Week of April 22

Dear Whitin Families,

The following is the update for the week of April 21, 2019.

I hope everyone enjoyed their vacation.  While the Whitin Families were enjoying some rest and relaxation with family and friends, our maintenance department was hard a work making improvements to our school.  We are excited to welcome back students and faculty to school on Monday with our brand new sidewalk. The front of the building looks fantastic and is much safer. We are so thankful to all those who contributing to this project.  The students will also be happy to see brand new bubblers throughout the building. There are a few water bottle filling stations as well as traditional bubblers throughout the building for students to utilize.

I ask for your help in reminding your children to be respectful of the school grounds as well as the neighbors’ yards.  There are many students who are walking on the neighbor’s lawns and not respecting their property. Students who are picked up from school should be reminded to stay on the sidewalk even as they pass the school grounds.  I thank you for your help in this matter.

After School Math Program

A reminder to those students participating in the math after school program, we continue tomorrow (Monday) after school from 2:05-3:15.

Whitin PTO

The Whitin PTO is looking for new members to join the board.  There are several positions available. We need your help in filling these positions.  The PTO sponsors many events throughout the year which benefit all the students. Without the help of volunteers these events are not possible.  Being a part of the board requires one meeting per month and any help you can provided in planning, organizing and attending events throughout the year.  Email Bethann Lafontaine if you are interested in joining the board next year. blafontaine24@icloud.com

Grade 6 Puberty Lesson:

6th grade parents, please see attached permission form for the Puberty lesson which will be conducted in health class on May 1.  

Intramural Basketball:

See attached form to sign up for Intramural basketball.  Permission slips are due my April 26th.

Athletics:

Baseball

Tuesday: Away vs. Webster at Bartlett Jr./Senior High School

Friday: Away vs. Northbridge at Northbridge MS

Softball

Monday:  Home vs Quaboag JV

Tuesday:  Away vs Webster at Bartlett Jr./Senior High School

Friday: Away vs. Northbridge at Northbridge MS

Outdoor Track

Thursday: Meet home (UHS)

MCAS 2019 Testing Schedule

Math

May 6-10

Monday:       Session 1 Grades 4 & 5

Tuesday:       Session 2 Grades 4 & 5

Wednesday:  Session 1   Grades 6 & 7

Thursday:     Session 2 Grades 6 & 7

Friday: Make-ups

Science

May 14-15

Tuesday:            Session 1 Grades 5

Wednesday:       Session 2 Grades 5

Upcoming dates to remember:

Friday, May 3 Half day of school: Staff Curriculum Day

Don’t forget to follow Whitin Intermediate on Twitter at @UxbWhitin

Sincerely,

Leanne DeMarco

Principal