Memorial Spaulding PTO Notes -- May 14, 2021

Upcoming Events

This newsletter includes notices posted to the Memorial Spaulding PTO website ( in the last week.

Notes from the Principal

Principal’s Update

Should you wish to provide information into the student placement process for the 2021-22 school year, please find information HERE.

Do you have an incoming kindergarten child or know of someone in the neighborhood who does? For staffing purposes, we need all incoming K students to be registered in our system. HERE is a link with more information. Should you need assistance, call Kim Rutherford in our office: 617-559-9600.

Artist-in-Residence coming to Memorial-Spaulding for an evening presentation on June 9th! Check out the information HERE.

MCAS is coming. HERE is the schedule for who will be tested, and in which subject, on each day.

Covid testing happens every Tuesday at Memorial-Spaulding. The more students who participate, the more information we have about possible cases within our school. If you have not signed your child up, please do so! More information HERE.

The Mayor’s Community Breakfast is coming up soon. More information available HERE.

This is Teacher Appreciation Week! A big thanks to the PTO for all the wonderful ways they have made our teachers feel special this week – and always.

Enjoy this wet, rainy week!


Notes from the PTO

Lost and Found

Kids are back full time which means lots of items in the Lost and Found! Do any of these belong to your kiddos? If so come collect them.

Community Notes

Mental Health: Continuing the Conversation

Join Mayor Fuller, Samaritans Inc., and Families for Depression Awareness to learn more about suicide prevention, recognizing depression and bipolar disorder, and the important work being done to reduce the stigma of mental health issues in our community. Register online … Continue reading

Invitation to #SpeakUp Summit

Join a global community tackling climate change. Students ages 10-15 are coming together to learn from one another and youth leaders how young people can make their voices heard in the debate about responding to climate change. This is a … Continue reading

Fans of Newton Community Ed: The NCE Kids team wants to hear from you!

The NCE Kids team would like to enlist your help! The last year has brought lots of changes, and while they’ve missed being in-person with kids in your schools, they’ve done their best to adapt to those changes and deliver … Continue reading

PANS/PANDAS Webinar: When Strep/Other Infections Cause OCD, Anxiety and More

Dearborn Academy Speaks is hosting a panel discussion on the little-known but disabling PANS/PANDAS syndromes. The diseases can occur when strep, other infection or environmental factors cause a misdirected immune response resulting in inflammation on a child’s brain. This response, … Continue reading

ActiveMinds Tutoring is Hopeful!

Shine this summer by signing up for a math program. Let ActiveMinds keep your learning bright by fighting learning loss. Contact ActiveMinds for a complimentary conversation to develop a personalized math plan. Review the Spring Newsletter to learn more … Continue reading

Mother-Daughter Yoga – In Person or Online – May 8th

For girls ages 6-14 to bring a parent – mom, aunt, grandmother, “big sister”, dad, etc. Led by Tracy Affonso. Registration fee: $25 / pair Learn more at May 8th,  11:30 am – 12:30 pm Artemis Yoga in Watertown … Continue reading

Outdoors – Kids Yoga Class – Grades K – 4

Outdoor yoga is a lot of fun! 6 class series includes yoga and mindfulness with popular instructor, Tracy Affonso. Learn more at May 6th – June 10th, 3:30 – 4:30 pm Filippello Park in Watertown