Principal's Blog


Week of 4-8-2018

posted Apr 6, 2018, 1:19 PM by David Brissette


April Vacation...Just a friendly reminder that our April vacation runs from April 16-April 20.

Just wanted to let our families know that this year testing window for the RICAS testing for grades 3, 4, & 5 is as follows:

  • ELA Testing Tuesday, April 10 & Wednesday, April 12

  • Math Testing April 25 & 26

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS A GOOD BREAKFAST AND GETS A PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ****************************

The WLC Science Night has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The event will take place at 6:00PM in the school gym.

***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 4-1-2018

posted Mar 30, 2018, 8:13 AM by David Brissette

WLC Annual Talent Show was an overwhelming success again this year.  We are very proud of our talented students. Thank you all for coming out and supporting this great annual event.

Just wanted to let our families know that this year testing window for the RICAS testing for grades 3, 4, & 5 is as follows:

  • ELA Testing April 10 & April 12

  • Math Testing April 25 & 26

Kindergarten registration is this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 4-8PM and On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 4-8PM at the AT Levy school.  If you have a child who will be registering for kindergarten next year, please see the attached.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ****************************

The WLC Science Night has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The event will take place at 6:00PM

The last chance to order a yearbook is online this week.  You can order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 3-25-2018

posted Mar 23, 2018, 1:20 PM by David Brissette

3-25-2018

Just a friendly reminder…...There is no school on Friday, March 30, 2018 in observance of Good Friday.

WLC Annual Talent Show (Please see attached) will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6-8PM at the BHS auditorium. There will be a rehearsal for students who are in the talent show on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 3-5PM at BHS auditorium. (For the students who have permission to stay)  The students will bussed to the High school but have to be picked up and signed out by a parent. Please call the school if you have any questions.

Just wanted to let our families know that this year testing window for the RICAS testing for grades 3, 4, & 5 is as follows:

  • ELA Testing April 10-April 12

  • Math Testing April 25-26

SurveyWorks Survey:  A Big Thank you to the 42 families that have responded to the Survey!! I know we have more than 42 families and we would love to hear from you and even though our window has passed by, we are still asking that parents complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated! The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our Family login code is 03107family.  All students have completed their survey in school during their technology classes.


Kindergarten registration is right around the corner.  If you have a child who will be registering for kindergarten next year, please see the attached.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ****************************

The WLC Science Night has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The event will take place at 6:00PM

Personalizing a yearbook is coming to an end soon….Last chance to do this (Your child’s name on yearbook) will be on Thursday, March 29th.The last day to order a yearbook will be on April 4th. You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 3-18-2018

posted Mar 16, 2018, 11:58 AM by David Brissette

3-18-2018

Thank you to all of our Callahan families that supported our annual Spring Breakfast.  

WLC Annual Talent Show will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6-8PM at the BHS auditorium.

Just wanted to let our families know that thiis year testing window for the RICAS testing for grades 3, 4, & 5 is as follows:

  • ELA Testing April 10-April 12

  • Math Testing April 25-26

SurveyWorks Survey:  A Big Thank you to the 38 families that have responded to the Survey!! I know we have more than 38 families and we would love to hear from you and even though our window has passed by, we are still asking that parents complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated! The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our Family login code is 03107family.  All students have completed their survey in school during their technology classes.


Kindergarten registration is right around the corner.  If you have a child who will be registering for kindergarten next year, please see the attached.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ****************************

The WLC Science Night has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018. More information to follow.

Personalizing a yearbook is coming to an end soon….Last chance to do this (Your child’s name on yearbook) will be on Thursday, March 29th.The last day to order a yearbook will be on April 4th. You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 3-11-2018

posted Mar 9, 2018, 1:33 PM by David Brissette

3-11-2018

Please reserve the date for our Annual Spring Breakfast.  This year’s event will be held next Saturday, March 17, 2018.  Please remember that Tickets will be sold at the door.

WLC Annual Talent Show will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6-8PM at the BHS auditorium.

SurveyWorks Survey:  A Big Thank you to the 35 families that have responded to the Survey!! I know we have more than 35 families and we would love to hear from you and even though our window has passed by, we are still asking that parents complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated! The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our Family login code is 03107family.  All students have completed their survey in school during their technology classes.


Kindergarten registration is right around the corner.  If you have a child who will be registering for kindergarten next year, please see the attached.

We need book Fair volunteers. Please see the attached and contact Staci Mansolf at: mansolfs@bsd-ri.net

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ****************************

Please mark your calendars now…...On March 17, 2018 we are holding our annual Spring Breakfast at the BHS cafeteria from 8-10:30.TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Come take a chance on our classroom baskets or our 50/50 or a chance on winning two Jet Blue Airline tickets.

Personalizing a yearbook is coming to an end soon….Last chance to do this (Your child’s name on yearbook) will be on Thursday, March 29th.The last day to order a yearbook will be on April 4th. You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 3-4-2018

posted Mar 2, 2018, 2:04 PM by David Brissette

3-4-2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 is the last day for your child to bring items for their classroom basket to be raffled off at our annual spring breakfast. Please see the attached for your child’s classroom basket theme.

Daylight Savings Time begins on March 11, 2018. Remember to turn clocks ahead by one hour.

Kindergarten registration is right around the corner.  If you have a child who will be registering for kindergarten next year, please see the attached.

