Miquon Matters, 5.21.18

By Kristin Sanderson


  1. Send in money for our Sixth Grade pretzel-water ice sale this Weds, May 23! Each item is $1.00.
  2. Take the anonymous Parent Satisfaction Survey by May 30.
  3. Complete your 2018-19 Transportation Form in the Parent Portal by May 30.
  4. Help your child remember to submit (an optional) hot dog-nugget order by Thursday.
    Order Form
  5. End-0f-year events are coming up, including classroom celebrations! Please check the Google calendar!



Thanks to everyone who cooked, helped, entertained, purchased raffle tickets, plants, or otherwise attended and had fun at Spring Fair 2018! Special thanks to chefs Chet and Jennifer Thompson for organizing the incredible Hawaiian food spread, and to Skip Coon and Kim Rasnov Coon who organized many things and many of you!

Thanks as well to Sabrina Faith, our raffle chair, to Lizzy Holm who organized the plant sale, and to all of the music performers — especially the Mohr family band!

Plant Sale Continues

Speaking of plants…the plant sale continues this week! Look for Charlotte in the driveway at drop-off or pickup or email her your order. We have beautiful annuals, tomatoes and peppers, herbs, cacti, hanging baskets and more for sale. All proceeds go to the Annual Giving Campaign, which supports everything we do at Miquon, from art supplies to keeping our campus beautiful.

Missing a Dish?

Claim your dishes and pans! If you’re missing a crockpot or a dish, please stop by the office kitchen this week to claim it.



Kate is looking for plastic gardening pots/containers to start more seedlings.  Please bring in any small containers that you may have purchased recently at a plant sale.  Thanks!



Help the sixth graders raise funds for their class gift, which is presented at graduation on June 13. Children will be selling pretzels and water ice during morning choice this Weds,  May 23. Each item is $1.00.



Our annual survey invites you to communicate your satisfaction about the Miquon program to our staff. Your feedback is important; it enables us to improve our program and services to better meet your family’s needs. Please note, responses to this survey are SSL encrypted and recorded anonymously. Also note questions are intentionally randomized. Thanks for your time!

Take the Survey



What are your plans for your child’s transportation to and from school next year? Do you plan to have her/him ride the bus or take a van? Please let us know by logging into the Parent Portal and filling out the short Transportation Form for each child.




Community Conversation on Race
Weds, June 13, 6:30 pm | Abington Free Library Community Rm, 1030 Old York Rd

Peggy Macintosh’s “Knapsack of White Privilege” will help inform our conversation about the need for ongoing anti-racist work, perhaps using the recent Starbucks incident as a jumping off point. We hope you can join us for this important community conversation. We have to keep working together to understand one another’s points of view and to help keep one another safe and thriving in our community.

No need to have attended any of the other conversations to join us for this one. Everyone is welcome! Bring a friend!

Knapsack of White Privilege

If you have questions about the event, get in touch with Jeri Bond Whatley.

Note the correction: This event is not presented by the Greater Philadelphia Diversity Collaborative as previously published; it is presented by Abington Friends School.


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