Byam Newsletter

May 6, 2022

Spring is Blooming at Byam!

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Principal Message

Byam Family Newsletter

Mister G

Mister G

MCAS Calendar Reminder

Reminder to our 3rd and 4th grade families of our MCAS Mathematics Schedule next week.

  • 3rd Grade Math MCAS - Monday/Tuesday May 9th & 10th


  • 4th Grade Math MCAS - Wednesday/Thursday May 11th & 12th

Parent Placement Input

If you would like to submit an input letter for our placement process, they are due in by Friday, May 13. Below is the initial letter.

Kindergarten Informational Evening/Screening

On Thursday evening, we welcomed our incoming kindergarten families to informational presentation. We are excited to have these families join our Byam community. On May 25, 26 and 27 our incoming kindergartners will be coming to school for our kindergarten screening.

BSA News

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BOOK FAIR THANK YOU!


Thank you to all the Byam students and families, teachers and staff that visited and/or helped with Byam's Spring Scholastic Book fair and made it such a huge success!! Thank you to Mr. Romac for all your help storing the book fair and getting it outside for us each day! Thank you to Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Driscoll for collecting book reviews and pictures from students at school! Thank you to all of our parent volunteers, we couldn't have done it without you and we hope you'll help us again in future book fairs!


🏆 Raffle prize winners will be contacted soon, and prizes will go out after next week!


Photos taken with Louie the Lion can be viewed here:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1au6Td1vzNdUEIA7wyPwwWUxzWG8K8OoE?usp=sharing
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RIDE TO SCHOOL WITH OZZIE!

Woof! Woof! 🚓 🦴 🐾 Did you hear the news?! Byam students who raise more than $250 for the Walk-A-Thon will be entered into a chance to win a “Ride to School with Officer Ozzie” and Office Sullivan! Your child can collect donations by sharing this link: www.givebutter.com/nRG82M or by sending a check into school made out to “Byam School Association”!

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MISTER G PERFORMS AT BYAM SCHOOL


On Friday, May 6th, Byam students had the opportunity to experience a concert by bilingual children’s musician MISTER G. He performed songs from his Latin Grammy Award-winning album "Los Animales" and shared his book "Señorita Mariposa" about the monarch butterfly migration from Canada to Mexico. MISTER G was delighted to bring his multicultural, music and literacy enrichment experience to your children this week!

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TEACHER APPRECIATION BREAKFAST!

Byam Teachers and Staff were treated to a special breakfast this week in honor of Teacher Appreciation week from the BSA! The BSA supports our students enrichment activities, but also tries to find ways to thank our amazing teachers throughout the year!

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EARN MONEY FOR BYAM... 1 BOUQUET AT A TIME!

For the month of May 2022, Byam School Association has been selected to receive a $1 donation for every Bloomin' 4 Good Bouquet (with the red circle sticker) sold at the Drum Hill Hannaford Supermarket!



WALK-A-THON SPONSOR SHOUTOUTS:

Each week leading up to the Byam Walk-a-Thon we will be thanking some of or corporate sponsors. Please consider supporting these businesses the way they have supported Byam and the BSA!

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www.goldfishswimschool.com/westford/









BYAM SAVE THE DATES:


5/21/2022: Walk-a-thon (11:00-3:00PM)

5/31/2022: Byam Night at Fenway (sold out)

6/10/2022: 4th Grade Celebration (Parent Volunteers Needed!)

6/17/2022: Last Day of School (Early Release)


BSA Volunteer Newsletter SignUp

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! www.bit.ly/bsa-volunteernewsletter


Looking to get more involved, but don’t know where to start? Sign up to be a part of our volunteer newsletter! This form doesn’t lock you into anything, we will simply add you to an email list. As new specific and random needs arise, you will be the first to know!




JOIN THE BSA BOARD:


Looking for a way to stay up to date with Byam events, or get involved? We have some BSA board member positions and event coordinator roles opening up next year, and we need your help! If any of the openings interest you, or you would like more information please email bsa.chelmsford@gmail.com or join us at our next meeting May 11th!

Vacant Positions:

Co-President

Vice President of Fundraising

Co-Treasurer

Event Coordinators:

Boo Bash

Winter Store

Teacher Appreciation



Stay Connected to the Byam School Association


Our next meeting is May 11th at 7:00pm.



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Byam Weekly Announcements

Byam Weekly May 4th 2022

CPS SY2122 District and Academic Calendar link below

School Committee: May 3 2022

Next Year's CPS SY223 Academic Calendar Below

Care Solace

A reminder our district sponsored Care Solace can provide quick and confidential assistance finding mental health providers for any family members, free of charge. More information is below.
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About Us

Byam Principal and AP Email Contact:

Principal Fredette: fredettej@chelmsford.k12.ma.us

Assistant Principal Dolan: dolane@chelmsford.k12.ma.us


Chelmsford Public Schools Website: https://www.chelmsford.k12.ma.us/


Byam Website Page: https://www.chelmsford.k12.ma.us/Domain/8


Note: This Byam newsletter can be translated to other languages by clicking the "Accessibility" button located above right.