April 2019

Hosmer4.29.19
Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, May 1st - Walk, Roll or Bike to School Day –
Come join the Watertown Elementary School students and Walk, Roll or Bike to School.
Volunteers needed – if you are interested in helping, email Nicole@HosmerPTO.org

Thursday, May 2nd – Math Night – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, May 6th – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Wednesday, May 8th - MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Tuesday, May 14th - MCAS testing 5th grade only

Wednesday, May 15th – 12:15 Dismissal – 
Lunch is served – Extended Day and Boys & Girls Club are open

Thursday, May 16th - MCAS testing 5th grade only

Monday, June 3rd and Tuesday, June 4th – No School – PreK and K only

Friday, June 14th – Last Day of School – PreK and K – 2:30 dismissal

Monday, June 17th – Last Day of School – grades 1 – 5 – 12:15 dismissal


Grade Level Concerts are Coming!

Tuesday, May 21st – 1st and 2nd grade - 10:00 am –
 Hosmer Auditorium

Tuesday, May 21st - PreK and K – 12:05 pm - 
Hosmer Auditorium

Thursday, May 23rd – 3rd and 4th grade - 10:00 am – 
Hosmer Auditorium



From the PTO:
The 3rd annual Hosmer Book Swap is this week!
 Remember to bring in a gently used book to swap for a new-to-you one! Go to https://www.hosmerpto.org/events/bookswap for details or to help out.
Thank you to the Book Rack in Arlington for donating books!

5/4 Watertown Helps Out Day
https://www.watertownfoundation.org/watertown-helps-out-2019/ 

5/8-5/14 Savers Clothing Drive - Drop you Spring Cleaning Off to the Hosmer Connector! 

Wednesday, May 15th - Show the teachers and staff how much you appreciate them!
Sign up to bring a treat for the Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F44AAAE2FA5F85-teacher4

Nurse Sabrina April Newsletter - 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1up1py_xZFKMFVfwT9vkCCiu1Thi_A8yHdaBHtqfYjAI/edit?usp=sharing

March Amazing Arts - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eb2lucEphdUpHZ3Ntc3M0MXVGbmRYR09hdkY0/view?usp=sharing

Hosmer School Website: 
www.watertown.k12.ma.us/hosmer
Hosmer School Facebook: 
www.facebook.com/HosmerElementarySchool/
Hosmer School Twitter: 
@HosmerSchool
Hosmer Calendar: location for up to date events, after school activities. 
https://sites.google.com/a/watertown.k12.ma.us/wps/school-calendars/hosmer-calendar
PTO Website:
 
www.hosmerpto.org/
PTO Website: Go here to read meeting minutes and see the events calendar plus a lot more!
Hosmer
4.23.19
Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, April 23rd – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Thursday, April 25th – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Week of April 29th - Book Swap - 
students will be swapping books in the library.
*please send in gently a used book that is grade friendly.
Sign up here to volunteer for this event: 
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094FADAA2FABF58-book6

Wednesday, May 1st - Walk, Roll or Bike to School Day –
Volunteers needed – if you are interested in helping, email Nicole@HosmerPTO.org

Thursday, May 2nd – Math Night – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, May 6th – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Wednesday, May 8th - MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade


Tuesday, May 14th - MCAS testing 5th grade only

Wednesday, May 15th – 12:15 Dismissal – Lunch is served – Extended Day and Boys & Girls Club are open

Thursday, May 16th - MCAS testing 5th grade only

Grade Level Concerts are Coming!
Tuesday, May 21st – 1st and 2nd grade - 10:00 am – Hosmer Auditorium
Thursday, May 23rd – 3rd and 4th grade - 10:00 am – Hosmer Auditorium

PreK and K date is coming soon.

Watertown Saving Bank - Grade 3, 4, and 5 Reminder:

Watertown Saving Bank representatives are here from 8:10-8:30am every Wednesday morning in the library. If your child is participating in the program, have them bring their register and to remember the punch card so they can keep track of their deposits.

New account kits are available for any student who would like to join the program. The purpose of the program is to establish the good habit of saving money on a regular basis. The student takes the responsibility to make weekly visits to the banker and make the account balance grow.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Kelly Cronin 617-928-2336
kcronin@watertownsavings.com 

Ron LeSanto 617-928-2364
rlesanto@watertownsavings.com

From the PTO:
Thank you to Watertown Savings Bank for donating the funds to buy cheese sticks along with both Russo's and SHAW’s on River St in Waltham for donating all the Apples for MCAS snacks.

5/4 Watertown Helps Out Day

https://www.watertownfoundation.org/watertown-helps-out-2019/ 

5/8-5/14 Savers Clothing Drive - Drop you Spring Cleaning Off to the Hosmer Connector! 

Wednesday, May 15th - Show the teachers and staff how much you appreciate them!

Sign up to bring a treat for the Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F44AAAE2FA5F85-teacher4


Volunteers Needed Friday - May 3 – 9:00 am -12:00 pm

The CFCE (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant) generously donates backpacks filled with educational materials to all incoming kindergarten children. These backpacks are given to students during the kindergarten screening in June. We are looking for parent volunteers to help us assemble 270 backpacks on Friday May 3 from 9-12 at the Early Steps Preschool conference room located at the Hosmer School.

Please email, Maryann MacDougall, maryann.macdougall@watertown.k12.ma.us, if you can help.

