Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of Sept. 11

Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 9/15: Half-Day, 12:15 PM Dismissal.  No Lunch!
  • Friday, 9/15: Welcome Back Family Fun Night, 4-6 PM, Flo Ro Track
  • Monday, 9/18:  PTA General Meeting, 7 PM, Flo Ro Cafeteria
  • Friday, 9/22Deadline to order River Hawks tickets
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Flo Ro Curriculum NIght, 6-8 PM
  • Wednesday, 9/27Boutwell Back to School Pizza Night, 5:30 – 7 PM, Boutwell Playground

Click Here for Flo Ro’s September Lunch Menu

PTA Meeting!!!

We hope to see you at our first
General PTA meeting of the year!

Monday, 9/18 at 7 PM in the Florence Roche Cafeteria.

If you need babysitting, please let us know at[email protected] so we can make arrangements.

Welcome Back Family Fun Night!!!

The Florence Roche Family Fun Welcome Back Party is on Friday, September 15th


4:00 – 6:00

PM and will be held on the
Flo Ro track.
Bring a picnic blanket or folding chairs and come

join the fun!
Aunties Sweet Shop will be selling organic cotton candy and sno-cones.  Part of the proceeds from their sales at the party will come back to the PTA!
Tickets ordered by September 13th will be      $20/family
Tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $25/family
Send in your order form and $20 payment to the Flo Ro Office by
September 13, 2016.  Make checks payable to “Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA”.  Mark your envelope “PTA Family Fun Night”.
We need volunteers – Please let us know if you can help with the event!
If you’d like to help out, please CLICK HERE to email Jamie Christerson
for more information.
If you have any questions, please contact the PTA at


We are excited to announce that our Prizeapalooza Raffle is back and has been moved to September.  This is one of our biggest fundraisers!
Among this year’s raffle packages are a signed Tim Wakefield Baseball, tickets to Cirque Du Soleil on Ice, a $150 VISA gift card, a week of summer camp at Marcus Lewis Day Camp and Lawrence Academy, Worcester Railers Ice Hockey Tickets, Goldfish Swim School passes and many more.
Tickets will be on sale this Friday at our Welcome Back Party  and at Grotonfest on September 23rd.
Winners will be announced at Grotonfest.
Ticket prices are 3 for $5, 10 for $10 and 25 for $20.
For more info o Prizeapolooza, CLICK HERE to visit the
Florence Roche Boutwell PTA website.

PTA Family Hockey Night!

Florence Roche and Boutwell families are invited to join the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA at the Tsongas Center onSaturday, October 14th

at 7 PM to watch the
River Hawks take on Nebraska-Omaha!
Order forms will be coming home with your child this week.
Please make sure to return the form and money by SEPTEMBER 22nd IN ORDER TO RESERVE TICKETS.

  Please submit your order form to your child’s teacher in an envelope marked “River Hawks Hockey”.
For more information please contact Debby Garrison at

Boutwell Corner
Back to School Pizza Night!

Our Back to School Pizza night is

Wednesday September 27th 5:30 to 7:00 PM.
Please plan to arrive at 5:30 PM and bring your family to the playground to enjoy some pizza and then
see the show.
After we serve pizza, Roger Ticknell will perform for us.
Please RSVP to Sally by Monday 9/25/17 at 978-448-2297.

Boks Program Info!

We have a great program that is coming soon to our school. Right now the team is working on the details of the program as it has a lot of moving parts.
We know that the calendar says that it will start on Sept. 26th; however, after attending the training in August, we realized that we need to take this a little slower.
We are going to be having a 6-week pilot program that will more than likely start in November! We will make sure to get out the details to all of you about signing up for this awesome program.
Thank you to those that are interested in volunteering as well as those that have inquired about signing up!
For more information about the program check out

or email us at [email protected]

Special Event – Groton Plays
            Join Us! The Groton-Dunstable Plays – A Recess Initiative has put together a FREE event being held at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School Performing Art’s Center on October 3rd at 7:00 PM. Renowned speaker Peter Gray will discuss: The Importance of Play: What exactly is play, and why is it such a powerful vehicle for learning?
Please register for this event using the Eventbrite link.
Babysitting will be provided with advance sign-up. This event is co-sponsored by the Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA and Defending the Early Years (DEY).

Register for the event by clicking here.”

Live link for the PDF:  Click Here

Don’t forget to turn in the forms sent home the first week of school (Florence Roche Permission form, Room Parent form, Volunteer Sign Up form, PTA Dues, etc.).
Please have them in by Friday, September 15th.

Box Tops Info!
It’s time to turn in your Summer collection bags! Submissions are due by September 15th. The winning family from each school wins a fun prize package! Look for the Summer Collection bin in the FloRo lobby.
Check out to see the current Sweepstakes to earn bonus Box Tops for our school. Be on the lookout for the 1 Million Box Tops Sweepstakes Entry Codes on the thirteen specially marked participating products.
now through January 1, 2018.
Thank you!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Executive Function Expert Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP

Do you want to help your students with their organization and planning skills?
The GDRSD Special Education Parent Advisory Council is excited to present:

Executive Function in Students
A workshop by Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP
Highly sought after nationally and internationally renowned speaker, Executive Function expert and co-director of Cognitive Connections in Lincoln, MA
September 25, 20177-9 pm
GDRSD Middle School PAC
Parents, teachers and professionals: Come learn how to work with and coach students to effectively balance and manage academic work, time, and materials.
Learn how to:
  1. Create a homework space
  2. Organize personal and school materials
  3. Record assignments and create a schedule
  4. Manage time, tasks and complete long term projects
Funded in part by the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District and the Groton Commissioners of Trust Funds Lecture Fund.

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