September 26, 2014

Post date: Sep 26, 2014 1:58:50 PM

Dear Parents,

We hope you are all still finding these weekly emails useful in improving communication from school to home. We certainly feel as though it is getting information out more effectively on our end.

As of late,we have not had to think of this, but colder weather will soon be approaching. Please remember to make sure your child is dressed accordingly for recess. We don’t want students to be uncomfortable while they are outside getting some fresh air and exercise.

The SAU 67 Wellness Committee will be meeting on October 8th at 6:00 p.m. at Bow High School. Parent and community representation from Dunbarton is welcome and encouraged. The main goal of the Wellness Committee is to ensure for the overall health and well-being of all students in SAU 67. If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please feel free to contact Ginny Hast (DES School Nurse).

The monthly school board meeting for the Dunbarton School District will be held on Wednesday, October 1st in the DES library. Any and all community members who are interested in attending are welcome. The meeting will start at 6:30.

The annual PTO S’mores Night will be held on Friday, October 3rd. All are welcome to attend. This is a free family event. The only request is that every child be accompanied by an adult and that each child bring his or her own roasting stick. This is a great opportunity to connect with friends and family and it is sure to be a great time had by all.

On Saturday, October 4th Dunbarton residents will have the opportunity to dispose of household hazardous waste at the Bow Community Center. Specific details concerning the event can be found here: .

We apologize for any confusion during picture day this past Friday. For those of you that handed your orders in late, they are being taken care of. As for group pictures, we opted for a composite group picture this year. This allows for all students to be included in the group picture. There was some concern with not having an actual group picture this year. In order to create this opportunity, LifeTouch will come back in the Spring to take a group picture of each class. There is a cost associated with this picture. At last check, it will be under $10.00 per picture.

We also wanted to remind you of the Harlem Wizards coming to Bow High School on Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30. Advance tickets are $10.00 for students and $12.00 for general admission. If tickets are purchased at the door they are $12.00 for students and $14.00 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased online at . You can also purchase tickets at the Bow Park and Recreation Committee. There will be some Dunbarton Elementary School staff participating in the event. A portion of the proceeds for this event will go to the Stephen Cmar Scholarship Fund.

The annual PTO fundraiser is underway!. This year the fundraiser will be a Yankee Candle fundraiser. The fundraiser will officially kick off on October 1st and run through October 20th. You will receive information packets next week.

In closing,we wanted to remind parents there will be no school on October 10th or October 13th. We wish you all the best and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s classroom teacher or any of us in the office.


Owen Harrington, Principal

Melissa Romein,Special Education Coordinator

Ginny Hast, School Nurse

Deanna Brown,Administrative Assistant

Kathy McKernan, Administrative Assistant