Memorial Buzz

News from Manchester Memorial Elementary School!

May 6, 2016

Principal's Message


This a such a great time of year at school because there is so much activity! There are many exciting events planned for the next few weeks, and students are "all abuzz!" This is also a time of year when many classes will be going on fun field trips to different locations.

There has been some confusion about electronic devices being used on field trips. The student handbook does not allow students to use personal electronic devices (ie. cell phones) during the school day. They must remain "off" and in their locker/backpack. To clarify, this rule is in effect on our school buses and during field trips. In fact, all student handbook rules are in effect on our school buses and field trips.

This week was also "teacher appreciation week" across the country. It is a week set aside to thank the amazing educators that care for and teach our children every day. On behalf of the students and families of MMES, I treated the staff to a "thank you" cake in the teacher's room today. We are fortunate to have such an amazing crew!

Have a great weekend. Happy Mothers' Day to all of the moms out there!



Upcoming Dates...


10 - Gr. 5 Math MCAS I

11 - Gr. 5 MCAS II

17 - Gr. 3 & 4 Math MCAS I

19 - Gr. 5 Science I

19 - Gr. 3 & 4 Math MCAS II

20 - Gr. 5 Science MCAS II


1 - 12:00 PM Early Dismissal

9 - 1:00-2:30 Grade 5 Step Up Day visit to Middle School

14 -Field Day

15- 9:30 AM Grade 2 - Great Kapok Tree

15 - Crossing the Bridge Ceremony - Gr. 5 (MERMHS)

17- Grade 4 Field Trip to Harvard Museum

21 - Last day of school (based on 3 snow days)

Greetings from the Foreign Language Room!

I have updated my website and added an "Our Work" page so that I could include links to the 3rd and 4th grade class videos that were on display at the Student Showcase this week. If you were unable to attend or had trouble with the Wifi, please check out the links to these great videos.

Watch out later this spring for more videos!



Yearbook Time!

The moments you'll want to remember.

Preserve this year's school memories for your child with a yearbook. You'll get to catch up on all of the best and brightest moments at Manchester Memorial Elementary​ Sch​ool​ .

Order today at

Announcements from our Friends

Help Wanted!!!

The PTO has purchased 2 Gaga pits for the playgrounds. Colby West has generously offered to assemble these for us. If you have a couple of hours to spare on Saturday, May 7th please come the MMES playground between the hours of 11 and 2 and lend a hand. The students are going to love it!!!! ~Thanks.
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SAVE THE DATE for the PTO's Party with a purpose...

The Great Gatsby Gala

Saturday, May 14


See the Gala page on the MMPTO's website to purchase your tickets, make a donation, see the Gala menu, and more

Link to the website:!great-gatsby-gala/r3fzb

MERMS Musical...discounted tix for students!

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2016-2017 District Calendar

Please click the link below for the 2016-2017 District Calendar

MERSD 2016-2017 District Calendar!