#FundOurSchools Campaign

Dear Bates Families, The Bates is one of 3 or 4 schools that will be losing City Connects next year.  Other larger schools are losing their partnership funding for it but have a large enough budget to absorb the cost. Looking at last year’s budget, BPS funded a total of $874,493 for all City Connects partnerships.  For…

February 22 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                       School Operations Update: Incidents like the one that occurred on the 14th in Parkland, Florida, remind us of the need for vigilance regarding the safety of our students and educators. I send this message…

Note about school operations

02/16/17 Dear Families, Incidents like the one that occurred on the 14th in Parkland, Florida, remind us of the need for vigilance regarding the safety of our students and educators. I send this message to let families know that the Bates School has routines and protocols in place to promote and ensure the safety of…

February 15 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                        Bates School ‘Behavior Change Basics’ for Families You are invited to join us for an informational session on Thursday, March 1st 5:30-7:00,  to learn more about how the Bates School supports our student’s social-emotional…

February 6 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                        Support for Filing Taxes: The Codman Square Health Center offers free tax preparation for hard working Dorchester (and Boston) families. Taxpayers who earned less than $54,000 in the previous tax year can have their…