Cold Weather: December 15/16, 2016

Dear Bates Community. We are expecting bitterly cold temperatures today and tomorrow morning with wind chills of -10 to -15 degrees. While the forecasted temperatures are not severe enough to cause us to cancel school, we do ask families to take extra precaution to ensure your students are dressed appropriately for this chilly weather and remain safe…

Weekly Family Newsletter 12-11-16

For the Week of December 11th through December 17th, 2016.  This last week was a busy week at the Bates, for families, staff, and students alike! The Book Fair was a tremendous success; we raised nearly $4000! Our School Site Council members also got a training about Extended Learning Time and their role in approving…

Book Fair Volunteers Needed!

Bates December Book Fair: December 6th, 7th, and 8th (9am-3:30pm) The Bates SPC is organizing and staffing a December Book Fair. We are looking for volunteers to help students choose and purchase books during the school day, especially on Thursday, December 8th.  Our semi-annual book fair promotes a love of reading and provides financial support…

Family Newsletter 12-4-16

For the Week of December 4th through December 11th, 2016.  A very special thank you to Linda Lea and Paul Wells, Jocelyn and Travis Marshall, Kristen Bonstein and Ryan Dowd, Courtney Barth, Barb Damon, Nora and Will Vincent, Heather Cochran, and Heather Baer for volunteering at Saturday’s school showcase! We had a tremendous parent presence and…

Shop Local on 12/6/16 and Support the Bates!

On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016  Birth St. House & Garden and Dandelions will be donating a portion of sales to the Phineas Bates Elementary School. We thank these two, local Roslindale businesses for their support. Just mention “The Bates” when shopping for us to receive a portion of the sale. Shop Local, Help Local!