Millbury Street Elementary School

To prepare all students to be life-long learners and responsible citizens

Principal's Pen

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 A million “thank you!”s would not be enough to express our appreciation for another fabulous Staff Appreciation Week.  Everything was awesome! The food! The raffle prizes! The cards! Thank you Erin Dorazio and her team of volunteers and parents for your awesome support and donations to make it such a special week!

MCAS testing is going very well.  The testing window will be completed by May 19th.  The computer based testing with fourth grade went off without a hitch.  Next year fifth grade will join fourth grade by taking MCAS online.  By spring of 2019 all third through sixth graders will complete MCAS online.

Planning for Nature’s Classroom is already underway. Larry Chambers was here last Thursday for the Parent Information Night.  First payments are due at this time.  Please see Mr. Tucker if there are any questions. Sargent Center has a great website to visit.

http://www.naturesclassroom.org/sargent/

Walking Wednesdays are back! We were so pleased with the participation last Wednesday.  One of our sixth graders won the Safe Routes to School yard sign contest!  We are keeping it a secret until the May All School Meeting! Check back on Facebook to see who won after the 19th!  Second grade students recently participated a pedestrian safety class sponsored by the Safe Routes to School Program.  Thanks to our parents who helped run the groups.

The Summer Reading Passport will again be running this summer! Reading specialists will be sharing the program with the students at the May All School Meeting.

Spring Picture Day is Tuesday, May 16th.

The third grade Memorial Day concert is Tuesday, May 30th at 9:00am. A busy May calendar has us extending the holiday this year.

Field Day is June 9th with a rain date of June 12th.  We will be celebrating all our volunteers before Field Day at a breakfast, which will begin at 8:30am.

We have numerous events field trips, assemblies and the FUN RUN planned for the last weeks of school.  Dates are available on the link below.

The last day of school will be Friday. June 16th which will be a half-day, dismissal at 11:25am.

 

Tick Information Letter from the School Nurses 

 
Grade 3 Memorial Day Concert is Tuesday, May 30th @ 9am in Cafeteria
 
 
 
 
SGPTO Next Meeting Tuesday, May 9th @ MSES Library
 
SG-PTO Red Sox Family Night
SG-PTO has planned a family Red Sox Night on June 29th.  Tickets are $36 and located in the Right Field Grand Stand.  There is a limited number of tickets available. Please click HERE for more information and the ordering form. 
 
 
Medicines  
If your child takes medicine during the school day it needs to be delivered to the school nurses by a parent with the prescription label attached.  
 
Parent Pick-up 
 If you will be picking up your child from school you must park your car and enter the building from the large parking lot by the cafeteria.  Parents will be able to enter the building at 2:50pm.  The students are dismissed from the cafeteria by staff on duty.  Please form a line to sign out your child.  Parents are not permitted to enter the cafeteria during parent pick up. If your child will be a regular parent pick up please send in a note the first day of school stating the days you will picking them up.  If you need to place your child on the Parent Pick up List for a specific afternoon please send in a note that morning so we can add them to the sign out sheet.  You may not pick up a child other than your own unless we have written permission of the parent. There is no parking in the fire lane in the front of the school during the school year. Please use the side lots and enter though the main entrance in front of the flagpoles.
 
 

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Welcome

  • Principal: 
    Mrs. Joanne M. Stocklin
    stocklinj@grafton.k12.ma.us

    Assistant Principal: 
    Mrs. Mary Coakley 
    coakleym@grafton.k12.ma.us 

    Assistant Principal: 
    Mr. Michael Tucker 
    tuckerm@grafton.k12.ma.us 

    Administrative Secretary:
    Ms. Lisa Wise
    wisel@grafton.k12.ma.us

    Administrative Secretary:
    Mrs. AnneMarie Balogh de Galantha
    baloghdegalanthaa@grafton.k12.ma.us

    Address: 
    105 Millbury Street
    Grafton, MA 01519

    Phone: 508-839-0757
    Fax: 508-839-7458

    Hours: 8:25 am - 2:55pm 
    Early Release Dismissal: 11:25 am
     

    About MSES:  Millbury Street Elementary School is a collaborative community of learners. Here at MSES, we promote academic success and help to develop responsible citizens in an inclusive environment. With adult support, students learn to be accountable in both academic and social situations. Our expectations empower children and staff to recognize, respect and celebrate individual talents and abilities. Technology is integral to our learning, sharing, and communicating. Learning together at MSES is challenging, interactive, fun, and exciting!

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