**ACTION NEEDED: Help with Yearbook Finalization**

Sun, May 2 6:15pm

The yearbook team is wrapping up our unique yearbook for this year, and we've gathered a few frequently asked questions.  Most importantly, please see question #3 and submit a portrait of your student ... [More]

Our Odyssey team is going to the world Finals

Sat, Apr 24 9:08pm

Our MDE Odyssey team placed 2nd in the SF Bay Regional competition, 3rd in the state and the team is:   Coach Renee Culp Avica Bennett (4th) Keira Caldwell (3rd) Julia Dent (5th) Emma Forrester (4th) ... [More]

MDE PFC needs your help

Wed, Apr 21 8:05pm

MDE Families,   The MDE PFC needs your help!  It is already time to look towards the next school year. Parent Faculty Club (PFC) elections for the 2020-2021 School Year will take place next month on M ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Wed, Apr 21 6:43pm

Hello MDE Families! What a year we have had! Luckily, we have had an amazing amount of support from our wonderful teachers and MDE staff. Teacher Appreciation week is May 3rd-May 7th this year, and we ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Thu, Apr 15 9:34pm

Hello MDE Families! What a year we have had! Luckily, we have had an amazing amount of support from our wonderful teachers and MDE staff. Teacher Appreciation week is May 3rd-May 7th this year, and we ... [More]

PFC General Meeting Tonight 4/13 has been canceled

Tue, Apr 13 2:32pm

       PFC General Meeting Tonight 4/13 has been canceled

MDE’S OWN FOOD TRUCK EVENT get your order in by midnight tonight 4/13

Tue, Apr 13 12:05am

MDE’S OWN FOOD TRUCK EVENT get your order in by midnight tonight 4/13 Meet, eat & greet a chance to see friends again It's been awhile since we've had a school event. Kids are taller, faces are changi ... [More]

MDE’S OWN FOOD TRUCK EVENT Order by 4/13

Sun, Apr 11 6:44pm

MDE’S OWN FOOD TRUCK EVENT Meet, eat & greet a chance to see friends again It's been awhile since we've had a school event. Kids are taller, faces are changing and we miss each other. Meet up with fel ... [More]

MDE’S OWN FOOD TRUCK EVENT

Tue, Mar 30 11:17pm

MDE’S OWN FOOD TRUCK EVENT Meet, eat & greet a chance to see friends again It's been awhile since we've had a school event. Kids are taller, faces are changing and we miss each other. Meet up with fel ... [More]

The Spirit Apparel website extended until today

Mon, Mar 22 5:30pm

The Spirit Apparel website is extended until today  Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt. Also, MDE gets 30% from each sale!   Store is open until ... [More]

Odyssey of the Mind

Fri, Mar 19 9:32am

Congratulations to our MDE Odyssey Team for placing 2nd in the 2021 Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament!!!   Team Members: Avica Bennett Keira Caldwell Julia Dent Emma Forrester Charlotte King Han ... [More]

The Spirit Apparel website closes tomorrow 3/19

Thu, Mar 18 10:11pm

The Spirit Apparel website is open until 3/19  Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt. Also, MDE gets 30% from each sale!   Store is open until March ... [More]

Yearbook Portraits

Mon, Mar 15 3:17pm

**Yearbook Portraits** If your student had his/her/their picture taken at school last week, you’re all set for the yearbook!  If he/she/they didn’t have a picture taken, don’t fret!  You can contact t ... [More]

The Spirit Apparel website is open for orders again!

Wed, Mar 10 11:05am

The Spirit Apparel website is open for orders again!   Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt. Also, MDE gets 30% from each sale!   Store is open unt ... [More]

Congratulations again, MDE Eagles!

