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June 14, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019 6:30 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update June 14, 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, This is the last weekly update of the school year
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June 7, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019 9:45 AM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update June 7, 2019 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, It’s the final countdown, only 7 more school days left
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May 31, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:53 AM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update May 31, 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Please forgive the lateness of this week’s weekl
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May 24, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019 5:10 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update May 24, 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, This week highlighted what an amazing community Bo
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May 10, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:26 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update May 10, 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, I would like to thank the K & 1st grade families for h
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May 3, 2019
Friday, May 3, 2019 3:07 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update May 3, 2019 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Many Bowen families participated in NewtonSERVES
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April 12, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019 3:51 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update April 12, 2019 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, We kicked off our unofficial school week on S
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April 5, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:00 AM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update April 5, 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Dear Bowen Families, This week we kicked off administering the MCAS
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March 29, 2019
Friday, March 29, 2019 3:48 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update March 29, 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, It was another busy and great week at Bowen as p
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March 22, 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019 12:07 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update March 22, 2019 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, It has been an exciting week as many families h
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March 15, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019 3:29 PM -0400By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update March 15, 2019 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Spring is on its way!  A student shared, today, that she saw a flower on h
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March 8, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019 3:45 PM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update
March 8, 2019
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Dear Bowen Families,
I hope families found a fun way to enjoy the first “snow day” of the year earlier this week!  My family made sure to enjoy some sledding and hot chocolate.  Even though it was only a four day week, it was busy for us as we welcomed incoming K families for K screening.  We always enjoy welcoming younger siblings and new families to Bowen.  Thank you for everything you do to help your children develop and grow as learners.  Bowen is a great place to be!  Have a wonderful weekend!  Don’t forget about daylight saving, our clocks will “spring” forward one hour!
 
Yours truly,
Diana

News You Need to Know
Bowen School Council - March Meeting Summary
During this month’s School Council meeting,  we continued to identify strategies that will “creatively engage families in school initiatives to increase involvement, connectedness and support.”  We also used the recently shared 2019 - 2020 calendar to suggest possible dates for some events.  Over the next two School Council meetings, we will continue to draft a calendar for the upcoming school year.  The calendar will be presented to the Bowen Staff for feedback and then the final calendar will be shared with families in the fall of 2019.
Bowen School Council meetings are always open to the community and we hope you will consider attending a meeting.  Our next meetings will be April 12 @ 7:30 a.m. and May 17 @ 7:30 a.m.

Kindergarten Screening Recap
This week we spent three mornings welcoming our incoming Kindergarten students to Bowen.  We can’t wait until fall!  If you have a child who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall,  and did not attend a screening appointment this week, please contact the Bowen office as soon as possible to register.

Mark Your Calendar - Bowen Community Forum
Please join me at the community forum meeting with the Superintendent and some School Committee members on Thursday, March 21 at 8:30 a.m. in the Staff Room.  This a time with the Superintendent and School Committee as they share some of their goals for the district over the next year.  It is also an opportunity for you to ask questions, share concerns, meet district leaders and connect with other Bowen parents and guardians.  I hope to see you there.

Lost and Found
When visiting school over the next month for teacher/family conferences,  please look through lost and found.  There is a lot of winter gear that has been collected.  We will be donating unclaimed items after conferences.

Next Week at Bowen

Monday
 
Tuesday
  • 5th Grade Field Trip: Oak Hill Musical
  • Wednesday
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  • Thursday
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  • Friday
  • 1st grade Publishing Party, 8:20 - 9:00 a.m.
  • 3rd grade Creative Arts and Science Program: author visit, David Kelly
  • 5th grade Understanding Our Differences
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  • Reminders - Upcoming Events        
  • March 18: Teacher/Family Elementary Spring Conferences begin
  • March 21: Superintendent and School Committee PTO meeting, 8:30 a.m.
  • March 21:  Early Release Thursday, 12:30 dismissal
  • March 26: 2nd grade Creative Arts and Science Program, Day in Ghana
  • March 27:  PTO Bookfair and BAM night
  • April 1: 5th grade ELA MCAS
  • April 3: 5th grade ELA MCAS
  • April 4: 3rd grade ELA MCAS
  • April 5: 3rd grade ELA MCAS
  • April 7: Bowen PTO Science Day, “BE” Curious
  • April 8: 4th grade ELA MCAS
  • April 10: 4th grade ELA MCAS
  • April 12: Bowen School Council, 7:45 a.m.
  • April 15 - 19: Vacation, No School
  • April 24: 1st grade field trip, Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • May 3: PTO International Potluck Dinner
  • May 6:  5th grade Math MCAS
  • May 7:  5th grade Math MCAS
  • May 7: K CAS program - Tidepools
  • May 8: 4th grade Math MCAS
  • May 9: Thursday Early Release, 12:30 dismissal
  • May 10: 4th grade Math MCAS
  • May 13: 3rd grade Math MCAS
  • May 14: 3rd grade Math MCAS
  • May 15: 5th grade Science MCAS
  • May 16: 5th grade Science MCAS
  • May 17: Bowen School Council
  • May 19:  Bowen PTO Spring Fling
  • May 23:  4th grade field trip, Lowell Mills
  • May 27: Memorial Day, NO School
  • May 29: 1st grade CAS program - Wingmasters
  • May 30: 5th grade CAS program - Origami
  • May 31: 4th grade CAS program - Rock Detectives
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March 1, 2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:12 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update March 1, 2019 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, It was great to return to school after the February break!
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Bowen School Report Card
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:10 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
March 1, 2019                                      Dear Families: Every year, each public school and school district in Massachusetts receives a report card. Just as your child’s report card shows how they are do
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February 15, 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019 10:19 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update February 15, 2019 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, I enjoyed ending the week together as a school as we head into the brea
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February 8, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019 11:39 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update February 8, 2019 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, During this past week, some Bowen families celebrated the
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February 1, 2019
Monday, February 4, 2019 9:27 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update February 1, 2019 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Even the cold could not stop Bowen from enjoying “School Spirit Day”
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January 25, 2019
Monday, January 28, 2019 12:08 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update January 25, 2019 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Even though the snow is quickly melting from last weeke
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January 18, 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:51 PM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update January 18, 2019 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, This week, in school, students engaged in discussions and activities reco
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January 11, 2019
Monday, January 14, 2019 10:24 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update January 11, 2019 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Winter is here… at least the cold winds and freezing temperatures are!
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January 4, 2019
Friday, January 4, 2019 3:25 PM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update January 4, 2019 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Happy New Year!  I have enjoyed welcoming students and staff back to scho
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December 14, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018 3:34 PM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Dear Bowen Families, It is hard to believe that this is the last newsletter of the 2018.  This is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy with family and friends, share what we are grateful for, reflect on the year and look forward to the new year of
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December 7, 2018
Monday, December 10, 2018 11:58 AM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update December 7, 2018 __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, It has been another wonderful week at Bowen!  Students have enjoyed Creative Art
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November 30, 2018
Friday, November 30, 2018 4:58 PM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update November 30, 2018 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, Welcome back!  We hope you enjoyed the long weekend wi
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November 16, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:50 PM -0500By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen’s Weekly Family Update November 16, 2018 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Bowen Families, It is hard to believe we just had our first sn
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