McGovern News

December 20, 2019

Happy Holidays!

There has been a lot of exciting things happening at McGovern in the last 2 weeks. This edition of the newsletter will share many bright spots in the photos below.

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. Enjoy the time away from school to reconnect and relax! Wishing you a joyful New Year!

Kindergarten Super Powers Parade!

Preschool registration

The preschool lottery, for community peers, will take place on Thursday, February 10, 2020 from 9:00 AM-10:00 AM. More information will be shared in January!

Parent Pick-Up

Please remember that Preschool pick-up is at 2:30 PM. If you are a kindergarten or 1st grade parent, please do not get into the pick-up loop until after 2:40 PM. This will alleviate any flow of traffic issues.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Holiday Sing Along!

Hour of Code

Hour of code is a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and reaching tens of millions of students with the purpose of introducing computer science and computer programming to all ages. We are excited to announce that our students will participate in this movement and expect that many students will practice coding with some of our "Bots" which were funded by a grant from the Medway Foundation for Education. Officially, Hour of Code is celebrated during the week is Dec 9th - 15th. However, we have extend the time frame so that students will participate in this experience before the holiday break.

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Ms. McGill's Class Collects toys for the Toy Drive!

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Preschool Pinata Party!

Monty~ Our Social Assistance Dog Visits!


Wellness Newsletter!

December Parent Wellness Newsletter

In this month’s edition of the Medway Wellness Newsletter, you will find information about the McGovern Breakfast Program, helping your child find a “good fit” college, the upcoming T.H.R.I.V.E. event on vaping, and more.

Family ACTION Required: Infinite Campus: New Student Information System

All families
, PK-12, will be utilizing Infinite Campus in the coming year. At the grade PK-4 levels, this tool will be accessed by families to ensure accuracy and updating of personal information such as phone numbers, addresses, and health information. If you have not done so already, please set up your Infinite Campus Account.Directions can be found here.

70's Dance Party - Saturday, January 25th

Save the Date! Join MEPTO for a 70's Dance Party on Saturday, January 25th from 7:30 pm - 12 am at the Medway VFW Post 1526. Details to follow soon. Time to dust off those bell bottoms and get groovy! It's going to be far out, man!

Providence Bruins!

Save the date!

More information to follow, but please save the date of February 9th for a night with the Providence Bruins!

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 by February 15th to get a free t-shirt! Prices increase on January 1st!

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.

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Important Dates

Dec 23-Jan 1: Winter Recess, No School

Jan 2: School resumes

Jan 8: No Preschool Classes