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  • Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

    Preschool Registration: Week of March 6th-9th

    Kindergarten Registration: Week of March 13th-17th

    Preschool and Kindergarten registration will take place at the Boutwell ECC.

    Forms for registration can be found on the WPS website: www.wpsk12.com.

    Parents are invited to attend registration from 8:30-10:30am and 12:15-2:00pm.

    Please contact Mrs. Buco if you have any questions.


    Wellness Fair: Finding Balance for Our Kids

    The 2nd Annual Wellness Fair will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Wilmington Middle School. Jennifer Flewelling, M.Ed. will be discussing “Anxiety and Executive Function Skills: What Every Parent Needs to Know”. There will be many breakout sessions available throughout the evening. Please visit www.wpsk12.com for additional information.


    Library Night

    Please join us on Monday, March 6th from 6-7pm at the Wilmington Public Library for a fun-filled night of activities. Children can participate in a scavenger hunt, sign up for their own library card, listen to stories read by our mystery readers and participate in exciting raffle prizes! We hope to see you there!


    Celebrating Dr. Seuss

    To celebrate reading, we will be participating in Dr. Seuss week from March 6th-10th.

    Monday 3/6 – Wear something red and/or blue.

    Tuesday 3/7 – Wear stripes and/or your favorite hat.

    Wednesday 3/8 – Get wacky! Wear your clothes backwards, inside out, or mismatched.

    Thursday 3/9 – Wear something green.

    Friday 3/10 – Wear pajamas or comfy clothes that are school appropriate.


    Thank You:

    I would like to thank all the students and staff who created beautiful Valentine’s Day cards for our February community project. With the generous help from Mrs. Kennedy, our cards were delivered to senior citizens in Wilmington and surrounding communities!

    March Community Project – Baypath Humane Society

    This month we will be collecting canned dog and cat food, treats, “like new” blankets or towels, blue Dawn dish soap, paper towels, etc. to donate to our furry friends looking for their forever home. Please visit www.baypathhumane.org and click on “wish list” for additional information.


    Bus Rider Reminder

    A friendly reminder, to ensure the safety of all our students, eating food is not allowed on the school bus.


    Parent Advisory Council

    Our next PAC meeting will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017 beginning at 9:30am in the Boutwell café. Information about our Ice Cream Social, Spring Book Fair and Yankee Candle fundraiser will be discussed. We look forward to seeing you!



    Please follow the school’s Twitter account Boutwell School@Boutwell36 for school updates, general information and sneak peeks into the classrooms!


    Upcoming Dates to Remember

    March 6th – Boutwell Library Night at the Wilmington Public Library 6-7pm

    March 6th-9th – Preschool Registration

    March 10th – Early Release at 10:15am – Curriculum Improvement

    March 12th – Daylight Saving Time begins – Spring forward 1 hour! J

    March 13th-17th – Kindergarten Registration

    March 16th & 17th – Spring Book Fair

    March 20th – Kindergarten Report Cards sent home

    March 22nd – PAC Meeting at Boutwell café beginning at 9:30am

    March 23rd – Early Release at 10:15am – Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Conferences







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  • VOLUNTEER Opportunity - We are looking for volunteers to assist with the Kindergarten screening. Volunteers will be assisting Dr. Foti with vision screenings. Screenings will take place at the High School for the entire district. No experience needed and training will be provided.

    Dates: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

     Times: 8:45-11:30 or 12:15-2:30

     If you would like to help please contact Mrs. Doyle with your availability.

    Alisha Doyle, M.Ed. 




    Early Childhood Screening Coordinator



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