Friday, November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016

Dear PWS Families,

This year our Family Fun Night will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 with two session times, 4:00 to 5:30 and 6:00-7:30.  The snow date is on Thursday, Feb. 16th.  Please mark your calendars. If you are new to PWS this is our annual fundraiser where we have creative activities, food, a 50/50 raffle and theme classroom based baskets.   

This week we had a very special treat: Two of our students got to ride to school on a Bedford Fire Truck. Here is a picture of the two classes welcoming the students from their amazing ride to school:

PWS Happenings
Garden Club Wreath Sale
Order forms for our 2016 Garden Club Wreath Sale went home with students this past week. Orders are due back November 30th. Wreath pick up date is Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 4pm-6pm at Peter Woodbury (in the morning parent drop off area). Here is a LINK to an order form with color pictures of the wreaths. We can not send home wreath items home with students.   Pick up by parents only.  If you can not make that pick up time your order will be the front office the next day.

Box Tops For Education Program Update
Thank you for helping us raise an additional $1,208.90 in BoxTops dollars last month!  After we add this to our May 2016 collection and online bonus dollars, we will be receiving a check from the BoxTops Program for approximately $2,180 (which is $500 more than our November 2015 check).   Be sure to stop by the Bulletin Board near the front office to check out the total counts per Teacher and Grade.
If you are out visiting relatives over the holiday season, please encourage your students to ask friends and family to help support our BoxTops collections.  Our next collection date will be Friday, December 16.

For more information on the Box Tops for Education program, including a list of participating products and our school’s progress,

From the Community
Bedford Men’s Club Tree Sale

The Bedford Men's Club has been proud to provide contributions to our organization. The Club's primary fundraiser is a Christmas Tree sale, which will be held at the Village Shoppes of Bedford, 170 NH Route 101, near Tek-Nique restaurant, starting in the afternoon on Saturday November 26 and going through Sunday December 18. The hours are4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on weekdays and 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on weekends.

If you have any questions, please contact Dante D’Amato at  

From the PTG
Ski and Skate Sale
The annual Ski & Skate sale will be held Tomorrow, Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at BHS.
Click Here for more information or visit

Gift Card Program
GIFT CARD orders for pre-Christmas/pre-Hanukkah delivery are due November 30th! Print your order form here.
Gift giving and every day shopping is easy when you order Gift Cards through the PTG. We are excited to offer gift cards to locally owned businesses along with a wide variety of local and online retailers. There is NO expiration date on the gift cards and you receive the FULL value of the gift card while the retailers will give a portion of the sale to the Bedford PTG (see order form for details).

McKelvie Holiday Book Fair
Give the Gift of Reading…stop by the McKelvie Scholastic Holiday Book Fair November 28th – December 1st . Parents and students are welcome any time during fair hours to come shop for great books.
The fair will be open:
Monday 11/28  - 8am-5:30pm
Tuesday 11/29  - 8am-7pm
Wednesday 11/30  - 8am-5:30pm
Thursday 12/1  - 8am-7pm

Upcoming Dates
Wednesday November 23 - Friday November 25 - No School Thanksgiving Recess

Have a great weekend,

Cheryl Daley Dan Mitchell
Principal Assistant Principal

Repeated Messages
Math and Science Volunteers
Are you looking for ways to volunteer in the classrooms?  Please consider signing up to help us with math and science activities.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Ecosmith Recycle Bins for Destination Imagination
Did you know that every school in the district has an Ecosmith Recycle Bin?  This is a great way to donate/recycle old clothes, while helping raise funds for our teams who advance to Global Finals each year.  You can put any kind of fabrics in these bins, towels and stuffed animals too.  Ripped shirts and pants with holes are fine, as well as well worn shoes.  Bedford DI greatly appreciates your continued participation in this program.

PTG at the Monarchs Night
It's STAR WARS NIGHT at the Manchester Monarchs on Saturday, December 3rd, at 6p.m. Join the PTG for a community night out at the Monarchs while enjoying discounted ticket prices, family fun, and even get your picture taken with your favorite Star Wars characters! Orders are due November 28th.

**Proceeds from this event will support the "Fan Clubs" at BHS and RAL.

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