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Countryside Elementary

5701 Benton Avenue S, Edina, MN 55436

Office: 952-848-4700 | Attendance: 952-848-4702

Countryside Elementary

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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    Countryside kindergarteners connect across the globe

    Connecting with peers across the globe is not just for “big kids.” Angela Gadtke’s kindergarteners are making friends in far away places and comparing notes about their lives and customs. Technology is helping them communicate and document things they are learning from, and with, one another. They are learning that differences are interesting. Read more

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  • Countryside Celebration of Cultures, Tuesday February 23rd 4:30-6:00

     

    The Celebration of Cultures is a unique, fun, free school party that celebrates the countries and cultures from around the world represented by our Countryside families.

     

    Click the link below to sign up and get additional details.

     http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4ca4a629abfe3-2016  

     

    If you have questions, please contact Maggie Conway at maggie.m.conway@gmail.com

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  • The Science & Learning Fair + The Art Gallery - March 22nd 5:30-7:30

     

    The science & learning fair - students are able to experiment on a topic of interest and showcase their work.

    The all NEW ART GALLERY - students are able to submit a work of art using any medium of their choosing.

    This combined event will be on Tuesday March, 22nd this year.

     

    Read More ...

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  • COUNTRYSIDE AGAINST HUNGER - February 5th

     

    This service-learning project will culminate on Friday, February 5th with our students & community packing food.

     

    We need adults to help on the day; please consider volunteering (hairnet included)! 

     

    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0945a4af2ca5f58-countryside


    For more information on this event including raising funds, the coin drive and spirit week, please click here.

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  • Spirit Week

     

    The week of February 1-5, students can dress up for Spirit Week leading into Countryside Against Hunger.  A suggested donation of $1 each day will help us reach our goal - bring less, bring more, but dress up!

    Monday, Feb 1 - Put Hunger to Sleep - Wear PJs, relaxing clothes etc. 
    Tuesday, Feb 2 - Send Hunger to the Stars - Wear Star Wars clothes, sun/moon/stars/glow in the dark clothes etc.
    Wednesday, Feb 3 - Boot Out Hunger - Wear Mix & Match Shoes
    Thursday, Feb 4 - Black Out Hunger - Wear All Black
    Friday, Feb 5 - Countryside Against Hunger - Wear your Pride Shirt

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  • Countryside Marathon - Parent Volunteers Needed for "Marathon Mondays"


    Parents, we are launching the Countryside Marathon on October 1. This year we are holding "Marathon Mondays" and we need your help! Please sign up to visit Countryside as a designated walker/runner during breaks/recess. We hope seeing their parents and friends' parents will provide extra motivation to our students! Please sign up at the following:

     

    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e44afaf2fa31-countryside

     

    Check out the brochure ...

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  • Countryside Named a "2015 Reward School" by MN Dept. of Education


    Congratulations to the students and staff of Countryside! In recognition of our tremendous gains in State testing progress, Countryside was named a 2015 Reward School for the 2014-15 school year. We received a letter of congratulations from MN Commissioner of Education, Dr. Brenda Cassellius. Check it out!

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  • “Grab and Go” Breakfast

     

    Breakfast is available every day to all interested Gr. 1-5 students in a “Grab and Go” format. Stop by the kiosk outside the office to “grab” breakfast and “go” to class. School breakfast is available every day for $1.65 per student using their food service account and FREE for those accessing free and reduced priced meal benefits. Breakfast is provided free of charge daily for all Kindergarten students in their classrooms. Fuel up and get a great start to the day of learning!

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  • Welcome to Countryside

     

    A message from Principal Bergman:

     

    http://youtu.be/rA5OOsXyjrI

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    CALENDAR

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    Elementary Construction

     
    Next Generation facilities planning is underway! Check out the first video in our Construction Update series that shows how teachers, parents, staff, students and community work together to help make decisions for building needs. 
     
    Watch it above in fullscreen or