Maynard Public Schools Summer Update 7/19/2019: Interim Superintendent Search Update, Green Meadow Project Update The Interim Superintendent Search Committee was pleased with the range of experiences and qualifications of the applicant pool. After careful consideration, the committee conducted interviews with 6 finalists and feels confidant that an Interim Superintendent will be named as early early as next week. The Green Meadow project continues to be on track for an August 9th completion. Project Manager Bill Goddard is working closely with school and town officials to ensure projects in the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten wing continue on schedule. Custodial and Facilities staff are working hard to prepare the remainder of the building for the 2019-2020 School year. The Green Meadow Future Committee has provided the updated linked below, highlighting some of the work that has been completed thus far. We will continue to update the community as to the progress of this work. https://5il.co/8whg
1st graders helped Principal Shea make this video overview of our #PBIS initiatives at #GreenMeadowSchool https://youtu.be/LCHmuVpP8zc
1st Graders explain how #greenmeadowschool used #pbis to bring fun to the school cafe! #maynard https://youtu.be/bGzbJz2aytQ
Today 4/20, Framingham Barnes & Noble sales w/ voucher support Green Meadow or online till 4-27 https://www.maynard.k12.ma.us/article/105074
Since some people are fearful of dogs, we ask that you do not bring them on school grounds during arrival or dismissal.
Music time is lots of fun! Visit our website for video of Mr. Muri teaching his 1st day at GMS! https://www.maynard.k12.ma.us/article/97051
Maynard SEPAC Meeting: Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Fowler Library. The SEPAC meeting for this month will be a business meeting and planning future topics.
Preschool and Kindergarten has been canceled until after February vacation to allow time for us to prepare new spaces.
Powdermill road construction begins 1-28-19. Notice for Bus # 1 was sent home via email and posted in News section of GMS website.
Friday, 1/11/19 - we will have an early release (11:45 am) as planned. After a brief evacuation, students are returning to Green Meadow building. All is well.
Parents are welcome to join us tonight 1-8-19 for our monthly School Council Meeting at 5:15pm (GMS office) and PTO Meeting at 7pm (GMS Cafe)!
The PTO is looking for volunteers for the Holiday Shop, Nov. 26-29. Volunteers must have a CORI on file in the office by 11/16. Sign up to help at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4aadaa2da20-calling4
Our PTO meets tonight (10/9/18) at 7:00pm in the cafe, and School Council meets at 5:15pm in the office conference room. The School Council agenda will include an overview of council responsibilities and the June survey results. Both meetings are open to all parents/guardians.
Kindergarteners attended a grade level meeting today with Ms. Rutherford, GM Counselor. She reviewed schoolwide behavioral expectations and invited them to make posters illustrating 'Kind, Safe, Learners' at school. Displaying posters is part of our PBIS initiative.
Our second graders just enjoyed a presentation on fire safety thanks to the Maynard Fire Department. We are grateful for the firefighters who will be providing lessons to all our preK-3 students this week!
Superintendent Gerardi shared the results of our facility test on the district website: https://www.maynard.k12.ma.us/article/63007
Officer Trista came by today to help us with an ALICE Safety Drill. For 8 minutes, we practiced how to 'Stay Put'- halls were cleared, doors locked, and everyone stayed in a room until the 'all clear' signal was given. At GMS we practice many types of drills to enhance safety.
Interested in volunteering for the GMS Library? Fill out a CORI (available in school office- bring an ID) and visit the PTO site for more details: https://gmpto.ptboard.com/home
SEPAC, the Maynard Special Education Parent Advisory Council, will host a Parent Information Social on Tuesday, 10/2 at 7 pm in the Fowler School Library. Please RSVP to Karen Heath at email@example.com or at 978-394-6183. Free and open to the public.
Students can receive free, or reduced price, school lunches if your family's income qualifies. To see the guidelines and apply on line visit: https://www.schoollunchapp.com/
Our new website has an App that allows you to access the site and opt in to push notifications- look for the tiger paw: https://itunes.apple.com/app/maynard-public-schools-ma/id1400831913?mt=8 Android- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptegy.maynard
All Green Meadow Parents are invited to attend the first PTO meeting of the year tonight, 9/11/18, in the school cafeteria from 7-8:15pm. Come learn about the many enrichment and family activities hosted by this wonderful group of volunteers!
The 2nd Annual PTO Mom Softball Game will be held on Saturday, Ocotober 13th at 3:30pm at the Keenan Field. ($15 to play; Fans watch for free). More players are needed, to join in the fun conatct Erin VanDeBogert at Evi97@aol.com for more details. No experience necessary!
Back to School Picnic at 6pm on Friday, September 7th. All Green Meadow Families are invited to bring a blanket & picnic to Crowe Park (pizza will also be on sale). Thank you to our PTO for hosting this event!
This Tuesday, August 28th, from 2:00pm-2:30pm all families of grade K-3 students are invited to a "Meet & Greet". Drop by GMS to visit classrooms, meet teachers, and say hello to friends!