Tue, Mar 9 2:47pm

Congratulations again, MDE Eagles!! You made our first annual Read-a-thon a HUGE success, raising a grand total of $35,870. THANK YOU & CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! I know everyone is very eager to see the fi ... [More]

Photo Day is Here

Tue, Mar 9 11:08am

Photo Day reminders   As a reminder we will have picture day, today and tomorrow from 3pm-7pm. You must have an appointment to attend. Photos will be taken in the cafeteria with social distancing proc ... [More]

PFC General Meeting Tonight a 7

Tue, Mar 9 9:07am

MDE PFC General meeting tonight, March 9, 2020   Please find call in information below.    General meeting: ID:  856 4796 1091 Passcode:  U87HyE

Congratulations, Eagles, you did it

Fri, Mar 5 9:54am

Congratulations, Eagles, you did it!!!!!!! You really rallied together to make our first Read-a-thon a BIG success- THANK YOU!!!! We’ve officially raised $32,545, which means that Mr. Patrick is getti ... [More]

The Read-a-thon Update

Wed, Mar 3 9:34am

Hi Eagles! The Read-a-thon competition is getting fierce & FUN!!! Seems like Mr. Patrick’s pie-in-the-face incentive was a big hit! We currently have 299 readers and have $26,510 raised—YAY!!!!  Since ... [More]

Happy Read Across America day, Eagles!

Tue, Mar 2 10:23am

Happy Read Across America day, Eagles! We’ve got a very special message for you all today. Please watch this video from our favorite, Mr. Patrick!! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ovBLPqQD4A95EIskboL ... [More]

Kindness Week Winners

Mon, Mar 1 12:15pm

Congratulation to Our Kindness Winners! The Classroom Winner of The Kindness Bkind Bingo Cards is Mrs. Starbucks's first grade class. Each student in your class will receive a Kindness Bookmark.   Con ... [More]

Spirit Week This Week

Sun, Feb 28 7:24pm

        Spirit Week This Week   In coordination with our Read-A-Thon, We will be having a fun spirit week and be on the look-out for extra read alouds done all week by our staff!  Links will be shared ... [More]

Read-a-Thon Update

Fri, Feb 26 7:04pm

Happy Friday, MDE Eagles!!    As we wrap up the first week of our read-a-thon, I wanted to share a few updates: We’ve currently got 222 readers registered and have raised 80% of our goal—SERIOUSLY AMA ... [More]

Read-a-Thon Update

Wed, Feb 24 4:46pm

Good afternoon, MDE Eagles! Wow- what an AMAZING start to our first read-a-thon!!! We’ve got 178 readers registered and are 58% to our fundraising goal. Very impressive results, thank you all for rall ... [More]

First Annual Read-a-Thon

Mon, Feb 22 9:42am

Today kicks off our first annual Read-a-thon!! With 91 readers signed up and $7,069 raised already, we are off to a great start!!! Let’s keep this awesome momentum going! We’ve got some awesome prizes ... [More]

Order Your MDE Yearbook

Sat, Feb 20 1:16pm

Yearbook orders are now open! We are happy to announce we will continue to partner with TreeRing for our yearbook. Some of the features available with TreeRing: Each student's family has the option to ... [More]

BKIND Coloring Contest Ends Today

Fri, Feb 19 11:55am

BKIND Coloring Contest Ends Today Please scan and email the coloring page to the kindness committee. The winner will receive a prize and all entries will be celebrated on social media.  If you have an ... [More]

Read A-Thon message from our PFC

Thu, Feb 18 11:57pm

MDE Families:  Please listen to this video from our wonderful co PFC president Drina Rubiales. We are excited to launch two fundraisers (Read A-thon starting Monday) to help support our students and t ... [More]

Read-A-Thon

Thu, Feb 18 11:07am

  Hello, MDE Families, I am excited to share with you the plans for MDE’s first Read-A-Thon! We all know it’s been an incredibly challenging last year. Our school needs us now more than ever, and we a ... [More]

Reminder General PFC Meeting Tomorrow Tonight 2/.9 @ 7:00 pm

Mon, Feb 8 9:49am

Topic: General PFC Meeting Time: Feb 9, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Attached below are January Minutes and Agenda Meeting ID: 988 0273 2561   Password: 254038     Join from PC, Mac, Lin ... [More]

Box Tops Due 2/25

Sun, Feb 7 8:43pm

Tomorrow, Thursday, 1/28/2021 is the 100th DAY!

