Mill Pond Newsletter

March 24th, 2019

A Segment of This Month's Core Value Letter

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This Week's "Madness":

Choose your own adventure of the topics covered below:

1. MCAS Dates

2. Yearbook Orders

3. 5th Grade STEM Night

4. BINGO update

5. Book Drive

6. Square One

7. UN Pictures

8. Lynn Lyons

9. Science Day

Celebrating our Special Qualities!!

Noteworthy Notes...

MCAS Dates:

ELA - April 25th and 26th,

Math - May 16th and 17th

Grade 5 STE - May 20th and 21st

6th Grade Yearbooks:


***Deadline for orders is April 12th.***

Yearbooks will be distributed to 6th-grade students on June 12th, the day of the end-of-year barbecue, where they will be able to get them signed during their big celebration!

Please click here and enter the school code 41076:

Once there, click to "Buy a yearbook", select between a soft and hard cover yearbook and you will be asked to enter your student's name. Make sure you hit "SUBMIT ORDER" on the final screen! You will immediately receive a confirmation email letting you know your order has been placed.

Reach out to with any questions!

5th Grade STEM Night

Wednesday, April 10th, 6pm

6 Olde Hickory Path

Westborough, MA

See the following link for more information about this upcoming exciting opportunity for 5th-grade families! STEM NIght Parent Letter


A Special Message from our BINGO Co-Chairs, Colleen Knox & Michelle Weinstein:

Thank you so much for your support of a wonderful Bingo Night!

The MPPG will net just over $5,200 from the event.

Special thanks to:

Mill Pond teachers & staff for their generous donations of raffle events - always a favorite of the students!

Laura Cerniglia & Jenn Levine for running the Penny Drive

Mr. Guellnitz for supporting us and being our master Bingo number puller

Mr. Slomski for ensuring a smooth operation of Classroom Bingo

Ms. DeFiore for her enthusiasm & outstanding job as Emcee

Mr. Masciarelli for managing all the technology

Mill Pond Service Council and 6th-grade students for their help sorting all the pennies

Mill Pond families for their donations of pennies, raffle items, food, and time at the event

Westborough High School National Honor Society and Student Council volunteers

All of the local businesses listed on the attached document for their donations

Book Drive:

There is an upcoming book drive here! All donated books go to the Edward M. Kennedy Health Center to improve literacy rates among is some information below and an attachment at the bottom!

WHAT: Gently used books

WHEN: April 1st-April 12th

WHERE: Mill Pond School Lobby

Square One:

A Community Conversation about Substance Use Awareness & Prevention

WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 6:00-8:00 pm. Doors open at 5:30

WHERE: Mill Pond School Cafeteria

This is the first in a series of programs aimed to create community dialogue and raise awareness about substance use and addiction. See this link for more info

UN Sustainable Development Goals Gallery Walk!!

Even More...

Lynn Lyons:

It is with great pleasure that Westborough Youth & Family Services and Westborough Connects invite you to attend the event where world-renowned speaker Lynn Lyons, LICSW, will be presenting on Strategies to Manage Anxiety at School and at Home. The event will be taking place in the Westborough High School Auditorium on Wednesday, April 3rd from 6:30-8:30pm. The event is free and free childcare will be provided at the event. Any questions please feel free to reach out to Patrick Nash at

Science Day:

The WHS Science Club is hosting SCIENCE DAY for Westborough students in grades 3-6 of March 30th from 8-12:30 at WHS.

During Science Day, we hold various workshops and STEM-based activities with the intention of showing kids that science can be really fun!

Registration Form:
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Thank you and Take Care!