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

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017

Congratulations to our Fifth Graders
 for your production of


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, June 2 at 8:20.  Students from Mrs. Bradford's class will be our main presenters.  You're always welcome to join us!
  • Growing Up Stowe:  Stowe Middle and High School students invite all community members, business owners and parents to a follow-up of the dinner theater presentation about the strengths, challenges, concerns and pressures they face daily in their school and community.  We will show performances again and work on next steps.  Out students invite you to improve our town with action and with proactive thinking.  Complimentary coffee and dessert provided!  Registration required at this link, or search "Growing Up Stowe" on eventbrite.
  • Miles for Smiles:  June 4 is the 2nd Annual Miles for Smiles Race.  All proceeds go to PTO school programs and Stowe Recreation summer camp scholarships. We welcome runners of all ages and abilities and hope you will come out to support our children!  Please call Stowe Recreation at 253-6138 to register.  We are looking for volunteers and food donations for the day of the event.  Please contact Rachel Putnam at rachelputnam@rocketmail.com if you are able to help.
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run:  On Friday, June 2nd, some of our students will be participating in the "Law Enforcement Torch Run" to benefit Special Olympics. Officer Bruce Merriam from the Stowe Police Department will be meeting some of our students with the torch at the Memorial Building at 1:00 PM.  At 1:10, they will run from the Memorial Building to the SES bus loop where students will be waiting to cheer them on.   There are T-shirts for sale in the SES office for $20 to raise money for Special Olympics.  Students may also make donations.
  • 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! 

Important Dates

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)