Wolfpack Weekly

Sweetsir and Donaghue Schools

March 18, 2022

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Important Dates...

March 2022

21 - World Down Syndrome Awareness Day - wear fun crazy socks

25 - Sports Spirit Day

April 2022

6+7-HRD 3-6 ELA MCAS 9AM

13 - 22/23 Kindergarten Information Night 6-7pm

14 - PTO virtual meeting

14- Kindergarten Rainforest Show

15 - PRSD early release day/staff PD in the PM

18-22 - PRSD schools closed for April break

25 & 26 - 22/23 Kindergarten Screening - NO SCHOOL for current Kindergarten Students

Wolf Calls...

The following individuals and groups were observed demonstrating Merrimac's core values -Inclusive

Lincoln, Luke M, Alana, Cole, Brianna, Wesley, and Luke Mc were observed being responsible at school.

Miles, Quinn, Annie, Henry and Elsa were seen being kind


Be proud of yourself!

Specialist's Spotlight


Check out Ms Dickson's Webpage to learn more about how your children are singing and dancing in Music class :)

PTO News

4th grade Robotics program

The registration for the PTO ROBOTICS after school activity program at Donaghue School is now open for the 4th grade.

Registration: Return the completed form to the school (kids can pick up the forms at the front office) or online at www.merrimacpto.org

Dates: Tuesday starting Tuesday April 05th for 8 weeks.

Cost: $60 per child for all sessions; no session if there is no school.

Location: Donaghue Library.

Masks: required. School protocol will apply

Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm



Our Read-A-Thon has officially concluded. We had such a fun time reading and growing our love for books! We hope to see this continue even after our fundraiser. The PTO has raised over $31,000 and earned $23,000 for our school libraries and classrooms. We thank everyone who participated and supported our students. We are beyond grateful for our wonderful community! Donations can still be placed until 3/24/22. All student prizes must be chosen by 3/24 as well.


PTO Meeting

Our next PTO Meeting will be held on 4/12/22 at 6:30. This will be done virtually. Please come join us!

Health News

Postural Screenings:

The Donaghue Health Office will be conducting postural screenings on Tuesday March 22nd for Mrs. Silvani’s homeroom and Mrs. Richards’ class. Please see the scheduled dates below to ensure your child has the appropriate clothing.

Any questions or concerns, please contact Nurse Cossette (346-8115/ jcossette@prsd.org)

Things To Do...


It's not too early to sign up for the Jamaco River Run/Walk 5K and Kids 1K Fun Run held on Saturday, June 18th. Sign up before 5/31 for just $25. Kids under 16 are $20. The Jamaco River Run is a charity event that raises money for Merrimac youth sports. Come join us for music, food, raffles and fun! More information at jamacoriverrun.com.


Interested in learning how to Cheer?

Register now for a 3 day camp during April vacation sponsored by our very own Varsity Cheerleaders! This camp will be held in the High School gym for everyone ages 4-12. It will run from 9-1 April 18- 20. For details or email Juliefreitas77@gmail.com.


Softball League

is currently registering players in K-6th Grades for Spring 2022 Softball Season. No Experience Necessary! Season will run April 25th -June 6th, 2022
Please visit www.mwnsoftball.com for registration


YMCA Day Camps-

Looking for options for Summer camp? Here is a link to the YMCA's Day Camp Guide.


K Registration is open

Important K registration info - K registration is now open, please plan to register by Mar1 as placements will be developed based on those enrollments - students registering after Mar1 may be processed after classes are developed - call Mrs. Hall in FNS main office with any Qs - 978-346-8319

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