Wed, Jan 27 8:11pm

Tomorrow, Thursday, 1/28/2021 is the 100th DAY!   Don't forget to dress up as a 100-year old OR dress as if it is 100-years ago (1921) The paper drive is still going on!  We we would love to see 100 r ... [More]

Mt. Diablo Elementary School First Annual Paper Drive

Fri, Jan 22 9:35pm

General PFC Meeting Tomorrow 1/12 @ 7:00 pm

Mon, Jan 11 8:24am

Topic: General PFC Meeting Time: Jan 12, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)    Meeting ID: 955 7113 6846       Password: 415215   Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cccconfer.zo ... [More]

The Kona Ice Truck Today

Tue, Dec 22 3:11pm

Back by popular demand! Today December 22nd from 2:30-4:30. MDE is partnering with Kona ice for a fundraiser. The Kona ice truck will be rolling in to our town with Hot Chocolate and traditional ice t ... [More]

Topic: Coffee with Katie

Fri, Dec 18 1:08am

Coffee with Katie Our next Coffee with (the principal) Katie will be Today, Friday at 9:30am. Please use the following link to join us.   Topic: Coffee with Katie Join Zoom Meeting https://mdusd.zoom. ... [More]

Picture Days have been CANCELLED

Thu, Dec 17 11:31am

Picture Days have been CANCELLED   I am very sorry for the late notice (this was beyond our control).  Picture Days must be cancelled.  We will reschedule in the Spring. Katie Sanchez

The Kona Ice Truck

Tue, Dec 15 12:39pm

Back by popular demand! Save the date for next Tuesday December 22nd from 2:30-4:30. MDE is partnering with Kona ice for a fundraiser. The Kona ice truck will be rolling in to our town with Hot Chocol ... [More]

Picture Day Procedures

Tue, Dec 15 9:50am

Picture Day Procedures   Good Morning, There has been a few concerns regarding the Picture Day procedures from the newsletter. The idea of having parents stay in their cars, came from a different site ... [More]

PICTURE DAY IS THIS WEEK!!

Fri, Dec 11 6:10pm

PICTURE DAY IS THIS WEEK!!! Picture day is December 17th & 18th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Be on the look-out for a video and written directions on Wednesday. However, please know, only students will be ... [More]

Virtual Spirit Week - December 14-18

Tue, Dec 8 10:44am

Monday 12/14  kicks off our virtual Spirit Week! Show your school spirit next week for our Virtual Spirit Week! #mdeproud #eagles   Mon 12/14- Ugly Sweater Day- Wear your festive holiday sweater/shirt ... [More]

PICTURE DAY is Coming!

Fri, Dec 4 10:13am

PICTURE DAY is Coming!   Good Morning! We have scheduled our picture day!!!  More detailed information will be coming as we get closer to the day(s) Thursday, December 17 & 18, 2020.  However, please ... [More]

Coffee with Katie

Thu, Nov 19 9:20am

Coffee with Katie Our next Coffee with (the principal) Katie will be Friday November 20th at 9:30am. Please use the following link to join us. Join Zoom Meeting https://mdusd.zoom.us/j/82167781276?pwd ... [More]

Today is the Last Day to Order Spirit Wear - Monday 11/16/20

Sun, Nov 15 9:24pm

Today is the Last Day to Order Spirit Wear - Monday 11/16/20  Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt.  Hurry and order your favorite spirit apparel i ... [More]

Last Day to Order Spirit Wear is Monday 11/16/20

Sat, Nov 14 11:49pm

Last Day to Order Spirit Wear is Monday 11/16/20  Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt.  Hurry and order your favorite spirit apparel item: https:/ ... [More]

Reminder General PFC Meeting Tonight @ 7:00 pm

Tue, Nov 10 5:38pm

Topic: General PFC Meeting Time: Nov 10, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Attached below are September and October Minutes Meeting ID: 984 7049 3507 Password: Eagles Join from PC, Mac, Linux ... [More]

Young Rembrandts is back for FALL/WINTER online Live classes

Mon, Nov 9 9:57am

Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes for Kids

Wed, Oct 28 10:27pm

The Spirit Apparel website is open for orders again!

