January 2013

posted Jan 9, 2013, 12:42 PM by Joel Bates

School Council January 9th Principal’s Report (Not in chronological order)


·         Safety debriefings took place the week before the holiday break – The administration met with the staff, safety committee, chief of police, director of facilities to assess what we do well and where we can do better. 

·         We have reviewed protocols with staff and communicated with parents as part of this taking stock process. 

·         Extended Day will be locked until the last student is picked up. Parents will be buzzed in by staff. A backdoor light will soon be installed and a buzzer system has been budgeted for the extended day program.

·         A penetration audit took place by the Bolton Police and both buildings followed all procedures. We received the highest rating from the chief of police.

·         Staff and administration have prepared budgets for the Superintendent. The administration will be presenting budgets to the school committee on Saturday, February 2nd

·         PAC Parent Trivia Night will be Saturday, February 9th

·         The PAC Spelling Challenge Fundraiser Grades K-5 will take place on Friday, January 18th. We are trying to reach a $10,000.00 benchmark. 

·         The Geography Bee will take place January 10th

·         Four Winds training for the parents took place today for the winter workshop

·         Our SWAT team will be working with each grade level over the next two weeks

·         In addition, winter assessments are underway giving us two sets of data to use to inform our instruction for the remainder of the year

·         The next Golden Eagles/Sawyer Stars assemblies will be Friday, January 25th

·         There will be a FSS Student Council event on January 25th

·         Auditions and then rehearsals are upcoming for The Rockin’ Tales of Snow White performance later in the year