Monday, October 20, 2014
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Upcoming Events

PTA Reflections Deadline Extended
The deadline for entries for PTA Reflections has been extended until Friday, October 24, 2014.  The theme this year is "The world would be a better place if...".  Students can submit entries in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts.  For forms and submission guidelines, visit and click on "Reflections" at the top of the page.  Please remember that all submissions are due Friday, October 24.

LEGO WeDo Robotics Club - Grades 2-3
Mitchell Road will be hosting an after-school LEGO WeDo Robotics Club to students in grades 2-3.  The class will take place on October 20, 27 and November 3, 10.  The cost for the class is $60.  Class runs from 2:30-4:00.  Registration is online.  To register, go to, and scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the BLAST! link.  Click the link to go to the registration form.  Payment by credit is due at the time of registration.  Registration is first come, first served until the class is full.  Classes will meet in the mini computer lab that is connected to the media center.  Classes begin on Monday, October 20, 2014, so register your child today for this wonderful opportunity!

MRES Fall Carnival

The MRES Fall Carnival will be Friday, October 24, from 4:30-7:30.  There will be fun games, delicious food, and exciting rides!  We hope to see you all there!

Upcoming 2nd Grade testing

COGAT                             Iowa Test
Wed., Oct. 22                    Tues., Oct. 28
Thurs., Oct. 23                   Wed., Oct. 29
Fri., Oct. 24
1.  Please see that your child gets plenty of rest on the nights prior to testing, and that he or she is able to eat a nourishing breakfast.
2.  Please make every effort to have your child in school and on time.
3.  Please see that your child brings at least two #2 pencils to school, which are required for marking test answers.
4.  Please encourage your child to do his or her best, but do not put so much pressure on them that they feel anxious or are not able to perform.

Order Your Mitchell Road Yearbook!
Capture the memories of the year!  Order a 2014-2015 Mitchell Road Elementary yearbook today!  For a limited time, yearbooks are on sale for $15.00.  After December 1st, the price will increase to $20.00.  It is easy to order a yearbook.  Simply go to and type in Mitchell Road Elementary.  You can use a debit or credit card when ordering online.

There will be limited amounts of yearbooks ordered this year.  Order your yearbook now to guarantee that you get one.  Yearbooks will be delivered in May.  Order yours today!

Grits for Grands

We would like to invite all Grandparents to start their morning sharing breakfast with a very special grandchild.  On Friday, October 24, we will have Grits for Grands.  Breakfast will be served rom 7:30-8:00.  An adult meal costs $2.05 and a child meal costs $1.00.  Please have exact change or check for this event.

Join the Mitchell Road PTA!

What is the PTA and why should you join?

PTA (Parent-Teacher Association) is a non profit organization that is a strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.  Simply by joining the PTA, you are showing your support for the education and well-being of every student, their families, and our community.  

Our PTA supports the school with curriculum materials, teacher supplies, student incentives and activities, and much more. Membership dues are $5 per person.  You can send in your money in an envelope marked "PTA membership".  Please make checks payable to MRES PTA.  Thank you for supporting the Mitchell Road PTA!

Corporate Sponsors

We would like to thank our corporate sponsors!  

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