Save the Date: Safety Ambassador Hiring Event

On December 10 , MNPS will host a hiring event for the newly created Safety Ambassador positions who will be assigned to district elementary schools. Safety Ambassadors will directly support the safety of students and staff as well as assist with safety drills.

Compensation will start at $18.58/hour. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. through noon at the MNPS Wellness Center, located at 2694 Fessey Court. Please share with your parent organizations, community partners and others.

December Stock the Lounge

Please sign up here to bring special treats for our staff on Monday, December 12. This will be a great way for them to kick off the last week of school before Winter Break!

Staff Holiday Collection

Please consider contributing to our Holiday staff collection. We provide Amazon gift cards to faculty in August to start the school year, and this is an opportunity to support the rest of our great staff during the holidays! Donate by TOMORROW!

Art Room Wish List

Our art room is in need of some supplies! Please support Ms. Williams and her stellar art program by visiting the Amazon wish list here and sponsoring an item or two. Thank you for your help!

Holiday Lunch

1st, 3rd, and 5th grade families: Today’s the day to eat a holiday lunch with your child! Today’s lunchtimes are:

K – 10:55-11:25, 11:00-11:30 (pick up lunches, eat elsewhere – no parents)

1st – 11:10-11:50, 11:20-12:00  (eat in cafeteria with parents)

2nd – 11:35-12:05p, 11:40a-12:10p  (pick up lunches, eat elsewhere – no parents)  

3rd – 12:05p-12:45p, 12:15p-12:55p (eat in cafeteria with parents)

4th – 12:25p-12:55p  (pick up lunches, eat elsewhere – no parents)

5th – 12:40p-1:20p (eat in cafeteria with parents)

MNPS Celebration of Schools

Despite the chilly temperatures on Saturday, Sylvan Park students, faculty and our new MASCOT enjoyed marching in the parade to celebrate our school and MNPS!

Thank You for Your Help!

Thank you for once again helping us appreciate our teachers by stocking the lounge! It’s always a staff favorite.

Thanksgiving Lunch Fun

Thank you to all the families and friends that came out to our Thanksgiving Lunch last Thursday for Kindergarten, 2nd and 4th grades! 

Book Fair Recap

Thank you to everyone who helped make last week’s book fair such a success. Our volunteers worked hard to help with set up, shop assistance and pack up. We raised over $3,000 for our school library and spread lots of joy, smiles and memories to our Panthers! 

School-wide Paideia Seminar

The Lion & the Mouse, Picture Book   -     By: Jerry Pinkney

We are continuing our second school-wide seminar this week. All students will participate in a seminar using the fable The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney between November 14-22. During this seminar, students will discuss the ideas and values of kindness, strength, acceptance, and compassion. Our post-seminar activity will ask students to write and illustrate a card thanking someone for his/her kindness. Ask your child about this exciting and engaging learning experience.  

Ms. Stuiber’s class after completing their seminar writing assignment: to write and illustrate a card thanking someone for their kindness.

J.T. Moore Performance

JOHN TROTWOOD MOORE & MOORE THEATRICS invites all students, parents, families, staff and friends of our communityto see our first production of the 2022-2023 season:



Thursday, Nov. 17th @ 7pm

Friday, Nov. 18th @ 7pm

Saturday. Nov. 19th @ 2pm & 7pm

visit www.mooretheatrics for more information

Sign Up to Stock the Lounge this Thursday

We’re doing a small stock the lounge focusing on harvest.  Think apples, nuts, pumpkins, etc!  We hope you will considering helping support our teachers in this way as we look forward to Thanksgiving break.  

We will again have 2 options for drop off.

1) At the tubs located by the main entrance to the school from 7:45-8:00 this Thursday, November 17th.  

2) At the designated bin at 4406 Park Ave. (Monika’s house) prior to the 17th.  

Thank you so much!  Our teachers love this showing of support!

Sign up here to help us stock the lounge.

Thanksgiving Lunch

K, 2nd, and 4th grade parents are invited to come eat lunch with your child on Thursday, November 17. Please bring your ID to sign in through the office and come early as there will likely be a line to enter the building. 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade parents, you will have a chance to eat with your child for the Winter Holiday lunch; we will see you in December.

Thursday’s lunch schedule will be:


11-11:40 Maynard, Finnie (eat in cafeteria with parents)

11:10-11:50 Brodak, Slaughter (eat in cafeteria with parents)


11:20-11:50, 11:25-11:55 (pick up lunches, eat elsewhere- no parents)


12p-12:40p Eubanks, Hunt (eat in cafeteria with parents)

12:10p-12:50p Williams, Woods (eat in cafeteria with parents)


12:20p-12:50p, 12:25p-12:55p (pick up lunches, eat elsewhere- no parents)


12:35p-1:05p (pick up lunches, eat elsewhere- no parents)


12:55p-1:35p Williams, Hester (eat in cafeteria with parents)

1:00p-1:40p Bray (eat in cafeteria with parents)