We have seen an increase in the flu like symptoms in the health office in the past week. We also have several confirmed cases of the flu.
Please click on the flu flyer (flu flyer in Portuguese) for important flu information. There is still time to get a flu shot if you haven’t done so already. To find a flu shot near you, call your healthcare provider, visit a local pharmacy or search flu vaccine at https://vaccinefinder.org
Please do not hesitate to call the health office with any concerns or questions.
Michelle Thivierge, RN & Nelson Lane, RN
978-465-4435 ext 3939, 3127
Lost and Founditems will be donated on February 14. Please stop by and see if you have any items before they are gone.
The Breakfast Program
The Bresnahan BREAKFAST program is very popular with our little ones! The good news is we have room for more hungry students! Breakfast is such an important meal and a great way to start the day! Here's some helpful information if your little one(s) would benefit from our breakfast:
8:05-8:20 am every day (including early release days)
The cost is: $1.75 (Reduced lunch $.30)
Payment can be made via your Lunch Acct. or Cash/Check
Recycle your used batteries with NHS Environmental Club. Bring your batteries to school and keep them out of the landfill! Click here for flyer.
Come see Anne of Green Gables, Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 and Wednesday, November 14 at 5:00 in the Nock Auditorium, 70 Low Street. This family friendly show is completely student run, come show the students your support! Tickets are $7 for adults and free for all Newburyport Schools staff members.
Repeat of NHS Environmental Club battery recycling notice
We are looking for one more volunteer to coordinate a classroom gift for the NEF auction. Please sign up via the online Signup Genius as soon as possible if you are interested. Donation items need to be ready by October 28th for the start of online bidding.
We are looking for a few more volunteers to coordinate classroom gifts for the NEF Lighthouse Auction. Please sign up via the online Signup Genius as soon as possible if you are interested. Donation items need to be ready by October 28th for the start of online bidding.
* * PreK/K Open House is Thursday, 10/4 at 6:00pm - See the Open House Information Tab
* * Grade 1-3 Open House is Thursday, 10/11 at 6:00pm - See the Open House Information Tab
Parents have already received an 'Orange or Purple Signature Sheet' in their child's take home folder which should be signed and returned to school after reviewing the Parent Handbook online. It is important that the signed sheets be returned by Friday October 5th. Thank you !!
Every year, each classroom donates an item to be auctioned off the evening of the event. We are looking for a volunteer(s) from each classroom to coordinate this gift. This involves reaching out to your classroom parents, collecting voluntary donations to purchase items, and deciding what the class would like to donate.
Please sign up via the online Signup Genius that we have set up as soon as possible if you are interested in coordinating your class gift. Donations items need to be ready by October 28th for the start of online bidding.
Grade 1-3 parents will be receiving a 'Purple Signature Sheet' in their child's take home folder today or tomorrow which should be signedand returned to school after reviewing the Parent Handbook online. It is important that the signed sheets be returned by Friday 9/28. Thank you!!
To Access the Parent Handbook:
Go to the Bresnahan Website
Go to the PARENTS Tab
Click on PARENTS HANDBOOK to view and read.
Repeat of Lost & Found Notice
Repeat of Breakfast Program Notice
Bresnahan Breakfast Pilot - This is a reminder that it is underway serving breakfast from 8:05am - 8:20am to allow students to return to their classrooms to begin their school day promptly.
Early Release Day Friday, 9/21/18 - Please note: It is important to let your child's teacher know in advance if their dismissal method will change from their regular routine on that day (including letting any after school program know of any changes as well i.e. Y School's Out, B&G's club, etc.) It's important that all students are accounted for during dismissal that have changes.
If you do not want your child's picture to appear on school bulletin boards, in school or PTO publications, in school partner publications (NEF, NEBC) as well as local newspapers and on our school web site, please fill out a Photo Restriction form found on our website under the Parent Tab, scroll down, select the Forms Tab and select Photo Restriction.
VOLUNTEERING: Any parent who would like to volunteer in the school MUST fill out a Parent Volunteer form and return it to the office. In addition, that parent must have a valid CORI on file. CORI's are valid for three years. Any parent who wishes to chaperone a field trip must do the above as well as have completed fingerprinting.
Information regarding volunteering, CORI and Fingerprint are found under the Parent tab, under Volunteering. Click here.
LOST AND FOUND: Please remember to label all sweaters, jackets, boots, water bottles, backpacks, lunch boxes, etc. (Hint: the PTO is selling label makers.) Then remember to check the Lost and Found frequently.