Weekly Roundup

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr

Just a reminder: There will be no school on Monday, January 21st,  in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

1. Ms. Lubin’s Request for New Winter Gear.

winter gear

Each winter, K0/K1 collects new mittens, scarfs, socks, etc to donate. We’ll be collecting these for the rest of January.  If you can donate or if you have any questions you can email Ms. Lubin at mslubin@gmail.com

2. Start Collecting Box Tops!

box topsStarting in February, Ms. Lubin will have a contest to see which grade can collect the most BoxTops. Last year fifth grade won the contest and our entire school collected 1,400 box tops!

To participate: Buy your favorite BoxTop products, cut the BoxTop from each package and send your Box Tops to school with your child.  You can also earn eBoxTops® with every qualified purchase at over 200 online stores; just sign up here and start earning money for our school!

3. K1 Enrollment ends in January

To all families hoping to secure a K1 spot for a younger sibling, please make sure to enter your child’s name in the first round of applications in January.  If you wait, you may lose the seat.

As many of you already know, due to the high number of siblings, not all prospective k1 students will be given a seat next fall.  Do not hesitate to contact Mr. D’ablemont Burnes at 617-635-8102, with any questions or concerns.

For further information on the application process, please contact the West Zone Family Resource Center at 617 635 8040 or click Family Resource Center 

00010p6th Grade Enrollment   All fifth grade Manning students will receive Assignment Applications to take home from their school. Parent/guardians should rank the schools on this application and return the completed application to their student’s school. BPS students who are moving on to Grade 6 will be given their Assignment Application in January. BPS students who are moving on to another grade that is not provided at their current school, including AWC-eligible students, will be given Assignment Applications in February.
4. Upcoming Manning Events
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Craft Night
Friday February 1, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
$10 per family includes dinner, drinks, and all crafts!
For questions, or to volunteer contact Martha Jones: mjones0706@comcast.net    Register Now!   I can’t make it

Ice Skating                                At Lars Anderson. Friday, February 8th from 7:45 -9:45 pm.   Bring your ice skates or rent them at the skating rink. 23 Newton Street, Brookline Adults $5  Children $4         Ice Skate Rental is $5  Please contact Ms Brown at 617-599-9842 or email vbrown07@gmail.com if you are attending.

5. January’s Genre Challenge is Realistic Fiction

genre challengeThe challenge is to have the students read at least three books each month of that particular genre. Once they have finished reading a book, each classroom teacher has a small form that the student has to fill out with their name, title of the book, genre title, grade, and a brief summary of the book.

When the form is filled out, they bring it to Ms. Cahill before the end of the month

If you have news, photos, or other information you would like to share on the weekly roundup please email me at nikip1@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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