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Ending Days of School Reminders

Here are just some reminders to make the last few days of school easier for everyone.

Half Days – the last two days, Wednesday, 6/27 and Thursday, 6/28 are half days. Lunch will be served.  Dismissal begins at 1:00 pm. If your child takes transportation, remember that the bus will be at the stop 2 hours earlier than usual. If your child attends an after school program through transportation, check with the provider to ensure they are open early to accept your child. Bus rout changes cannot be made.

Before and After school care – the last day of Before school is Tuesday, 6/26. The last day of After school is Friday, 6/22. Reminder – if you have a balance due at the end of the year you will not be able to utilize the program services in either building next year until balances have been paid off.

Next School Year – our school hours remain the same 8:30 am – 3:10 pm. The first day back for students (grades 1-8) is Thursday, 9/6/18. The first day back for students (K1-K2) is Monday, 9/10/18. During the week of August 20th all students should be receiving their classroom assignments for the coming school year. Bus assignments will be mailed out in late August. Site Council has voted to keep our current mandatory uniform policy.

Have a happy and safe summer!


Parents Rock is this Friday!!

Parents Rock is this Friday, April 27 from 6:30-10:30 pm at the West Roxbury Elks  (248 Spring Street West Roxbury)

We hope to see you all at our annual grown-ups only event for a fun evening of camaraderie, music, dancing, raffles & light refreshments!

This year we are trying out a wine pull!! Come take your chances!!

We have over 100 raffle prizes! Examples are: gym memberships, yoga classes, dozens of restaurant gift certificates, sport tickets, wine tastings, moonwalk rental, birthday parties, dozens of museums, hotel stays and much more!

All raffles are cash only!





Glow Run


Principal’s Newsletter – February 2018

“Souper Bowl” Food Drive

Our food drive has kicked off to a great start. So far, our pantry is overflowing with items for the Hyde Park Food Bank! We will continue to collect food items until Friday, February 9, 2018. Once Again, thank you for all of your support in this great cause.

Lost and Found

Our Lost and Found is piling up. Please have your child check if they are missing any winter clothing.

Transportation Changes

Please write notes to your classroom teacher if there are any changes in your child’s transportation plan. Last minute calls to the school can cause confusion and mistakes can be made. Please also inform us if someone other than the people on the list will be picking up your student.

School Vacation

There will be no school during the week of February 19th. All students will return on Monday, February 26th.

Craft Fair

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Parent Council will be hosting a Craft Fair at the Ohrenberger Cafeteria from 9:30 am-12:30 pm. There is a $2 per child fee to pay for the cost of the crafts the students will make. Please RSVP to ensure that enough crafts are available for the students. If you are interested in volunteering for the day, please contact the main office. This is not a parent drop off event.

Olympic Day

To celebrate the opening of the Winter Olympics, students can wear the colors of any country on Friday, February 9th.

The Beethoven/Ohrenberger Glow Run is coming! This March, all students will be running in a Glow Run to help our school. Pledging opens February 28th. Be on the lookout for more information!

The Beethoven is always collecting: Boxtops for Education from Kimberly Clark brand products and ink cartridges from any printer brand to recycle to get money for the school.

The Beethoven will accept donations of: Kleenex and paper towels.

Save the Date: Parent’s Rock!

When: Friday, April 27, 2018

Where:  Elks Lodge West Roxbury

Time:  6:30 – 10:30 pm

What:  A great time socializing while raising money for our awesome schools!!

That’s why we (parents and kids) love your creative raffle prizes and would be so appreciative of any donation  you would like to make!   Examples from previous years:

  •  Pizza Party for 4 with Staff Member
  • Lunch with Teacher
  • Instrument/Sports/ other lesson
  • “Date Night” Basket
  • Scratch Ticket Board
  • Work with a staff member
  • Movie Passes and Candy

Please contact:  Jenn Laham at Jennifer.laham@gmail.com   We thank you in advance for any donation of your time,  creative ideas, and contributions.  Hope to see you all at Parents Rock!!