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Next General MESA Meeting
Wednesday, March 11
9:30AM, Robinson Cafeteria

Please, join us for the general meeting in the Robinson Cafeteria. Here you can meet the board, get to know what we are up to, how you can get involved and  sign up for volunteering opportunities. Every little bit helps and enriches school experience for kids!

Children are always welcome. Refreshments will be served.


Volunteers Needed For Math and Science Night at J/J

Save the dates!
March 11th --  5th grade science night (6:30-8 in the J/J cafe) 
DATE CHANGE -- April 28th --  3rd grade math night (6:30-8 in the J/J cafe). 
These are both parent/student self-guided events. Students will be able to perform fun science and math experiments and activities. Please let us know if you would like to help with either of these events, mainly just set up and clean up assistance. Contact Stephanie and Stenni at JJ@MESA4parents.org.


Spring Fling Needs Your Help!     

Friday, March 20
TPC(Tournament Players Club) in Norton

Are you a butcher, a baker, or a candlestick maker? Maybe a painter or chef or personal trainer? The MESA Spring Fling committee is very busy gathering raffle and auction items for our Spring Fling parents night out social fundraiser scheduled for Friday, March, 20th. We welcome any suggestions or donations of your professional services. Maybe you have a gift card to a store that you're not going to use, or a nice bottle of wine that you aren't going to drink, or maybe you would be happy to purchase a gift card as a donation to enhance the event.  Please contact Sue Kucharski at waysmeans@mesa4parents.org if you can think of a way to help out. We welcome all suggestions. Thank you!

Square1Art  - Last Chance To Submit Artwork!
Wednesday, March 4

Artwork for the Square 1 Art fundraiser is due back this week!! (March 4th).
Please return completed artwork to the school as soon as possible.  Extra paper is available in the offices at both schools.
Please remember to put your student's name and teacher name on all artwork submitted!!

Questions?  Contact Jenn at president@mesa4parents.org 

Instructions: click here
Need ideas?: go to pinterest page http://www.pinterest.com/square1art/


"Wind, Water, and Temperature" Program for 4th Grade at J/J
Thursday, March 5

Our 4th grade students will be experiencing the "Wind, Water, and Temperature" program on March 5th. This is another enrichment program funded by MESA, presented by the Museum of Science. This presentation demonstrates how atmospheric phenomena interact with each other to create the weather we experience every day. Students watch a hot air balloon launch toward the ceiling, pressurize a tank to create enough wind to power a cannon, and see a cloud form before their eyes.


World Of Owls Recap



The fourth graders at the Jordan Jackson school learned about the World Of Owls from Julie Ann Colier of  Wingmasters (http://www.wingmasters.net/woowls.htm).

Julie brought six owls and  one falcon that she and  her partner have rescued and rehabilitated.  All the classes heard about adaptations, extinction and sharing the  environment with wild animals.

Thank you to Pam Rieth for organizing this wonderful program!


Science Night for 5th Grade at J/J
Wednesday, March 11
6:30-8:30PM, J/J Cafeteria

Come explore the world of science by participating in some fun science experiments.  As you experiment, you will have a different outlook on science and learn how to develop new strategies and problem solving skills.  Space is limited to only 40 students and each student must be accompanied by an adult.

Sign up is open at : http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4eadac2ca7f58-5thgrade1. This is a first come, first serve registration. In the event we receive 40 students, registration will cut-off, and you may email jj@mesa4parents.org to be placed on a waiting list. This waiting list will be capped at 10. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie & Stenni at: jj@mesa4parents.org.


Memory Book Orders
Pre-Order Deadline April 30th

The 2014-2015 Memory Book is a yearbook which captures lasting memories of students, teachers and staff.  Books will be distributed in June 2015. Memory books are $25.  Save $5 when you order online by March 6th!



Online orders are preferred. We also accept checks payable to MESA. $5 discount does not apply to check payments.


Very limited additional copies will be ordered this year,
so be sure to pre-order yours by April 30th!


To order a Memory Book online, for K - 4th graders:


Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com, using the browser of your choice. Do NOT add www to the address.      



For Jordan/Jackson: Enter code 5099215, in the Yearbook ID code field.  Any questions, please contact jjmemorybook@gmail.com


For Robinson: Enter code 5099015, in the Yearbook ID code field.  Any questions, please contact robmemorybook@gmail.com  


Thank You!


Spring Fling Tickets On Sale! 


Are you ready to stop dealing with snow and start thinking about spring?  Mansfield Elementary School Association (MESA) invites you to attend our Spring Fling, a much anticipated parents night out!   Get ready for a fun-filled evening mingling with friends and supporting our schools while enjoying delicious passed hor-d'oeuvres, a cash bar, DJ and fantastic auction items including:
  • Round of Golf for Four at TPC Boston With Caddy
  • Park Terrace Swim Club Membership (New Members)
  • Photography Session with Tiffany Z Photography
  • Small Singers and Shakers Birthday Party
  • Passes to Storyland and Santa's Village
  • A Week of Summer Basketball Camp at Mass Premier Courts
  • A Ride to School on a Fire Truck
  • Detailed Spring Home Cleaning by Squeaky Clean
  • And Much More!!
This is one of our most important and popular school fundraisers.  Last year's event sold out so get your tickets HERE today at the discounted price of $30 each ($35 after 3/13/15).  Hope to see you at the MESA Spring Fling!



Thank You For Supporting MESA!