Haynes Happenings

News & Notes from Josiah Haynes Elementary School

February 27, 2020

Principal's Message

Dear Families,

As the calendar turns to March we enter into Spring Parent/Teacher Conference season. Conferences are a great opportunity to connect with your child's teacher to learn more about how he/she is doing in school, what growth is to be celebrated and where there is room for more. Please be in touch with your child's teacher to schedule your conference. Our educators look forward to discussing your child with you!


Jeff LaBroad


Come Watch The Harlem Wizards Take on the Sudbury Great Graders!

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The Harlem Wizards are coming to Sudbury on Monday, March 9, 2020! The game will be played at Lincoln-Sudbury High School, 390 Lincoln Road in Sudbury, MA

Ms. Nash and Ms. Raffaele and Ms. Hayes are among the Haynes staff who will be playing!

Come out and enjoy a night of great fun and laughs as The Harlem Wizards take on the “world famous” Great Graders Team (made up of teachers, coaches, and administrators from all Sudbury & Lincoln schools)! This event is filled with comedy and terrific audience participation. Doors open at 5:30pm, and the game starts at 6:30pm.

Check out to out the action at https://vimeo.com/344185494

TICKET INFO (only available online):

  • General Admission: only $15
  • Reserved: $25 (includes reserved seating in Rows 2-3 of bleachers and a free team poster which is perfect for autographs)
  • Courtside Plus: $40 (includes front row reserved seating, exclusive 10-minute meet and greet with the Harlem Wizards, free Harlem Wizards team photo and $10 discount on Wizards jersey.

Get your tickets here!

Haynes will receive a portion of all purchases made by Haynes families. This event is sponsored by the LS All Sports Boosters.

Humanities Coordinator to Update Parents on Social Studies Curriculum at First Friday Principal Coffee March 6

SPS Humanities Coordinator Lauren Egizio will join Mr. LaBroad for the First Friday Principal Coffee on Friday, March 6 at 9 a.m. in the library. Ms. Egizio will share what's new and what's ahead in social studies instruction in Sudbury's schools. We'll explore both changes in content and approach to teaching social studies in K-5.

Sudbury to Host Homework Forum

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Math Family Game Night Returns March 19

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Welcome to the Team

KARINA MORALES joined Haynes as our new cafeteria manager this week. Ms. Morales has been employed with Sudbury for two years and was most recently working at Curtis Middle School. Earlier this year Karina served as interim kitchen manager. Karina has already been busy getting to know our students and staff.

AMANDA LUCEY joined the Haynes team this week as our newest Partners ABA Tutor. Amanda is a graduate of Syracuse University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in biology and psychology, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in applied behavior analysis (ABA). Amanda has worked previously as an ABA tutor and case manager for students on the Autism Spectrum in Marlborough, Seekonk, Andover and Newton.

Welcome Tyler Sweet!

The extended Haynes family is one more! Tyler Gary Sweet was born on February 10 to Haynes ABA Tutor Emily Sweet and her husband. All are doing well.

Recycle Your "Dead" Markers!

HOP is now collecting dried and "dead" markers for recycling! Don't throw them away! Instead, bring your used markers to the marker recycling bin in our front lobby.

Are You Getting Our Texts?

Haynes School and the Sudbury Public Schools send out periodic, timely texts with alerts and reminders. If you are not getting our texts, please contact Marcy Sawin in our front office.

School Store Open Through March 5

There's just one more week of the Grade 5 School Store. Water bottle stickers, cool erasers, fuzzy notebooks, and silly stress balls – you can find it all in the Fifth Grade School Store every Tuesday (Grades1, 2 & 4) and Thursday (Grades K, 3 & 5) morning until the second week of March. (Students may spend $5.)

Dr. Gotthelf to Speak at Curtis Middle School

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February 24-28

Bren Bataclan / Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, March 3

Grade 3 Colonial Conversations

Wednesday, March 4

Parent Conferences

12:45 Early Dismissal

Friday, March 6


9:00-10:00 First Friday Principal Coffee

Monday, March 9

6:30-8:00 Harlem Wizards vs. Sudbury Teachers (Lincoln-Sudbury RHS)

Wednesday, March 11

Grade 1 Japan Festival

Parent Conferences

12:45 Early Dismissal

Thursday, March 12

10:45-11:15 Kindergarten Craft

Friday, March 13

Food Pantry Collection

Spirit Day

Grade 3 Boston Field Trip

Monday, March 16

Report Cards Released on Aspen

Wednesday, March 18

Staff Appreciation Breakfast hosted by Kindergarten Families

Friday, March 20

Grade 2 Physical Changes Workshop


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Haynes Happenings

Haynes Happenings is the parent and family newsletter of Josiah Haynes Elementary School, published every other Thursday and distributed to families via email and shared at sudbury.k12.ma.us/haynes.