Roadtown News 6.7.19 

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Wednesday, June 12

PTO Meeting, 7:00pm – NOTE CHANGE IN TIME


Wednesday, June 12

3rd and 4th Grades to Hitchcock Center



Thursday, June 13

6th Grade Graduation, 2:00pm


Friday, June 14

Last Day All School Assembly, 10:30am


Friday, June 14

Last Day of School for Students, 1:00pm Dismissal


Preschool Dismissal for Non-Bus Students, 12:45pm


Dear Moose,

The 2018-2019 school year is coming to a close! The last few weeks have been a busy and exciting time of year. This week we were delighted to watch the SES band concert!  Today is a busy day! Grade 6 students, teachers and some parents went on their fun-filled trip to Boston. I attended an awards ceremony at the Massachusetts State House to receive an award for SES as one of the highest performing schools in the state! 

In our final week, grades 3 and 4 will attend a field trip to the Hitchcock Center and sixth grade will have their graduation at 2:00 pm on Thursday the 13th. Our last day is Friday the 14th. Students will be dismissed at 1:00.

See you on Monday for our final week!




Flying Moose on the Move: LAST DAY -  Monday June 10th.


SES Summer Book Checkout is coming! 

All students in grades 1-5 who have returned their library books are welcome to take home up to 10 library books for the summer! This is one way we promote summer reading.   

Heather Lobenstine

Library Teacher

***PTO NEWS***


Next PTO meeting:  June 12, 7:00pm. at SES – NOTE CHANGE TO EVENING MEETING





JCB:  What is your favorite thing about school?
LF:  Maybe doing, like, a lot of different projects and other things and performing sometimes.

JCB:  What has been your favorite project this year?
LF:  Probably the story I’m working on right now. 

JCB:  What is your favorite thing to do outside of school?
LF:  Be with my cat, Molly.

JCB:  What is your favorite book?
LF:  I don’t think I really have one.  I’ve read so many books. 

JCB:  Are you going to be reading the MCBA (Massachusetts Children’s Book Award) books this year?
LF:  Yes.

JCB:  Have you ever been a “25 Reader” (read all 25 books on the MCBA list)?
LF:  Nope.

JCB:  If you could be any animal, what animal would you be?
LF:  A cat because they’re really adorable and fluffy and cute. 

JCB:  What do you want to be when you grow up?
LF:  I don’t know yet.  I’m still thinking about that.

JCB:  What is your favorite food?
LF:  Burritos.

JCB:  What are you looking forward to next year in 6th grade?
LF:  Probably doing biographies and doing lots of projects and the Boston Field Trip and Spaghetti Dinner.


The following students and staff* will be recognized at the next assembly for meeting these personal moose milestones!

10 Miles!

Matthew Diaz

Evie Donta

Bella Elder

Ella Evans

Lila Gilman-Hollabaugh

Archie Jordaan

William Malcolm-Brown

William Rathbun

Lloyd Schattin

Aaron Snow

Abby Summers


25 Miles!

Sam Adams

Evelyn Battistoni

Ms. Darby*

Abby Fernette

August Hart

Sita Rutter

Galileo Sanders

Tuva Siebing


35 Miles!

Aubrey Bunger

Olivia Burek

Jolene Darby

Adriana Rich*

Ty Thomas-Paquin


50 Miles!

Jessica Carlson-Belanger*

Quinn Dooley-Carvalho

Ethan Lamore

Isabella Lamore

Nicholas Stinson

Axel Sullivan


65 Miles!

Sabine Gasko


This school year we have run/walked over 3,078 miles!!  We have hit our goal of making it from Shutesbury to San Francisco, California!!  Woo hoo!!!  Way to go Moose!!  Many Moose stepped it up (pun intended) during these last few weeks to hit their own personal milestones and help us reach our team goal.  We appreciate your hard work this year and hope these healthy habits continue.  Look for information on summer walking (at the SES track) through the MN Spear Library this summer.



Lake Wyola Road Race and Fun Run!  Sunday, June 9

Please remind your Moose about the 1.5 mile Fun Run at the 39th annual Lake Wyola Road Race on June 9, 2019.  Of course, students are also welcome to do the 4.8 mile race.  Registration is only $10 to benefit the Lake Wyola Association and includes refreshments and the post race raffle.  Hope we get great participation from Shutesbury Elementary School!  Pre-registration is at until June 5.  All Shutesbury Elementary Moose are welcome to register under team name “Moose on the Move.”  Team members will be eligible for prizes only for the 4.8 mile run (but anyone registering for the Fun Run is also welcome to register under the “Moose on the Move” team name).
Thank you,
Maura Keene


June 9, 2019 Crescent Dancers Celebration at the Oasis

Shutesbury Athletic Club 4pm  $5 suggested donation

The Crescent Dancers Middle Eastern Dance Troupe invite you to share the joy and magic of Belly Dance. This all ages event will feature a performance followed by audience participation and last about one hour.      

Karen Traub M.Ed

Acupressure /Healing /Dance


413 367-9826


Audition for Pelham Players! Pelham Players is a free youth theater program for kids in the ARPS towns and nearby area. This summer's show will be Shakespeare's As You Like It.Performances will be on August 2nd and 3rd, with rehearsals several times a week throughout the summer.
Auditions for As You Like It will be held on Saturday, June 15th from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Pelham Library. Everyone is guaranteed a part, but auditions will help determine who fits which role. Actors should come prepared to read from script excerpts provided and to do some basic movement. E-mail the director at if you need an alternate time/day, or for more info.



Hello All!

It is truly beginning to feel like summer as the sun shines, the CNC summer schedule begins. I have attached a copy of our Summer Playgroup series at Northfield Mountain on Fridays. 

CNC has one last Community Fundraising Dinner at the Shutesbury Athletic Club next week on Friday, June 14th from 6:00-8:00. $5 for kids, $10 for adults. Please consider putting it on your calendar to celebrate the beginning of summer and help the CNC Program keep going!

  • We are still looking for a few volunteers to help clean up at the end of the night, help serve and greet people at the door.  
  • Other ways to help? Donate gift cards or cash to help us purchase food and paper goods. 
  • Invite friends to come join you for dinner!


Gillian Budine, Coordinator
Community Network for Children
201 Wendell Road
New Salem, MA 01355
(978) 544-5157 

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