Friday, December 5, 2014

Weekly Memo

December 5th, 2014
Main Office 781-270-1721    Nurse 781-270-1724   Absentee Line 781-273-7649

 Dec 1st - Dec 9th - Memorial School Book Fair in the Library
Dec 10th - 4th & 5th Grade Winter Concert, 7pm
Dec 23rd - Last day before winter break (Full Day, Regular Dismissal)
Dec 24th - Jan 2nd - Winter Break, NO SCHOOL

Main Entree Choices (See Lunch Menu for More Details) Dec 8th - Dec 12th
Chicken Nuggets
French Toast Sticks
Baked Chicken
Mozzarella Sticks
From the Office:
From the Music Department:   The 4th and 5th Grade Chorus, Strings, and Band will present their Winter Concert Celebration on Wednesday, December 10th at 7pm.  We hope you and your family are able to attend, the students are very excited to share what they have been working on.  Concert attire for children:  plain white tops, black bottoms, and black shoes.  Festive holiday accessories may also be worn as long as they do not obstruct the view of another child on the risers.   Please make sure that your child arrives to the school no later than 6:40pm.  Band students will report to the music room, string students will report to the lesson room, and chorus students who do not play an instrument will report to the gym.  Please note ALL 4th and 5th graders must attend the Winter Concert.  (Please contact us in advance if you have a conflict with attendance.)  
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 17th, 18th

and 19th. 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 17th:
10:30 Keating
11:30 Farrand
Thursday, December 18th:    
8:30 Burns, Rabazzi
9:15 Gonzalez, Warford
10:30 Cyr, Kippenberger
11:30 Santullo
1:15 Farrell, Panagiotopoulos

Friday, December 19th:
8:30 Olshaw, Conceison
9:15 Weinberg, Harlow
10:30 Ferullo
11:30 Nelson, McLaughlin
1:15 Burnham, Gearin

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 .
20th Annual Coats for Kids:  Please donate your gently used winter coats for children and adults.  Any warm, winter coats, gently used, good quality, all sizes needed (Especially XL, & Pre-K sizes).    Please do not drop off any coats with rips, tears, broken zippers, or permanent stains.  Sweatshirts, vests, and spring coats are not needed.  You may drop of coats in the main lobby of Memorial School, there will be a box in the lobby.  Once collected and cleaned, coats are distributed by social service agents to those in need within the community.  The coat drive will run now through January 10th.
Box Tops and Coke Product Bottle Caps:  Please send in any box tops you have collected or Coke product bottle caps.  Every label and bottle cap collected is money for our school. Box tops can be found on over 240 participating products, it’s an easy way and free way for schools to earn cash for the things they need.  Collections can be dropped of in the office.
Happenings Around Town:
From Burlington PAC:  
Join the PAC for our next presentation: Financial planning
Thursday, December 11, 20147:00pm MSMS Library
Neil Blicher and Rich Harwood financial planners with Baystate Financial, will be conducting a workshop with interested parents about the financial challenges associated with raising a child with Special Needs and / or learning disabilities.
The following topics will be covered:
·      Timeline / roadmap of transition points and services
·      Guardianship issues and considerations
·      How to maximize -- and preserve eligibility -- for government benefits
·      What happens when your child comes out of his / her education plan
·      Vocational residential options
*Doors open at 6:30
For more information contact us at