November Reminders from Memorial School

Register for Family Literacy Night

Reminders from Memorial School                                         


Float Day-

Our next “Float Day” will be held tomorrow, November 9, 2016.  Our school will follow a FRIDAY schedule. Be sure to:

  • wear your sneakers on the 9th if you normally have physical education on Fridays

  • bring recorders and music if you normally  have music on Fridays

  • Bring your library books if you have library on Fridays


Family Literacy Night-

Save the Date! 11/17    5:45- 7pm

Join Burke-Memorial School faculty for an evening of Family Literacy fun on Thursday, November 17th from 5:45-7:00 pm.   Doors open at 5:45 pm for registration and opportunities for families to take photos with favorite story characters. Families will then head to a workshop at 6:00 pm. Finally, we will all gather in the cafeteria where faculty and staff will perform a Readers Theater!  We will close the night with a special raffle for all who attend.  Kindly register by 11/10. We hope to see many families on the 17th!

**Families are asked to bring   nonperishable food items to donate to the Medway Food Pantry**

Click here to register for this fun family event.


Literacy Bingo-

11/2 - 12/1

As part of our school-wide celebration of Family Literacy Month, students are encouraged to use their Literacy Bingo Calendar.  Sheets  will go home with students on Tuesday, November 1st and should be returned to classroom teacher each time a student gets a “BINGO”.   Happy Reading!

Book Fair-


The Scholastic Book Fair is back! Please save the following dates and plan to visit the book fair during the  parent/ family hours listed below:

Tuesday, November 15th  →  2-7pm

Wednesday, November 16th →  2-4pm

Thursday, November 17th ** Family Literacy Night**  → 2-7pm


Can’t make the sales? Shop our online book fair 11/5-11/18 at:


Physical Education PEek Week

"Peek Week" will be the week of November 14 - 18*, 2016. Due to a scheduling conflict, "Peek Week"  for Mrs. Loring/Mrs. Monahan, Mr. Mahoney and Ms. Witter will be held on Tuesday November 22nd. Additional information will be on Miss O’Neil’s website soon.



Amazon Smile

Are you gearing up for Black Friday? Ready to start your holiday shopping? Don't forget that if you shop through Amazon Smile, MEPTO will receive .5% of all your eligible purchases. To add us as your designated charity, please click here and select "Medway Elementary Parent Teacher Organization" -- that's it! Then for future shopping, just go to, which is just like the Amazon you know (same prices, same Prime benefits). Happy shopping and thanks for your support!

Book Distribution

To cap of Family Literacy Month, MEPTO is sponsoring a book giveaway on November 30th. Each of our students will take home a new book to keep on that day. Thanks to MEPTO for supporting our readers and our school.


Important Dates






Wednesday Follows a FRIDAY schedule


Veteran’s Day

School Closed


Book Fair Week

Family Hours: 11/15 - 2-7pm, 11/16 2-4pm & 11/17 2-7pm


Family Literacy Night

Join us for the 3rd Annual Family Literacy Night!


Half Day

Thanksgiving Recess begins at 11:30am

11/24 & 11/25

School Closed

Thanksgiving Recess


MEPTO Book Distribution

Students receive a free book compliments of MEPTO


MEPTO Night at the Providence Bruins



Report Cards Sent Home with Students


Parent Teacher Conferences

Dismissal 11:30 Memorial School


Parent Teacher Conferences

Dismissal 11:30 Memorial School

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