January 2019

Hosmer1.28.19
Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, February 12th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 14th – 12:15 Dismissal
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday, February 18th – Friday, February 22nd – No School – February Vacation
Thursday, February 28th - Literacy Night - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

 Parent Teacher Conferences
Beginning Tuesday, January 22nd at 9:00 am, families will be able to sign up for conferences at this link.
https://sites.google.com/watertown.k12.ma.us/hosmer-conference-schedule/home

The link will also be available on the Hosmer website.

Conferences will be held on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, February 12th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 14th – 12:15 Dismissal
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open

Donations for the Nurse’s Office – 
The nurse's office is looking for donations of new socks and underwear for when children have accidents. If you are able to help, please bring the items directly to the nurse's office, or send them in with your child, along with a note "to nurse." Thank you

Food Drive – 
The PTO is working with the several local organizations to collect non-perishable items. Below is the link to more information.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eRnNXbklYX0dPYW9pS3JyVGZEYzZZQ1NBNW93/view?usp=sharing

Literacy Night – Thursday, February 28th – 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Link to Flier for more information on this fun event.
www.hosmerpto.org/events/literacynight

International Night is Coming – Thursday March 28th
Come celebrate the diverse culture of the Hosmer School. If you are interested in hosting a table, providing something for the pot luck or just helping out please sign up by going to the links below. Many volunteers are needed for this free event.

International Night: Table Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international

International Night: Potluck Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international1

International Night: Volunteer Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international2

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

January Amazing Arts 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eaDMzM0FTX3c5aDgtUFpLVG1YblZvZW5feGc4/view?usp=sharing

News from Nurse Sabrina – January link
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pZzoTtasGXHFAV5tX4vuYribs6didOLzcw2JjcY-tyQ/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/
Hosmer
1.22.19
Upcoming Events:

Thursday, January 24th - 
Report Cards sent home in backpacks

Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 12th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 14th – 12:15 Dismissal
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Monday, February 18th – Friday, February 22nd – No School – February Vacation

Parent Teacher Conferences

Beginning Tuesday, January 22nd at 9:00 am, families will be able to sign up for conferences at this link.
https://sites.google.com/watertown.k12.ma.us/hosmer-conference-schedule/home

The link will also be available on the Hosmer website.

Conferences will be held on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open

Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 12th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 14th – 12:15 Dismissal
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open

Box Tops - 
The Box Tops contest is underway. Get your box tops in! Please make sure your classroom teacher’s name is located on the sheet or baggy. 

Literacy Night – Thursday, February 28th – 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Link to Flier for more information on this fun event.
www.hosmerpto.org/events/literacynight

International Night is Coming – Thursday March 28th
Come celebrate the diverse culture of the Hosmer School. If you are interested in hosting a table, providing something for the pot luck or just helping out please sign up by going to the links below. Many volunteers are needed for this free event.

International Night: Table Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international

International Night: Potluck Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international1

International Night: Volunteer Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international2

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

January Amazing Arts 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eaDMzM0FTX3c5aDgtUFpLVG1YblZvZW5feGc4/view?usp=sharing

News from Nurse Sabrina – January link
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pZzoTtasGXHFAV5tX4vuYribs6didOLzcw2JjcY-tyQ/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/
Hosmer
1.14.19
Upcoming Events:


Friday, January 18th – Patriots Spirit Day – Wear your Patriots gear or red, white and blue to show your spirit.

Monday, January 21st – No School


Thursday, January 24th - Report Cards sent home in backpacks

Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 12th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 14th – 12:15 Dismissal

Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Monday, February 18th – Friday, February 22nd – No School – February Vacation


January Amazing Arts - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4b2yB9l4B2eaDMzM0FTX3c5aDgtUFpLVG1YblZvZW5feGc4/view?usp=sharing

News from Nurse Sabrina – January link
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pZzoTtasGXHFAV5tX4vuYribs6didOLzcw2JjcY-tyQ/edit?usp=sharing

Savers Soft Items Drive - Final day for drop off is 1/15/19
Help the 5th Grade and recycle your used clothes, shoes, backpacks, blankets, towels, stuffed animals and more! Drop off your items to the Hosmer Connector. Email Nicole at Nicole@Hosmerpto.org or visit https://www.hosmerpto.org/events/fifthgrade for more information.

Box Tops - The Box Tops contest is underway. Get your box tops in! Please make sure your classroom teacher’s name is located on the sheet or baggy.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Beginning Tuesday, January 22nd at 9:00 am, families will be able to sign up for conferences by following the link that will be on the Hosmer webpage in the announcements block.

Conferences will be held on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal

Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open

Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 12th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 14th – 12:15 Dismissal

Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open

Literacy Night – Thursday, February 28th – 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Link to Flier for more information on this fun event.
www.hosmerpto.org/events/literacynight

International Night is Coming – Thursday March 28th
Come celebrate the diverse culture of the Hosmer School. If you are interested in hosting a table, providing something for the pot luck or just helping out please sign up by going to the links below. Many volunteers are needed for this free event.

International Night: Table Sign Up

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international

International Night: Potluck Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international1

International Night: Volunteer Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international2

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

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
1.7.19
Upcoming Events:

Monday, January 7th – Courses For Kids - Winter Session begins

Wednesday, January 9th – Site Council/ PTO Meeting - Library
5:30 – 6:30 Site Council
6:30 – 7:30 PTO Meeting

Thursday, January 10th – New PreK and Kindergarten Information Night – 6:30 pm – Auditorium

Monday, January 21st – No School

Sunday, January 27th – Town Wide Spelling Bee – more details to follow

Tuesday, February 5th – 12:15 Dismissal
Lunch is served – Afterschool and Boys & Girls Club are open
Parent teacher conferences – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursday, February 7th - Evening Conferences – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New Door Monitor – Stephanie, the door monitor, has moved into a new role at Homser. Please welcome Ellen McGean who will be working in this position.

Box Tops - The Box Tops contest is underway. Get your box top sheets in today and see which classroom comes in on top. Please make sure your classroom teacher’s name is located on the sheet or baggy.

Savers Soft Items Drive - Help the 5th Grade and recycle your used clothes, shoes, backpacks, blankets, towels, stuffed animals and more! Drop off your items to the Hosmer Connector between 1/2-1/14/19!
Email Nicole at Nicole@Hosmerpto.org or visit https://www.hosmerpto.org/events/fifthgrade for more information.

International Night is Coming – Thursday March 28th
Come celebrate the diverse culture of the Hosmer School. If you are interested in hosting a table, providing something for the pot luck or just helping out please sign up by going to the links below. Many volunteers are needed for this free event.

International Night: Table Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international

International Night: Potluck Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international1

International Night: Volunteer Sign Up
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aa9ab23abfa7-international2

Raptor Visitor Management System –
Please have a photo id ready when entering the building. Below is the link to get more information about this program.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fC4xSqL8xKnC8x_FrduM0SaqPsnqgT-E/view?usp=sharing

News from Nurse Sabrina – December link
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iHTSiyQY882saig-CIllncuJOZ6inkwdiCsamHm4TTc/edit?usp=sharing

Watertown Savings Bank Customers – Search Watertown Saving Bank Cast your Vote or go to:
https://www.watertownsavings.com/community/customer-choice-awards
Type in Hosmer Elementary School PTO as your favorite non-profit and Watertown under Town. Please tell your friends and Family! Your vote can help us win a piece of $75,000

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/