April 7, 2023

April 7, 2023 |

Alcott Newsletter April 2023 I don’t know how April is here (and halfway over!) already.  It really feels like just a few days ago that we were preparing for December vacation!  With the arrival of spring comes a very busy time of year at school.  The days start to fill up with regular learning activities as well as enrichment ones.  I look forward to seeing many of you at various spring events!      Recap of March Events: March was an incredibly busy month!  We had an amazing Multicultural Night at the beginning of the month and an awesome Math Night at the

March 2, 2023

March 2, 2023 |

Alcott Newsletter March 2023 I can’t believe it is March already!  This week’s weather aside, spring is right around the corner!  Before launching into updates and reminders, I just want to thank everyone who participated in sending roses to Alcott staff for Valentine’s Day.  The gesture was incredibly thoughtful and deeply appreciated by all! In this month’s newsletter, you will find information about Multicultural Night, Math Night, MCAS and more. Multicultural Night: This is just a reminder that Alcott’s Multicultural Night is next week!  Please join us from 5-7pm on Thursday, March 9th in celebrating the diversity of our community.  Families

February 3, 2023

February 3, 2023 |

Alcott Newsletter February 3, 2023 What a start to the month of February!  With an arctic blast bringing frigid temperatures today and tomorrow, we are certainly in the middle of winter right now!  I will say, the current cold spell aside, the days have been noticeably brighter in the afternoons even if the groundhog did see its shadow yesterday! In this month’s newsletter, you can find information about our upcoming multicultural night, math night and book fair, the spring MCAS schedule and more! Save the Date for Alcott’s Multicultural Night: Originally scheduled for two days after schools closed for COVID

December 2, 2022

December 5, 2022 |

December 2, 2022 I say some variation of this each month, but time really does seem to fly by – I truly can’t believe it is already December!  This month’s newsletter contains information about an upcoming forum with our SROs, a recap of the Turkey Trot, a review of the district’s illness protocol and much more! Alcott Twitter and Give a Hoots: If you haven’t already, consider checking out Alcott’s Twitter page!  Your child’s classroom teacher undoubtedly does a wonderful job of updating you regularly on what is happening in their classroom.  Our Twitter feed is a great way to peek

November 3, 2022

November 3, 2022 |

November 3, 2022 Dear Alcott Families, It is hard to believe that it is already November!  The trees really put on a spectacular show for us this fall.  Here’s hoping the beautiful weather continues into the winter months! Elementary Conferences: This is just a reminder that there is no school for students on Thursday, November 10th because it is a conference day.  We are all quite excited that, for the first time since COVID, conferences are back in person (with the option for zoom if needed).  We are looking forward to conferences beginning so we can share all of the amazing

October 11, 2022

October 11, 2022 |

October 11, 2022 Dear Alcott Families, I hope you are all doing well and enjoying the recent beautiful fall weather!  In October’s Newsletter, you will find updates on MCAS, special activities and more! Bike, Walk, Roll to School Day: Thanks to a partnership with our PTG and Safe Routes to School, students are invited to participate in the annual Bike, Walk and Roll to School Day tomorrow (Wednesday), October 12, 2022.  Students who are biking are invited to meet at Keyes Road at 8:30 for a police-escorted ride to Alcott.  Students who are walking are invited to start their stroll

August 26, 2022

August 26, 2022 |

August 26, 2022 Dear Alcott School Families, I hope that you and your children are enjoying these final days of summer and have found time to relax with friends and family.  As the end of August draws near, I can feel the excitement growing as staff set up classrooms and prepare to receive your students! I am looking forward to welcoming you and your children back to Alcott very soon! Attached is a document with information about our arrival and dismissal routines, how to change your child’s dismissal plan, information about school lunch, as well as current COVID protocol.  Please do not hesitate to

August 16, 2022

August 18, 2022 |

Dear Families, I hope you and your children are enjoying the summer and have found time to relax with family and friends.  It is hard to believe that the 2022-2023 school year will be starting in a few short weeks!  I am looking forward to a great year and can’t wait to welcome you and your children back to Alcott! I wanted to take this time to share some important information that you may need in the coming weeks. First Day of School: The first day of school for students is Wednesday, August 31st and is a half day.  There is

June 15, 2022

June 16, 2022 |

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe that the last day of school is finally upon us!  Before saying goodbye for the summer, I want to take a moment to thank all of you for your support during another year marked by COVID.  In spite of challenges that persisted due to the pandemic, we have truly had a wonderful school year!  I wish you a relaxing, fun-filled, summer vacation and look forward to welcoming your children back to Alcott at the end of August. A few items to note before vacation begins: Progress Reports: Progress reports will be published through the Aspen

June 2, 2022

June 2, 2022 |

Alcott Newsletter June 2, 2022 It is so hard to believe that June has arrived!  The last month has been packed with so much fun here at Alcott.  From field day, to field trips to turtle releases, we’ve been relishing in the activities that had been put on hold for far too long!  As we wrap up yet another unprecedented school year, I want to express my appreciation to all of you for your continued involvement and support.  Though we continue to face challenges from an ongoing pandemic, our students are able to come to school each day and learn