April 2 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                     Parent Climate Survey We want to hear what you think about your child’s school! BPS offers parents the opportunity to fill out a survey every year. Students and teachers also fill out surveys at school….

Weekly Family Newsletter – June 4, 2017

For the Week of June 4th through June 10th, 2017.  A tremendous thank you to the parents who supported the talent show last week! Our students did an amazing job and it would not have been possibly without parent volunteers. I would especially like to thank Barb Damon and Lauren Manasse-Latham for the tremendous amount of…

Spring Math MCAS

MCAS season is upon us! Beginning TOMORROW (Tuesday, May 16), students in grades 3-5 will start taking the Math MCAS.  All testing will begin at 10:00am and students may not enter the testing rooms if they arrive after that. Late students will have to take the MCAS at a later time separate from their class.Students who are absent…

Fox Fest – Thank You, Donors!

On April 29th, we held our annual fundraising event–Fox Fest. We are very excited to share that we raised nearly $5,000 for our school in the silent auction, live auction, and raffle. We would like to thank the generous businesses and individuals who provided donations that made Fox Fest possible: Total Wine – Natick Roche…

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!

Open House 9/6/16 from 5-7pm

Due to the weather, our event tonight (September 6th, 2016) will now be an indoor Open House. From 5-7pm, the building will be open for families to visit classrooms, meet teachers, and get information about parent volunteer opportunities. We will provide light refreshments, but there will be no full dinner meal. There is no need…

Uniforms

Our uniform is a navy blue or khaki bottom (shorts, skirts, pants, dresses), with a navy blue, light blue, or white top. Families can order official Bates attire at the BBQ on September 6th!