A newsletter from Stowe Elementary School

PO Box 760, 254 Park Street, Stowe, VT 05672 USA
P: 802­.253.­4154 F: 802.­253.­6915 W: www.stoweschoolsvt.com

Monday, May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017


5th grade musical performance
Akeley Memorial Building
6:30 PM, Wednesday, May 24

Calling all SES Families!
Celebration Day, Tuesday, June 13
Kindergarten through 5th grade

There is no rain date planned - think sunshine!

Volunteers Needed

Swab the Deck, Pizza Delivery, Meltdown, Wet your Noodle and Atomic Clothesline Blast are just a few of the many games to be played on Celebration Day.  
Come and join the fun by volunteering!

Volunteers will meet by the scoreboard (beyond the playground fence) promptly at 12:00.  Games will begin shortly after noon and will end around 2:30.

Please email Jeff Dacales (jeff.dacales@lssuvt.org)  if you plan to volunteer, and be sure to include name and classroom teacher(s).

In the event of inclement weather, the status of Celebration Day will be posted on the SES Website the evening of June 12.

Thank you for your support!

Celebration Day Committee:
Brian Barney, Patty Boerger, Marcy Pelkey and Jeff Dacales

  • Community Meeting:  Friday, May 26 at 8:20.  Students from Ms. Meagle's and Ms. Economou's classes will be our main presenters.  You're always welcome to join us!
  • Summer Reading:  Learn more about the Stowe Free Library summer reading program for children.  Summer Reading Program
  • Youth Mountain Biking:  Stowe Mountain Bike Club and Stowe Rotary present Wednesday Night Kids' Rides, starting May 24 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM.  All ages and abilities are welcome to join these supervised rides.  Volunteers needed!  For more information, please contact Evan Chismark at stowemtb@gmail.com
  • Stowe Cross Country Team:  Umbrellas, umbrellas, umbrellas..the Stowe Cross Country Team has extra umbrellas to sell.  They are large green and white golf umbrellas with the Stowe Loves Sports logo on them.  You don't want to be caught in the rain without one!  Contact Becky McGovern at 253-2252 to have one delivered to you.  They are $20 each.  Thank you in advance for your support! 
  • New Personnel and New Assignments:  Next year, two of our faculty are moving to new assignments here at SES.  Mr. Sean Semler will be joining the 4th grade team and Mrs. Stanton will become our Literacy Interventionist, providing specialized support for students.  New personnel include:  Mrs. Mary Karen Crawford, school nurse; Ms. Caroline Souter, grade 1; and Ms. Ashley Goddard, grade 5.
  • 6th Grade Chromebooks:  Parents, for your planning purposes, 6th graders at SMS are provided with a Chromebook.  

Important Dates

May 24:  5th Grade Musical (The Music Man!) at 6:30
May 25 & 26:  4th grade to Boston Museum of Science
May 29:  Memorial Day - School Closed
May 30:  Memorial Day Parade, 10:00
June 1:  5th grade to Maritime Museum
June 2:  Grade 1:  Kids on the Block presentation
June 2:  5th grade egg drop
June 4:  2nd Annual Miles for Smiles Fundraiser
June 5:  5th grade to Fort Ticonderoga
June 7:  4th grade to Lowell Wind Farm
June 8:  3rd grade to Montshire Museum
June 13:  Celebration Day
June 14:  5th grade graduation
June 14:  Kindergarten to Enchanted Forest at Spruce Peak
June 15:  4th grade to Shelburne Museum
June 16:  Last Day of School (noon dismissal)