January 13, 2020
No School~ Jan. 20th and 21st!
The preschool lottery, for community peers, will take place on February 25, 2020 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM. In order to be considered for the lottery you need to complete either the online or paper Lottery Registration Form (both will be available on January 24th). If completing the paper version, the lottery application should be returned to the McGovern School no later than February 18, 2020. Online submissions must also be received by February 18, 2020. We will notify families of lottery results by February 28, 2020. Finally, registration for students attending the Integrated Preschool will be on Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 3:30 PM-6:00 PM and on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM at the McGovern School. Registration packets can be picked up at the Superintendent's Office or the McGovern Main Office after January 24, 2020.
Cold Weather Reminders!
Changes to Transportation Routines
Please take a moment to read the following reminders about changes to transportation routines for students:
- For safety reasons, children are not permitted to ride home on another child’s bus.
- If you need to change your child’s typical dismissal or transportation routine, please send a note into school that morning with your child's full name describing the change.
- If you are calling the office to make an unexpected change to transportation routines, please do so before noon.
Tips for Reading at Home!
Charles River Bank
It’s never too late! Enroll your child in the Charles River Bank School Savings Program today!
Charles River Bank can help your child in learning the importance of saving and lifelong money-management skills. School Banking is a fun, engaging way for McGovern and Burke-Memorial elementary students to learn how to grow their savings. And it all happens right in the school lobby! With the help of the CRB Super Squad, they are ready to lead your child on a savings adventure this school year!
Enroll your child today and Charles River Bank will deposit the first $5 right into their account! To sign up, simply stop into the Medway branch of Charles River Bank and sit with a Personal Banker. For more information, call Catrina Lopes at 508-533-8661.
January Parent Wellness NewsletterIn this month’s edition of the Medway Wellness Newsletter, you will find information about the MHS healthy vending, eating healthy on a budget, Rachel’s Challenge, and more.
70's Dance Party - Saturday, January 25th
ADULT ONLY EVENT, 21+
Come as a couple, group, or fly solo...Dress the part though not required! $20 per person
*Space is limited! Buy your tickets today!!!
Payment options: (Please note with all forms of payment: 70's Dance, Full name, email address, # of tickets purchasing)
Cash or check: made out to MEPTO, returned to school.
PayPal: email@example.com (please pay through Friends & Family so that we do not incur fee, don't forget the
"R" at the end of treasurer!)
Please allow 2-3 days for a MEPTO confirmation for online payments, longer for cash & check payments. If you do not
receive a confirmation email from MEPTO then we did not receive your payment!
Shamrock Shuffle Registration
Get ready to Shuffle! Please join the Medway Elementary Parent Teacher Oganization for the 9th annual Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The race will kick off and end at Medway High School.
Register here by February 15th to get a free t-shirt!
Bib pick up will take place on March 6th from 4-7pm at TC Scoops or the morning of the race at Medway High School.
Jan 20: No School, MLK Jr. Day
Jan 21: No School, District-Wide Professional Development Day
Jan 22: School resumes
Jan 28: School Site Council, 3:15-4:15 PM
Feb 5: No Preschool classes
Feb 17-21: No School, February Break
Feb 24: School Resumes
Feb 25: School Site Council, 3:15-4:15 PM