Tue, Oct 27 5:21pm

The Spirit Apparel website is open for orders again!   Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt.  Hurry and order your favorite spirit apparel item: ht ... [More]

Last pick up will be this Friday for Spirit Wear orders.....

Tue, Oct 27 5:15pm

You can pick up your orders this Friday - 10/30  from 2:00-3:00 outside of the office at the school.    

Red Ribbon Week 10/26-10/30

Fri, Oct 23 10:35pm

Fall Box Tops Flyer Due this Friday 10/23

Tue, Oct 20 7:13pm

Spirit Wear orders are in....

Mon, Oct 19 7:25pm

You can pick up your orders this Friday - 10/23  from 1:30-2:30 outside of the office at the school.    

Spirit Wear orders are in....

Tue, Oct 13 6:50pm

You can pick up your orders this Friday - 10/16 from 2-4 outside of the office at the school.  

Soaring Over MDE

Fri, Oct 2 10:27pm

The Principal's Newsletter https://www.smore.com/n1csv-soaring-over-mde

Reminder Today is Custodian Appreciation Day

Fri, Oct 2 9:53am

Hello MDE Families,  I would like to let you all know that today Friday, 10/2/2020 is Custodian Appreciation Day. We are asking all students to make a card for our amazing custodians.  There will be a ... [More]

Odyssey

Thu, Oct 1 10:36pm

Dear MDE Families, We unfortunately have no volunteer parent coaches to build competitive Odyssey teams this year.   However, Kim Roberts and Jessica Gourlay have graciously agreed to co-lead an infor ... [More]

Kona Ice Truck 10/1 is Today at 2:30

Thu, Oct 1 2:32pm

Today 10/1 the Kona Ice Truck is coming to town from 2:30-3:30! Come join us for an after school treat in the parking lot of Endeavor Hall in downtown Clayton. 20% of proceeds go directly to MDE--shar ... [More]

Garden Education Newsletter

Tue, Sep 29 11:31pm

Please enjoy our garden education newsletter with several great ideas for garden activities you can do at home with your kids!     There is also a sneak peek at the take home grow kits that will soon ... [More]

Friday, 10/2/2020 is Custodian Appreciation Day

Mon, Sep 28 6:39pm

Good Evening, I would like to let you all know that this Friday, 10/2/2020 is Custodian Appreciation Day. We are asking all students to make a card for our amazing custodians.  There will be a box out ... [More]

MDE Odyssey of the Mind program 2020/21

Wed, Sep 23 7:38pm

MDE Odyssey of the Mind program 2020/21 MDE is lucky to participate in Odyssey of the Mind, a program which teaches students creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process.  For almo ... [More]

Kona Ice Truck 10/1

Wed, Sep 23 7:11pm

Next Thursday, 10/1 the Kona Ice Truck is coming to town from 2:30-3:30! Come join us for an after school treat in the parking lot of Endeavor Hall in downtown Clayton. 20% of proceeds go directly to ... [More]

Spirit Wear Update....

Mon, Sep 21 9:49pm

For all who have ordered MDE spirit wear, all orders are anticipated to arrive early to mid October. Once received, details will be announced on how/where to pick up. Thanks!

Virtual Spirit Week - September 21-25

Sun, Sep 20 7:10pm

Monday 9/21  kicks off our virtual Spirit Week! Show your school spirit next week for our first ever Virtual Spirit Week! #mdeproud #eagles   Mon 9/21- Sports Day- Represent your favorite team or spor ... [More]

Today’s the day! for Dine and Donate !

