GES Grey Wolf Gazette

June 3, 2022

NEWS FROM PRINCIPAL ROY

Happy Weekend!

Dear Greenfield Families and Friends,


Friday's Field Day, aka Neon Ninja Day was a huge success despite the showers and cloudy skies. Thank you to all the parent volunteers who helped make it happen! We truly appreciate your help and were thrilled to have you back in school volunteering with us again! The students and teachers had a blast!


4th Grade Families~please mark your calendars for Thursday, June 16th at 6:00pm! The annual 4th grade play will start at 6:00pm sharp, followed by a celebration ceremony. We can't wait to wow you with a fantastic performance of Fairy Tale Misfits!


As many of you know, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Sandy Aborn is retiring at the end of this year. While we will miss her so much, we are happy for her as she begins the next great adventure. We are thrilled to announce that Mrs. Emma Goodspeed will be moving to 2nd grade next year. She is excited for this new adventure and is looking forward to working with our energetic 2nd graders! I'm also happy to announce that Mrs. Molly Cook will be teaching 4th grade next year. Mrs. Cook has been a paraprofessional for many years and has been with us here at GES for the last two years. She recently completed her education coursework and student teaching and is ready to take on her own classroom. I am so happy to have Molly join our teaching staff-she already knows our school and our students so well, it was a natural fit for all of us!


Please be sure to scroll down to the list of upcoming events and mark your calendars accordingly! You don't want to miss all the fun!


The ConVal School Board has confirmed the last day of school for students and staff as Friday, June 17th. It will be a half day for students, with dismissal at noon.


UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES-PLEASE CHECK AND ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR


5/23-6/10/22: NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments. All K-4 students will participate in benchmark assessments in reading and math.


6/6-6/17/22: Special: Music with Mrs. Petrick


6/6/22: Girls on The Run Practice 3:30-5:00! Don't forget sneakers & a water bottle!


6/8/22: Girls on The Run Practice 3:30-5:00! Don't forget sneakers & a water bottle!


6/10/22: Retirement Celebration for Mrs. Aborn. 4:00-6:00pm at the Greenfield Meeting House. Refreshments will be served. Come wish our wonderful 2nd grade teacher well as she heads into retirement.


6/10/22: CVHS Graduation 6:00pm (rain date 6/11/22)


6/11/22: Girls on The Run 5K Celebration in Concord NH! Details coming soon!


6/15/22: 4th Grade Field Trip!


6/16/22: Water Day! We will enjoy a wet and wild day of water games including water balloons, sprinklers and kiddie pools! Parent Volunteers welcome! Keep an eye out for and email with details!


6/16/22: 4th Grade Play and Farewell Celebration Evening! Join us at 6:00pm for a smashing performance of Fairy Tale Misfits followed by our Farewell Celebration.


6/17/22: Last Day of School! Dismissal at noon!


CONVAL DISTRICT NEWS


GES has a facebook page! You can find the link here:

https://www.facebook.com/Greenfield-Elementary-School-532738607668635


The ConVal School District has news blog to serve as a hub for the latest updates, information and news about the district’s schools, students, faculty, events and accomplishments.


The blog, ConValNews.com is integrated into the schools and District’s Facebook and Twitter accounts and will automatically broadcast news blog content onto these platforms, connecting directly with the district community.


With a clean, user-friendly and mobile responsive layout, the news blog allows for easy navigation throughout. It can be accessed on computers, cell phones and tablets. Community members can subscribe and be notified by email when new posts are published.


Parents/guardians, students, staff, and community members should still utilize the district’s main website, Convalsd.net, to access the District-wide calendar of events, contact information, school committee meeting notices and minutes, important documents and notices and to view general information about the district and its schools.


Spring Weather, Tick Season, and Outdoor Play:

With warmer days upon us, we will be spending more and more time outside. We highly recommend putting sunscreen and bug spray on your child before they come to school for an added layer of protection. Sending a sweatshirt or light jacket is also a good idea-we all know the weather can change on a dime here in NH!


Pick-Up Patrol:

It is important that you check and update your children's after school pick up plans in Pick Up Patrol each day, especially if they have plans that may change on a daily basis. We will follow the plans that are entered in Pick Up Patrol. It's your responsibility to make sure the plans are correct. Thank you for your help!


In case you missed the news, morning snack/breakfast and lunch are free for all ConVal students this year, however if your child gets only milk at either meal there is a charge of $0.50. Please be sure to add money to your child's lunch account to cover the cost of milk if needed.


You can find the latest elementary menus here:

https://conval.linqnutrition.com/Menus.aspx


The Grey Wolf Gazette is now available on our website under the "What's Happening" button. You will be able to find previous editions by clicking on the View All News button. No more scrolling through your email to find the newsletter.


Have a wonderful weekend!

~Colleen

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Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club! It's not too early to find out more about Before & After School Care at GES for next year!

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News from the Souhegan Valley Boys and Girls Club!

Looking for Before or After School care for your children? Check out the Boys & Girls Club! They have different options to meet the needs of all our families-come one day a week or all 5! They also have a punch card for occasional use! The Club is up and running and accepting registrations for before and after school care at GES. The program will once again serve Greenfield, Francestown and Hancock students. Before school care is available from 6:00am-8:20am and After School care is available from 3:20pm until 6:00pm. Registration information can be found on the Club’s website www.svbgc.org If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Alyssa Nykanen at anykanen@svbgc.org or Catherine Kendall at ckendall@svgbc.org.

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