MRES Leadership Updates

  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 10/10/2019

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    October Break- No School/October 14th through 25th

    October 28 - November 1 - Red Ribbon Week 

    October 31- Fall Parties from 2:40-3:40PM look for teacher information

    November 1- BOB breakfast 7:30AM

    November 11- Veteran’s Day Assembly 8:30 am-9:20 am- Parents welcome with ID

     

    Fall Festival Party - October 31st

    Please know we will allow costumes on Thursday, October 31st that are school appropriate - nothing scary.

    Not allowed:

    • Masks of any kind

    • Full face paint

    • Weapons or weapon facsimiles of any kind

    • Fake blood or gore

    In the afternoon of October 31st - there will be classroom parties - please check emails coming from your student’s classroom teacher.  Our Health & Wellness Policy allows for four classroom parties a year - the Fall Festival on October 31st is one such party. On these days, classroom teachers may allow food items for class parties that do not meet the nutrition guidelines. Foods must still be store-bought - no homemade foods are allowed due to allergies.  Healthy snacks are encouraged.  

     

    Red Ribbon Week

    Red Ribbon Week

    October 28-November 1

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School Student Council

    Parents,

    More than 100,000 schools and organizations throughout the U.S. celebrate Red Ribbon Week each October.  The goal is to teach students to stay away from drugs and make healthy life choices.

    During Red Ribbon Week, your child will have the opportunity to participate in several activities related to the celebration and promotion of being drug free. 

     

     

    Monday, October 28

    ·       Each student will receive a ribbon

    ·       Get “RED” Y to Live a Bully and Drug Free Life – wear red clothing

    Tuesday, October 29

    ·       School wide pledge to remain bully and drug free – teachers please take class up by the gym to sign the pledge

    ·       Wild at Being Drug Free – wear crazy hair, socks, and clothing

    Wednesday, October 30

    ·       Hats Off to Being Drug Free – wear a hat

    Thursday, October 31

    ·       Say Boo to Drugs – wear your Halloween costume 

    Friday, November 1

    ·       Follow Your Dreams, Don’t Do Drugs – wear pajamas and slippers and bring a stuffed animal

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 10/4/2019

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

     

    October 8- PTA Potluck- donate food for dinner for teachers

    October 8 and 10- Parent Teacher Conferences- Schedules to come from teachers.

    October 9 - Art to Remember orders due

    October 11- Inaugural Falcon Homecoming Parade

    October Break-  No School October 14th-25th

     

    Inaugural Falcon Homecoming Parade

    Friday, October 11, 2019

    1:30-2:30PM

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Families, 

    Please Join - Falcon High School is having a Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 1:30-2:30PM.  The Parade Route is north on Eastonville from Stapleton Rd. to Falcon High School. ***Note that Eastonville will be closed during the Parade Route.  Following the Parade is a Carnival at Falcon High School from 2:30-6:30PM in the Student Lot at the south end of Falcon High School.  

     

    PTA/MRES needs a volunteer(s)

    We are looking for someone to help ONCE A MONTH in changing the sign in front of school. The office will have what you need, you just need to put the letters in the sign! Can you help? Please let Melinda know if you are willing or email meridianranchelempta@gmail.com.

     

    PTA Potluck for teacher conferences- dinner for teachers!

     

    Please sign up here:  

     

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D48ADAA29A6FA7-october

     

    Label Student Items 

    We have items that end up in lost & found.  Please label student lunch boxes, water bottles, and jackets - this allows us to return items to students.

     

    Art Fundraiser

    For the next two weeks your young artist will be creating art for the ART TO REMEMBER fundraiser for Art Room supplies.  We have partnered with a new company this year that offers exciting products for imprint with your child's art image.   You will receive a catalog for ordering in October. All proceeds support Start the Art NIght, which features student art projects.

     

    Lost and Found

    Lost and found items that are not picked up from school by October 11th will be donated over October break to those in need. 

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  • MRES Lockdown Drill: Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

    Posted by David Nancarrow on 9/30/2019
    Good morning Meridian Ranch Elementary School family,
     
    District 49's safety and security team selected MRES for a lockdown drill on Monday, September 30.
     
    This drill started at approximately 10:00 a.m. as part of ongoing efforts to continuously strengthen our safety procedures. Drills like this help your school maintain a safe atmosphere and remain prepared in case of an emergency. In the event of an actual emergency, you would be notified via a phone message, text, and/or email.
     
    Please take this opportunity to review and update the emergency contact information you have registered in parent portal.
     
    Please contact Dave Watson, District 49 safety and security director, with any questions.
     
