Friday, May 9, 2014

Weekly Memo

May 9, 2014

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

May 12th - Kindergarten Field Trip
May 15th -Spring Concert 7pm
May 17th - PTO Pancake Breakfast
May 19th - 2nd Grade Field Trip
May 26th - No School, Memorial Day


Chicken Fingers

Ultimate Nachos

Chicken Ceasar Wrap
Tuna Fish Wrap


Homemade pizza

Memorial School Art Show and Pancake Breakfast:
Saturday, May 17th,from 8-10 AM in the Memorial Cafeteria.   Mark your calendar for this fun family event!  Come and enjoy breakfast and an exhibit of your child's beautiful art work!  Mrs. Hennessey (a.k.a. Mrs. York) has once again outdone herself and will set up an impressive display for all of us to enjoy.   This year's theme is "Sailing These Seven Sea's With Pirates."  If you'd like to volunteer for this event please just send an email to,  Registration information will be sent home in backpacks this week, or you may register online

From the Burlington Food Pantry
We are requesting donations of toothpaste and toothbrushes.  Donation boxes will be dropped off at the elementary schools for the lobby.  

From the Memorial PTO:
Come support the Memorial PTO.  The Orange Leaf on 1 Center St will donate 15% of all proceeds on  Monday, May 12th from 6pm to 10pm if you mention the Memorial PTO during your purchase.   

PLEASE HELP CONTINUE THE TRADITION: Will you be a chaperone at the BHS Post Graduation (all-night) Party?  Its tradition for the parents of underclassmen to chaperone the party for our graduating seniors.  We are looking for men to help with the sumo wrestling on all 3 shifts - shift 1 (10 pm - midnight on Sunday June 8), shift 2 (midnight - 3 am on Mon June 9), shift 3 (3am - 5am on Mon June 9) We also have a few spots avail for either men or women at other activities for shift 3.  You don't need to have a child in the high school, any adult that does not have a senior at the party is welcome.  This is a great way to "pay it forward."  Help us this year and when your child graduates, the parents of underclassmen will be there for you!  To volunteer, or if you have any questions, please contact Michele Shields at or 781-270-5142.

Burlington Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts and Venture Scouts:  are having their eighth annual scouting expo at Rahanis Park, Sunday May 18 from 9-noon…… Come and Join in the Fun! Scouting age boys and girls (Grades 1-12 for 2014-2015 School Year) are invited to come and check out the scouting programs in Burlington.  Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts will demonstrate the spirit of teamwork, character building and camaraderie that scouting is about. Join with the scouts in the “Scouting Survivor Challenges”. Leadership from all of the towns scouting units will be on hand to answer any questions about the Scouting Programs in Burlington and accept new registrations. Join us for a morning of “Fun with a Purpose” Sunday May 18 from 9:00 am to noon. Call Chet Maguire 781-229-2235 with any questions.

Burlington Education Foundation: The Annual Exercise for Education ½ mile Fun Run & 5K Run or Walk is on Sunday, May 18th, 2014.
8:00 am – Check in   9:00 am – FUN RUN start time  9:30 am – 5K start time   10:30 am – Awards
Location: Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA
Registration: Online at
Grand Raffle | Snacks | Prizes | Giveaways

Don’t forget to check out our Grand Raffle on our website:
Volunteer today and be entered to win a $50 Gift Card to The Capital Grille!
The shifts run from 8:00 am – 11:00 am with many being 1-2 hours (more if you like). All you need is a smile, we supply the t-shirt! As an added benefit, Burlington High School students receive scholarship points with Adopt-A-Class, or Community service hours. Simply RSVP to Jean Golding at and indicate any time constraints and we will reserve a spot in accordance with your time available.