NOTES FROM the OFFICE

5/10/20

ENGLISH:

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All previous Notes From the Office are available by using this LINK.

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Hi Everyone,


We hope that you are enjoying this beautiful Sunday. It finally is starting to feel like spring!!


In case you missed the latest edition of the FPS Smore Newsletter with frequently asked questions, I am sharing it HERE.


If you cannot find answers to your questions there, as always, our virtual door is open.


Michele

mschecter@framingham.k12.ma.us


Kathie


klasky@framingham.k12.ma.us

Happy Mother's Day from Michele & Kathie!!

HAPPY VIDEO

A huge thank you to Ian and Erin Hayes, parents of Dunning first grader, Paloma, for putting together this amazing video of Dunning staff. You can download the video from the link below. ENJOY!!!


https://vimeo.com/415252362

Password: PANDA

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Family Friendly Learning Plans

Please click on the links below to access grade level Family Friendly plans:


Kindergarten - English

Kindergarten - Portuguese

Grade 1 - English

Grade 1 - Spanish

Grade 1 - Portuguese

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5 - Grade 5 shares a different slide deck each day, which can be assessed in students' google classroom.

Weekly Sage Activities For ALL Students

All Framingham students are invited to try some puzzles, activities, and projects put out by the Sage department during this time of distance learning. Please visit Mrs. Moore's page for new activities each week. Weekly Sage Activities

Staff Office Hours Week of 5/10

Click HERE to access Staff Virtual Office Hours for this week.

Student Belongings

Overthe next few weeks, teachers will be gathering your child's belongings. They will be bagged with your child's name and teacher name/room number. The district will be sending out information within the next few weeks on how you can retrieve your child's belongings and medications.

Elementary Student Emails Have Been Opened

To make communication even easier, elementary studnet emails have been turned on, allowing email to be sent from teachers to students. Students can not email each other. They can only email with their teacher or other adults at the school.


I have included this SLIDE DECK which explains FPS student emails.

PIC is Open for Registration (Virtually)

If you have or know a child who will be 5yo by August 31, 2020 - please make sure they contact PIC! READ MORE

Transportation Registration 2020 - 2021

The online transportation request form for the 2020 - 2021 school year is now open. The instructions and information available via the website. Blackboard Connect Ed emails, phone calls, and texts to families across the District will begin shortly, and a Press Release will be shared with the City of Framingham and local media.

If you need illustrated instructions on how to complete your Transportation Request in English, please visit THIS LINK. Here are the Portuguese and Spanish versions as well.

City of Framingham Emergency Income Payment Program

In response to the COVID-19, the City of Framingham will provide relief of rent, mortgage, and/or utility payments for two (2) months to alleviate the burden for households that have lost their employment and primary income as of March 10, 2020.


Please click on the preferred language link below for the application form.


APPLICATION

English | Español | Português


FLYER

English | Español | Português


Questions?

For more information or questions, please call Community Development at (508) 532-5457 or email communitydevelopment@framinghamma.gov.

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Ok Pandas, Let’s Get Moving!

This Week’s Spirit Challenge is to get Moving! Each day try a different theme to get moving and share on Facebook or get fancy and share on our school Flip Grid! (See the link below)

Go Pandas! Go! Let’s flood social media with our efforts! #PandaSpirit

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May Character Trait - DETERMINATION

This month's trait is COOPERATION. Below is the definition of determination, along with links to the Cooperation One-pager resources created for families and educators!


RESOURCES:

English

Spanish

Portuguese

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Family Resources Guide During Coronavirus Closure

While schools are closed, families may find they need assistance from community agencies. Below please find links to a range of local Framingham Supports. The document is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.



Family Resources During Coronavirus Closure

Suportes de recursos para famílias durante o fechamento devido ao Corona vírus

Recursos de apoyos para las familias durante el cierre por el Coronavirus

City of Framingham Food & Donation Resources

Click HERE for resources available through the city of Framingham

Helpful Info, Resources, and How to Talk to Children

Please use THIS LINK to access resources, preventative measures, and guidance on how to talk with children.

i-Ready

The district has created a slide presentation for parents to support your child in using i-Ready.


Please follow the link for more information!


i-Ready For families

Dunning PTO FaceBook Page

If you are not already a member, please join the PTO FB page. It is a great way to stay connected with the Dunning Community! Click HERE to join.

Show your #PandaSpirit by Thanking Teachers!

Get emoji-tional and share how you love, like. celebrate, and care for our teachers on social media. And use #ThankATeacher #PandaSpirit on your posts.