    Sincerely,
     
    David Nancarrow
    Director of Communications
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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 9/27/2019

    Friday, September 27, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    September 30-October 4th MRES Spirit Week- see below

    October 1 - Third grade field trip

    October 2 - PTA Walk and Bike to MRES

    October 8- PTA Potluck- donate food for dinner for teachers- signup genius to come.

    October 8 and 10- Parent Teacher Conferences- Schedules to come from teachers.

    October 9 - Art to Remember orders due

    October Break-  No School October 14th-25th

     

    Wednesday, October 2nd is Walk or Bike to School Day. 

     

    Let’s fill the sidewalks with Bulldog pride as we encourage our kids to walk, bike, or scooter to school!  Base 49 & bus riders can also join the fun by walking the track. Every student that participates will earn a Bulldog Bone!

     

    Volunteers are needed to pass out stickers, cheer, or decorate the sidewalks with chalk. Use the sign up link below to be a part of the excitement!

     

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d48adaa29a6fa7-walkorbike

     

    Spirit Week Sept. 30th-Oct. 4th

    Monday - Hat Day

    Tuesday - Favorite Sports Team Colors/Jersey Day

    Wednesday - PJs and Stuffed Animal Day

    Thursday - Crazy Hair Day

    Friday Bulldog Spirit Day - Wear sunglasses & hats 

     

    Label Student Items 

    We have items that end up in lost & found.  Please label student lunch boxes, water bottles, and jackets - this allows us to return items to students.

     

    Art Fundraiser

    For the next two weeks your young artist will be creating art for the ART TO REMEMBER fundraiser for Art Room supplies.  We have partnered with a new company this year that offers exciting products for imprint with your child's art image.   You will receive a catalog for ordering in October. All proceeds support Start the Art NIght, which features student art projects.

     

    Lost and Found

    Lost and found items that are not picked up from school by October 11th will be donated over October break to those in need.  

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 9/20/2019

    Friday, September 20, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    September 25- Kindergarten Field Trip

    September 25 - Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) General Meeting 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

    September 26 - Picture retake day- Life Touch

    September 27- Student Council Meeting 7:30 am

    October 1 - Third grade field trip

    October 2 - PTA Walk and Bike to MRES

    October 8- PTA Potluck- donate food for dinner for teachers- signup genius to come.

    October 8 and 10- Parent Teacher Conferences- Schedules to come from teachers.

    October 9 - Art to Remember orders due

    October Break-  No School October 14th-25th

     

    Field Day

    Coach Ty and the staff at MRES want to say thank you to all of the parent volunteers that helped make this year’s field day a success!  

     

    September 25 at 6-7PM -  General PTA Meeting (in Cafeteria):  

    FREE CHILDCARE!!  Treats for ALL!  Your kids can work on painting rocks for a school project, while you join us for our FIRST general PTA meeting of the school year (only 4 a year)!  

    Topics we'll be discussing:

    FUN RUN!! 

    Check out the PTA Facebook Page ahead of time for the agenda! (@MeridianRanchPTA)

     

    Label Student Items 

    We have items that end up in lost & found.  Please label student lunch boxes, water bottles, and jackets - this allows us to return items to students.

     

    Art Fundraiser

    For the next two weeks your young artist will be creating art for the ART TO REMEMBER fundraiser for Art Room supplies.  We have partnered with a new company this year that offers exciting products for imprint with your child's art image.   You will receive a catalog for ordering in October. All proceeds support Start the Art NIght, which features student art projects.

     

    Lost and Found

    Lost and found items that are not picked up from school by October 11th will be donated over October break to those in need. 

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 9/13/2019

    Friday, September 13, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    September 16-20 -  Book Fair/MRES Library 

    September 18 - Family Fun Night 5:00 pm 

    September 19 - First grade field trip 

    September 19th/20th- Field Day (Schedule Below)

    September 25 - Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) General Meeting 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

    September 26 - Picture retake day- Life Touch

    October 1 - Third grade field trip

    October 2 - PTA Walk and Bike to MRES

    October 9 - Art to Remember orders due

     

    PTA Family Fun Night

     

    Family Fun Night: Bingo For Books!

    Sept. 18, 5-7pm, with Bingo being played from 5:30 - 6:30pm

    This is a fun, FREE, family event for students and neighborhood families!  Come play Bingo for free to win books for kids!

    -BOOK FAIR will be open for shopping this night from 5 - 7pm!

    -Food will be available for purchase from Food Trucks parked out front during this event, and will be donating 10% of sales to PTA!!! Marlee Rae's, Witty Pork's Pizza, and Polar Breeze will be there from 5 - 7PM!  Come visit the food trucks, even if you are unable to attend the Bingo for Books.  

