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January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018

Head of School Search Update Over the next 18 months, the School Committee will be posting periodic updates on what is happening with the search for, and transition to, our next Head of School. In this inaugural post, we want to start by thanking Sarah for giving us the gift of time to conduct a…

January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018

News from the Head of School and School Committee Clerk Yesterday, you received an e-mail containing some important news from our Head of School and School Committee Clerk. Click here to read a PDF copy. (And do let us know if you did not receive it: office@pmfs1780.org.) Join Us Tomorrow, 1/12, for a Parent Coffee…

December 20, 2017

December 20, 2017

Look at us! Welcome to the NEW Virtual Red Folder, part of the new PMFS website! Take a moment to read the highlights of the “VRF” below, and then go to pmfs1780.org/parents/virtual-red-folder/ to see the full Virtual Red Folder for this week. Go to pmfs1780.org to peruse the full website! Keep looking in the new year, as…

December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017

A Peek into the Classroom If you looked into First Grade you’d see them… …Taking care of their natural community through their participation in Cornell University’s FeederWatch program; reading in pairs; and learning about holiday traditions through books and active projects including making latkes. A Feast Fit for a … Rey o Reina o Realeza…

December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017

Health Reminder As cold and flu season is upon us, we wanted to remind you of the PMFS guidelines for when a child should stay home from school (page 14 in your Red Book): Vomiting or Diarrhea — A child should remain home until 24 hours after he or she is able to eat and…

November 30, 2017

November 30, 2017

The “Secure Your Pizza, Can You Lend a Hand, and Will You Give Us Your Recyclables?” Family Fun Night Special Friday, December 8 6:00 pm Steinbright Building Round up the whole family, put on your best pajamas, and join the PMFS community as we watch the movie “Home”. Bring a blanket or sleeping bag to…

November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017

From Us to You It was a full day today at PMFS! We held our annual Thanksgiving Concert, and welcomed tons of alumni and parents–alumni and current–for the program as well as everything from breakfast in Annie H to Kahoot! in Fourth Grade with Will. It was lovely to see so many smiling faces filling…

November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

This Wednesday (November 22) at PMFS We are pleased that so many families (and alums!) attend the Thanksgiving Program each year. In case you didn’t know, we always have a packed house for this event! We invite you to come early to take advantage of the energy surrounding this day of joy and thankfulness. Crowded…

November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017

Color Day Success: An Inspiring Model for Community Building Yesterday, Parent-Teacher Conference Day was transformed into Color Day! Students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade spent their day in eight mixed-age Color Pods engaging in a variety of small-group and whole-school activities focused on our theme for the Day, PEACE (in the Quaker Testimonies, the “P”…

November 2, 2017

November 2, 2017

Announcing: Color Day at Conference Day Guess What?!  Thursday November 9, Parent-Teacher Conference Day, is being transformed into Color Day! The first clue that something is new: upon arrival, Kindergarten through Sixth Grade students will go directly to the gym instead of to their classrooms (Caterpillars and Butterflies will begin the day in their own…

June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017

A look back at the year as the school year officially closes and information for the upcoming school year.

June 8, 2017

June 8, 2017

A recap of the 81st Strawberry Festival, an update on summer reading lists and more.

June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017

Details on the upcoming Strawberry Festival, a date for the upcoming Playground Playdate and more!