Thursday, December 5, 2013

weekly memo

December 6, 2013

Main office: 781-270-1721         Absentee Line:781-273-7649           Nurse:781-270-1724


Dec. 11th - Winter Concert 7PM
Dec. 23rd - Jan. 1st - No School - Mid Winter Vacation


Chicken nuggets


French toast sticks

Baked Chicken

Mozzarella Cheese sticks

Sal’s Pizza

Welcome Winter Sing-a-Long

To Welcome Winter and the Holiday season, Memorial voices will fill the halls with song from Wednesday through Friday, December 18th, 19th and 20th. Sing-a-long will be held in the foyer of the school, just inside the front doors. Family and Friends are welcome to join us! If you would like to come by and join your child’s class in a holiday sing-a-long, the schedule (based on their regular music class schedule) looks like this:

Wednesday, December 18th:
10:30 Keating
11:30 Farrand

Thursday, December 19th:
8:30 Burns, Rabazzi
9:15 Gonzalez, Warford
10:30 Cyr, Kippenberger
11:30 Siegel
1:15 Farrell, Panagiotopoulos

Friday, December 20th:
8:30 Papadonis, Conceison
9:15 Weinberg, Olshaw
10:30 Ferullo
11:30 Nelson, McLaughlin
1:15 Burnham, Gearin

The Book Fair Is Coming!
The last day the students will be able to purchase books is Monday, December 9th from 8:00-12:00PM.  Online shopping will run thru December 11th at  

Box Tops
Please send in any box tops you have collected.  Every label collected is money for our school. Box tops can be found on over 240 participating products, it’s an easy way for schools to earn cash for the things they need.

The Memorial School Winter Show featuring our own 4th & 5th Grade Band and Chorus is just around the corner! Students have been working hard, and are eager to share their winter concert with fellow students, family and friends! On December 11th at 9am, under the direction of Mrs. Rzasa, Mrs. Niu, Mrs. Rohlfing, and Mr. Napierkowski, fourth and fifth grade will perform for the entire school. In the evening at 7pm, families and friends are invited to attend this very special event. Concert dress for students is black pants/skirt, black shoes, and a plain white top. For evening performance, children need to arrive at school at 6:40pm. (Band students should remember to bring their instruments, and should report to the gym first, where the chorus will be gathering.) Thank you, in advance, for your help in making our Winter Show an enjoyable and memorable one! We hope to see you there!

Memorial Helping Memorial
Once again Memorial School is participating in the Giving Tree, if you know of a family in need of assistance during the holiday season please contact the Guidance Counselor, Danielle Flaccavento @ (781) 238-6825 or at .


Purchase gift cards the Memorial PTOs SCRIP Gift Card Program.  Get the gift cards you need for the holidays and every day shopping and earn money for Memorial School.  Each of the stores or restaurants you purchase a gift card for will donate a percentage of each sale to our school.  The order form will be going home in backpack folders today, and is also posted on our website at

Spirit Wear
Save the Date - Monday, December 16th from 6:30 - 7:30 PM the PTO will be handing out all orders for Spirit wear.   Please make every effort to pick up your orders at this time.  Thank you!

Lost and Found
The lost and found items are piling up. Please check the boxes located in the cafeteria the next time you are in.  You might find that one item you didn’t even know you lost. All items will be donated to charity if not picked up by December 20th.

Coats For Kids  Memorial School will be participating in the Coats For Kids
program again this year!
Now through January 11, 2014, we will be collecting winter coats for kids, moms and dads.  All sizes are needed.  There is a box for donations outside the main office.

4th Grade Parents
Let the 2022 Adopt - A - Class help you with your holiday chores.  The Adopt-A-Class will be wrapping gifts at Lester’s Roadside BBQ on Sunday,  December 15th from 2:00 -8:00 PM for a nominal fee.  All proceeds will benefit the 2022 Adopt-A-Class scholarship fund.  If you have any questions or would like to volunteer an hour or two, please contact Kristin Russo at

Burlington High School presents the madcap dark comedy, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center of BHS on Nov 22 & 23 at 7 pm and Nov 24 @ 2 pm. Tickets: $5 students/sr citizens, $10 adults. or 781-A-FUN-TIC.

Toys For Tots: The Memorial School will be helping the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves with theToys for Tots program.  We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in the collection box located in front of the Health Office until Friday, December 11th. This can be a very difficult time of year for many families.  Please consider helping to put a smile on a child’s face. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.