     

    September 25 at 6-7PM -  General PTA Meeting (in Cafeteria):  FREE CHILDCARE!!  Treats for ALL!  Your kids can work on painting rocks for a school project, while you join us for our FIRST general PTA meeting of the school year (only 4 a year)!  

    Topics we'll be discussing:

    FUN RUN!! 

    Check out the PTA Facebook Page ahead of time for the agenda! (@MeridianRanchPTA)

     

    Label Student Items 

    We have items that end up in lost & found.  Please label student lunch boxes, water bottles, and jackets - this allows us to return items to students.

     

    Field Day

    ****Be sure to sign in at the table on your way out to the field.****

    Schedule:

    Thursday, September 19th

    • 4th-5th Grade 9:00-11:00

    • 2nd-3rd Grade 1:00-3:00

     

    Friday, September 20th

    • K-1st Grade 8:45-10:45

     

    Art Fundraiser

    For the next two weeks your young artist will be creating art for the ART TO REMEMBER fundraiser for Art Room supplies.  We have partnered with a new company this year that offers exciting products for imprint with your child's art image.   You will receive a catalog for ordering in October. All proceeds support Start the Art NIght, which features student art projects.

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 9/7/2019

    Friday, September 6th 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    September 16th-20th Book Fair - MRES Library 

    September 18th - Family Fun Night 5:00 pm 

    September 19th - 1st grade field trip 

    September 19th/20th- Field Day (Schedule Below))

    September 26th- Picture retake day- Life Touch

    October 1st- 3rd grade field trip

    October 2nd- PTA Walk and Bike to MRES

    October 9th- Art to Remember orders due

     

    PTA Family Fun Night

     

    Family Fun Night: Bingo For Books!

    Sept. 18, 5-7pm, with Bingo being played from 5:30 - 6:30pm

    This is a fun, FREE, family event for students and neighborhood families!  Come play Bingo for free to win books for kids!

    -BOOK FAIR will be open for shopping this night from 5 - 7pm!

    -Food will be available for purchase from Food Trucks parked out front during this event, and will be donating 10% of sales to PTA!!! Marlee Rae's, Witty Pork's Pizza, and Polar Breeze will be there from 5 - 7pm!

     

    Art Fundraiser

    For the next two weeks your young artist will be creating art for the ART TO REMEMBER fundraiser for Art Room supplies.  We have partnered with a new company this year that offers exciting products for imprint with your child's art image.   You will receive a catalog for ordering in the Fall. All proceeds support Start the Art NIght with materials for the students.

     

    Field Day

    ****Be sure to sign in at the table on your way out to the field.****

    Schedule:

     

    September 19th

    • 4th-5th Grade 9:00-11:00

    • 2nd-3rd Grade 1:00-3:00

     

    September 20th

    • K-1st Grade 8:45-10:45

     

    Parent Volunteers Needed

    Email Coach Ty: tjadams@d49.org

     

    Fees

    Please pay school fees through the parent portal.  Fee reminders will be arriving to your home via mail.

     

    School Hours and General Information

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School Hours are 8:30AM to 3:40PM.   School opens and staff is present at 8:15AM. 

    Main Phone Number 719-494-2909

     

    Morning Drop Off...

    If you are running late the doors to the building lock at 8:30 AM, families must walk their children into the school and sign them in.  Children sometimes cannot reach the bell and are standing outside the building until another parent or staff member sees them, which creates a potentially unsafe situation. 

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary HIghlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 8/29/2019

    Thursday, August 29, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary HIghlights & Upcoming Dates

    August 30- Professional Development- No School for Students

    September 2- No school- Labor Day

    September 18th - Family Fun Night 5:00 pm (more info to come)

    September 19th - 1st grade field trip 

    September 19th/20th- Field Day (Schedule Attached)

    September 26th- Picture retake day- Life Touch

    October 1st- 3rd grade field trip

    October 2nd- PTA Walk and Bike to MRES

     

    Field Day

    Be sure to sign in at the table on your way out to the field.

    Schedule:

     

    September 19th

    • 4th-5th Grade 9:00-11:00

    • 2nd-3rd Grade 1:00-3:00

     

    September 20th

    • K-1st Grade 8:45-10:45

     

    Parent Volunteers Needed

    Email Coach Ty: tjadams@d49.org

     

    Fees

    Please pay school fees through the parent portal.

     

    School Hours and General Information

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School Hours are 8:30AM to 3:40PM.   Supervision starts and doors open at 8:15AM.  

