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PTA News -- March 5, 2019

Mary Lee Burbank Parent Teacher Association
March 5, 2019 Newsletter

 

In this week’s newsletter

  • Movie Night: "Ferdinand" on March 8th
  • Boston-Belmont Friends Bowling Night March 10th
  • Coffee With the Principal on March 18th
  • March 20th is Wilson Farm Shopping Day 
  • Community Events: Parent Speaker Series, FBE Auction/Gala
  • Mark Your Calendars: March

Thank Yous: the PTA runs on the energy and dedication of volunteers, and we love and appreciate them! 
  • Box Tops  Collection: Thank you to committee chairs Mike Raiter and Kristen Zecchi. Thank you to all the families who brought in their saved box tops to help support the PTA! 

Note: All Geography Team Challenge team contacts should have received an e-mail with a link to the study guides as well as confirmation of their team registration.  If you think you registered a team but you have not received the e-mail, please contact Irina Zhygalko (irina.zhygalko@gmail.com) or Heather Rubeski (hrubeski@gmail.com) as soon as possible.  
 

BURBANK MOVIE NIGHT ON MARCH 8:
FERDINAND

Join your Burbank friends for a fun Friday night movie!

When?  Friday, March 8, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Where?  Burbank Cafeteria

Wear your pajamas, bring a blanket or pillow.  Get cozy and enjoy the movie!

Siblings are welcome

*Please note--all children must be accompanied by an adult.  This is NOT a drop-off event.

Snacks and water will be available for purchase, $1 each.

Questions?  Please contact Jesse Souweine (jessesouweine@gmail.com) or Kelly Imberman (kmcgee28@hotmail.com).

 5th Annual Boston Belmont Friends Group Family Bowling Event

Join us at the 5th Annual BBFG Bowling Event
All Boston and Belmont families attending Belmont Public Schools are welcome to join in the fun for bowling, pizza, and making new friends. This event is open to K-12 families thanks to funding from Belmont Against Racism.

Date: March 10th
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: Boston Bowl, 820 William T Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA (easy access, exit 12 off 93 South)

What: Bowling, Pizza & Drinks, and Meeting New Friends

 
Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 6th to Lorraine Kermond at ldkermond@gmail.com  (include family name, student names, grade levels, and number of bowlers)



Please join us for an informal coffee and breakfast bites with Dr.Tricia Clifford on March 18 from 8:45-9:30 a.m. at the Burbank Conference Room (across from the school library). The format is open-ended and topics to be discussed include MCAS and any other topics attendees bring up. 
Join the Burbank PTA Community on Facebook
Shop at Wilson Farm on March 20th, and 20% of your purchase will be donated back to the school. Present your Shop at Wilson Farm Day flyer (either printed or the digital version on your phone) on March 20th, and Wilson Farm will donate 20% of the pre-tax total to Burbank.  
Click here for printable Wilson Farm flyer
JOIN US FOR THE PARENT LECTURE SERIES ON RAISING RACIALLY AWARE CHILDREN
The first talk is on March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chenery Auditorium. Click here for DETAILS/POSTER

Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) NEWS



Roaring Twenties
The FBE's Annual Fundraiser is on
Saturday, March 16th.
Information and tickets are available at:

https://fbe-belmont.org/event/2019-annual-fundraiser/



THE FBE'S ONLINE AUCTION: 
BIDDING IS OPEN FROM MARCH 11-25 AT
WWW.FBE-BELMONT.ORG/AUCTION

HUNDREDS OF FANTASTIC ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE, INCLUDING:

Concert, Theater & Sports Tickets
Special Belmont Experiences
Architectural, Home Repair & Design Services
Summer Camps & College Prep Courses
Health Club Memberships, Fitness Classes & Spa Services
Boston & Local Restaurant Gift Certificates
Hotels, Vacation Getaways & Much More! 

HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE BELMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS!
Questions? auction@fbe-belmont.org

Mark Your Calendars



Friday, 3/8 @ 6:30 pm
MOVIE NIGHT: FERDINAND


Sunday, 3/10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
BOSTON-BELMONT FRIENDS BOWLING NIGHT AT BOSTON BOWL


Monday, 3/18 @ 8:45 a.m.
COFFEE WITH THE PRINCIPAL 

Wednesday, 3/20
WILSON FARM SHOPPING DAY

Wednesday, 3/20 @ 6:30 pm
RAISING RACIALLY AWARE CHILDREN-PART 1


Thursday, 3/21 and Friday 3/22
GEOGRAPHY CHALLENGE

Our mailing address is:
266 School Street, Belmont MA 02478

General email: maryleeburbankpta@gmail.com
Seetha Burtner, PTA Co-President: seethanarayan@comcast.net
Jess Smith: PTA Co-President: jsmith@belmont.k12.ma.us
Hyon-Jee Voigt, Treasurer: hyonjee@gmail.com
Liane Brecknock, Secretary: liane.brecknock@gmail.com
Katherine Poulin-Kerstien, Events Vice-President: kpoulinkerstien@gmail.com

Carrie Palmer, Enrichments Vice-President: cbither2002@yahoo.com 
Heather Rubeski, Grants Vice-President: hrubeski@gmail.com 

 
 
posted: March 9, 2019 by webmaster
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