CS PTO Update

Dear Country School Families,

Below are the PTO announcements and reminders for the upcoming week.

This week, you will find information on:

  1. 2022-2023 PTO Board Nominations

  2. CS “Funky Friday” Spirit Days

  3. Covid Testing Program Updates & Changes

  4. Upcoming Dates

  5. Kindergarten Info Night – spread the word!

  6. BWMPO Fundraiser

  7. Weston SEPAC Event with Special Education Attorneys

Wishing you a healthy week ahead!

Best,

Taylor & Jessie

Country School PTO Co-Chairs

taylor.mcintire@me.com

jessiegrasshoff@gmail.com

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Country School PTO Announcements for the week of January 31 to February 4, 2022

1. Join the PTO Board!

The Nominating Committee for the PTO Board is accepting nominations for open positions for the 2022-2023 PTO Board.  For a list of positions and descriptions, please click HERE.  If you are interested in serving on the Board or know someone who might be and would like to nominate them, please email Kristienne Rassiger, Nominating Committee Chair.  Please feel free to reach out to anyone on the Committee to learn more about what the PTO Board does or about specific positions, current Board contact list HERE.  All nominations are due to the Nominating Committee by February 13, 2022.

2. CS “Funky Fridays” Spirit Days

Be on the lookout for more info from your classroom teacher or student. This week we have TWO theme days.

Wednesday 2/2: Tutus, Ties and Tennis shoes in honor of 2/2/22

Friday 2/4: Secret Kindness Day

This week’s Funky Friday theme is “Secret Kindness Day.”  Do something nice for a classmate or teacher without seeking recognition or any little gestures to show kindness throughout the day 🙂

Upcoming:

Friday 2/11: Science Friday

Friday 2/18: Cozy/Reading Day

3. Covid Testing Program Updates

Accurate as of 1/30, likely to change.

Click here to review Wednesday’s district-wide email communication. 

Click here to “Opt-In” to receive free at-home rapid tests through the district. 

4. Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, February 2: CS Early Dismissal at 11:30am

  • Tuesday, February 15: Kindergarten Information Night Zoom, 6-7pm

  • Monday, February 21 – Friday, February 25: February Break, NO SCHOOL

5. Kindergarten Information Night

Calling all families with incoming Kindergarteners! Please click HERE for more information from the district. The Webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 15th, from 6-7pm. Zoom info below. Please help spread the word to other families with eligible children.

6. BWMPO John Hudson Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

BWMPO (Boston Weston METCO Parents Organization), in collaboration with our METCO Director, La Toya Rivers, invites you to our virtual John Hudson Memorial Scholarship fundraiser.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 12th at 2PM, submit your payment via Venmo @BWMPO1, and register via the flyer.  Here’s the LINK.

This year’s presentation will feature METCO senior parents and is entitled “Reflections of METCO Parents: Senior Parent Perspectives.”  The conversation promises to be informative and engaging.  We urge you to be a part of the discussion and to continue it well beyond this event.  Tickets are $30/per household.  Payment via Venmo @BWMPO1.  Reserve your “seat” today by clicking “register” on the flier!  Advance registration is required.  You don’t want to miss this event.  For questions, please contact Keitrice Johnson at keke927@gmail.com or our treasurers at bwmpotreasury@gmail.com.  Please click the link to view the flyer and register for the event.

7. Weston SEPAC Host Discussion with Wong & Boscarine, Special Education Attorneys

Weston SEPAC Host Discussion with Wong & Boscarine,  Special Education Attorneys

The Weston SEPAC is excited to host a discussion with Special Education attorneys, Lillian Wong and Allison Boscarine on February 8th from 7-9pm on Zoom.   We have had previous discussions with them in previous years and they are always a source of useful information.   All members of our community are welcome to attend.