Sun, Sep 20 2:20pm

Today’s the day! Dine and Donate is tonight at Skippolinis (Clayton) and Jacks Urban Eats. The fliers are below—just show them on your phone when you pick up! Or for Skips just mention MDE! Hope every ... [More]

Save the date 9/29 for Dine and Donate !

Sun, Sep 20 1:58pm

Save the date! We are having our first Dine and Donate of the year, next Tuesday 9/29 at Skippolinis (Clayton) and Jacks Urban Eats. The fliers are below—just show them on your phone when you pick up! ... [More]

Soaring Over MDE

Fri, Sep 18 5:06pm

The Principal's Newsletter https://www.smore.com/tp6hq-soaring-over-mde?ref=email-content#w-0675452683

Farm Fresh To you

Fri, Sep 18 4:35pm

Attention MDE Families and Friends! MDE PFC has partnered with Farm Fresh To you. FFTY offers organic produce, meat, dairy, eggs and so much more (over 800 grocery items). They also deliver right to y ... [More]

**DID YOU KNOW… **

Thu, Sep 17 9:50am

  **DID YOU KNOW… **  The funds raised by the PFC support educational resources positions at MDE?!  This is the largest (and probably most valuable) expense in the budget. Without the generous donatio ... [More]

Ed Fund MDE Power of Giving Campaign

Wed, Sep 16 5:55pm

Ed Fund MDE Power of Giving Campaign A HUGE thank you to all of the super MDE families that took the opportunity to participate in the Education Fund during Prep days!!  If you haven’t had a chance to ... [More]

Today is the Last Day To Order Spirit Wear

Mon, Sep 14 11:23pm

Today is the Last Day To Order Spirit Wear Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt.  Hurry and order your favorite spirit apparel item: https://myspir ... [More]

Fall Box Tops Flyer

Mon, Sep 14 8:24pm

Ed Fund MDE Power of Giving Campaign

Mon, Sep 14 7:33am

**Ed Fund MDE Power of Giving Campaign**  A HUGE thank you to all of the super MDE families that took the opportunity to participate in the Education Fund during Prep days!!  If you haven’t had a chan ... [More]

Virtual Spirit Week - September 21-25

Sun, Sep 13 9:40am

Monday 9/21  kicks off our virtual Spirit Week!   Mon 9/21- Sports Day- Represent your favorite team or sport! Tue 9/22- Hawaiian or Beach Day - (wear shorts, bright shirts, leis, etc) Wed 9/23- Sprea ... [More]

Spiritwear day is Friday!

Sat, Sep 5 7:57am

Spiritwear day is Friday! Wear your favorite Eagle shirt every Friday to show your spirit! Choose from different styles and colors.   Get a free MDE hat with every order of $ 100.00 or more. The schoo ... [More]

PFC General Meeting

Thu, Sep 3 6:33pm

MDE PFC General meeting, September 10, 2020   Welcome back MDE parents!  Our first general meeting will be held Thursday, September 10 at 7pm.  We will hold the meeting via a Zoom call.   Please find ... [More]

Young Rembrandts Online Classes

Wed, Aug 26 9:18am

BACK 2 SCHOOL NIGHT(S)

Tue, Aug 25 1:12pm

TK & KINDERGARTEN & 1ST GRADE WHEN TUESDAY, AUG. 25TH, 5-6PM WHERE THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT. MORE INFORMATION Check with your teacher for your Zoom/Meet link. ------------------------------------------ ... [More]

Parent Training

Wed, Aug 19 9:32pm

AmazonSmile

Wed, Aug 19 8:47pm

Did you know that you can support MDE PFC via AmazonSmile every time you make a purchase on Amazon! If you start at smile.amazon.com you will find the same Amazon you know and love, with the added bon ... [More]

The Spirit Apparel website is open for orders again!

