is collect 55 pints of blood for the Red Cross.

Sign-up to volunteer for our annual blood drive.

Please use the Parent Update Folder link on the left for flyer/details.

Posted 1-16-2018

 

Getting Your School Closing/Delay Alerts?

Keep your phone numbers current by contacting the school office and updating your email in HAC. 

Next PTA Meeting:

Our next PTA meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 3:40 pm in the Media Center. We hope everyone can join us!

Invitation for 5th Graders & Families:

6th Grade Open House at Bedford Junior High School

5th grade students are invited to Bedford Junior High School. Mr. Hurley will address the parents and then the students will be going on a scavenger hunt through the building. This will be on Monday, March 19th from 7:00-8:-00 p.m and start in the gym.

Parent Volunteers Needed

Please sign up to volunteer in the school print shop. Parents that volunteer for the print shop will be copying, cutting, or laminating materials for teachers that have left projects on the day you have volunteered.

Sign up to volunteer in January
Sign up to volunteer in February

 

COLLEGE CRAZY MONDAYS

Spirit the Mustang

MRE students and staff are encouraged to wear college/university/military gear each Monday throughout the school year. The classroom with the most "College Crazy" kids will keep Spirit, our mascot for the entire week!

SPIRITWEAR STORE

Check out our new Monroe Road Elementary spirit wear store using the link below! It's stocked with tons of newly designed MRE shirts, hoodies, pants, shorts, and even pajamas! Items are purchased online and shipped directly to your home.

Monroe Road Elementary Spirit Wear Link

Hype Socks

We received another shipment of MRE and BPS Hype Socks. We have all sizes available, including adult sizes. The cost is $12/pair or two pairs for $20. You can stop-in at the main office during regular hours (8:00 am to 4:00 pm) or send cash/check with your child. Please indicate the size and style (MRE or BPS) you would like if sending in money with a student. There is an order form that can be accessed in the Parent Update Folder using the link on the left.

Outdoor Recess

Recess is provided for our students each day. Students should dress appropriately for all weather conditions. At the discretion of the principal, recess may be held indoors if the weather is too inclement or if the temperature/wind chill is at or below 15° F.

Lost & Found

Help the lost items become found items! Please mark your clothing, lunch boxes, etc., with names on the inside.

Substitutes Needed

​Bedford Public Schools has substitute teaching opportunities for those with 90+ credit hours from a four-year accredited college or university.  Substitute teachers have the opportunity to choose the grade levels or subjects they prefer to teach and even how often you would like to work. If you are interested in this opportunity, our substitute teachers also referred to as “Guest Teachers” are hired through EDUStaff. Start your application today..

Para Professional, Lunchroom, Secretarial, Bus Driver and Playground Substitutes Also Needed
​Applications are available at the Administration Building at 1623 W. Sterns Road, Temperance, MI 48182.

Kroger Community Rewards

MRE's PTA benefits every time you shop at Kroger by simply swiping your Kroger card. All you have to do is enroll in the Kroger Community Rewards program and select our organization to receive the benefits and each time you shop a percentage of your purchase is sent back to MRE. Please note that the benefits expire every year on April 30th. Use this link to re-enroll if you haven't already done so:

      Kroger Community Rewards

Click on the Ohio (Columbus) button (you'll notice next to the Ohio tab it specifies Michigan (Lambertville). Enter Monroe Road Elementary PTA or our organization number: 81700 and click the button in the front. ​Thank you for your support!

Purchasing School Pictures Online

Parents can also purchase school pictures online at Life Touch Our Picture Day ID is LM757012Y0

MRE CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS

 

​* Note: Dismissal time on any half days is at 12:00 pm (noon).

ADDITIONAL CALENDAR LINKS

​​District Facilities Calendar

(ML Schedules is a searchable calendar for events at all Bedford Public Schools' facilities)

2017-2018 District
School-Year-At-a Glance​ Calendar

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Calendar Correction from the printed News & Views Newsletter: March 29, 2018 is a FULL DAY. This is the end of the third quarter. It was mistakenly printed as a half day. ​

Community Education Brochure Cover Thumbnail ImageCOMMUNITY EDUCATION

Community & Adult Education programs, classes, leagues, and events for the current season.

January - April 2018 Brochure

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