Friday, May 22, 2015

Weekly Memo

 MEMORIAL SCHOOL NEWS
May 22nd, 2015
(Memorialprincipal.blogspot.com)
Main Office 781-270-1721    Nurse 781-270-1724   Absentee Line 781-273-7649

IMPORTANT DATES
May 25th - Memorial Day, No School
May 28th - 5th Grade Orientation @ 8:45 am, MSMS
May 30th - Memorial Jog a thon, Race for a Reason at 8am
June 1st - June 4th - Incoming K Screening
June 2nd - Memorial PTO Family Picnic 6pm - 8pm
June 3rd - Family Picnic Rain Date
June 4th - 5th Grade Parent Orientation @ 7pm, MSMS
June 9th - 5th grade Field trip, Cedardale
June 11th - Field Day
June 12th - Field Day, Rain Date
June 16th - 5th Grade Move up Celebration
June 23rd - Last Day of School, dismissal at 11;!5am



Main Lunch Menu Choices May 25th - May 29th
Monday
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday
Burlington Sampler
Wednesday
Chicken Caesar Salad
Thursday
Ultimate Nachos
Friday
Pizza

From the Office:
Moving?  Parents of children who are moving, and leaving Memorial School, should notify the office as soon as their plans are finalized.  This will ensure that appropriate arrangements are made for the transferring of school records, and allow for registration and placement in their new school.  Thank you.

Thank you!:  A huge thank you for the generous donations to help fill the recess bins with equipment.

From the PTO:  Thank you to all the families who attended Saturday’s Art Show and Pancake Breakfast -we had a great morning and hope you did too.  We want to thank the many parents who came out bright and early to flip pancakes, set up the cafeteria, greet families and serve food.   Of course, special thanks to Mrs. York for inspiring the kids to create such incredible artwork and for outdoing herself every year with an amazing display!  

Happenings Around Town:
From Mother to Mother:  Calling all children entering kindergarten at Memorial this fall!  Join us on Saturday, June 6th from 3 pm to 4 pm for a laid-back, friendly play-date at the Memorial school playground as part of monthly Pre-K socials being organized by Burlington Mother-to-Mother.  The socials are free and open to all incoming kindergarteners.  This is a great way for kids (and parents) to get to know each other and the school environment. Please rsvp with both your name and your child's name to Sharleen Davis at sharleendavis@hotmail.com.  Hope you can join us!

From The Burlington Education Foundation: The Burlington Education Foundation (BEF) will be holding their 11th Annual “Exercise for Education” 5K Road Race and ½ Mile Family Fun Run at Burlington High School on Sunday May 31, 2015.  Check-in for the event begins at 8:00am with the Family Fun Run beginning at 9:00am, followed by the start of the 5k which begins promptly at 9:30am.  

Please visit BEF's website:  (http://www.burlingtonedfoundation.org/5k-road-race-fun-run/) for more information on the activities as well as online registration. All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a free t-shirt. NEW This Year - Chip Timing! - with instant results.  Don’t miss out on this great community event.
BEF's Mission is to channel donations from businesses and individuals to provide Burlington educators with an additional source of funding for creative and innovative curriculum enrichment programs.  Help us make a difference in the Burlington Public Schools!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

STARbuck students of the Week


 STARbuck students of the week!

Congratulations to Bobby, Ethan, Diya, Jack, Terisa and Barack

Memorial School had 177 STARbucks handed out this week for

S: showing kindness
      T: taking safety seriously
A: acting responsibly
       R: Respect self and others


Friday, May 15, 2015

Principal of the Day

Principal of the day winners from the Toast to Memorial raffles 
are Savannah, Seamus, Haley, Julia and Lilly
It was wonderful to have terrific helpers…
give out STARbucks to kind, respectful, responsible and safe students!
create teacher appreciation cards and have all students sign them during lunch period!
observe students learning in classrooms!
visit Turbo the rabbit in kindergarten!
and eating pizza in the principal's office!




