French (K-1) and No Bake Bonanza! (K-2) have been added to the E-Zone offerings! Registration for Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is open. Fall E-Zone opens Wednesday, August 31st at 6am. More info on our E-Zone page.
Enrichment Zone is an after-school enrichment program administered by the PTO, offering elective courses in arts, languages, recreation, and more. Registration is open now through August 30th for PrE-Zone's Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, an after-school short-course in the gym with Mr. Williams on 9/2, 9/9 and 9/16. Register online here. Interested in more after-school classes? Enroll in Fall I and Fall II E-Zone courses beginning Wednesday, August 31st, at 6 AM. Offering everything from dance, art, French, coding, chess, flag football and more, there's something fun for everyone. To register online and for more information, visit our E-Zone page.
You may begin dropping your children off at 7:40am. They will wait by the pencils until the bell rings at 7:45am. A child is tardy if they arrive after the 7:55am bell and will need to stop in the office to sign in and get a pass.
Please pull all the way to the end. This is especially important when it is raining or cold because more people tend to drop off their children on these days. This prevents a long backup on Owensville Rd and makes the drop off line run smoothly.
If you need to get out for any reason with your child, please park in the parking lot and walk your child across to the sidewalk.
**Around 7:50 the buses will leave. Please stop and let all the buses leave before continuing on your way. The bus drivers need to start their middle/high school pick up routes so letting them exit quickly is important.
- Please be careful leaving Meriwether especially when there is a backup on Owensville Road. While most cars do turn into Meriwether, several cars are “through” cars and do not stop for exiting traffic.
Pick up is at 2:30pm. There are two options for pickup. With both options, a child must have a note to be picked up unless a permanent note is on file. If pickup is a last minute change or after a performance of some kind, please sign your child out in the office. The earlier notice the better because this keeps the buses running on time.
- Option 1: Park in the parking lot and walk to the entrance. A teacher will dismiss your child when she sees you.
- Option 2: Pull around the circle and wait in your car. A teacher will send your child to you when she sees you. Please do not leave your car if you are on the circle because this causes congestion.
** The buses will exit around 2:40pm. Please let all the buses exit before continuing on your way. The bus drivers need to get to the middle school/high school. Thank you!
We hope everyone had a fantastic summer filled with fun, friends and lots of wonderful memories! It’s that time of year again to head back to MLS, meet our teachers and get ready to explore, play and learn with our school community.
Over the summer there were lots of changes happening at Meriwether. The PTO is very excited about the new PLAYGROUND on our back field. Thanks to all of our parent support we have a new space for our 3rd, 4th and 5th graders to play every day.
We have some great events planned for this fall. We will continue to have family favorite events like the Fun Fair, Kids Market, and of course Kids Night Out! We are also adding a new event this year - MLS Movie Night… under the stars. We are hoping to see many of you there on Friday, September 16 to enjoy dinner and a movie under the stars and meet some of your children’s new friends (and their families).
As always, we love our volunteers! If you would like to volunteer this year, please let us know. We have volunteer positions to fit everyone’s style: in the classroom, at an event, or even from the comfort of your own home during your own hours. We appreciate any help you can give us to help support the school and the PTO in a great year.
We look forward to working with all of you this year!
Sarah Kelsey and Carleen Kupcis
Registration for Girls on the Run begins on August 15th! MLS teacher, Mrs. Brodie, leads this fantastic program at Meriwether Lewis on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. Space is limited. If you have a 3rd to 5th grade girl be sure to register early! See the flyer for registration details.