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30 May,2017By: Diana Guzzi
Bowen News
May 26, 2017
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Dear Bowen Families,

It has been an exciting week for our school community as we celebrate a successful PTO Spring Fling and a memorable 5th grade performance of Willy Wonka. Both of these events were examples of the importance of parent and family involvement.  Without endless hours dedicated by numerous volunteers, neither event would have been successful.  Even on Friday, students are still excited about this week’s events.  We could not be the great school community we are for students without you!  Thank you!

Yours truly,
Diana & Tiffany

News You Need to Know
Bowen Baggies for Books Update
Thank you SO MUCH for donating to Bowen Baggies for Books.  We raised over $1,300 and ordered some awesome books.  If you did not get a chance to donate to Bowen Baggies for Books we have a great way to honor a teacher, celebrate your child's time at Bowen or just to support reading. The Support our School Library Web site with Bound to Stay Bound bookstore has a wishlist of books we would like to add to the library. Check out the site to see what is on the list.  It will be open until the end of the school year!  

Contributions can be made in two ways:
1. Select specific titles from the school wish list. Donor name plates can be customized and inserted in each book selected.
2. Contribute a specific dollar amount and Bound to Stay Bound will select titles from the wish list to fulfill the amount.
To purchase a book or make a general donation click on the “make a donation” button on the top right part of the page.
If you have any questions please email our Library Teacher, Donna Mason, at Donna_Mason@newton.k12.ma.us  Thank you very much!
 
Concert Updates For Grade 4 & 5 String & Band Students
Grade 4 String Instrument Students:
Evening Spring Concert
When:  Wednesday, May 31, 2017  7:00 p.m. Concert
Where:  Oak Hill Middle School Auditorium
(Student performers need to be at Oak Hill by 6:30 p.m.)
Concert Dress:  Black dress pants or skirts, white dress shirt, dark shoes
(please no sneakers or athletic gear)
Grade 4 & 5 Band Instrument Students:
Concert originally scheduled for Thursday, June 1, 2017 has been postponed.
 
Find What’s Lost!
With a few cool days we have noticed more items in the Bowen lost and found.  Please be sure to ask your child to look for any lost items.  All remaining items will be donated to Cradles to Crayons on the last day of school, June 23.

Next Week at Bowen School...
Mark Your Calendar!




Monday
  • NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday
  • 12:30 p.m. dismissal
  • Wednesday
  • 7:00 PM String Concert @ Oak Hill Middle School Auditorium
  • Thursday
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  • Friday
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  • Reminders - Upcoming Events
  • Tuesday, 6/6 - Bowen Color Day
  • Friday, 6/9 - 5th Grade Step-Up Day at Oak Hill (11:00 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, 6/21 - Progress Reports Available Online for Families
  • Thursday, 6/22 - 5th Grade Ceremony & Celebration (1:30-5:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, 6/23 - Last Day of School for Students (12:00 p.m. dismissal)
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