GWS Weekly Newsletter

September 16, 2022

FROM MRS. HUBBARD, PRINCIPAL

Bridges in Mathematics is a comprehensive PK–5 curriculum that equips teachers to fully address state standards in a rigorous, engaging, and accessible manner. Students gain a deep understanding of concepts, proficiency with key skills, and the ability to solve complex problems. Teachers and students at GWS are off to a great start as we implement this program. As you can see from the pictures, students are really enjoying Number Corner, which is skill-building that revolves around the classroom calendar. Number Corner activities provide daily practice as well as continual encounters with broader mathematical concepts. Be sure to ask your students about it as you enjoy a beautiful weekend together!


Best,

Mrs. Hubbard

PickUp Patrol (PUP)


GWS will continue to use the web based application called PickUp Patrol (PUP) to help us better manage our dismissal process. PUP allows parents to electronically make daily dismissal changes from a computer or smart phone. If you need a registration link, please email cmullen@mpsd.org.

From The Cafe

Please click here to view the September menu.


Lunch and breakfast will be served at all elementary schools this year free of charge.

A la carte items cost extra and cannot be charged to a student's account.


A La Carte Options

2nd Lunch - $2.75

Milk - .75 cents (milk comes with a lunch)

Water - .50 cents

Ice Cream - $1.25 (Ice cream will now be available for students to purchase on Tuesdays, beginning September 20)


Preferred method of payment:

Online: www.myschoolbucks.com

After you log in or register (if new) use your child's birthday for the ID number to add your child's account


Check payable to: Town of Marshfield (child’s First/Last name in Memo)


Cash: please put in an envelope marked Lunch Money with your child’s name on it.

Go Gold Week

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To commemorate this, Marshfield Public Schools is going gold!


Next week, your child’s school will be aiming to fill the gold boot (located in the front office) with spare change. All week long, students are invited to bring spare change to put in the boot. All money will be donated to South Shore Action for Hope, who fundraise for pediatric cancer research. Through this fundraiser, we are aiming to give pediatric cancer the boot!


On Friday, September 23rd, all schools in the district will participate in a Go Gold Day. We invited our students to wear yellow or gold on this day to raise awareness of pediatric cancer and close out Go Gold Week.

FROM THE PTO

JOG-A-THON

JOG-A-THON will be held October 18th with a rain date of October 20th! All students and staff receive a T-Shirt courtesy of the PTO. For a $10 donation you can add your family’s name to the T-Shirt as a thank you for your additional support. Follow the link HERE to add your name! Additionally, if you know of local businesses that would like to participate as a sponsor reach out to us @ GWSPTO@gmail.com to facilitate. Sponsor's logos will appear on the back of the T-shirts!


Parent's Night Out

Parents don't forget to mark those calendars! Our first Parents' Night Out is being held @ iGolf in Pembroke October 15th. We can't wait to meet you all there! The cost is $20 for single ticket or $30 per couple (golf bays to be reserved separately). Click HERE to purchase tickets!


School Store

The school store is back and will be held during student recess for grades 1-5 every Monday, beginning September 19. The school store is cash only with items ranging in price from $0.20 -$5.00. It can only run with volunteers so please click HERE to sign up! We cannot do it without you! An up to date CORI is needed.

New MPSD App

We’re thrilled to announce the new app for Marshfield Public Schools! It’s everything Marshfield Public Schools, in your pocket.

With the new app, you can access documents, events, news updates, and even emergency notifications.


Download for Android https://bit.ly/3yOktQ8
Download for iPhone https://apple.co/3nVNlzs


Please click here for more information.

District News

Grade 5 Cross Country

5th Grade students are eligible to compete for Furnace Brook Middle School Cross Country this fall. Meets are 1.7 miles and the schedule can be found here: https://5il.co/1c8qv 5th graders can also join the team at practice on non-District-Wide early release Wednesdays at 2:30 at the FBMS Gym. If your son or daughter is interested, please email fbmsxctrack@gmail.com

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