Mill Pond Newsletter

September 13th, 2018

Wonderful Week One!

What a great first week here at Mill Pond! Each classroom has been filled with enthusiasm and excitement as classmates have been getting to know each other. There have been so many ice-breakers and team building exercises that have been both fun and helpful. We had our first whole school assembly with over 1000 students and teachers all gathered together. The positive energy that lives here was on full display! It is great to see students starting to get into routines and build relationships with their new teachers and their new learning environments. The year is off to a great start and our community here is ready to run!
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Important Information

1.Update Contact Info & First Day Packets

If you have not done so already, please access and complete the required sign-off forms and update contact information through the PowerSchool portal. We are asking that parents please look over the information with their children and sign and submit them online as soon as possible.

2. Picture Day

Fall School Picture will be on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

Picture forms will be sent home next Friday and the students should have the envelope form with the check to hand to the photographer before they have their picture taking.

3. Parent Group Meetings

Please join us Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 7:00PM in the professional development room at Mill Pond for our first meeting of the new school year. All parents and guardians of current Mill Pond students are welcome and encouraged to attend. This is a great opportunity to get to know fellow Mill Pond parents and guardians, learn more about the MPPG and how it supports our school community, hear about upcoming programs and events, and explore ways you on how you can get involved. Can't wait to see you there! (Please note that MPPG meetings are typically held the second Thursday of each month but our September meeting date was changed due to scheduling conflicts.)

4.Upcoming Field Trips

Sept. 17, 2018, Grafton Farm,

Homeroom Teachers: Casparreillo, Maletta, Pritchett, McCarthy, White

Sept. 17, 2018, Wachusett Audubon Princeton

Homeroom Teachers: Robertson, Gildea, Pittorino, Cincotta, Staniszewski

Sept. 18, 2018, Grafton Farm

Homeroom Teachers: Charteris, Gowen, Rogers, Hopkinson

Sept. 24, 2018, Wachusett Audubon Princeton

Homeroom Teachers: Doherty, Walsh, Oeser-Rhein, Mears

Oct. 1, 2018, Wachusett Audubon Princeton

Homeroom Teachers: Belbin, Buffone, Gestrich, Kewriga

5. Let’s Dance Brochure

See below.

Take Care and Thank You!