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OMS Production of Beauty and the Beast Jr
"Ottoson Middle School Department of Performing Arts Proudly Presents Beauty and the Beast Jr on Friday 4/28/17 at 7pm and Saturday 4/29/17 at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are on sale at Ottoson lunches on 4/26, 4/27, and 4/28. They can also be purchased by emailing email@example.com. Any available tickets will be sold at the door.Tickets are $10 each and checks can be made out to the Town of Arlington."
Arlington Elementary School Family ArtVenture at the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum
Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30, 2017, 12-4 pm
611 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington
$5/child suggested donation
Calling all Arlington elementary school families! Explore the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum and discover the art and life of Arlington's celebrated sculptor! On Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, the museum will be open exclusively to students and their families for tours, art hunts, and art making activities. This fun, interactive program was developed in partnership with Arlington Public Schools to supplement the K-5 curriculum. Children will learn how to observe, think, and talk about Cyrus Dallin's sculptures and use their observations to discover fascinating details about Dallin's extraordinary life, values, and his commitment to Arlington.
All participating ArtVenture families will receive a complimentary one-year family membership to the Dallin Museum. Prizes will be given to children who complete all (or part) of the art hunt. For more info visit www.dallin.org or contact the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-641-0747.
Cyrus Dallin Art Museum
611 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474
Co-chair, Curators PAG
New England Museum Association
The Bishop School's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is a group of parents, teachers and community members that plans events throughout the year to both raise funds and support the Bishop School community. Last year, the PTO raised over $55,000 which funded school-wide enrichment programs, Bishop classrooms, teachers and administration, school improvement projects, and other community initiatives. We welcome anyone to join us, at our next meeting or by getting involved in any way you can.
Please visit our website by clicking Bishop PTO Website and join our Facebook page by clicking Bishop on Facebook for information about all our events, the enrichment calendar, and other initiatives.
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A Week of Gratitude
What a great spring-like Staff Appreciation week this has been so far! Bishop teachers and staff have been enjoying fun raffle surprises, delicious breakfast treats made by parents, a relaxing chair massage, and an extended lunch on Thursday. They have also been receiving a lot of postcards from your kids with words of appreciation! Teachers and staff treasure these postcards and have enjoyed this week a lot.
Thank you to SO MANY parents who volunteered your time, energy, cooking talent, and creativity to fill this week with gratitude and special treats for our Bishop teachers and staff. Thank you to Room Parents for all their help in planning as well!
Stay tuned for more chalk messages in May during National Teacher Appreciation Week!
Money Raised By Our Students for Arlington EATS
We collected lots of spare change during school spirit week. The grand total raised by our students was $256! We will be sending the donation to Arlington EATS to support the great work they do for our community. Thanks K through 5
Looking for a Rewarding Way to Be Involved in This Community?
There are 4 open PTO Executive Board positions for the 2017/18 school year:
Participation in the PTO board is a great way to get to know the school, the staff, other families and the greater community. The current and outgoing board members would be happy to talk to anyone interested to give you a feel for what is involved.
Please email Meredith for more information email@example.com.
Bear Fair - Donate Fun Items for the Prize Table
Kids earn prize tickets playing games at the Bear Fair that they can redeem for prizes. Do you have extra or left over party favors? Do you have new toys that your kids never played with? Consider donating these items for the Prize Table at the Bear Fair. We are looking for small, medium and large new prizes for boys and girls to redeem their game tickets. The age range is from preschool (4) to middle school (13+).
There will be a purple bin labeled Bishop Bear Fair Prizes in the school lobby starting April 10th. If it's easier to have them picked up at your house, email Maile Hedlund at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a pick up time!
Garden Volunteers Needed
The Garden and Compost Team needs parent volunteers! Beginning April 26, on Wednesday mornings from 9-11 we have Open Garden in our outdoor classroom. Open Garden is a time when the school's garden educator is in the school garden working with students on various garden activities (watering, harvesting, planting, etc.) Students can choose to participate in Open Garden activities during their morning recess period. Parents and caretakers are invited to help the garden educator lead these informal activities. It is a great way to get involved with the school and to learn about gardening in the process. You can sign up for one or multiple days at our sign-up genius page. https://tinyurl.com/GardenVol If you are interested in volunteering with the garden and compost team at other times, please contact the garden support team at email@example.com. In addition to volunteering at Open Garden during schoolhours, you can join the garden maintenance crew, planning team or compost team.
You can find the March PTO Calendar of events on the web site at: http://bishopschoolpto.weebly.com
May 20, Bear Fair (rain date, May 21)
May 21, Cause + Event Race
Jun 1, Field Day
June 15, 5th Grade Recognitio
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