Weekly Family Newsletter – April 23, 2017

For the Week of April 23rd through April 29th, 2017. 


What is Fox Fest?

A school-wide party held every spring to celebrate the Bates community and raise money for school enrichment programs and activities. Fox Fest includes children’s activities, a potluck dinner, dance party, raffle items, a silent auction, and a live auction!

Where is Fox Fest?

Fox Fest will be held in the school cafeteria and playground (if weather permits).

How can I win BIG at Fox Fest?

Fill out and send back your YELLOW RAFFLE TICKETS with payment for the chance to win:

  • 40″ LED TV!
  • Red Sox Tickets!
  • Razor Scooter!

Come to Fox Fest for many other items to be raffled and auctioned, including: Aquarium Passes, Ballet Tickets, Cooking Classes, Bowling, Laser Quest, Sky Zone, Rock Spot, Dinner Date Night, Fornax Bread, Restaurant Certificates, ICA Passes, Theater Tickets, Fitness Memberships, City Hall Field Trip, Principal-for-a-Day, and more!

In order to support this event, please bring the potluck item designated by your child’s grade to Fox Fest!

K0/K1 & K2:  Salads & Appetizer 

1st – 3rd Grade: Main Dish 

4th & 5th Grade:  Dessert 

Principal Search Update

 Please expect an announcement this week regarding the new principal of the Bates.

Teacher Appreciation Day – May 2nd 

The Parent Council will host breakfast at school for all of our dedicated teachers and staff. If you are able to contribute, please send $1 to help! 

Students can use the attached sheets in the flier to send a note to each teacher and staff member they would like to thank. Return your sheets to school by Wednesday, April 26 and we will distribute the words of thanks to the teachers.

Teacher Appreciation Flier

School Site/Parent Council – May 4th 

Our next SPC/SSC meeting is Thursday May 4th. The meeting will be from 5:30-7:00pm with free dinner and childcare provided. 


Upcoming Dates

April 29 – Fox Fest

May 4 – SSC/SPC

May 19 – Talent Show Tryouts

June 2 – Talent Show


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