Category: From the Principal

Dec 12

December 14th and Mr Sylvia Videos

This Friday, December 14th, there’s a lot going on! Polar Express morning concert 9am Reebok “Boks” Fitness Program Forms due Night Polar Express Night (run by Drama Club)  6pm – 7:30pm Also – it was time to make some more “Mr Sylvia Videos” so we put together 2 recently: 1. Reebok Boks Program Video (it …

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Nov 16

Principal’s Update: November 2012

These are Mr Sylvia’s notes from last night and although he couldn’t make it,  Dr Bloom did a great job covering these items: Teacher Mini Grants: We were very proud to have 4 teachers recognized at a QPS reception recently for winning two mini grants totaling close to $500. The grants will be used to …

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Nov 01

October Squantum Newsletter

This is an electronic copy of the October newsletter: October2012 Newsletter Upcoming Events: Report Card Conferences Tuesday, November 13th (day & evening) & November 20th (day) Kids Vote Tuesday November 1st Election Day 11/6 (no school   (PTO Bake Sale) Veteran’s Day Assembly Friday November 9th Veteran’s Day November 11th (no school) Book Fair November …

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Nov 01

Giving Leftover Halloween Candy to the Needy

Wondering what to do with all of your leftover Halloween candy?   How bout giving it away to kids at Children’s Hospital? The Principal was contacted by a parent yesterday with this great idea and she is planning to deliver any donations on Tuesday. Please drop off any candy you may have on Monday 11/5 in …

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Oct 26

Holiday Poster Contest due October 29

We were just informed of the annual Quincy Holiday Poster contest for students in grades 1-5 throughout Quincy. QATV Poster Contest Winners receive monetary awards, appear on a holiday TV program, receive a copy of a program for the Christmas Festival parade (the poster will be put inside the program).  Winners will also have an …

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Oct 11

PTO Agenda Oct 9 2012

This is what we covered on Oct 9th 2012.  Full minutes will come out later. Squantum School PTO – Meeting Agenda October 2012 PTO-Agenda-10-09-12-final (word doc of agenda) Coffee and Introductions Principal’s Report Principal Sylvia  Fitness program, Go Math, Literacy, Donors Choose, Horace Mann Treasurer’s Report & Budget Income: Expense:   Bay State Textiles $623.00 …

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Oct 08

Squantum Welcomes BrainPop!

From Principal Sylvia: Thanks to the PTO we are proud to announce our recent subscription to the online educational resource BRAINPOP!  We are excited to start using this program to support many of our classroom lessons in the computer lab.

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Sep 12

Message from the Principal: Open House

 Dear Parents/Guardians,  Welcome back to the new school year.  The Squantum School staff would like to invite you to our annual EVENING OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, September 18, 2012.  This is a great opportunity to meet your child’s teacher, view their classroom and learn some details about your child’s schoolwork and homework expectations throughout the …

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Sep 01

Open House: Raffle Items and Services Needed

Can You Donate an item or service?  This helps encourage people to buy raffle tickets which support the school during Open House (late Sept or early October – no date yet).  Last year we raised over $1200 through Open House raffle tickets. What Can You Donate? Popular items include gift certificates, sports tickets, shirts, services, …

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Jun 14

Summer Computer Lab and Summer Library

In addition to the Library being open on Wednesdays in the summer, the Computer Lab will also be open for students to use! While students of all ages are welcome, students who will be in third, fourth and fifth grade is September will be able to complete activities on Study Island! Don’t worry if you …

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