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Week of 3-26-2017

posted Mar 24, 2017, 2:23 PM by David Brissette   [ updated Mar 24, 2017, 2:25 PM ]

From the School Nurse……..

Please refer to these guidelines when deciding whether or not to send your child to school when not feeling well.


Illness:  

  • Sick children heal more quickly at home where they are protected from other illnesses that are found in school.

  • Sick children can easily spread their illness to class mates.  


Please keep children home if they have any of the following:

  • A temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 24 hours or needs medication to keep them under 100 degrees F.

  • Vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours.

  • Severe head cold: sore throat, congestion or runny nose.

  • Frequent cough.

  • Unexplained rash.

  • Started an antibiotic in the past 24 hours for a contagious illness i.e. Strep throat (unless cleared by a physician).



Vic Moniz RN

School Nurse Teacher


PARCC and NECAP ScienceTesting is right around the corner.  This year we will use the following schedule for our school:

  • Grade 5- PARCC - April 25, 26, 27, 28 (Two sessions a day)

  • Grade 3 - PARCC - May 1, 2, 3, 4 (Two sessions a Day)

  • Grade 4 - NECAP - May 9, 10, 11

  • Make-Up Sessions - May 12-31


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school.  Students will use headphones during testing so please feel free to have them bring their own ear buds to school.  The school also has headphones for the students to use.


Next year’s school calendar is attached:


Mark your calendar!  Spring Picture Day is coming Monday, April 3, 2017.  Look for more information on your child's Picture Day Flyer/Order Form or visit mylifetouch.com to place your order using job # PC406475Q0.  Online orders must be placed prior to picture day.  For Customer Support, please call 401-828-5220.


Thanks in advance for taking a moment to take the survey about Callahan School.


Just as a reminder, we're completing SurveyWorks at WLC and are asking for parents to complete the survey as well. So Far 41 Families filled out the survey. The window for parents to complete the survey is February 6th- March 31st. If you'd like a paper copy of the survey, please let us know and we can send the copy home.

The website for the survey is: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/ride/login . The access code for families is: 03107family

Thank you in advance for your support!



Please make sure your children are dressed appropriately for the winter months.  We will be having outdoor recess as weather permits.  Please make sure your child has a winter hat, coat and gloves.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school.

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

March Breakfast Menu

March Lunch Menu

Burrillville Youth Nutrition

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Please like the PTF’s facebook page: WL Callahan Elementary PTF

The Family Science Night has been rescheduled to  Friday, March 31, 2017.  More information will follow.  Officer Beauchemin has agreed to be there on the same night for his presentation on keeping your children drug free.

You can order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273417

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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,
Mar 24, 2017, 2:23 PM
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David Brissette,
Mar 24, 2017, 2:23 PM
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