Sunday, December 8, 2013

Friday, December 6, 2013

Happy December,

Here is your "PWS Student Story of the Week"
I was observing two first graders during reading instruction.  The word the student was trying to decode was nag.  The teacher asked the student to use the word in a sentence.  The student said, "My mom nags my dad!"  These are the stories that I love to share.

School Nurse Intern
Today, our fourth graders had the opportunity to hear from our nursing intern, James Ndirangu. He shared stories of growing up in Kenya as well as what it is like there today. He talked to them about his goal to open a medical clinic and the importance of him being able to come and study here in New England and the impact that education will have on his home country. The students were engaged the whole time and asked many questions. We feel so fortunate to have had James be able to share these lessons with our students.

Box Tops
We are happy to report that PWS made $1,400 from Box Tops this fall.  This is $500.00 more than last fall.  Thanks for all your help with this.  The next cycle of Box Tops is from December until March.  Optional Box Tops worksheets will be going home with students. Students are not required to complete these, but we think it would be a fun way to organize the collection of them.  We've decided to have a competition at each grade level for the classroom that collects the most Box Tops.  The winning classroom will get a special prize. 

Food Drive
We are holding our annual food drive to benefit the NH Food Bank.  Items include;
Monday-12/9-Mac and Cheese
Wednesday-12/11-Peanut Butter
Thursday-12/12-Personal Care Items
Thanks for all your help with this!

Please read the link below from Bedford Fire Fighter, Scott Hunter.

Please read the message below regarding a special concert coordinated by BHS students.
My name is Elizabeth Eby and I am a Senior at Bedford High School.  Rachel Collins and I have organized an a cappella concert for our CAS Project (an IB Diploma requirement).  Below are the details. 
 Join us for an a cappella concert!
 Tuesday, December 17th 
7:30-9:00 PM  
McKelvie Intermediate School  
 Rhythm and Jews, the University of Chicago's premier Jewish student a cappella group, will perform along with Achording to Us, the BHS A Cappella Group.
 Tickets at the door or reserve tickets at
            Adults  $7        Students  $5                Children Under 5--Free
 Proceeds to benefit the BHS Music Boosters Club.

We hope everyone gets outside and enjoys the snow that is coming this weekend!

Take Care,
Mrs. Daley                     Mr. Mitchell
Principal                        Assistant Principal

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