Friday, March 6, 2015

Weekly Memo

March 6th, 2015
Main Office 781-270-1721    Nurse 781-270-1724   Absentee Line 781-273-7649

Mar 8th - Daylight Savings, Spring Forward
Mar 10th - 1st Grade Field trip to Chelmsford Theatre
Mar 23rd-27th PARCC testing grades 3-5
Mar 28th - Toast to Memorial
Mar 30th -31st -  PARCC makeups
Apr 7th - Spring pictures

Main Entree Choices (See Lunch Menu for More Details) Mar 2nd - Mar 6th
Popcorn Chicken
Hamburger or Cheeseburger
Ultimate Nachos


From the Office:  
From the Nurse:  Physical Examination and Immunization Updates for children entering the 4th grade in the fall are required by Massachusetts State Law.  A copy of these documents needs to be on file here at the school.  Copies may be brought into school through the end of this school year, and as school starts in the fall.  Current 3rd grade students should be receiving letters this week requesting updates.
From Miss McLaughlin:  I am VERY excited (and a little nervous) to say I will be running the 2015 Boston Marathon in April! I am running for a charity called Challenge Unlimited.  Challenge Unlimited in Andover provides therapeutic, educational and recreational opportunities using horses for children, teens, and adults with varying disabilities such as autism, cancer, stroke, Down syndrome, and more.
For more information, please check out this link:

From the PTO:  It’s almost here!  The Toast to Memorial!  Saturday, March 28th, 7 to 10PM. Crowne Plaza, Woburn, MA.  This is a wonderful opportunity to support and celebrate the Memorial Community!   Make new friends, renew old ones.  Take a chance to win raffle prizes and auction items.  For more information or to order tickets, please go to:  

Happenings Around Town:

Francis Wyman Family Carnival  Saturday, March 14, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM :  Join us
for Francis Wyman’s biggest event of the year- rain, snow or shine because all the fun is indoors!

Admission is free! Food, game and raffle tickets will be sold during the carnival. Enjoy a variety of fun activities and of course our famous CAKE WALK- win a cake and vote for your favorite! Be sure to stop by the cafeteria where we’ll be offering plenty of refreshments. Our huge raffle table features a ton of fabulous prizes to win. Don’t miss out on your chance to walk away with one or more of these great prizes!!
For additional information, please contact

Glenn Miller Orchestra is here:  The Burlington Community Concert Series will present the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular and sought after big band in the world for both concert and swing dance engagements. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to enjoy a world famous band!  Tickets available at 781-A-FUN-TIC (781-238-6842), and at the door.  Cost: $20 for senior citizens and students; $25 for adults. Fogelberg Performing Arts Center is a fully accessible venue. Co-sponsored by Burlington Public Schools and the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce.
“The Music Man is here”:  Burlington High School presents America’s most beloved musical, The Music Man, in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center, 123 Cambridge St, Burlington. The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Performances take place March 21, 22, 27 and 28 at 7:30 pm, and March 29 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for students and senior citizens and $15 for adults., 781-A-FUN-TIC and at the door. Fogelberg Performing Arts Center is a fully accessible facility.

Burlington Baseball & Softball Association:  BBSA Registration is OPEN!  Please go to to register for the 2015 Spring Season, the deadline for registration is March 8th.   Opening Day is April 18th!

Get Brighter Burlington:  The Burlington PTO, Uno Pizzeria & Grill, CCS Presentation Systems New England and Epson have partnered up for the “Get Brighter Burlington” fundraising campaign.  From March 2nd through April 17, 2015, Uno’s located in the Burlington Mall will host the “Get Brighter Burlington” fundraiser for all Burlington Public Schools.  To participate, guests of UNO’s who present a fundraiser ticket with their order will automatically give 20% of their total bill to the school of their choice through Uno’s generous donation.   The school that raises the most funds at the end of the program will receive and Epson BrightLink 575Wi interactive projector, including installation and training, generously donated by Epson, CS New England and Uno.  Fundraiser tickets are available on the Uno Burlington Facebook page at or at each Burlington School’s website page.  This program will help Burlington Public Schools raise much needed funds and improve their access to cutting edge technology, helping to improve public education as a whole.