Weekly Newsletter – May 29

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Dear Families,                                                                     5/21/18

Upcoming Events

  • 6/5 Fifth  grade MMM concert 10:45
  • 6/5 Third grade MMM concert 10:00
  • 6/5 Fourth grade MMM concert 10:45
  • 6/5 Talent Show Auditions
  • 6/7 Art and Culture night 5-7pm
  • 6/12 SPC/SSC 5-7pm
  • 6/15 Evening School Talent Show
  • 6/20 10 AM K2 moving up day
  • 6/21 (6/22= rain day) Field Day for students
  • 6/25 10am – fifth grade moving up ceremony
  • 6/27 -28  2:00 dismissal

Parent Help Needed for 6/7 and 6/15!

Below is the link for the parent volunteer “sign-up genius” page for June 7th’s Arts and Culture Night and June 15th’s Evening Talent Show. If you are available and willing to support with the jobs listed, we really need extra hands!


 Talent Show Auditions 6/5!

Talent show auditions will take place on Tues 6/5, during enrichment block. Families should have received a flyer/info sheet for students to fill out about their 2-minute act. These sheets MUST be returned to teachers before 6/5 OR brought with them to auditions in order to participate. See flyer below.

Early Release dates

The Phineas Bates School will have early release schedule on June 27 and June 28. Students will be dismissed starting at 2:00 pm. The YMCA will start at at dismissal and run until 6pm.

Free Fun Fridays

10 Fridays, 10 venues, 100 things to do. Click HERE for schedule of activities. Click HERE for schedule in Spanish

Got talent?

Have you heard of BPS Got Talent? From now through June 9, any Boston Public Schools student can submit a video or photo of your special talent— including singing, rapping, photography, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, spoken-word poetry or monologues, or playing of musical instruments — online at externalaffairsbps.org/bgt, or on your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter accounts by using the hashtag #BPSGotTalent.

Parent Climate Survey (link)       https://www.bostonpublicschools.org/climatesurvey

We are currently at 41% of families having responded to our climate survey. Please fill out a survey for each child you have at the Bates School. If you need student ID number, feel free to call the school!

Go Fund Me for Mr. Prisby.

The purpose of the GoFundMe is to garner support from outside of our school community. We ask that you share the link on social media, with co-workers, or friends. We are getting closer and closer to our goal and any bit counts! https://www.gofundme.com/safety-amp-success-for-our-students


Rodolfo Morales, Principal



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