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Week Of 10-18-2015

posted Oct 18, 2015, 4:12 AM by David Brissette

10-18-2015

Unity Day is being celebrated on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.  We are asking all of our students to wear something orange this day to show our unity at Callahan.

Book Fair- There will be a book fair this week at Callahan. It will also be open at Parent/Teacher conferences. See Attached.

On Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 5-8PM there will be parent/teacher conferences at Callahan.

LAST CALL***Weekend Backpack Help****LAST CALL- We need your help.  The Burrillville Weekend Backpack provides food for many families and right now they are running low on supplies.  We are asking for every Callahan family to donate at least one can of Tuna Fish and one box or single servings of macaroni and cheese.  Send them in with your child to their classroom teacher.  WE ARE COLLECTING ON MONDAY AFTERNOON.

Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign to stay drug free. Each year we celebrate this week by teaching students to choose to live a healthy lifestyle by making good choices for themselves.  I would just like to give parents enough preparation time about our upcoming Red Ribbon Week.  This year it will be celebrated the week of October 26 and our themes for each day are as follows:

Monday- "From Head to Toe I'm Drug Free" (Mixed Match/Inside Out Day)

Tuesday- "Lei Off Drugs" (Wear Hawaiian/Beach Day)

Wednesday- "Too Bright For Drugs" (Wear Bright/Neon)

Thursday- "Voting For My Future To Be Drug Free" (Wear Red, White and or Blue)

Friday- "Don't Be Despicable There's A Minion Reasons To Be Drug Free" (Wear School Spirit Colors or Minion clothes)


Lunch Menu-October Menu


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Yankee Candle and Pasta Fundraiser- The popular PTF fundraiser for Yankee Candles and Fun Pasta went home at the end of last week.  Orders are due November 3, 2015.

BCI Checks- Please remember that if you want to help out at any events this school year, volunteer in the school or go on class field trips then you have to have a current (this school year) BCI Check.  Thank you to many of you who filled out the paperwork at the Open House.  Please contact Staci Mansolf if you have any questions.   mansolfs@bsd-ri.net

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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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David Brissette,
Oct 18, 2015, 4:12 AM
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