MAY Birch School NEWS

There is lots going on - please read!

SCHOOL PICTURES, THURSDAY MAY 19th

We will be taking school pictures for our" Yearbook Page" on Thursday May 19th.
Each student will receive a "Yearbook Page" at no cost.

Individual Student photos will be available from the Photographer's website if you are interested, but there is no obligation.
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It's almost SHOWCASE time! Plus our first GRADUATION. June 2nd.

The Final Showcase of the School year will be held Thursday evening, June 2nd, beginning at 6:00 pm.

Piano Recital will be held at 5:30, before the showcase presentation. Only piano students are required to attend at 5:30, although we invite all families to enjoy the piano recital.

Showcase will include a play by Middle and Upper level students from the Acting class.

This will be followed by the very first Birch School Graduation Ceremony.

Everyone is invited to join us and celebrate student work of this school year.

Middle and High School End of Year Celebrations May 25 & 26, Elementary Celebration June 9th

Our High Schoolers are invited to the Second Annual Camping trip to Winding Hills County Park on May 25th. Students should come to the Winding Hills Campground at 7:00pm on May 25th. They will spend the night at the campground, and will return to school in time to ride home on their regular school buses on Thursday May 26th. More details will be distributed to students next week.

Our Middle Schoolers are invited to an end-of-year party at school on Thursday May 26th. Students return at 7:30pm and should be picked up from school at 11:30pm. Donations of snacks are welcome. More details will be distributed next week.

Elementary Students will have a party at school on Thursday June 9th.

Memorial Day School Closed/ Last Day June 10th

The Birch School will be closed on Friday May 27th and Monday May 30th.
Our last day of school is Friday June 10th, which is a full day of school on a regular schedule.
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Last Week of School Trips and Special Events

We have some special trips and community celebrations planned for our last week of school.

We culminate our study of Medieval History with a Medieval Festival, and trip to the Cloisters for Middle and High Schoolers. Our entire school will also visit Storm King Art Center. Permission slips will be distributed a few days before each trip. There is no additional cost for any of these events.

Monday June 6th All-School GaGa Tournament
Tuesday June 7th Medieval Festival at The Birch School
Wednesday June 8 Trip to Storm King Art Center
Thursday June 9th Trip to Metropolitan Museum of Art's The Cloisters for Middle and High Schoolers, Elementary Class Party at school.
Friday June 10th Last Day of School - Picnic - Field Day

REMINDER - Conferences will be held May 31, June, 1 and June 2nd.

Please sign up for a conference if you have not already. You can get to the appointment scheduler from this link.