Welcome to Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School

Parent/Guardian Climate Survey

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Parent Information Meetings for 5th Grade Parents at BJHS

Reminder: Please attend one of the Parent Information Meetings for 5th Grade Parents at BJHS
The meetings will focus on:
§  School structure (house system, teams, teachers, etc.)
§  What we will do to orient your child to a new school, teachers, and peer group
§  What the school has to offer (before, during, & after school)
The meetings will be held in the BJHS Band Room.
Tuesday, May 24th and Thursday, May 26th, 2016 6:30- 7:30pm
Please feel free to attend the session that best fits your schedule.
These meetings are designed to inform parents. We orient the children to BJHS on Step-Up Day (June 1, 2016).

Public Safety Notice / Scam Alert

Public Safety Notice / Scam Alert:
A family in Brunswick received a phone call making the false claim that their child had been kidnapped and demanding money.  The child was not kidnapped and is safe.  Brunswick Police Department explains that this is scam that has been targeting our area.

A Celebration of Learning at HBS

Harriet Beecher Stowe School
Welcomes You to Join Us to Celebrate Our Learning!
Friday, May 27, 2016
Grade 5 Civil War Reenactment Schedule of Events:
9:30   Stage Show – Gymnasium
10:30 – 12:00   Student Demonstrations – Athletic Field
1.      Large Gettysburg Map/Diorama:  Our interpreters can tell you what has happened over the first two days of battle at Gettysburg.  Today will be the third day of fighting.  Be sure to ask them what they predict may happen today.  They may give you some pointers on where to look on the field of battle later!
2.      Important Battles:  Near the large diorama there will be soldiers with smaller maps.  They will be able to explain some of the other battles of the Civil War and what part they played.

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Coffin School 60 Year Celebration

Coffin School 60 Year Celebration
May 31  6-7PM
You Are Invited
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Brunswick Community Education Foundation – Fundraiser

On Monday May 16th through Wednesday May 18th Portland Pie will donate $1 per pie, and $1 per cup or bowl of Kamasouptra soup to Brunswick Community Education Foundation. Enjoy Pizza (or soup) and join your friends to raise money for BCEF, supporting teachers creativity to enhance the learning of Brunswick’s students!

Recently, BCEF announced its grants for 2016, totaling more than $40,000 and encompassing 23 grants across 4 Brunswick public schools including 7 new grants for BJHS. These include a hoop style greenhouse and a Yamaha Harmony Director music instruction keyboard. To see the full list please visit BCEF’s website brunswickcef.org. THANK YOU and please spread the word! 

ACES Day – A Success

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MAY 4th was ACES, All Children Exercising Simultaneously throughout the USA.  http://lensaunders.com/aces/organize.html

EVERY year, fitness extraordinaire, Ida Messerman comes into BSD elementary schools and offers ALL HBS students an opportunity to exercise simultaneously. A BIG thank you to Ida and fitness friend Sara Manter for a fun filled afternoon of ZUMBA and fitness fun.
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Ida and Sara took some time after exercising to answer questions about the importance of lifelong health and wellness.

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Article by Ms. Moll

An article by Ms. Moll has been published in the May 2016 issue of School Arts magazine. 
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HBS: May/June Newsletter and Calendars

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MEA Testing Schedule Update

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