Wolfpack Weekly

Sweetsir and Donaghue Schools

September 22, 2022

Early Release TOMORROW!

Friday, September 23rd is an early release day. Donaghue dismissal begins at 11:50 and Sweetsir dismissal begins at 12:00. Cold lunch is served in the cafe.

Last chance to sign up for instrumental music this year!

Pentucket boasts a thriving 4-12 music program with dozens of ensembles and a long list of awards and accolades. This is the LAST WEEK to sign your child up to play an instrument in the program this year. Please contact Amy Guerriero at aguerriero@prsd.org to register.


Please complete and electronically sign the Back to School Policies posted below. These are now past due.

Sweetsir Back To School Policies

Donaghue Back To School Policies

Please review the Pentucket Elementary Family Handbook.

CORI Forms

Looking to volunteer in our schools? You can submit a CORI application online!


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September 27- Donaghue Picture Day & Sweetsir 2Day Preschool

September 28- Sweetsir Picture Day (K-2, 3Day and 4Day Preschool)

To order online:


Donaghue Unique Online Code: LG3T34WV

Sweetsir Unique Online Code: 4T8N53J4


Family Fall Festival

The Merrimac PTO is in the process of planning our annual family fall festival, and we need parents or community members to join our committee! Please message us on Facebook, or email if you have ideas for this years fall event or are available to join the committee!

Message us at: merrimacpto@merrimacpto.org OR join our committee here:


Merrimac Ski/Board Club for 4-6th graders. Seeking parent volunteers to co-chair with Nancy Lombart. Need assistance with coordination, registration and weekly volunteers. If interested, please email nancy070@gmail.com. Registration starts in October, Ski/Board Club program starts early January. Thank you!

Meadowfarm Fundraiser
We are excited to start our fall fundraiser! Catalogs will go home on Friday. The fundraiser begins on 9/26. All checks are made payable to the Merrimac PTO. All products will be shipped to the seller’s house for distribution. Make sure your address is on top of your order form. Happy Fundraising!!

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Community News

Merrimac Fire Department

Join the Merrimac Fire Department for their 2022 Open House on October 15th from 12-3pm at the Merrimac Fire Department, 16 East Main Street, Merrimac. Click here for the flyer with full details.

Merrimac Library

There is SO MUCH happening at your public library this fall (even for grown-ups)! Go to: www.merrimaclibrary.org for our complete schedule and to register for any of our FREE programs and events.

Fall Storytimes at the Merrimac Public Library

Join Tracy & Trish for stories, songs, movement, sun sensory activities and crafts for ages 2 – 6! This Fall Storytime session will run from September 27 – November 18. Registration will remain open until groups are full.

Ready To Read Book Club (Grades 1-2) Mon, October 3 from 4-5Pm

Join Tracy and Trish for this monthly Monday book club where we'll all read a book together, talk about it, and do an activity or craft! Space is limited.

Rad Readers Book Club (Grades 3-5) Wed, October 5 from 4-5PM

Join Tracy and Trish for this monthly Wednesday book club from 4-5pm. We'll read our way through a chapter book together and do game or activity! Space is limited.

Sketchbook Club (Grades 5-8) Wed, October 12 from 4-5PM

This new drawing club will meet bi-monthly on Wednesdays from 4-5pm. Join Trish, our new Youth Services Assistant and fellow artist, to learn techniques, explore shared prompts, and most importantly you'll have fun and gain confidence! All materials will be supplied. Space is limited.

Tracey Shaw; Youth Services Librarian/Adult Programming; Merrimac Public Library

Pentucket Youth Basketball

Registration for the 2022-23 Girls and Boys Pentucket Youth Basketball season is open! Please see the flyer and details below.

REGISTRATION: Prior to attending Open Gym or the Placement Evaluation night, please visit www.pentucketyouthbasketball.org to register each player.

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Important Dates


23 - Bus evacuation drill in the am at HRD

23 - Early Release for PRSD students/Staff PD (cold lunch is served)

27 - Donaghue Picture Day & Sweetsir 2Day Preschool

28 - Sweetsir Picture Day (K-2, 3Day and 4Day Preschool)


10 - No School (Columbus Day)

14 - Early release for PRSD students/ Staff PD

17 - PTO Meeting 6:30pm Sweetsir

PRSD District Calendar