November, 2013 Principal's Report

posted Nov 12, 2013, 2:52 PM by Joel Bates

·         We are in the process of gathering information relative to families in need,  to give out Thanksgiving baskets throughout the school community – Bolton, Lancaster, Stow. This is sponsored by the Girls and Boys Scouts for more than 20 years now

·         ACT/SOS – Signs and signals of depression, risk factors, etc. – The staff worked with the eighth graders on this activity and lots of good information has been gathered and/or shared

·         Bus evacuations took place in both wings of our campus on two separate days

·         Golden Eagle Assemblies took place in October with a new technological format thanks to Mary Fitch – November Golden Eagle Assemblies take place this Friday

·         The new playground groundbreaking ceremony took place last week

·         The Spaghetti Supper is tonight

·         Community Reading Day took  place last week (30 members of the community were scheduled)

·         Parent Teacher Conferences took place last week

·         Field trips in grade four have been rescheduled due to the governmental shut down

·         Cross-country finished the season strong with a great showing at States

·         Basketball – Boys and Girls – Tryouts will be taking place very soon

·         Some of our eighth graders attended Minuteman for a site visit

·         The presidential elections – Y and Z party took place last week

·         School Picture Day (retakes) are December 3rd

·         The 7th and 8th graders had a wonderful Halloween dance weeks ago

·         Mrs. Salvucci retired last week – She will be very missed by the staff

·         PLUS Classes continue each and every F Day

·         Grade three (two classes) made up their field trip miss due to the governmental shutdown

·         PAC Bingo takes place on Friday, November 22nd

·         December 6th – The first trimester ends

·         December 13th – Report cards are issued

·         The preschool went apple picking weeks ago

·         The long-term substitute has been hired for Mrs. Walsh’s maternity leave  - A transition and plan are underway