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Dolbeare on the Move, Friday, December 5, 2014

posted Dec 8, 2014, 2:39 PM by Joel Villegas
December 5, 2014; Issue #11
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Dolbeare on the Move
Dolbeare Elementary School
340 LOWELL ST, WAKEFIELD, MA 01880
 (781) 246-6480 - http://wakefieldpublicschools.org/WPS/dolbeare
UPCOMING EVENTS
12/6 - Breakfast with Santa at Dolbeare

12/6 - Wakefield Holiday Stroll, Festival of Trees & Hat Parade

12/12- Report Cards go home (Grades 1-4)

12/15-12/16 - PTOs Winter Festival

12/18 - Winter sing-a-long with Mr. Zini

12/19 - Kindergarten Polar Express
 
Early Dismissal Procedures

All parents/guardians who pickup a child early from school will be asked to show ID.  While Mrs. Sacco and the office staff know many parents, we ask for everyone’s cooperation with this practice for consistency.  We understand that checking IDs does add a minute to the dismissal process and we thank you in advance for your ongoing partnership as we take proactive steps to continue to ensure all children’s safety.
Dolbeare Notices
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A SPECIAL THANK YOU:

 Julie Brown for running Breakfast with Santa and Alyssa Kelley for creating the beautiful raffle baskets!
FACULTY & STAFF SPOTLIGHT

    

Click to learn more about our new faculty and staff.  Please join me in welcoming Mrs. Debbi Lacey back to Dolbeare. Mrs. Lacey will be joining us as an interventionist. 
 
Dolbeare Travelers   
We have moved to Egypt.  Over the next few weeks we will be learning about the Egyptians, Pyramids and more!    

Scholastic Book Clubs


The Scholastic Online Book Club is a great way to to buy great, low cost books for your family while giving bonus points to your teacher and the media center. The more you order, the more you give to the school. The books come to the Media Center and get distributed to your child's classroom. Orders are place twice a month, once around the first and again around the 15th.

Scholastic Online Book Club
 
PARCC Updates
Attention 3rd & 4th Grade Parents:  
Our tentative PARCC dates are:

March 19th & 20th(Math)
March 23rd - 25th(ELA)

May 4th & 5th (Math)
May 11th & 12th(ELA) 
May 13 (make-ups)

Here are some links for online PARCC practice for 3rd and 4th graders to use to help get ready for the computer test in March.

PARCC Practice from TestNav

News from the Nurse

 
With the cold weather approaching, please remind all children to bring appropriate clothing for recess (coat, hat, etc).  As per Walkfield policy, we will go outside unless it is below 20 degrees (including windchill).  

Wakefield Academy

 
For extended day care, please complete the Registration Form and appropriate Calendar Form(s)
 
Head count is needed for staffing and to inform teachers of where to direct children.  

2014/2015 Reg. Form
Before School Calendar
After School Calendar

District News

Enclosed Flyers (click icon)
Wakefield Pop Warner Cheerleading 

The Wakefield Pop Warner Cheerleaders have the opportunity to compete in Disney world on 12/08.  This is exciting for the girls and very expensive for the parents.  WPW is a certified Non-Profit, we will be holding a fundraiser on 12/01 at Market Street.  Skate for a cause.  The proceeds we collect will be given directly to Pop Warner to help subsidize the trip for some of the girls.  We would like to promote our event at the Wakefield Schools, Galvin, Dolbeare, Woodville, Greenwood and the Walton.  I have attached the flyer for your approval.  As you can see we have very little time, with such a short school break.  Thank you, Any questions please feel free to contact me.  Go Warriors!
"Snowflakes" Paint Night
Monday, December 8 at 6:30pm
$30 per participant

Join Wakefield High School on Monday, December 8 for a special creative fundraising event and a family friendly night of painting to raise money for the school! You will recreate "Snowflakes" with the step-by-step guidance from our instructor. We provide the supplies - paints, apron, brushes and a 16x20 canvas - you make the masterpiece. This is an instructor-led painting class - part technique, part fun - no experience required!
A One-Man Christmas Carol Performance--Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30pm
$10 Students; $20 Adults
 
Witness the classic tale of A Christmas Carol come beautifully to life as actor J.T. Turner portrays Charles Dickens and every single character from the story in this one-man show. All the voices and emotions and intensities of the characters that we all know and love elegantly spoken and acted out by just one man.
Charles Dickens was famous for bringing his A Christmas Carol to life for audiences every year and this version brings in all the drama, comedy and redemption as Dickens had originally written it. Now in its 18th year, this show has become a North Shore tradition for many families.
The newly launched Wakefield PPAL is for families who are experiencing the challenges of bringing up children with emotional and mental health challenges.  The meetings are free and open to the public.  The group meets on the First and Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at the Horizon House- 78 Water Street, Wakefield.   
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