Weekly Family Newsletter – June 19, 2017

For the Week of June 18th through June 24th, 2017.  Staffing Update We have submitted a candidate for hire and will share information about our new team member next week. Thank you to Mr. Morales, Mr. Clark, Mr. Macchi, and Mrs. Moses for serving on the interview panel. Field Day – June 23rd Field DayContinue reading “Weekly Family Newsletter – June 19, 2017”

Weekly Family Newsletter – May 28th, 2017

2017 Talent Show Our annual talent show will take place this Friday, June 2nd, beginning at 6:30pm in the Bates auditorium. The auditorium will be open at 6:00 with pizza for attending guests. We hope to see many families join us to celebrate and enjoy the many talents of our students. As we work toContinue reading “Weekly Family Newsletter – May 28th, 2017”

Weekly Family Newsletter – May 14, 2017

For the Week of May 14th through May 20th, 2017.  A tremendous thank you to all the parents who supported our Spring Book Fair last week! A special thank you to Kristen Bonstein (K1 and 2nd grade parent) who organized the event, volunteers, and classroom signups! Math MCAS THIS WEEK This week our students inContinue reading “Weekly Family Newsletter – May 14, 2017”

Weekly Family Newsletter – May 7, 2017

For the Week of May 7th through May 12th, 2017.  Spring Book Fair May 9th (9am-3:30pm), 10th (9am-7pm), and 11th (9am-3pm) The Bates SPC is organizing and staffing our Spring Book Fair that will take place in a few weeks. We are looking for volunteers to help students choose and purchase books during the school dayContinue reading “Weekly Family Newsletter – May 7, 2017”

Weekly Family Newsletter – April 9, 2017

For the Week of April 9th through April 15th, 2017.  A huge thank you to 3rd and 5th grade families! 3rd graders had perfect attendance all 3 days of the MCAS and 5th grades had perfect attendance 2 out of the 3 days.  A reminder that there is no school this Friday, April 14th forContinue reading “Weekly Family Newsletter – April 9, 2017”

Weekly Family Newsletter – April 2, 2017

For the Week of April 2nd through April 8th, 2017.  BuildBPS Joint Site Council Meeting – April 4th This Tuesday, April 4th, Instructional Superintendent Mary Driscoll will be holding a meeting at the Irving from 6:00-7:30pm to discuss the findings from BuildBPS with Site Councils from several schools (including the Bates). Mary, along with staffContinue reading “Weekly Family Newsletter – April 2, 2017”

SPC/SSC Meeting – Monday 3/6

  At our March 6th meeting, we will officially launch the process to find the next principal of the Phineas Bates Elementary School. I am working with district-level staff to move this process as quickly as possible (while still identifying quality candidates) to ensure a smooth transition.  At this meeting, Karla Jenkins from the OfficeContinue reading “SPC/SSC Meeting – Monday 3/6”

International Day / Culture Night – Thursday February 16th!

On Thursday February 16th, we invite students to wear clothing that celebrates their national heritage! Inclusion means everyone and we are having a special day to celebrate the diversity of our school community.  That same evening, The Bates School Community Engagement Committee welcomes all families to share food, dance, music, art, games, and conversation atContinue reading “International Day / Culture Night – Thursday February 16th!”