We need book Fair volunteers. Please see the attached and contact Staci Mansolf at: mansolfs@bsd-ri.net

Interested in Substitute Teaching, please see attached letter…

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF  ****************************

Please mark your calendars now…...On March 17, 2018 we are holding our annual Spring Breakfast at the BHS cafeteria from 8-10:30. Pre sale flyer went home this week. Please see attached for pre-sale tickets.   Please see the attached for your child's classroom theme basket.

Yearbook forms are out. Also forms for “Messages from the heart” and our popular “5th grade baby photo” section are being collected right now.  Please see the attached.  You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF  ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 2-25-2018

posted Feb 23, 2018, 2:08 PM by David Brissette

2-25-2018

SurveyWorks Survey:  A Big Thank you to the 17 families that have responded to the Survey!! I know we have more than 17 families and we would love to hear from you and even though our window has passed by, we are still asking that parents complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated!   The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our Family login code is 03107family.  All students have completed their survey in school during their technology classes.

Thank you in advance for your support!

Interested in Substitute Teaching, please see attached letter…(THERE IS NO LONGER AN EVENING SESSION.)

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF  ****************************

Please mark your calendars now…...On March 17, 2018 we are holding our annual Spring Breakfast at the BHS cafeteria from 8-10:30. Pre sale flyer went home this week. Please see attached for pre-sale tickets.   Please see the attached for your child's classroom theme basket.

Yearbook forms are out. Also forms for “Messages from the heart” and our popular “5th grade baby photo” section are being collected right now.  Please see the attached.  You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF  ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog


Week Of 2-18-2018

posted Feb 16, 2018, 1:13 PM by David Brissette

2-18-2018

A Friendly Reminder….Winter Break for Burrillville will be Monday, February 19 & Tuesday, February 20.  There will be no school on these days.

Talent Show information…..

Talent show try-outs will be held Thursday, February 22nd in the afternoon. If your child is trying out, please make sure they rehearse before this try out and bring all props (if needed) to school this day. Not all students interested in the talent show will make it into the show due to a large amount of students trying out so PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE.

SurveyWorks Survey:  Even though our window has passed by, we are still asking that parent still complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated!   The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our school login code is 03107family.  All students will be completing their survey in school during their technology classes.  Please see the attached:

Thank you in advance for your support!

Interested in Substitute Teaching, please see attached letter.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF  ****************************

Please mark your calendars now…...On March 17, 2018 we are holding our annual Spring Breakfast at the BHS cafeteria from 8-10:30. Pre sale flyer went home this week. Please see attached for pre-sale tickets.  Please see the attached for your child's classroom theme basket.


Yearbook forms are out. Also forms for “Messages from the heart” and our popular “5th grade baby photo” section are being collected right now.  Please see the attached.  You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF  ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 2-11-2018

posted Feb 9, 2018, 2:28 PM by David Brissette

2-11-2018

A Friendly Reminder….Winter Break for Burrillville will be Monday, February 19 & Tuesday, February 20.  There will be no school on those days.  

SurveyWorks Survey:  It’s that time of year where we ask all students, parents, and faculty to complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated!  Even though the window for our school has gone by, you can still take the survey.   The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our school login code is 03107family.  All students will be completing their survey in school during their technology classes.   Please see the attached parent/guardian letter for more guidance.  

Thank you in advance for your support!

PLEASE See the attached message from our school nurse…….

Interested in Substitute Teaching, please see attached letter.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF  ****************************

Please mark your calendars now…...On March 17, 2018 we are holding our annual Spring Breakfast at the BHS cafeteria from 8-10:30. Look out for flyers and ticket pre-sale.  Please see the attached for your child's classroom theme basket. FLYERS FOR BASKETS WENT HOME THIS WEEK.

Yearbook forms are out. Also forms for “Messages from the heart” and our popular “5th grade baby photo” section are being collected right now.  Please see the attached.  You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF  ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 2-4-2018

posted Feb 2, 2018, 1:35 PM by David Brissette

2-4-2018

Progress Report Access… You will be able to view your child’s report at the end of the day on Friday, February 2, 2018.  Please remember that this will be done through skyward. Please do the following:


  • To access your child’s report card, you will need to sign into Skyward and select “Portfolio” to view the report card attachment.

SurveyWorks Survey:  It’s that time of year where we ask all students, parents, and faculty to complete the online SurveyWorks Survey.  This survey provides school districts with valuable information that can help to inform changes.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated!  We are asking that parents complete youthe survey anytime between January 29th and February 9th.  The survey can be accessed at: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login and our school login code is 03107family.  All students will be completing their survey in school during their technology classes.   Please see the attached parent/guardian letter for more guidance.  

Thank you in advance for your support!

PLEASE See the attached message from our school nurse…….

The WLC 2018 Talent show tryouts will be taking place soon.  Please see attached for more information.


*ATTENTION* Weekend Backpack Program is in need of some food for the students that they support in Burrillville. Callahan  for the month of January we will be collecting any type of juice boxes.  Please consider helping us help others in need. They can turn these cans into their homeroom teachers.


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF  ****************************

WLC Science night will be held this Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6-8PM.  Please see the attached for more information. No PTF Meeting for February.

Please mark your calendars now…...On March 17, 2018 we are holding our annual Spring Breakfast at the BHS cafeteria from 8-10:30. Look out for flyers and ticket pre-sale.  Please see the attached for your child's classroom theme basket.

Yearbook forms are out. Also forms for “Messages from the heart” and our popular “5th grade baby photo” section are being collected right now.  Please see the attached.  You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273418

***********************  PTF  ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



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