Mill Pond Newsletter

April 5th, 2019

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Time for Kindness!

Chalking the Walks

Kindness Week - After-school opportunity on Tuesday, April 8th for Mill Pond students and families to spread some cheer in Westborough by "Chalking the Walks" at the Westborough Senior Center. Please visit the sign-up genius for more information and to register for the event.
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This Week's Loving News:

Choose your own adventure of the topics covered below:


1. Kindness Week

2. Working Together

3. STEM Night

4. 6th to 7th Grade Transition Evening

5. Westborough Community Land Trust Earth Day Clean Up

6. MCAS Dates

7. Book Drive

8. Westborough Unplugs

9. Fraction Funfest

10. Yearbooks

11. Patriot Place

Working Together!

5th Grade STEM Night

Wednesday, April 10th, 6pm

6 Olde Hickory Path

Westborough, MA

See the following link for more information about this upcoming exciting opportunity for 5th-grade families! STEM NIght Parent Letter

Some Considerate Notes:

6th to 7th Transition Evening:

An informational night for 6th Grade Parents will be at Gibbons Middle School on April 24th at 6:30.


Westborough Community Land Trust Earth Day Clean Up:

Mill Pond Parent Group Families will be joining families from all over town to participate in the Westborough Community Land Trust Earth Day Clean Up, April 13th 9 AM - 11 AM!


In order to participate with Mill Pond we NEED you to follow BOTH steps below:


1) Use the below All for Good Link to sign up for participating in the Earth Day Clean Up on behalf of the Mill Pond Parent Group. You do not need to be working along side of us to fill out this link, as long as your family is participating somewhere in town that day please fill this out.

(Many of our families are involved in multiple groups in town that are participating in the clean Up. The All for Good Website helps us keep track of Family Community Service Projects hours Mill Pond members have participated in. This helps us obtain donations that benefit our school.

https://www.allforgood.org/projects/bJj9Bp86


2) Use the WCLT link below to also sign up to participate in cleaning up along side of other Mill Pond Friends. Our meeting location is Otis Street MBTA Train Station *kid Friendly* location.


http://westboroughlandtrust.org/earth-day-signup


Thank you so much for your participation in making Westborough the Best it Can BE! Please let us know if you have any questions!

Damien & Colleen Knox email:Colleensknox@gmail.com


MCAS Dates:

ELA - April 25th and 26th,

Math - May 16th and 17th

Grade 5 STE - May 20th and 21st


Book Drive:

There is an upcoming book drive here! All donated books go to the Edward M. Kennedy Health Center to improve literacy rates among youth here is some information below and an attachment at the bottom!

WHAT: Gently used books

WHEN: April 1st-April 12th

WHERE: Mill Pond School Lobby

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Fraction Funfest!

Please click here and enter the school code 41076: https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/


6th Grade Yearbooks:

TIME TO ORDER YOUR 6th GRADE YEARBOOK!

***Deadline for orders is April 12th.***

Yearbooks will be distributed to 6th-grade students on June 12th, the day of the end-of-year barbecue, where they will be able to get them signed during their big celebration!


Once there, click to "Buy a yearbook", select between a soft and hard cover yearbook and you will be asked to enter your student's name. Make sure you hit "SUBMIT ORDER" on the final screen! You will immediately receive a confirmation email letting you know your order has been placed.


Reach out to jetlynns@hotmail.com with any questions!

4th Graders Blitzing Patriot Place!

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Thank you and Take Care!