Wed, Aug 19 8:39pm

The Spirit Apparel website is open for orders again!   Join in the FUN and show your EAGLE SPIRIT by wearing your favorite T-shirt or Sweatshirt.  Hurry and order your favorite spirit apparel item: ht ... [More]

It's the Night Before School Starts

Sun, Aug 16 6:12pm

Happy Start of School Eve...Here is the link to our Sunday Night Story. Please remember tomorrow, that things may not go as planned, technology may not work, there may be tears (some from your or your ... [More]

Reminder: Painted Rocks due this week

Sun, Aug 16 5:26pm

Hello MDE Families, We hope everyone had a great summer and is ready for school to start tomorrow. We are looking for students to paint rocks for around the campus. Here are the directions:  -choose a ... [More]

Materials Pick-up Thursday, 8/13 & Friday, 8/14

Wed, Aug 12 4:36pm

Materials pick-up video https://youtu.be/xbWYKb0kPX0 Times to pick-up materials Our Materials Pick-Up Days will be Thursday, 8/13 & Friday 8/14 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. Each grade level will have a spec ... [More]

Chromebook Pick-Up, Wednesday 8/12

Tue, Aug 11 2:22pm

Good Afternoon, Many of you have not yet confirmed your student(s) data on Aeries.  Please take a moment and do so.  You will also be able to see your student's teacher.  If you need to check out a Ch ... [More]

Materials Pick-Up: 8/13 & 8/14

Mon, Aug 10 1:09pm

Materials Pick-Up: 8/13 & 8/14 The day has finally come where we can share all about the materials pick-up day. Please know that to pick up materials for your students you and your student(s) MUST hav ... [More]

Information on materials pick up day

Mon, Aug 10 12:56pm

https://www.smore.com/d0xz8-soaring-into-mde Click this link for more information on materials pick up day !  

All SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Mon, Aug 10 12:00pm

All Ordering is now ON for TK, K, Reyes and Buchanan.  SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS ARE UP: Please visit Yubbler to view your teacher's class supply list.  *Note that school supply lists for VanOutrive and Bla ... [More]

Teacher Assignment are now available on Aires "Homelink"

Mon, Aug 10 9:56am

Teacher Assignments are now available on Aires "Homelink" HOW TO SEE YOUR STUDENT'S TEACHER ON Aires "Homelink": 1. Sign into your Aires "Homelink" account https://net.mdusd.org/parentportal/ 2. Click ... [More]

ANOTHER UPDATE ON SCHOOL SUPPLY LiST

Sat, Aug 8 2:31pm

Kinder, Reyes and Buchanan supply ordering has been delayed and should be available on Monday 8/10. Parents will be notified as soon as supply ordering has been turned on. Thank you for your patience! ... [More]

UPDATE ON SCHOOL SUPPLY LiST

Sat, Aug 8 11:52am

Attn: Students of Mrs. Knapp. This is now a 2nd grade only class, not a 2/3 combo. Be advised that Yubbler, our school supply order site, does not yet reflect this change. However, the school supplies ... [More]

SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS ARE UP:

Fri, Aug 7 10:12pm

SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS ARE UP: Please visit Yubbler to view your teacher's class supply list.  *Note that school supply lists for VanOutrive and Blazer are listed separately, below. Mrs. VanOutrive suppl ... [More]

Homelink Information

Tue, Aug 4 12:43pm

Good Afternoon,  I am becoming aware that most families did not keep the information provided last year during prep days.  As a result we will be emailing this to all families their child’s/children’s ... [More]

MDE School Information

Mon, Aug 3 7:23pm

Good Afternoon! Many questions have come up regarding distance learning. Take a moment and fill out this form to let us know your device and internet situation.  We want to ensure that each family has ... [More]

Painted Rocks

Fri, Jul 24 9:33pm

Hello MDE Families, We hope everyone is having a great summer. We are looking for students to paint rocks for around the campus. Here are the directions:  -choose a smooth rock to paint  -use acrylic ... [More]

Community Feedback Survey Available Now

Thu, Jul 2 9:26am

Greetings MDUSD Community,  As we continue in our Roadmap to Reopen, we are asking again for feedback from you, our dear community. We are looking to hear your questions and listen to your valuable in ... [More]