As a reminder, this upcoming Wednesday is an early release day with dismissal starting at 1:30 PM. We are off on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th for Thanksgiving and then return on Monday, November 27th.
We can accept all non-perishable goods that are not expired, such as canned foods, pastas, rice, sauces, meal kits, other dried goods, and etc.
Picture Makeup Day
Picture Makeup Day will occur on Thursday, December 7th. Beyond being a makeup day for those who were absent, all students can retake their photos on the 7th if they were not happy with how their initial photos turned out (please just let your child’s homeroom teacher know that they will be retaking!).
Next School Site Council Meeting: November 28th
Our next School Site Council Meeting will take place on Tuesday evening, November 28th at 5 PM. We will provide updates on the inclusion planning process, the facilities condition assessment (FCA), and the Green New Deal. You can join the conversation here:
School Preview Dates for 2024 - 25
It’s that time of year already! We will soon be starting our School Preview Visits for the 2024 - 2025 school year. Our first visit is scheduled for Wednesday morning, November 29, 2023. Please encourage friends, family, and neighbors to come check us out!
Please see the full listing of School Preview Dates below.
Report Cards Upcoming
We plan to send out Report Cards for sixth grade this coming Monday. Report Cards in Grades 1 to 5 will be distributed the week before holiday break in December.
School of Recognition Day Recap
School of Recognition Day was a hit! Students got into the spirit and wore their best Perry gear. They enjoyed an afternoon of learning why we were recognized and celebrated with their peers. Way to go sharks!
Colin’s Joy Project Playground Grand Opening
Our second through fourth graders were invited to join Colin’s Joy Project in opening the new playground at Farragut Park on Wednesday afternoon, November 15th. Students were so excited to get an opportunity to celebrate the grand opening and – of course – to try out the new playgrounds with their friends. A huge congratulations and thank you to Colin’s Joy Project and the McGrath Family for their very hard work to bring this awesome new resource to the South Boston Community!
BPS Intramural Championships
Many of our upper grade students traveled to White Stadium (Franklin Park) on Tuesday to participate in the Fall Intramural Championships. Our Flag Football Team scored an emphatic two-touchdown win over Winthrop Elementary in the first game before dropping a heartbreaker to the Perkins School in their second game. Our Flag Football team members were: CJ Fenton, Evelyn Sheehan, Emmett Lydon, Ryan Adams, Ella Walsh, Emerson Lombard, Jack Conrad, Cade Scahllmo, Finn McBride, PJ DiMaggio, Michael Banchick, Cooper Ward, and David Byrne.
Our cross country runners also excelled on the one mile course! Congratulations to Juliette Byrne, Ben Hebert, Chris Murray, Finley Jefferson-Mitchell, and Ava Rollins, who all finished near the front of the pack!
Welcome To The Perry!
Ms. Emline Clairvil joined the Perry this past week as our new school psychologist. Her role will continue to be split between the Perry and the Bradley in East Boston. Ms. Clairvil had previously been serving as a district psychologist in Norwood Public Schools. She also completed her graduate internship in Brookline Public Schools and served in Holbrook Public Schools. Ms. Clairvil earned her BA in Psychology at UMass-Boston before completing a Masters and CAGS in Psychology at William James College. Please extend a warm welcome to Ms. Clairvil!!
Perry Pride Assemblies
Our first Perry Pride Assemblies will take place on Friday, December 1st to celebrate all of the great work that your students have been doing during the first half of the year.
Cozing Up To Reading Night
Reading night was a success! Students and families joined us at The Perry for a night of stories read by our staff. Thank you to those who were able to join and thank you to Deja Brew for the Hot Chocolate!
4th Grade Honors Of Veterans Day
In honor of Veterans Day, Students listened to the song by Terry Kelly "A Pittance of Time" as they brainstormed words associated with Veterans Day (US) and Remembrance Day (rest of the world). Check out some of the poems they came up with! Click the pictures below for a bigger view.