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December 2020

Reminders from Principal Betancourt December 4, 2020

Dear Butler Families,We're looking forward to tonight's festivities and to welcoming children participating in the hybrid model back into our building next week.Cohort Days:Here are the Cohort Days as a reminder for you: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 7 A 8 A 9 A 10 B 11 B 14 A 15 A 16 B 17 B 18 B 21 A 22 A 23 B  ...
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October 2020
Elementary Schools Cohort Schedule

Elementary Schools Cohort Schedule

I know the last seven months have been full of uncertainty and challenge.  Every time we think we might be in a routine, there’s a new curveball.  Thank you for your patience, humor, and partnership.  A number of families have inquired about the cohort schedule.  We will be sticking with the revised Cohort Schedule we sent out last week.
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September 2020
Welcome to the New School Year, Butler Children!!

Welcome to the New School Year, Butler Children!!

Dear Families,Here is the link to a special greeting our Butler grown-ups made for the children.  We are so excited to start this school year and cannot wait to start spending time with them!  Please give your child(ren) a really big hug from all of  us at the Butler School!Warmly,Principal Betancourt
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June 2020
Digital Programs and Resources for This Summer

Digital Programs and Resources for This Summer

Dear Families,I hope your summer vacation has gotten off to a good start.  I've been reflecting on how wonderful our last days were together, which was a true gift after such a difficult year.  If you'd like to watch some of our 4th grade parade from yesterday, you can view it at this link.  It was a quite a joyful send off!In order to help keep up your child's skills over the summer, your child's teacher sent out reading lists and a math activity calendar with ple...
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March 2020
Video Greetings for Butler Children

Video Greetings for Butler Children

Dear Families, Here is today's brief morning greeting for our Butler children. More questions answered!  Thank you for sending their messages to me.
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Message from Principal Betancourt

Message from Principal Betancourt

Dear Families,I know these are uncertain times, and it has been so heartening to see all of the ideas, support, and encouragement being shared and offered via different outlets.  We are continuing to assess the situation, are making plans, and will update you accordingly. For those families whose children have free or reduced meals, I wanted to remind you that the Belmont Public Schools will be providing breakfast and lunch for our students who access our free and reduced meals program...
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Resources for Belmont Public Schools' Elementary Families

Resources for Belmont Public Schools' Elementary Families

The Commissioner of Education has asked Massachusetts schools to provide educational support and enrichment. We are not providing the equivalent of a full school day or a distance learning program, and are not expecting students to complete work and turn it in to school staff.  We know that nothing can replicate the experience of being in a classroom community led by a caring and responsive teacher. 
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