April 23, 2023 (Updated 4/26/23)
Mark Your Calendar!
Friday, May 19th
***Early Release Day***
Students K-5 will be dismissed at 12:15. Full PK students will be dismissed at 11:15. Lunch will be served.
Also on Friday, May 19th
PTO Spring Fling Event!
Monday, May 29th
***School Closed*** for Memorial Day
Tuesday, June 13th
Field Day (Grades 1-2) Raindate: 6/15
Wednesday, June 14th
Field Day (Grades 3-5) Raindate: 6/15
A popular question...
The last day of school is Thursday, June 22nd.
(5th Grade Recognition Ceremony to take place that morning. Details to be announced.)
Upcoming Enrichment Events provided by the PTO
5/12, Pumpernickel Puppets Show (Kindergarten)
5/24, Helen Heller, Champion of the Disabled Show (Grades 2-5)
6/7, Birds of Prey Show (2nd grade)
Remaining MCAS Testing Dates
May Lunch Menu
A Successful Start... to a Strong Finish!
To ensure a smooth start to the school day and minimize disruption to learning we kindly remind you that drop-off time is from 8:25 to 8:35. In the event that your student arrives after 8:35 AM, they must check in at the office and pick up a tardy slip before proceeding to their classroom. Arriving on time allows your student ample time to prepare themselves for the day ahead. Thank you for your cooperation.
We kindly ask for your assistance with dismissal to ensure a smooth transition at the end of the school day. To inform us of any changes in dismissal, including Extended Learning if applicable, please send a single email including both the classroom teacher and MREattendance@nrsd.net before 8:35 AM. This will help us keep everyone informed and manage the growing number of appointments and dismissal changes that may arise throughout the day. Thank you for your cooperation in making dismissal a seamless process for our students.
Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. We are committed to providing a safe and efficient learning environment for all of our students.
Questions about the bus?
New Doorbell and Camera
We are excited to announce that a new doorbell and camera system has been installed at the front doors of both MRE and LBMS. To gain access, please push the button next to the purple star and continue to look at the camera so we can see you. 😊
In an effort to maintain a safe and secure environment for our students and staff, we kindly request that you identify yourself and state the purpose of your visit. Providing additional information such as who you are, who you are picking up/dropping off, or the room you are volunteering in, will help us assist you more efficiently.
Please note that although we strive to answer the doorbell as quickly as possible, there may be times when we are occupied with other tasks. If we are unable to answer immediately, the doorbell will continue to ring in the office until we are able to assist you.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation in this matter. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to our school.
Click here for the April edition of the Lancaster PTO newsletter: LINK
Teacher appreciation week is almost here! During the first week of May, we'll shower our teachers with treats and gratitude. If you want to help thank the MRE/LBMS faculty and staff for all they do for our community's children, sign up HERE!
Below, see the plans for Teacher Appreciation Week.
Save the date for upcoming family fun!
Join us for a night of pottery painting hosted by Claytime! On Thursday, May 4th, at 6:00 PM, the LBMS cafeteria will be transformed into a pottery painting studio. For Mother's Day, Father's Day, or just because, decorate a beautiful keepsake and have fun doing it!
Join us for the annual Spring Fling family dance! On the evening of May 19th, we'll be hosting a glow party! Bring the whole family to MRE for some neon-themed dancing! More info to come.
Nashoba Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is currently seeking a Lancaster parent representative. Nashoba SEPAC is a parent-led group that provides support to parents and guardians of children with an IEP or 504 Accommodation Plan. Please email SEPACchair2022@nrsd.net for more information regarding this important role.
Are you a parent who is passionate about the MRE/LBMS summer theater program? The Lancaster PTO is currently looking for a new PTO/Theater Program Liaison. Please email email@example.com for more information regarding this role. The volunteer who accepts the position will receive free tuition for their child(ren) for the 2023 Summer Theater program.
Nashoba Summer Theater Program Sponsored by Lancaster PTO
Join us at the Mary Rowlandson Elementary School Auditorium at 103 Hollywood Dr. Lancaster, MA, Mondays through Thursdays in July for an opportunity to experience drama, music, and dance.
July 5 – July 27, 2023
Eligible Students: Those who have Completed Grades 4 through 9
View the PDF below for all the details!
Nashoba Community Partnership for Children
In our Nashoba Community
Lancaster Cleanup ~ April 2023
Nashoba Youth Field Hockey
SPRING FIELD HOCKEY
Nashoba Youth Field Hockey will be hosting
a spring clinic starting April 28th!
This will be a skills clinic on Fridays for 7 weeks for K-6th grade
Location: Derby Field behind Florence Sawyer School
Fridays 5:15-6:15 from 4/28 through 6/9
This is open to new players as well as experienced ones! There will be fun drills and scrimmages during practice time! The cost of the clinic is $70.
THERE WILL BE OPPORTUNITIES FOR GAMES ALSO! There are a couple of playdays/tournaments that I would love to take players from this spring clinic to! They are local, Worcester and Concord area. It will primarily be for players in 3rd grade and up. There may be an additional cost for this depending on host site fees and roster size, but if there is, it will be kept very reasonable. Once I have a roster for the spring, I will be able to send out final details for tournaments/games.
The Friends of the Bolton Public Library
The Friends of the Bolton Public Library will hold their semi-annual book sale on:
Saturday, May 13, from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
Rain date is Saturday, May 20, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
Location is the Houghton Building, 697 Main St. Bolton
There are over 5,000 books sorted and “not picked over.” puzzles, CDs and DVDs.
23-24 SY Calendar
The School Committee has approved the new calendar for the 23-24 school year.
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Mary Rowlandson Elementary School
Location: 103 Hollywood Drive, Lancaster, MA, USA
Phone: (978) 368-8482