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APC and BPG Election Application Deadline Extended

The deadline for APC and BPG election applications has been extended to October 22nd.  Currently, we do not have enough candidates for either board to fill empty seats.  Please, consider becoming a candidate for one of the openings!  If you would like to know more about what is involved in serving on the APC or BPG, contact a member of the elections committee—Pete Houston, Donna Levesque, Abigail Beecham, or …..Their contact information is available through the front office. 

 The applications are available both in the front office and on the school website.  The APC application can be found here.  The BPC application can be found here

 Please, turn in your application to the front office by Monday, October 22.

Library Tea

Do you love books? Do you have a passion for seeing children engaged with books daily? We need parent volunteers for our library team! Next Tuesday, October 23, we will be holding a Library Tea/Meeting for those parents interested in helping to run and maintain the library. Please, come if you can help in any way! The goodies will be served at 2 pm. We will start the meeting at 2:15.

Entering Volunteer Hours from Home

If you are working volunteer hours at home for Birchtree, please type into the address bar www.volunteeratschool.com.  You will be able to log onto our volunteer softward using your email address.  If you have any questions, please contact Mary Beth Feldman at mary.feldman@matsuk12.us.   Thank you for all you do to make our school are wonderful place of learning!

BPG Election Applications

BPG Application Deadline Extended
Parents interested in joining the Birchtree Parent Guild still have time to submit an application.  The submission deadline for applicants has been moved to Monday, October 22.  Candidates’ pictures and brief statements will be posted electronically and on a bulletin board by the front office for your consideration.  Voting will begin October 25 and end one hour prior to the BPG’s annual meeting on November 1.  New members will be seated on November 15, during the APC meeting.

If you are unable to access an application electronically, hard copies are available at the front office.  Look for information on the availability of ballots in the Friday Update.  Questions can be addressed to Pete Houston (7th grade parent), Elections Committee Chair.
For the Elections Committee,
Donna Levesque

Volunteer Opportunities – German Classes

Frau Rogers is planning so many exciting activities over the next weeks in German class!  She does need some parent volunteers to assist with some of them.  If you are available for any of the following, please contact Frau Rogers or Mary Beth Feldman.

  • Second Grade - Granola making.  A parent is needed for each of the following dates to help the Second Grade make granola and to stay after class to help bake the granola.  Mrs. Sharrer’s class – October 23, 11:45 – 12:15.  Mrs. Johndro’s class – October 25, 11:45 – 12:15.
  • Third Grade  – Cookie making. A parent is needed to help during class and to stay after to bake the cookies.  Mrs. Folsom’ s class, October 23, 12:15 – 12:45.  Mrs. Tran’s class – October 24, 12:15 – 12:45.
  • Fourth Grade – Parents are needed to help with an extended project that involves making and finishing lanterns.  This help is needed from October 16 – November 8 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays), 12:45-1:30.
  • Seventh Grade – Making potato soup. A parent is needed to help with the soup making and to stay after to help serve it for the seventh grade lunch. November 14.