August 2018

posted Aug 1, 2018, 9:24 AM by Christopher Reeve

8/1/18


Hello, CGS Families.  This is Mr Reeve with my first message of the school year.  I hope you are still enjoying your summer vacations with friends and family.  Much has been happening over the summer months at the CGS! Not the least of which is all the hard work our custodial staff puts into making our building shine.  They help make the CGS look the BEST! Here are some important dates and information as we look forward to the 2018-2019 school year....


First up is the Open House schedule:


 Monday, August 27th

Kindergarten: 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Grades 1 and 2: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Grades 3 and 4: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Also on the 27th is the additional time slot for 2nd and 3rd shift families will be from 11:00am-12:00pm for all grades 1-8.  This Open House time slot is only for families that work 2nd or 3rd shift.  Though you may be free at that time, please attend the scheduled Open House for your child’s grade level if you do not work the 2nd or 3rd shift. Thanks for understanding and helping the CGS better support and communicate with all of our families!   

Tuesday, August 28th

Grades 5 and 6: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Grades 7 and 8: 6:00pm-7:00pm

  • August 28th is the first day of school for grades 1-8.  It is a full day for students.

  • September 5th is the first day for  PreK and Kindergarten, also a full day for Kindergarten.

  • September 5th from 8:45-9:15 am, Tea & Tissues event for kindergarten parents in the CGS café.



Here are some additional important dates for Kindergarten!!



August 8th

Nevins Library “Kick-Off to Kindergarten”, 9:30 a.m -12:30 a.m.

August 13-16

“Welcome to Kindergarten” 2-hour sessions for parents and new kindergarten students designed to promote school readiness. Facilitated by two kindergarten teachers.  Contact Katherine Proietti, K-4 Associate Principal, at keproietti@methuen.k12.ma.us or 978-722-9054 for more information.


August 13

Kindergarten Play Date -11:30-12:30 - meet other students and parents on the CGS Kindergarten playground for an informal meet-and-greet. Hosted by PTO.

August 17

Kindergarten class assignments and screening information (including how to schedule those appointments) will be mailed to parents.

August 27  

Kindergarten Open House 3:30-4:30 pm - Meet your new teacher and learn about what your child will learn this year about kindergarten routines and expectations.

August 28, 29, 30

Kindergarten screening at the school - takes approximately ½ hour



See you all very soon!

Mr. Reeve


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