Byam Newsletter

April 1, 2022

Principal and AP Video

Byam Family Newsletter

Early Release Day

The Chelmsford Public Schools will be having an early release day for professional development on Tuesday, April 5. Byam's di.smissal time is 11:45 and lunches will not be served. If your child will be going home in a different manner than their typical Tuesday, please inform the school

New Byam School Rug!

Students were welcomed at arrival to school this week by a brand new Byam Elementary School rug at our entrance lobby!

Reminder 3rd/4th MCAS DATES

We ask 3rd and 4th grade families to please plan any non-emergency appointments and family travel plans outside of the below MCAS assessment dates when possible:


English Language Arts MCAS

Grade 4- April 11&12

Grade 3- April 13 and 14

Mathematics MCAS

Grade 3- May 9-10

Grade 4- May 11 and 12

Byam Walkathon

The Byam Walkathon is back! We are excited to have Byam's biggest fundraiser and event in person this spring. Below if the walk-a-thon flyer that will also be coming home on Monday in backpacks. We hope you'll join us for this large Byam community gathering.

Reminder: Care Solace

The Chelmsford Public Schools has purchased a resource for families that are in need of assistance in finding mental health professionals. Care Solace is an interface that helps connect people with these services. Please find further information in the family letter and flyer below.
Big picture

Byam School Association Updates

Big picture

ROB SURETTE's visit to Byam: March 29-31

What an amazing opportunity for our Byam students to have world renowned artist, Rob Surette, as our 3-day artist in residence this week! He spent time with each class to build a Lego mosaic while having a super positive and inspirational dialogue with the kids. Messages of self-empowerment and kindness toward others were the theme. The kids walked away with big smiles, excited about their part in the creation, and feeling good about themselves! Stay tuned for the big reveal of the mystery mosaic!

Big picture

4th graders in Mrs. Babson's class enjoyed a field trip to the Lowell Mills

History was brought to life for the fourth graders during a trip to the Lowell Mills National Park. Students in Mrs. Babson's class visited the Lowell Mills. They participated in hands-on learning activities, and visited sites where history was made. Students had a guided tour of the Boott Cotton Mills and Boardinghouses where the Lowell "mill girls" and later immigrants worked and lived.

Big picture

Byam WALK-A-THON: May 21st

The Byam Walk-a-Thon is back! The event is being held on May 21st. Louie the Lion has been out walking laps to get himself ready! Registration packets will be coming out the week of April 4th. Students that complete their registration by April 8th, will be entered into a drawing for an Altitude gift card! All registration forms must be completed by Thursday, April 14th. Louie the Lion is looking forward to seeing you at the event!

Big picture

BYAM ART GALLERY WALK- APRIL 28th, 5-7

Stop by Byam School anytime between 5:00-7:00pm on Thursday 4/28/2022 to view the amazing artwork created by our students this year. Every child will have work displayed. Kindergarten and 4th grade artwork will be displayed on the first floor. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade will have artwork displayed on the second floor. There will also be a lovely photo opportunity in the lobby, an art scavenger hunt, and some giant posters in the Art room where you can "Make Your Mark" with a doodle! You can also stop by the Scholastic Book Fair while you are at Byam!

Big picture

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR- April 28-30th

SPRING on over to our IN-PERSON and OUTDOOR SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR!

When: Thursday 4/28 and Friday 4/29 from 4PM-6:30PM, and Saturday 4/30 8:30AM-11:30 AM

Where: Outside, in front of Byam School


More Details:

*RAFFLE (with each purchase, each child/children will be entered for a chance to win)!

*Have your picture taken with LOUIE (Louie making his appearance Thursday and Friday after 4:30PM and Saturday morning, 4/30)!


Online Purchasing: Can’t come in person? Don’t see the book you want at our in-person fair? That’s ok! Our book fair homepage will be made available for online purchasing 4/28-5/2!


Volunteers needed... more info coming soon!

Big picture

April: Stop & Shop Gives Back!

For the month of April 2022, Byam School Association will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Stop & Shop store located at 299 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford MA!

BYAM SAVE THE DATES:

4/28/2022: Byam Art Gallery Walk (5:00-7:00pm)

4/28-4/30: Scholastic Book Fair

5/21/2022: Walk-a-thon


5/31/2022: Byam Night at Fenway (sold out)

6/10/2022: 4th Grade Celebration


BSA Volunteer Newsletter SignUp

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! www.bit.ly/bsa-volunteernewsletter


Looking to get more involved, but don’t know where to start? Sign up to be a part of our volunteer newsletter! This form doesn’t lock you into anything, we will simply add you to an email list. As new specific and random needs arise, you will be the first to know!
Big picture

Stay Connected to the Byam School Association

Byam Weekly Announcements

BYAM Announcements March 29th

CPS SY2122 District and Academic Calendar link below

Next Year's CPS SY223 Academic Calendar Below

About Us

Byam Principal and AP Email Contact:

Principal Fredette: fredettej@chelmsford.k12.ma.us

Assistant Principal Dolan: dolane@chelmsford.k12.ma.us


Chelmsford Public Schools Website: https://www.chelmsford.k12.ma.us/


Byam Website Page: https://www.chelmsford.k12.ma.us/Domain/8


Note: This Byam newsletter can be translated to other languages by clicking the "Accessibility" button located above right.