February Parent Newsletter

Parent Newsletter

Boutwell Early Childhood Center

February 2019

Weather Advisories:

In the event of a school closing or delayed opening due to severe winter weather, information will be available on the Wilmington Public School website, Twitter and local news outlets. In addition, families will receive an automated call. If there is a delayed opening, all AM Preschool programs and before school CARES programs are cancelled. Below are the start times in the event of a delayed opening:

2 hour delay - School begins at 10:00am. Students may be dropped off beginning at 9:45am.

Attendance Notice:

If your child will be absent from school, please call the main office at 978-694-6070. When you leave a message, please be sure to include the room number and the reason for your child’s absence. Remember, your child needs to be symptom free for 24 hours before they return to school after an illness.

Thank You:

I would like to thank all the students, families and staff who donated warm winter hats, mittens and gloves for our January community project. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

February Community Project – Valentine’s for Seniors

This month the students will be making Valentine’s Day cards for local senior citizens. The beautiful cards will be delivered to the Senior Center just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Classroom Valentine’s Day Celebrations

Many classrooms will be having a Valentine’s Day celebration on Valentine’s Day. Just a reminder the district policy is NO CANDY is allowed on Valentine’s Day cards. Thank you!

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration Information Meeting

I will be hosting a Preschool and Kindergarten registration information meeting at the Boutwell on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Information regarding Preschool will be shared from 6-6:30pm and Kindergarten from 6:30-7pm.

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

Preschool and Kindergarten registration will take place at the Boutwell ECC on March 4th, 6th & 7th from 8:30-10:30am and 12:30-2:00pm. There will also be an evening registration on March 5th at Wilmington High School from 5:00-8:00pm.

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

Please contact Mrs. Buco if you have any questions.

Save the Date – Boutwell Night at Wilmington Public Library

Families are invited to join us on Monday, March 4th at the Wilmington Public Library from 6-7pm for our annual Boutwell Library Night! Children will have the opportunity to sign up for a library card, participate in a fun activities, listen to our mystery readers and take a chance to win some raffle prizes!

Parent Advisory Council

Our next PAC meeting will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019 beginning at 9:30am in the Boutwell conference room. 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

February 5th – Preschool & Kindergarten Registration Information Meeting 6-7pm

February 6th – Preschool “In School Snow Day” Celebration 9-10am

February 8th – Dental Health Enrichment Program

February 13th – PAC Meeting at 9:30am

February 18th-22nd – February Vacation – No School

February 25th – School Advisory Council Meeting at Boutwell 9:30am

March 4th – Boutwell Library Night at Wilmington Public Library 6-7pm


Notice of Non-Discrimination

All educational and non-academic programs, activities and employment opportunities at Wilmington Public Schools are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, age and/or disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law.