February 1, 2024

February 2, 2024 |

Alcott Newsletter February 2024 Happy Groundhog Day Alcott!  I can’t believe how quickly this year seems to be speeding by.  It feels like just yesterday I was wishing everyone a joyful December vacation and yet, somehow, here we are ushering in the beginning of Black History Month, Lunar New Year, the 100th Day of School and February vacation!  In this month’s newsletter, you will find information about the upcoming breakfast program, progress reports, a new staff introduction, a review of our emergency preparedness drills, and much more. School Breakfast Program:  We are excited to announce the start of daily School Breakfast

January 3, 2024

January 4, 2024 |

Alcott Newsletter January 3, 2024 Happy New Year Alcott!  I hope that everyone had a wonderful vacation.  I enjoyed time with my own family and, while I very much appreciated being able to slow down for a week, I am excited to be back at school.  With the holidays behind us, these next few months are a great time to focus on learning and growth.  Not that the fall isn’t a good time for learning, but early in the school year, we focus on new beginnings, which then transitions into Thanksgiving and December vacation.  In January, we get a really

November 1, 2023

October 31, 2023 |

I hope this newsletter finds everyone doing well.  In spite of this weekend’s incredibly warm weather, November is just a day away.  Below, please find information about our annual Turkey Trot (just days away!), the lost and found, conferences and more. Turkey Trot: Our annual Turkey Trot takes place this Wednesday (November 1st) and is sure to be an amazing day!  The Turkey Trot, where the entire school comes together for the good of the greater community, truly exemplifies one of the things that makes our school so special.  A big thank you to Mr. Gaudreau and the parent volunteers

October 2, 2023

October 2, 2023 |

Dear Alcott Families, I hope you are all doing well and have settled into the routine of the new(ish) school year.  After weeks of what felt like never ending rain, the sunshine forecasted for this week feels like a delightful treat!  Here’s hoping for more blue sky as we move further into the fall! In October’s Newsletter, you will find updates on Alcott’s playground, Care Solace, MCAS reports, 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

August 24, 2023

August 25, 2023 |

August 24, 2023 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 their students.  I am looking forward to welcoming you and your children back to Alcott very soon! Attached is a document with Alcott specific information including our arrival and dismissal routines, how to change your child’s dismissal plan and information about school lunch.  Please also make sure to review

August 14, 2023

August 14, 2023 |

August 14, 2023 Dear Alcott 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 2023-2024 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 30th –  

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