Bowman News 40th Edition

June 14, 2019

Happy Father’s Day to all of our amazing Bowman Dads!

It’s hard to believe, but this is the last Bowman News Edition of this school year. Thank you for helping it be a terrific year! An email notifying you of your child’s placement will be sent around the second week of August.

In preparation for the end of the year and to ensure that you can access your child’s report card, we strongly encourage you to log into their Aspen family portal accounts prior to Tuesday, June 18th. If you have forgotten your login id and password information, please email:


Please note that ALL medications must be picked up at the health office prior to 12:15pm on Tuesday June 18. if you have any questions or concerns. Please contact Mrs. Claffey RN, Bowman School Nurse.

Staffing Update

We are happy to announce that Mrs. London will assume the full time music teacher position that has been vacated by Ms. Rodgers retirement. Mrs. London is a familiar person. Over the years, she has taught a few classes at Bowman in her elementary itinerant music teacher role.

School Connections

Are you looking for a special way to thank a Bowman teacher or staff member who has done so much to make your child’s year a success? A STAR Award from LEF(Lexington Education Foundation) is a perfect way to show your appreciation. For a contribution of $30, a personalized STAR certificate will be delivered to any current or former teacher/staff member at any Lexington public school. Not only is this a truly meaningful gift, but proceeds go right back to your child’s education through LEF grants to LPS educators. Order today at

If any families are aware that students currently enrolled at Bowman are going to other schools or moving please notify Chrissy ( in the main office.

Throughout the year, Nurse Claffey worked with three fifth graders on a “Food Allergy Awareness Project.” The students created an informational video that brings awareness to food allergies. Last Friday, Mrs. Claffey, along with 5th graders, Brendan, Tula, and Rhea shared their work with K-2nd grade students. They did a terrific job! To view the video:


To everyone who helped make Bowman Field Day such a success! A very special shout out to Mr. Kane for all of his thoughtful planning and hard work and to PTA Field Day liaison, Brandy Hartford, for helping with communicating and organizing.

Jess Quattrocchi and the following BOKS coaches: Paul Quattrocchi, Jason Denoncourt, Matt Snyder, Vikram Salman, Sumit Verma and Susan Taverna McLaughlin.

The Sudbury, MA “Whole Foods” who donated 8 hydro-flask water bottles that were presented to our 100 Mile Club coaches.

5th Grade Moving on Ceremony committee, 5th grade teacher, Mr. Taylor, and Parents, Karla Buhsmer Nash, Mairin Scheiber, & Carrie Rose.

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Happy retirement Mrs. Leelman & Ms. Rogers!