5 Things from VBES!

REMINDER for TOMORROW:  Tuesday the 21st of March is a full day of school (it was previously scheduled to be a half day).

  1. If you missed Kindergarten Registration-please come by the school between 8:00 and 3:00 to drop off your paperwork (any day Monday-Friday).
  2. Report Cards go home for grades 1-4 on March 24th.
  3. VBES continues to collect change and any/all donation amounts for the GWOT Memorial being build in Pepperell. Every Friday our fourth grade students from Mrs. Mihill’s classroom collect in the lobby. Today, they certainly showed their enthusiasm for St. Patrick’s Day and their support of our veterans! coins for vets
  4. Varnum Brook sent 4 amazing teams to the Regional Destination Imagination Tournament on Saturday at Nissitissit Middle School. Each team should be commended on their creativity, enthusiasm, and teamwork. They each had the chance to present their unique skits and solutions to the challenge they chose at the beginning of the year. A special congratulations goes to Ava Moore, Jillian O’Keefe, Rebekah Sylvester, and Georgia Harkins from the weird Blue Girl Group for finishing in 1st place above 11 other teams in the Fine Arts Challenge. The will be representing Pepperell at the State Tournament on April 1st. Congratulations to all our DI teams for a job well done!di
  5. VBES PTO Movie Night is the 24th of March! The movie is Moana! 6:30 PM in the auditorium. Please join us! moana

5 Things!

  1. This Thursday and Friday are half days. Parent Conferences will be held these two days after school and Thursday evening. Dismissal is at 11:35 AM. Please send in a note with your child if you are making any changes to their dismissal routine.
  2. Breakfast will be served on the two half days this week! muffin
  3. While you are here for Parent Conferences–please stop by the Book Fair! Students have made Wish Lists-and books make the best gifts!
  4. PTO News:
    Wednesday, March 8, is the next PTO meeting. We meet at 7 PM in the VBES auditorium. We’ll be talking about the  Boosterathon Fun Run planned for May.  It will help us raise money to expand the outdoor playground at Varnum Brook.  Come to the meeting to help us start planning!

    Mark your calendars for the next Family Movie Night: March 24 at 6:30 PM. We’re showing Moana. Bring your sleeping bags and comfy clothes for a fun night with parents and kids! Snacks available for purchase.moana
  5. MCAS dates: Grade 3-April 3rd, 4th and 5th. Grade 4-April  6th ,7th , and 10th.

Kindergarten Information Night!

Please join us Tuesday, February 28th at 6:00 PM for Kindergarten Information Night. To attend school in the North Middlesex Regional School District next year, your child needs to be 5 years old by August 31, 2017. We meet in the auditorium of Varnum Brook Elementary School. You will learn about our staff and Kindergarten Screening as well as the necessary paperwork to register your child for the start of their education. We are looking forward to meeting parents and guardians of our incoming kindergarten class!

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6 Things from VBES!

  1. Family Game Night this Friday-the 3rd!! For all the information you need, click on this link:  game-night-flyer-2017
  2. Friday the 3rd–wear your Bruins shirts/hats as we welcome the B-Fit Program for our 3rd and 4th grade students! Make sure you’ve sent in your permission slip by Friday morning! bruins
  3. Thursday the 2nd–wear your Patriots gear as we prepare for another Super Bowl!   Go Pats! Let’s GO! falcons-patriots-super-bowl-graphic_1485315628464_2646664_ver1-0
  4. Students in grade K-4 welcomed the Jump Rope for Heart Team today. It was great to see the team motivate our students to lead healthy lives and be active!
  5. Pepperell students help welcome home SFC Michael Levesque with posters. postersAlso-check this short video that photographer Larry Richardson made that highlights Pepperell and how we honor our military: http://www.picturesofnewengland.com/Parades/Pepperell-MA-welcome-Home/i-cj2Vx6j
  6. Kindergarten Information Night is February 7th at 6:00 PM! Children who will be five years of age by August 31, 2017 are eligible to register for our full day program.

5 Things!

  1. Welcome to 2017 everyone! We hope all our Pepperell families and friends have an incredible year!  happy-new-year-2017
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is January 16th and there is no school. The following day, Tuesday, January 17th is a Professional Development Day for our teachers and there is no school.  mlkday-2017
  3. The VBES Before and After School Program started on January 9th. This “pilot” phase allows us to establish the program and provide a quality experience for our students. The start time is 7:00 AM and students can also stay from dismissal (3:05) until 6:00 PM. If you are interested in having your child participate, please email me (thanley@nmrsd.org).
  4. PTO Meeting this Wednesday the 11th at 7:00 PM!
  5. REMINDER: please do not pass the buses as they are unloading or loading. Cars are not to enter the front of the school driveway during arrival and dismissal. It is dangerous for our students. Also-please watch your speed while in the school zone. The safety of our students is critically important! Slow Down! bus

VBES 5 Things!

  1. Report Cards go home today!!
  2. Tuesday the 13th is a half day of school-dismissal is at 11:35.
  3. Movie Night is the 16th at 6:30. Join us for the magic of The Polar Express!polar
  4. School vacation from 12/26-1/2/17. The 23rd is a full day of school!
  5. The Breakfast with Santa was a huge success! Thank you to our awesome PTO and all the volunteers who made this such a fun event. Our thank you also goes out to the Pepperell Fire Department who brought Santa to VBES in style!

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    Santa and Mrs. Claus listened to VBES staff holiday wishes.

VBES Breakfast with Santa!

TOMORROW!! Please join us at Varnum Brook Elementary School for this PTO Event!

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Saturday, December 3rd from 8:00-11:00 AM

Delicious Breakfast…tons of unbelievable RAFFLE PRIZES!

Pictures with Santa!

Cupcake Walk…Kid’s Market…Games and more…