February 13, 2023

Big picture


¿Necesita traducción? | Precisa de tradução?


¿Necesita traducción? Desde una computadora o portátil, haga clic en "Translate" (Traducir) en el cuadro negro. Desde un teléfono celular o tableta, haga clic en el icono de Accesibilidad en la parte inferior de la pantalla y después haga clic en "Translate" (Traducir).


Precisa de tradução? No computador/laptop clique em "Translate" (Traduzir) na caixa preta. No celular/tablete clique no ícone Accessibilidade na parte inferior da tela e clique em 'Translate' (Traduzir).

Need translation? On a computer/laptop, click "Translate" in the black box. On a mobile phone/tablet click the Accessibility Icon at the bottom of your phone screen and then click 'translate'.

Dates to Know

  • Feb. 20 - No School: Presidents' Day
  • Feb. 21-24 - No School: February Recess
  • March 2 - Early Release
  • March 9 - No School; Teacher Professional Development Day

Acceptance SMORE

Freedom Starts Now Club

We are excited to announce that the student-led club, Freedom Starts Now (FSN) is returning to King Elementary School this March. The after school club is an opportunity for students to work together to learn about social and environmental justice issues that impact our world today. Some of the topics that students will discuss are; Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ+, supporting people with disabilities and mental health issues.

The club is open to students in grades 3-5 and will meet on Wednesdays from 3:50 pm - 4:50 pm at the school with Ms. Maxwell, the club advisor. Each week, students will learn about and discuss an important topic and then participate in a related activity.

The first after school meeting will be on Wednesday, March 1st from 3:50 pm - 4:50 pm. Families should make alternative transportation arrangements on Wednesday afternoons. If transportation is a challenge, please let us know.

Permission slips will go home for students who are interested in signing up. If you have additional questions about the club, please contact Ms. Maxwell via email.

Thank you,

Ms. Maxwell

Winter Clothing

Reminder: In order to play outside in the snow, students are required to wear snow gear including coats, hats, gloves, boots, and snow pants. Please label all items with your child's first and last name. If you are in need of any apparel, please reach out to us; we are able to help.

Social Emotional Behavioral Community Building

Check Out This New Resource From Our School Social Workers

From Your Specialists!

Hi Families! This year, our specialist team wants you to be able to take a look inside our classrooms. This is the first of many "Specialists Corner" for you to see the fun activities we're doing, and communicate any upcoming events or activities!

Here is the next edition of "Specialists Corner!" (Updated 1/1)

Information from PTO

Hi! Here's our Smore info for this week. Thanks!

*The King of Hearts Dance is coming! This free to attend community event is scheduled for Saturday March 4, 5:30-7:30pm at King. Please email Maryellen Butler at or fill out the volunteer form here: if you're interested in helping. Help will be needed for everything from selling baked goods to decorating, clean up crew, etc. Enjoy this video from the 2019 King of Hearts Dance while you wait for March 4! We can't wait!

*5th grade families - Don't forget to upload photos for the 5th grade yearbook by March 6th. We're looking for one baby photo and any group photos taken at school events over the years. Each class has its own upload link.

Mr. Beling's class link
Mrs. O’Brien's class link
Ms. Sharick's class link

*If you are interested in helping the PTO with in-person or virtual Portuguese or Spanish translation at future PTO meetings and events, or flyer translations, please reach out to

*We are hoping to hold a Family Day in the spring but need your help! If you'd like to Chair or help with the event, please email or fill out the volunteer form here:

*Be a coffee hero! Sign up to donate and deliver coffee and treats to the staff on a day that works for you here:

*Winter gear is needed! Please donate gently used or new snow pants, coats, waterproof gloves, hats, and boots to the main office. Larger sizes are very much in need.

Meet the King Staff!

Allergy Friendly Classrooms

  • We ask that snacks (that are often eaten in the classroom) do not include nuts or nut butters. All classroom spaces at King this year will be allergy friendly rooms. Students are, however, allowed to have nuts and nut butters as part of their lunches in the cafeteria.
  • In the cafeteria each classroom has 2 tables. One is labeled allergy friendly. We ask that any students that have nut or nut butter allergies sit at these tables; we ask that any students who have nut or nut butters as part of their lunch sit at the other tables.
  • Students have been introduced to this in the cafeteria already, and will be reminded by their classroom teachers again.

Tour the school with ROARY!

Important Information SMORE

School hours

Doors open: 8:50am
Breakfast: 8:50am - 9:05am
School begins: 9:05am
School dismissal: 3:20pm

*Early release dismissal: 12:55pm (lunch is served)
*Half day dismissal: 12:20pm (lunch is not served)

Office: 508-782-7201
Attendance Line: 508-782-7201
Fax: 508-788-0792


Please let us know if you have any questions.

James Bergeron -

Julie Gelardi -