Nurse Sabrina April Newsletter - 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1up1py_xZFKMFVfwT9vkCCiu1Thi_A8yHdaBHtqfYjAI/edit?usp=sharing

March Amazing Arts - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eb2lucEphdUpHZ3Ntc3M0MXVGbmRYR09hdkY0/view?usp=sharing

Hosmer School Website: 
www.watertown.k12.ma.us/hosmer
Hosmer School Facebook: 
www.facebook.com/HosmerElementarySchool/
Hosmer School Twitter: 
@HosmerSchool
Hosmer Calendar: location for up to date events, after school activities. 
https://sites.google.com/a/watertown.k12.ma.us/wps/school-calendars/hosmer-calendar
PTO Website:
 
www.hosmerpto.org/
Hosmer
4.8.19
Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, April 9th – Spring Pictures –
 Only children with envelopes will be photographed. There are extra picture envelopes in the main office.

Wednesday, April 10th – Site Council/ PTO Meeting – Hosmer Library
Site Council 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
PTO 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, April 15th – Friday, April 19th – No School – School Vacation

Tuesday, April 23rd – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Thursday, April 25th – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Thursday, May 2nd – Math Night

Watertown Public Schools Art Show – 
Watertown Mall - Wednesday, March 27th - Thursday, April 11th

Nurse Sabrina April Newsletter - 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1up1py_xZFKMFVfwT9vkCCiu1Thi_A8yHdaBHtqfYjAI/edit?usp=sharing



2019 MCAS Testing Dates:

3rd, 4th and 5th graders will take the ELA test on:


Tuesday, April 23

Thursday, April 25

3rd, 4th and 5th graders will take the MATH test on:

Monday, May 6

Wednesday, May 8

5th graders will take the SCIENCE test on:

Tuesday, May 14

Thursday, May 16



Grade Level Concerts are Coming!


Tuesday, May 21st – 1st and 2nd grade - 10:00 am – Hosmer Auditorium

Thursday, May 23rd – 3rd and 4th grade - 10:00 am – Hosmer Auditorium

PreK and K date is coming soon.


Volunteers Needed Friday - May 3 – 9:00 am -12:00 pm


The CFCE (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant) generously donates backpacks filled with educational materials to all incoming kindergarten children. These backpacks are given to students during the kindergarten screening in June. We are looking for parent volunteers to help us assemble 270 backpacks on Friday May 3 from 9-12 at the Early Steps Preschool conference room located at the Hosmer School.

Please email, Maryann MacDougall, maryann.macdougall@watertown.k12.ma.us, if you can help.

March Amazing Arts - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eb2lucEphdUpHZ3Ntc3M0MXVGbmRYR09hdkY0/view?usp=sharing

Hosmer School Website: 
www.watertown.k12.ma.us/hosmer
Hosmer School Facebook: 
www.facebook.com/HosmerElementarySchool/
Hosmer School Twitter: 
@HosmerSchool
Hosmer Calendar: location for up to date events, after school activities. 
https://sites.google.com/a/watertown.k12.ma.us/wps/school-calendars/hosmer-calendar
PTO Website:
 
www.hosmerpto.org/
Hosmer
4.1.19
Tuesday, April 2nd - 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm – 
Meet the candidate for Principal, Erin Moulton

Wednesday, April 3rd - 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm – 
Meet the candidate for Principal, Michelle Zottoli

Thursday, April 4th - 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm – 
Meet the candidate for Principal, Marc Gosselin Jr.

Wednesday, April 10th – Site Council/ PTO Meeting – Hosmer Library
Site Council 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
PTO 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, April 15th – Friday, April 19th – No School
 – School Vacation

Tuesday, April 23rd – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

Thursday, April 25th – MCAS testing 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

Thursday, May 2nd – Math Night

Watertown Public Schools Art Show – 
Watertown Mall - Wednesday, March 27th - Thursday, April 11th
Monday, April 1st from 5-7pm - 
WPS Art Show Reception at the Watertown Mall

Last Days for Winter Session of Recreation Courses

Tuesday

Watertown Recreation - Prek-2 Crafts - Tues Apr 2

Watertown Recreation - K- 2 Sports - Tues Apr 2

2019 MCAS Testing Dates:

3rd, 4th and 5th graders will take the ELA test on:

Tuesday, April 23

Thursday, April 25

3rd, 4th and 5th graders will take the MATH test on:

Monday, May 6

Wednesday, May 8

5th graders will take the SCIENCE test on:

Tuesday, May 14

Thursday, May 16


Volunteers Needed Friday - May 3 – 9:00 am -12:00 pm

The CFCE (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant) generously donates backpacks filled with educational materials to all incoming kindergarten children. These backpacks are given to students during the kindergarten screening in June. We are looking for parent volunteers to help us assemble 270 backpacks on Friday May 3 from 9-12 at the Early Steps Preschool conference room located at the Hosmer School.

Please email, Maryann MacDougall, maryann.macdougall@watertown.k12.ma.us, if you can help.

Tuesday, April 9th is Spring Picture Day! 
Only students who bring a picture envelope with them on picture day will be photographed.
Extra flyers are available in the main office
This is a fundraiser to benefit the End of Year Activities for our 5th grade students.

Wednesday, April 3rd and Wednesday, April 17th - 11:00 am - 10:00 pm - Dining For Dollars

March Amazing Arts - 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eb2lucEphdUpHZ3Ntc3M0MXVGbmRYR09hdkY0/view?usp=sharing

Nurse Sabrina March Newsletter –
 https://docs.google.com/document/d/197BuGkTD9UHsPZnz-Je5S0QpUHM4ov1KuFwHa9AcvDo/edit?usp=sharing

Hosmer School Website: 
www.watertown.k12.ma.us/hosmer
Hosmer School Facebook: 
www.facebook.com/HosmerElementarySchool/
Hosmer School Twitter: 
@HosmerSchool
Hosmer Calendar: location for up to date events, after school activities. 
https://sites.google.com/a/watertown.k12.ma.us/wps/school-calendars/hosmer-calendar
PTO Website:
 
www.hosmerpto.org/