Pleasant Street School News
building a community of learners that strive for excellence
January 16, 2016
Lots of learning in preschool
To read the most recent weekly newsletter from our preschool please click on the link below.
Caring Paws Club
The Caring Paws Club is a group that was formed over a year ago by some now third grade friends at Pleasant Street. The focus of this group is to support animals and to work toward putting an end to kill shelters.
From January 11 to February 11 Pleasant Street School will be collecting the following to donate to an area animal shelter.
- Dog & cat food and feeding supplies
- Grooming supplies- brushes, combs, trimmers
- Leashes, collars, or harnesses
- Bedding supplies- clean, used towels, blankets, or sheets
- Cat Litter and trays that would be used for litter boxes
- Cleaning supplies
All students who bring in animal supplies will be given a button, "I helped saved animals" made by the Caring Paws Club.
Speaking of Generosity...December pajama drive was a big success!
On the Move! Movement Group in Action
Officer Phil Pays a Visit
On Thursday, students were well entertained as they heard important child safety messages in the Officer Phil Program. Each child was given an informational booklet to bring home and to share with their family. To learn more about the Officer Phil program please visit their website. Photos courtesy of Mrs. Alisha Coleman.http://www.officerphil.com/
"How to Catch a Snowflake" Some Snapshots from Mrs. Arpide's Second grade
Caught Being Good!
Our faculty and staff use Caught Being Goods as just another way of letting children know that we notice and appreciate simple acts of being helpful and kind throughout our school. When a student receives a Caught Being Good he or she also receives a small prize from Principal Ellis. Here are some of our most recent "Catches". Pictured to the right is Evan.
Learning differences of Fiction & Non-fiction
Series Reading in Third Grade
Mrs. Heuer's third grade has lots and lots of recommendations for reading series.
Making Connections While Reading
Catch of the Day!
Free Breakfast & Lunch
As part of the 2010 Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act, Athol-Royalston Regional School District, along with other districts, now offers free meals to all students this school year.
- Breakfast menu for January
- Lunch menu for January
Community Events & Postings
Do you have news to share or want to inform members of our school community about family friendly events in our area? if so, please email or forward a flyer or link.
Thank you :)
Mother Goose on the Loose Playgroup-Thursdays 10am—11:30am Valuing Our Children 217 Walnut St. Athol. For more information contact: Jen: 978-249-8467 x 22
New Parenting Class- Tuesdays beginning Jan. 26, 10:15 - 11:45 am Childcare and help with transportation are provided. To sign up call Jennifer at Valuing Our Children: 978-249-8467. Focus of class is for those parenting children under the age of 6 and includes: how to understand your child’s behavior, how to listen and talk to your child, discipline that makes sense….and more!
Athol Public Library- Starry, Starry Night- Tuesday December 29th 5:30 pm In the Program Room. Join the members of ATAC to create papier mache stars for the Starry, Starry Night parade on December 31. If enough stars are created, the town of Orange will earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records! Cocoa and cookies will be served
Petersham Playgroup- Beginning on Thursday, Sept. 17th from 10-11:30 at the Petersham Center School. For more information please call Jennifer at Valuing Our Children 978-249-8467 x22
For other local events, happenings, and resources in this area... you can also check the North Quabbin Community Coalition website below:
These are not school sponsored events but are posted here as a public service for families in the greater North Quabbin community.
Upcoming Events...Mark your Calendars!
- January 18- Martin Luther King Holiday, no school
- January 20, 21, 22- dental program visits Pleasant Street
- January 22, School Improvement Council, 1:00 pm