Welcome to MESA - The Parent Organization for Robinson and Jordan/Jackson Elementary Schools


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MESA General Meeting and Parent's Night Out

Our next General Meeting will be a combo with this months Parent Night Out on FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th at 7:30pm at the PushKart Cafe, located in the center of town next to Flynn's! 

***Please note this is a change in the original date for the meeting which was scheduled for 1/16 as it conflicts with one of our J/J science nights*** 

Join the MESA board for the General Meeting to catch up on all the upcoming events like Garden Wonders for the Kindergarteners, Spring Fling, Bookworms, and Field Day! We will need many volunteers for these events and coming to the meeting is a great way to introduce yourselves and learn how to jump in and help out. 

Stay after the meeting to socialize! The PushKart Cafe is located on Main Street in the old Cupcake Town space, next to Flynn's Irish Pub. The Cafe is open for breakfast and lunch daily, but the owners have been kind enough to let us host this meeting and social event there on a Friday night! We hope to see you there!

 Take Out Tuesday

Our next Take Out Tuesday will be Tuesday, January 29th at the 99 Restaurant! See flyer that will come home with your child for details. 

Upcoming SEPAC Meeting

Mansfield SEPAC Meeting: February 5, 6:30pm @ Jordan Jackson Multipurpose Room
Topic: Executive Function: Elementary Age

Executive Function is a set of neurological skills that impact one's ability to plan, organize information, initiate tasks, stay focused, regulate emotions and self-monitor. Children who lack executive function skills may find it difficult to get started on homework, to follow through on projects, to manage their behavior or to stay organized. This presentation is the first of a two-part series on Executive Function with a focus on elementary age. Mansfield Schools Psychologist Jamie Ferreira and Speech and Language Pathologist Pat Parillo will discuss how schools and parents can address executive function deficits in children and build their ability to succeed. Part two of this series will focus on middle and high school students (April 9th).

Looking Ahead to MESA's Spring Fling!

MESA and the Spring Fling Committee are gearing up for another great event this year. Planning has already begun, but we need lots of help to put a great event like this together. 

Do you own a business? Do you know someone who does? Interested in making a donation towards our raffle items, wine pull, craft beer pull, or auction items? We are collecting sponsorships, raffle/auction items and bottles of wine and craft beers. Please email us at springflingmesa@gmail.com to let us know if you are interested in helping us solicit these items from local businesses or if you can donate yourself. 
If you or anyone you know has a connection for other great items we could use for raffles/auctions, please contact us at the email below. If you're interested in helping us in any way, please email and we will reach out to you!

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Thank you for supporting MESA!

Box Tops News
ROBINSON NEWS: Please send in December Box tops this week!  We cannot wait to see which class wins the traveling trophy for the month of December and pencils for the class.  

Congratulations to the 3rd Grade for winning the Battle of the Box Tops during conferences!  The 3rd Grade class collected 689 Box Tops (or $68.90 ) to be the winning grade.  Together Jordan/Jackson students collected $148.10 for the Box Top program. 

Jordan/Jackson can continue to bring in Box Tops and place them in boxes by the East and West doors throughout the year!   We will be hosting another Battle of the Box Tops Challenge in April during conferences. 

Box Top Tips:  Please do not send in any expired Box Tops and cut around the pink dotted lines -- this saves our Box Top coordinators tons of time!  At the Robinson, if you have more Box Tops than fit on the worksheets (10), please place them in a baggie with your teacher's name on them.  
Thanks for your support of the Box Top program and keep clipping!
 Nicole Benoit, Mary Cleaves, Erin Keenan, Theresa Rowland, Jen Traverse and Stephanie Znoj

Kindergarten Newsletter sign-up

If you have an kindergartener and already receive emails from MESA: 
You still must update your profile by clicking HERE and adding Kindergarten (Grad 2024) to you profile to ensure you receive kindergarten specific notices (fall social, garden wonders, etc).  Please do not make any other changes for your other elementary children. 

Thank you!