Green Meadows Newsletter

April 2019

Important April Dates

April 5

Spring Into Reading Assembly 1:45-2:30 p.m.

April 8

Grade 3 MCAS Session 1: English Language Arts

April 8

PTO Meeting 6:00 p.m. in the library

Dance Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the library. All are welcome!

April 9

Grade 3 MCAS Session 2: English Language Arts

April 10

Grade 4 MCAS Session 1: English Language Arts

April 11

Grade 4 MCAS Session 2: English Language Arts

April 12

Glow Dance 6:00-8:00 p.m.

April 15-19

No School- April Vacation

April 30

Symphony Hall Field Trip- Grades 3 & 4

April 24

Grade 5 MCAS Session 1-English Language Arts

April 24

School Council Meeting 3:00-4:00 p.m.

April 25

Grade 5 MCAS Session 2-English Language Arts

April 29

Talent Show Auditions 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Green Meadows

April 30

Talent Show Auditions 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Green Meadows (tentative date)

April 30

Grades 6-8 MCAS Session 1-Math

May 1

Grades 6-8 MCAS Session 2-Math

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A Few Helpful Tips for Students

Go to bed early

Eat a good healthy breakfast

Be to school on time

Show lots of effort

Try your best

Don’t be nervous

Feel great about all you have learned this year

**Parents please make sure students are in school on days when their grade is MCAS testing. If you anticipate your child will be absent, please contact Ms. Moberg to let her know. Make-up testing days for your child will need to be scheduled within the state testing window. Planning for these make-up days is very important. Thank you!

Healthy Kids Running Series Starts Sunday, April 28th!!

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Talent Show Registration Forms Due: April 12th

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Visitor Procedures

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Parents and visitors can help by remembering to follow the Visitor Procedures that are posted in the Green Meadows front entrance. The detailed procedure is included in the link below. Please also do not hold open the door for any visitors to our building (even if you know them). It is very important everyone remembers to follow the safety procedures that are in place to ensure the safety of all students and staff. One more reminder, please understand that school staff will not open the door to visitors. (They really want you to know they are not being rude. They are adhering to the safety procedures in place. ) They will gesture a friendly reminder to use the Visitor Procedure that is posted. Thank you in advance for helping!

HWRSD Family Guide to School Safety: Click on the link below to read this IMPORTANT guide

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Glow in the Dark Family Dance: April 12th

The Hampden PTO is excited to welcome students and their families to our upcoming "Glow in the Dark" family dance. We have a fantastic DJ who will play all the kid’s favorite songs and will help get the kids on the dance floor. We will also have a Photo Booth to capture pics of the kids and their friends. All are welcome and we hope to have a great turnout. Permission slips need to be returned by 4/8/19 so PTO can get a head count for the purpose of purchasing snacks and water. Students in grades PK-5 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Students in grades 6-8 do not need to be accompanied by an adult.