Notices Archive


Included below are previous weeks notices.
 
December 5
Reminder - State Law REQUIRES drivers to stop when a school bus is loading and unloading students, indicated by displaying the STOP sign. Failure to stop can result in fines from $250 -  $2,000 and license suspension for up to one year. Recently we have observed drivers failing to obey the law on school grounds. Please obey the law and help ensure the safety of our students!
 
Third Grade Only - Teams of Tomorrow! Click here for flyer and sign-up link!
 
This Friday, December 8 is an Early Release Day. PreK ends at 11:15AM, Kindergarten - Grade 3 ends at 11:40AM.
 
Repeat of the Book Fair notice below.
 
November 28
 It's Almost Here!  
The Book Fair is just a few weeks away! Previews begin next week (Thurs, Friday, and the following Monday), and shopping starts Tues, Dec. 12.  Please read the (revised) parent letter.
  After Hours Shopping  
For anyone who can't make it during regular shopping hours (8:30 am - 2:45 pm, Dec. 12-15), we will also be open on Saturday, Dec. 16th, from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  
 
And, if a family member wants to come in and browse (alone or with their student) during morning drop-off, they are welcome to come by as early as 8:05 AM. Likewise, for pick-ups (2:45-3:10 PM).
 
  Volunteers Needed!  
If you have any parent volunteers who might be interested in helping out at the book fair, please direct them to us! We would love to have them!
 
Once again -- thank you for your support!
 
 
November 21
No notices
 

November 14 Notices

If you have not already completed the District Tech Survey, please send to school with your child by Friday, November 17, 2017.  For a copy please click here.

The Book Fair is coming! Click here for more information!
 

DONATION DATE: 11/30/17


Please check the Lost & Found soon, as the chilly weather is here and there are many coats/hats, sweaters, etc. filling up our L&F again.  Please note:  The Donation Date for these items is November 30th!  Also, please be sure to put your children’s name in any clothing/hats, lunch boxes, etc. that can get lost while in school.  We will be sure to return the item to them if we find a name!  Thank You!


ANOTHER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION:

What time does school start and what time will my child be marked absent?

ANSWER:

For Grades K-3:

School begins in the classroom at 8:20 AM.  This is when the teacher starts their morning beginning with attendance.  Students will be marked absent if they are not in the classroom when attendance is taken.  This is why a tardy slip is issued when students arrive past 8:20 AM.  The tardy slip is then entered into the system which cancels out the “absence”.

Please note:  When students are arriving tardy for school (i.e. after medical/dental appointments etc., they should be accompanied by an adult to the appropriate office).

Preschool:

All morning preschool students begin at 8:30 AM.  Afternoon preschool students start at 12:15 PM.

 
 
November 7
NEF notice from October 10 was repeated.
 
NEF notice from October 10 was repeated.
 
 
NEF notice from October 10 was repeated.
 
October 17  - Click for the Pilot Breakfast Program flyer.  Menu to be distributed soon.
 

A Message from the Grade 1-3 Office

 When There is a Dismissal Change for Your Child on a “Given Day”:

 

  • Please send a dated/signed note in your child’s backpack/folder to the teacher detailing the change.  
  • Note:  Emailing the teacher may not work if there is a sub or the teacher hasn’t had a chance to check email!

  • When a “last minute” change of dismissal is necessary please call the office before 1:00 p.m.

 

Following this procedure will hopefully reduce the number of these calls the office currently receives daily.

We thank you for your assistance!

 

Bresnahan Office, Grade 1-3

 
NEF notice from October 10 was repeated.
 
October 10 -  Bresnahan Pilot School Breakfast Program - please complete the survey by October 16! (The survey will be distributed via email.)
 
NEF Notices

Mark your calendars!  The Newburyport Education Foundation will be holding its Annual Lighthouse Auction on Saturday November 11th at Nicholson Hall. 

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 30th for the start of online bidding.

Following is a direct link to the online Signup Genius: https://tinyurl.com/ydgntcms

Thank you in advance for taking the time to join in this great community-wide event.  Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions.

Sincerely,
Kristine Enes & Kacey Oreal
NEF Auction, Classroom Donations Chair
KristineEnes@gmail.com / kacey.oreal@gmail.com
781-690-6282

                   Walk to School Day is Wednesday, October 4
                    Check the Lost & Found before 10/6 as it will be donated.
 
September 26 - The Lost & Found is big already!
                          Please come and check it before 10/6/2017 as it will be donated.
                         Newburyport Youth Services Programs
 
September 19 - NEF Notices of upcoming events

 The American Music & Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, September 30th.  This family and pet friendly event is only $15 per person or $30 per family if you purchase before the event online at www.newburyportef.org.  Support your local education foundation while enjoying good music, fresh food, local brew at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm.  Looking to volunteer?  Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0949abab2baaff2-amhf1

Institution for Savings Auditorium Dedication – Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00pm, Newburyport High School Join us as we celebrate the dedication of the Institution for Savings Auditorium and recognize the Institution for Savings and the many donors that supported the NHS Auditorium Campaign.   RSVP at our website, www.newburyportef.org.

M.K. Benatti $5,000 Shopping Spree Raffle Tickets ON SALE 9/25 and at Back-to-School Nights! Don’t miss your chance at a $5000 Shopping to M.K. Benatti Jewelers.  Tickets will be on sale online and at Back-to-School Nights at the Bresnahan and Molin Schools.  Get one ticket for $20 or three tickets for $50.  You do not want to miss this great opportunity to support the NEF!

                         Picture Order form Grades 1-3
                         Picture Order from PreK/K

Reminder - State Law REQUIRES drivers to stop when a school bus is loading and unloading students, indicated by displaying the STOP sign. Failure to stop can result in fines from $250 -  $2,000 and license suspension for up to one year. Recently we have observed drivers failing to obey the law on school grounds. Please obey the law and help ensure the safety of our students!
Reminder - State Law REQUIRES drivers to stop when a school bus is loading and unloading students, indicated by displaying the STOP sign. Failure to stop can result in fines from $250 -  $2,000 and license suspension for up to one year. Recently we have observed drivers failing to obey the law on school grounds. Please obey the law and help ensure the safety of our students!
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