    Main Phone Number 719-494-2909

     

    Morning Drop Off...

    If you are running late the doors to the building lock at 8:30AM, families must walk their children into the school and sign them in.  Children sometimes cannot reach the bell and are standing outside the building until another parent or staff member sees them, which creates a potentially unsafe situation. 

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 8/25/2019

    Friday, August 23, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary HIghlights & Upcoming Dates

    August 28 - Watch Dogs Pizza Night  5:30-6:30PM

    August 29 - Fun Run - See information below

    August 30- Professional Development- No School for Students

    September 2- No school- Labor Day

    September 18th - Family Fun Night 5:00 pm

    September 19th/20th- Field Day (Schedule Attached)

    September 26th- Picture retake day- Life Touch

     

    Watchdogs!!! 

    Calling all Dads, Grandpas, Uncles!  On Wednesday, August 28th from 5:30-6:30PM the PTA and Meridian Ranch are providing pizza and drinks for students and Dads and any other important male influences in our student’s lives to come to the school and learn about volunteering to be a Watchdog.  More information will be sent home the week prior to the event. 

     

    PTA needs volunteers for pizza night:  

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D48ADAA29A6FA7-pizza

     

    Meridian Ranch PTA Annual Fun Run!!!

    The Meridian Ranch PTA sponsors the Fun Run as the major fundraising event for the school.   

    Volunteers Needed for the Fun Run next Thursday: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D48ADAA29A6FA7-funrun

     

    Go look at the Fun Run Standings to see which class is getting the most donations!  These DO NOT include per lap estimates: https://pledgestar.com/meridianranch/

    • We will have 1 track this year for each grade to run on; if we have inclement weather we will be running the gym.  Water stations will also be available.

    • Each class will get tracking bracelets for the student to wear during their specific run times the day of the Run; these will be turned into the volunteer station in exchange for their light up MRES participation bracelet after their time is completed.  

    • Prizes will be distributed the week of Sept 9th

    • Run times for your grade(s) are posted below:
      9:35-10:25 Grade 4
      10:30-11:20 Grade 5
      12:00-12:50 Grade 3
      12:55-1:45 Grade 1
      1:50-2:40 Kindergarten
      2:45-3:20 Grade 2

     

    Fees

    Please pay school fees through the parent portal.

     

    School Hours and General Information

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School Hours are 8:30AM to 3:40PM.   Supervision starts and doors open at 8:15AM.  

    Main Phone Number 719-494-2909

     

    Morning Drop Off...

    If you are running late the doors to the building lock at 8:30AM, families must walk their children into the school and sign them in.  Children sometimes cannot reach the bell and are standing outside the building until another parent or staff member sees them, which creates a potentially unsafe situation. 

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  • Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    Posted by John Webb on 8/16/2019

    Friday, August 16, 2019

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Highlights & Upcoming Dates

    August 19 - School Accountability Committee 5-6PM/ Instrument Night 6:00 pm

    August 21 - Skate City - See Mr. Phipps for permission slips   

    August 28 - Watch Dogs Pizza Night 

    August 29 - Fun Run (more info to come)

    August 30- Professional Development- No School for Students

    September 18th - Family Fun Night 5:00 pm

     

    Skate City

    Please bring in your permission slip to Mr. Phipps if you would like to go.  Money is brought directly to Skate City.

     

    Instrument Night

    Grainer and Meeker will be here to help families rent instruments.  No need to drive into the city to take care of instrument rentals!

     

    Fees

    Please pay school fees through the parent portal.

     

    Meridian Ranch Elementary Fun Run 

    The Annual Meridian Ranch Elementary Fun Run will be Thursday, August 29th.  This morning we had our All School Kick Off assembly.

     

    Watchdogs!!! 

    Calling all Dads, Grandpas, Uncles!  On Wednesday, August 28th from 5:30-6:30 pm the PTA and Meridian Ranch are providing pizza and drinks for students and Dads and any other important male influences in our student’s lives to come to the school and learn about volunteering to be a Watchdog.  More information will be sent home the week prior to the event. 

     

    PTA needs volunteers for pizza night:  

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D48ADAA29A6FA7-pizza

     

    School Hours and General Information

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School Hours are 8:30AM to 3:40PM.   Supervision starts and doors open at 8:15AM.  

    Main Phone Number 719-494-2909

     

    Morning Drop Off...

    If you are running late the doors to the building lock at 8:30AM, families must walk their children into the school and sign them in.  Children sometimes cannot reach the bell and are standing outside the building until another parent or staff member sees them, which creates a potentially unsafe situation. 

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