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K1 & K2 Playground Playdate, Sun. 8/20

The K1-K2 playdate at the Beethoven playground is on Sunday August 20th from 10am-12pm.  This is a great time for new and old K1 & K2 families to see old friends, make new ones and meet some of the staff & teachers. Snacks will be provided.

There will also be uniforms available for the taking from out uniform exchange.

Hope to see you there!

Parent Council Meeting 6/13

The final Parent Council meeting of the year will be Tuesday June 13th at 6:30 pm at the Beethoven School.  Childcare will be provided.  

Topics include: activities for next year and leadership opportunities.

Health Family Fun Night – Thurs. 6/1

A reminder that Healthy Family Fun Night at the Beethoven is this Thursday June 1 from 5-7:30pm!


There will be Zumba, martial arts, boxing, yoga, giveaways, info tables, healthy snacks and smoothies.

All Beethoven families are welcome to participate (siblings welcome).


PLEASE NOTE : If it does not rain all the programming will be outside so plan to park on the street.


We still need HELP to make it run!! 


Specifically if you would be willing to spend 1/2 hour or more making SMOOTHIES between 6-7:30pm please click on the link below and fill in a shift or just email me and let me know what time you can help.  There are recipes to follow so it’s easy as well as fun!


We also welcome help keeping thing in order as the event progresses – you can sign up for that through the link as well.

May Parent Council Meeting Notes

Principals’ Report

Ohrenberger –

  • MCAS still taking place
  • Tours for incoming 3rd graders kids and parents scheduled for:

Friday, June 9th 9:30 for Parents

Thursday, June 15th 2nd graders (walk over)

  • 8th grade graduation – June 19th

Beethoven –

  • K1 and K2 Open House 9:30 am – June 2nd
  • K2 graduation – June 21st


Chestnut Hill Realty landscaping – Thank you to Alice Howell for coordinating with Chestnut Hill Realty.   The front area of the Ohrenberger was landscaped over April break.   CHR has also offered their services to our school for yearly spring and fall clean-up.   Also discussing an outdoor garden that will need a Parent to maintain.

Ohrenberger International Night – Very Successful night, thank you to all who helped!

Savers Fundraiser – Thank you to Suzanne Loconto for organizing.  It was another successful fundraiser.

Teacher Appreciation – Thank you to all of our volunteers who contributed to these events.  The teachers were very grateful.

Restaurant Fundraiser – Bertucci’s.  Thank you Maureen Cullen for organizing, and to all those who participated.

Treasurers’ Report

upcoming expenditures:

B-  bookcases, field day, healthy family fun night

O–  field day, 8th grade graduation

Discussed budget for future teacher appreciation events/gifts.

Coming Up:

May 17: Art Show Beethoven.  5-7 PM Thank you to everyone who has helped Mrs. Clark so far.

May 25: Ohrenberger Art Show and Healthy Family Fun Night

June 1: Beethoven Healthy Family Fun Night (budget approved)

June 11: Pawsox Game (Gina C) – More information to come.

June 13 (rain date 14th): Field Day Beethoven (budget approved for slushies, DJ, pizza)

Please note the change of dates:

June 16: Field Day Grades 7-8

June 21st: Field Day Grades 3-6


–        Leadership for next year – discussed putting off voting for new leadership to September.

–        Discussed possible enrichment activities for students to incorporate into Extended Learning Time – Erin Hannon-Foley will look into some ideas.

–        Continue to send in Box Tops, Coke Products labels

–        Next meeting – Tuesday, June 13th 6:30 at the Beethoven.  Childcare will be provided and after the meeting come out for drinks to celebrate the end of the school year!

Bertucci’s Fundraiser – May 11

Please support the Beethoven-Ohrenberger School by dining at the West Roxbury Bertucci’s on Thursday May 11 any time from 11am -11pm.  15% of what you spend will be donated back to the school.  Dine In, Carry Out or Delivery. Just mention the school when you order.