GIFT WRAP ORDERS ARE IN!!!!
Giftwrap orders are ready for pickup beginning Friday, November
1st through Wednesday, November 6th. Due to space issues at Martha
Jones, it would be very much appreciated if all orders are picked
up no later than Wednesday, 11/6. (Those orders not picked up between
these dates will be brought back to Jan Power's garage, and scheduled
pickup times will need to be arranged.) Please contact Pam Farrell,
Carolann McCarthy, or Jan Power with any questions.
Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in this
significant fundraiser. This year we were able to raise over $6,000.00
for the Martha Jones PTO!
A big thank you to Maureen Clancy, Denise Nagle and Laura Riley for
their outstanding job planning and running the Halloween party. It
The next session will be starting up on December 1st. Watch for registration
packets in mid-November. The current session is well underway with
over 80 students participating. Also, if anyone is interested in teaching
a new mini-course, please call Denise Singleton.
Copying Volunteers Needed.
We are still in need of a few people to help with photocopying. Please
call Jennifer Kinnear to volunteer.
Cultural Enrichment Programs in full swing!
The CE programs are off and running and in the last two weeks we have
had a flurry of activity. The fifth graders were the first to receive
a program about the properties of water that was presented by Steve
Lechner of Scienceworks.
This week the South Shore Science Center completed the guided fall
nature walks by the pond. Each class was divided in half and a naturalist
discussed the changing vegetation while hiking around the pond.
Next week Elizabeth McKim will begin poetry classes with grades 2,3,4,
and 5. She will focus on defining, creating, and reading poetry. She
will return for follow up programs in January and March.
On November 18th K-5 will experience Boston Dance Collective when
it presents Falling for Dance; which is a program that creates dance
from falling, sports, sign language, martial arts, and newspapers.
This program offers an entertaining introduction to dance, dancers,
Watch future Leaps and Bounds for more information about upcoming
If you were unable to pick up your directory at Curriculum Night,
please contact a PTO officer and we will get the directory to you.
If you haven't joined yet, please send in your forms and membership
dues ASAP. If you've misplaced the membership form, you can download