Weekly Memo

 MEMORIAL SCHOOL NEWS
May 15th, 2015
(Memorialprincipal.blogspot.com)
Main Office 781-270-1721    Nurse 781-270-1724   Absentee Line 781-273-7649

IMPORTANT DATES
May 16th - Memorial Pancake Breakfast & Art Show 8am to 10am
May 18th - May 20th PAARC Testing Grade 3 @ 8:30a, Grade 4 & 5  @ 9:20 am
May 20th - Camp Bournedale Meeting for current 4th Grade parents  @ Francis Wyman, 6pm
May 25th - Memorial Day, No School
May 28th - 5th Grade Orientation @ 8:45 am, MSMS
May 30th - Memorial Jog a thon, Race for a Reason at 8am
June 1st - June 4th - Incoming K Screening
June 2nd - Memorial PTO Family Picnic 6pm - 8pm
June 3rd - Family Picnic Rain Date
June 4th - 5th Grade Parent Orientation @ 7pm, MSMS



Main Lunch Menu Choices May 18th - May 22nd
Monday
Chicken Patty or
Chicken Parm
Tuesday
Mozzarella Sticks
Wednesday
Beef Tacos
Thursday
French Toast
Friday
Papa Gino’s Pizza

From the Office:
FROM the OFFICE
Congratulations to the Memorial School 4th and 5th Grade Band and Chorus on the wonderful spring concert they performed on Wednesday morning for the school, and Wednesday evening for family and friends.  Entitled “America the Beautiful”. Thank you to Mrs. Niu, Mrs. Rzasa, and Mr. Napierkowski for their commitment to music and to the children, and a special thank you to Mrs. Parry who accompanied the chorus on piano, and Joe Plummer who played percussion. What a celebration of our wonderful school family!


Memorial School Art Show and Pancake Breakfast:  Saturday, May 16th,from 8-10 AM in the Memorial Cafeteria.   Come and enjoy breakfast and an exhibit of your child's beautiful art work!

If you are cleaning out the garage and have a gently used basketball-football-kickball or soccer ball that you don’t use anymore, you can bring it to the pancake breakfast to donate to the recess bins outside. Kids enjoy playing with jump ropes and drawing with chalk too!

Memorial’s Run for a Reason: May 30, 2015, 8am to 10am.   Students will raise money for the PTO and another charity (chosen by each grade) all while promoting fitness and healthy living.  Students will have 1 hour to run or walk as many laps around the field as they can.  Donations will be collected per lap or they can be a flat donation.  To register, please visit the PTO website, http://www.memorialschoolpto.org/JogAThon.html or email us atmemorialrunforareason@gmail.com.  The PTO will have water and healthy snacks for the runners and they will receive a race day t-shirt.  

Save the date! Annual Family Picnic – June 2nd!
Come socialize with old friends and new at Memorial School’s annual Family Picnic.  The PTO is organizing a picnic on Tuesday, June 2nd (rain date June 3rd) from 6-8pm.   Watch for the Event Flyer – it will be coming home soon!




Happenings Around Town:
Burlington Community Concert Series:   helps you kick off the long weekend with “Let’s Hang On!” America’s #1 Frankie Valli Tribute Band, a one-night-only performance on Friday, May 22, in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center located in Burlington High School. Traveling to Burlington straight from their engagement at Foxwoods Casino, Let’s Hang On! will feature all the mega hits of The Four Seasons including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” and “Who Loves You.” Tickets are $5-$25; reserved seats; BurlingtonTheatre.com.   781-A-FUN-TIC and at the door. THIS EVENT IS GONNA ROCK!!!  For more info about "Let's Hang On" including video of performances visit http://letshangon.com

Spotlight on Excellence

This week three fifth graders, Bella, Brooke and Arshiyah, were recognized at the school committee meeting for their dedication to connecting ALL students at Memorial School. 
School committee members watched a video of the INCLUDE assembly created by
Bella and Brooke.  Thank you to Ms. Conceison and Ms. Beers for teaching 
and supporting these important life lessons.



STARbuck Students of the Week

Students at Memorial continue to work hard earning STARbucks 
for demonstrating our values 

Kindness - Safety - Responsibility - Respect

Keep up the good work! 


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

What goes great with pancakes?


ART!

Please come to Memorial School this Saturday, May 16 at 8:00am to see the beautiful art work that your children have been working on all year. Ms. York has created a feast for the eyes! 
Enjoy pancakes and other yummy treats after you stroll the hallways of Memorial.  
Art nourishes the soul


















Saturday, May 9, 2015

Middlesex Math Madness at Memorial

25 teams for all over Middlesex County gathered to compete
 in both individual and team math competitions.
 A huge thank you goes out to
Mrs. Olshaw, Mrs Burns and Mrs. Magliozzi for organizing and hosting this event.
More thanks go out to the group of Burlington High School students 
and Mrs. Fortunato who helped score the tests.
Thank you to all the parents and teachers who support the future 
mathematicians of the world!