May 15, 2018

May 14, 2018 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal May/June Newsletter May 15, 2018 I am looking forward to the possibility of spring and getting outdoors to play. Arrival/Dismissal Times: The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM. All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too. Please make note of the arrival and dismissal times. Last day of school is Monday, June 25. Dismissal is at 12:30. First

February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal February 27, 2018 I hope you had an enjoyable February Break with the mix of spring and winter weather.  I traveled to Tamworth, NH with family and friends to snowshoe and play outside. Arrival/Dismissal Times:  The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM.  All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too.  Please make note of the arrival and dismissal

January 8, 2018

January 8, 2018 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal January 8, 2018 Happy New Year! It has been a cold and snowy start to 2018! Arrival/Dismissal Times:  The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM.  All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too.  Please make note of the arrival and dismissal times.   Parent’s Driving to School: If you plan to drive your child, please drop off your

December 2, 2017

December 4, 2017 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal December 2, 2017 My hope is that this holiday season is spent with family and friends! Please accept my heartfelt wish for a happy and healthy season. Arrival/Dismissal Times: The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM. All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too. Please make note of the arrival and dismissal times. Parent’s Driving to School: If

November 6, 2017

November 6, 2017 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal November 6, 2017 I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving season! Arrival/Dismissal Times: The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM. All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too. Please make note of the arrival and dismissal times. Parent’s Driving to School: If you plan to drive your child, please drop off your child in

October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal October 11, 2017 We have had a wonderful start to the school year! I have seen many smiles on the faces of the students and staff who were eager to get back to school. Arrival/Dismissal Times: The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM. All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too. Please make note of the arrival and

September 1, 2017

September 11, 2017 |

Alcott News from the Desk of the Principal September 1, 2017 We have had a wonderful start to the school year! I saw many smiling faces attached to students who were eager to get back to school. Arrival/Dismissal Times: The students begin to transition to their classrooms at 8:50 AM. All students should be in their classrooms by 9:00 AM and will be dismissed at 3:30 PM. Every Tuesday is an early release day with students leaving at 12:30. Kindergarten students have an early release on Thursday too. Please make note of the arrival and dismissal times. Parent’s Driving to

March 3, 2017

March 5, 2017 |

Dear Alcott Families, The month of March is off to a great start!  We began the week with our annual book fair and our third graders are performing their Wax Museum presentations this week and next.  On March 17, the whole school will undertake a STEAM Challenge to construct a “marble run” that will keep a marble rolling as long as possible (not as far as possible)! The day to day functioning of our school, along with all of our special events, are a testament to our 5 core values of Academic Excellence, Respectful and Empathic Community,  Continuous Improvement, Educational

January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 |

January 30, 2017 Dear Alcott Families, On Wednesday, February 1, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will honor the 2016 Commendation Schools at the State House.  Alcott is one of 49 schools statewide to be recognized for high achievement and high progress (there are 1,930 public school in the state).  Sharon will be there to accept the Commemorative certificate, along with English Language Arts Curriculum Specialist, Jean Thuma and Math Curriculum coordinator, Judy Olson.  Superintendent, Diana Rigby, will also be there for the ceremony. On Wednesday, January 25, the whole school posed for a picture in the front

January 9, 2017

January 9, 2017 |

Dear Alcott Families, Happy New Year!  The Alcott School Community finished 2016 with a flurry of activities that were wonderful examples of our core value of Caring.  These included: Curley’s first graders made dinner placemats for an assisted living facility in Burlington.  Many of the residents spend the holidays there and they loved the students’ holiday messages and drawings. Grade 5 held their annual community service project for the Minuteman ARC of Concord.  The students, teachers and staff collected over $1,000 in gift cards, and also filled six boxes with sports equipment, paints, brushes, and exercise weights to help the