Nov 21

Message from the Principal

November 21, 2019

Just wanted to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving week and to share some upcoming information and dates for the next few weeks:

1. Here is the schedule for Thanksgiving week. Monday 11/25 is a full day of school. Tuesday 11/26 is a half day with dismissal at 11:55. Wednesday is also a half day with an 11:55 dismissal. Thursday (no school – Happy Thanksgiving!). Friday 11/29 no school.

2. We have scheduled a picture re-take day if your student was absent or you wish to have a re-take. In order to sit for a new picture, you will need to return the original package and complete a new packet. Please contact the main office at 617-984-8706 if you are interested.

3. SQU sweatshirt and clothing orders are in and were distributed today. Please contact the main office asap at 617-984-8706 or email stephensylvia@quincypublicschools.com if you have any issues with the order. We will do our best to correct the order.

4. Parent Teacher conferences are set for Tuesday, December 10th (day and evening times). You should have already received and returned notices with confirmation slips set to come home the week of 12/3. Report Cards will be sent home with students on 12/6 in advance of the conferences.

5. The SQU winter concert is set for Thursday, December 12th. Please be seated at 8:45. Students have been practicing really hard for what will be a great show to kick off the holiday season.

6. SQUARE ONE ART PAPER ORDERS ARE DUE 11/22. ONLINE ORDERS DUE 12/3. Before it’s too late! Don’t forget to order cool gifts for that special family member or hard-to-buy-for person. With over 40 unique and useful keepsakes ready to purchase during the Square 1 Art fundraiser, your child’s artwork is the perfect gift. Nothing says “you’re loved” like “I made this art keepsake just for you. ”

It’s the final days of the fundraiser, so don’t delay. The school benefits with every order. Order now:
1. www.square1art.com/shop
2. Call 888-332-3294 ext. 1 to order
-Get free shipping Order Online before 12/3.

7. Save the Date: SQU Polar Express night is set for Friday, December 13th. Details to follow on this fun family night.

8. Save the Date: ALL SQU Grade 3 to 5 puzzle lovers interested in taking part in our first Jigsaw Puzzle contest on Saturday, December 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. should return the sign-up form by December 5th. Copies available in the main office if needed.

9. Drop off and Dismissal: Please be aware of blocking the driveways of houses around the school during these times. We have had several calls regarding this from neighbors blocked from leaving their homes.

10. Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast is set for next Tuesday, 11/26

11. Docent Art – Volunteer Now…….. docentart2016@gmail.com

12. Student council is cancelled on Monday, 11/25

13. The last day of the coat drive is Wednesday, 11/27

14. Thank you to all our families for donating to the food drive. SQU donated just over 10 boxes to support local pantries.

15. SQU goes to the Symphony on 12/4. Please return order forms for tickets asap as we have to submit a final count to the main QPS office. Thank you to QPS business partner Boston Scientific for donating student tickets this year.

All the best for a great Thanksgiving with family and friends.
Sincerely,
Mr. Sylvia
Principal Squantum School

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