Next PTO Meeting, Monday 6 February, 2:45-3:45pm

January 25, 2012

Joins us at the next PTO meeting on Monday, 6 February, in the Library Resource Room.  Agenda TBA.  Childcare will be provided.

 

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Save the Date! Math Night – Saturday, February 18th, 5-7pm

January 25, 2012

The 4th Annual EES Family Math Night will be on Saturday, February 18th from 5:00 to 7:00. We serve pizza from 5:00 to 5:30 and games from 5:30 to 7:00.  Stay tuned for more information and an R.S.V.P.


Burlington Telecom Resource Partnership: Refurbished Computers to Qualifying Burlington Farmilies

January 25, 2012

Burlington Telecom is excited to announce a partnership with area nonprofit ReSOURCE in an effort to bring affordable refurbished computers to qualifying Burlington families.  A supplemental offer to BT’s Edu-Net Internet program, families with children receiving free or reduced cost school lunches can receive a voucher entitling them to a refurbished computer for only $49. Computers include Microsoft software, a monitor, keyboard and mouse. This offer applies to new and existing BT customers.  Computer vouchers will be distributed at the time of installation.  If you are already an Edu-Net subscriber and have not yet received a voucher, or have questions regarding either aspect of the Edu-Net program, please contact our Customer Service department at (802) 540-0007 or Ben Bonaccio:  bbonaccio@burlingtontelecom.com  .

 


Burlington School Farm Project

January 25, 2012

Join us for an open discussion about school food, upcoming initiatives, and all things Farm 2 School on January 19th from 6-7pm in the Edmunds Cafeteria.


No Frills Fundraiser

January 25, 2012

At the beginning of each year, our PTO asks Edmunds families for financial support.

This fundraiser directly benefits your child or children at our wonderful school.

100% of your donation will go towards programs that enrich the lives of all our students and caring community.

MATH NIGHT, AUTHOR VISITS, TEACHER GRANTS, BCA CLAY STUDIO, WEDNESDAY MORNING ASSEMBLIES, WELCOME BBQ, SLEDS, MAYFAIR, WALK TO SCHOOL, READING-TO-END-RACISM, CLASSROOM MATERIALS

No gift amount is too small or too large.  EVERY DOLLAR MATTERS!

We are hoping for 100% family participation.

Families can send their donation to school with your student, drop it off at the office or pay with your credit card on-line at the PTO website, www.eespto.org .

Your gift is tax deductible. The PTO is a Non-Profit 501c(3) organization.  Please make your donation by Valentines Day – Tuesday, February 14th.

Checks made payable to EES PTO.

 

Thank you Parents for Help with NO FRILLS Letter

Our NO FRILLS fundraising letter was a collaborative effort among parents.  A special thanks to the following parents for their contributions:

Design by Major Jackson (Romie’s Dad)

Color copies were donated by the following parents:

Jesse Beck (Mason+Siri’s Dad); Christine Dodson (Manny+Julius’ Mom); Alex Halpern (Miles’ Dad); Rich Kowalski (Libby’s Dad)

Letter editing by:  Clare Wool (Georgia, Ruby and Henry’s Mom)

Big THANK YOU for helping our school!


School Board Meeting on Positive Behavior Intervention

January 25, 2012

The School Board’s Curriculum Committee will discuss Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) on Tuesday, 17th January at 5 pm at 150 Colchester Ave.  Public comment begins at 5 pm, with the PBIS discussion slotted for 5-5:40 pm.  The following people will be on hand to add to the discussion: Bonnie Poe, Special Ed Director; Jim Drown, PBIS Coach, and Dylan McNamara, Director ABC Program & School Psychology Services.  See the agenda: http://www.boarddocs.com/vt/bsdvt/Board.nsf/Public

 


Ward 2 School Board Candidate Needed

January 25, 2012

There is a position open on the School Board for Ward 2 (EES parent Matt Conger is not running again). If you are interested in running for School Board in Ward 2, you will need to file your petition and submit 30 signatures by 5 p.m. Jan. 30 in the City Clerk/Treasurer’s Office at City Hall. Here is the Local Candidate Petition form: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CT/Elections/Information/

For more information about what to expect as a School Board commissioner, please feel free to contact Ward 2 Commissioner/EES parent Meredith Woodward King, mwking@bsdvt.org, 660-2923.