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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 30th

Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 11/3: Boutwell Yankee Candle Orders Due
  • Thursday, 11/9District half-day, 12:15 dismissal, Parent Conferences
  • Friday, 11/10Veterans Day Observed, No School
  • Wednesday, 11/22Thanksgiving Recess half-day, 12:15 dismissal
  • Thursday & Friday, 11/23 & 11/24Thanksgiving Recess, No School

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
Thank you to all who came out and participated in our annual Halloween Hoopla!
It was soggy, but we had a great time!

A special THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers.
The PTA couldn’t do what we do without you!

Boutwell Corner
 We hope you are having a great time with the Yankee Candle Fundraiser .
Don’t forget, 40% of the profits go back to our PTA!
All magazine orders are due by November 3rd.
Also, you can shop online using the link below.
Group Number: 999975947
Group Name: FLORENCE ROCHE BOUTWELL PTA

Donelans Receipts
We’re Collecting Donelan’s Receipts! 
Donelan's Tape for Education
The Donelan’s receipt program is up and running!
Collected receipts go towards equipment for our school.
Please drop off any receipts you have in the plastic bin/drawer located by the PTA bulletin board in the front lobby of Flo Ro.

Thank you!!!

Box Tops Info!
Keep collecting Box Tops. Our next contest starts soon! We’re at 20% of our $2,500 goal thanks to the Summer Collection submissions. Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website. There are coupons for you favorite products too!
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Crusaders Youth Hockey
Try Hockey for Free in Groton!
Crusaders Youth Hockey is hosting a USA Hockey – Try Hockey For Free Day!
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Groton School Rink 2 from
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM.
You can learn more about this event by clicking here.
Registration is open and can be found directly by clicking here.
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 16th

Upcoming Events
  • Wednesday, 10/18Parent Book/Article Club, 9-10 AM or 7-8 PM, Middle School North Library
  • Monday, 10/23: Genevieve’s Fundraiser Orders Due
  • Sunday, 10/29: Halloween Hoopla!  2-4 PM, Flo Ro

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
It’s that time of year again!
Halloween Hoopla!!!
Mark your Calendars
Sunday, October 29 from 2 – 4 PM at Flo Ro
Want to help out?  We need some more trunks for Trunk or Treat!
Please click here to add yourself to the list of trunks already participating, and to see what other volunteer slots are available!
If you have any questions, please email Sara Fieberg HERE.

Boutwell Corner

Halloween Costume Sale
The sale night was a big success!
Thank you to all who donated and came to purchase a costume for this year! We raised almost $300 to put towards enrichment for Boutwell students and families.
 
Yankee Candle and Genevieve’s Fundraiser
Last year Boutwell students absolutely rocked the Yankee Candle fundraiser, raising almost $2,000! This week you will be receiving both the Genevieve’s and Yankee Candle fundraiser packages. All products will be in by the second week of December. Participation is completely optional!

Genevieve Fall Fundraiser
Packets for the Genevieve Fall Fundraiser went home with students last week.
Order deadline is Monday, October 23rd!
Please make checks payable to Florence Roche Boutwell PTA.
When submitting your orders, keep the pink copy for your records, and turn in the yellow and white copies.
To shop online, go to www.genevieves.com.
Select “Shop” and enter the school account number 457.
Next, click on “Assign Credit and Go Shopping”
Questions?  Contact Erin Kahwati at erinfkahwati@gmail.com
Your packets include tips for selling, links to on-line ordering, and info on all the wonderful products available.  Happy Selling!!

Parent Book/Article Club
Karen Gartland is the K-8 Math Supervisor for the district. She is offering an article/book club for a few sessions this year regarding growth mindset and mathematics. The first meeting is this Wednesday, October 18th in the
Middle School North Library.
There will be a session from 9 – 10 AM and one from 7 – 8 PM.
Please CLICK HERE for more information.
For more info or if you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Gartland atkgartland@gdrsd.org

Donelans Receipts
We’re Collecting Donelan’s Receipts! 
Donelan's Tape for Education
The Donelan’s receipt program is up and running!
Collected receipts go towards equipment for our school.
Please drop off any receipts you have in the plastic bin/drawer located by the PTA bulletin board in the front lobby of Flo Ro.

Thank you!!!

Box Tops Info!
Keep collecting Box Tops. Our next contest starts soon! Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon

Groton Community Dinners
Special Event!  First Annual Halloween Dinner!
Friday, 10/27
First Parish Church, Groton at 5:30 PM 

Come together with others from the community!
In the spirit of Halloween, have the kids dress
up in their costumes!

The meal will be chili.  There will be a vegetarian option as well as meat.  And…we will also be holding a chili cook-off!  Bring your favorite recipe – the winners will have bragging rights for a whole year! To enter the contest email Erin and Kate at grotoncommdinners@gmail.com.

This is a completely free event but GCD is in need of volunteers.  If you can help or if you have any questions, please contact Erin and Kate at grotoncommdinners@gmail.com.

For more information, please visit Groton Community Dinners at
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 9th

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, 10/9:  Columbus Day, No School!
  • Tuesday, 10/10:  Professional Development Day, No School!
  • Friday, 10/13:  Half Day, 12:15 Dismissal, No Lunch
  • Saturday, 10/14: River Hawks Hockey, 7:00 PM, Tsongas Center
  • Sunday, 10/29: Halloween Hoopla!  2-4 PM, Flo Ro

Click Here for Flo Ro’s October Lunch Menu 

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
It’s that time of year again!
Halloween Hoopla!!!
Mark your Calendars
Sunday, October 29 from 2 – 4 PM at Flo Ro
We are in need of volunteers.  Please click here to see what slots are available.
If you have any questions, please email Sara Fieberg HERE.

Thank You!
Thank you to everyone who volunteered with our book fair last week and to everyone who participated. We had a very successful fair, bringing in about $4,000 in profit. Our teachers felt the benefits immediately – each teacher got to choose $20 worth of books for their classroom libraries!
Time to Head ’em up, move ’em out till our Spring Book Fair!

Boutwell Corner

River Hawks Tickets
Tickets will be going home with students this week.   
Please look for them in your child’s backpack. 

Genevieve Fall Fundraiser
This week, packets for the Genevieve Fall Fundraiser will be  
arriving home with your students! 
For over 30 years, Genevieve’s has been providing fundraising programs to help raise money for our schools.  They have superior product offerings from well known vendors such as: Stonewall Kitchen, Crabtree & Evelyn, Boston Coffee Cake, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Hebert Chocolates, Auntie Anne’s, and Lake Champlain Chocolates (to name a few!)  In addition, they offer unique and personalized custom photo cards and art plate kits!

This year, while students are raising money for their school, they also have a chance to earn prizes based on their sales!  We will be offering passes to Altitudes in Billerica, or appetizers at Applebee’s!

Please look for your packets!  They will include tips for selling, links to on-line ordering, and info on all the wonderful products available.  Happy Selling!!

Introducing…
Karen Gartland!
Mrs. Gartland is the K-8 Math Supervisor for the district. She is offering an article/book club for a few sessions this year regarding growth mindset and mathematics, the first of which is mid-October.
For more info or if you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Gartland atkgartland@gdrsd.org

Want to help out???

We are looking for some crafty volunteers who are able to make and donate a few of these DIY crate seats to the school library. Please contact Emily Slater at volcor@florobopta.com if you are interested for more information. Thank you!

Donelans Receipts
We’re Collecting Donelan’s Receipts! 
Donelan's Tape for Education
The Donelan’s receipt program is up and running!
Collected receipts go towards equipment for our school.
Please drop off any receipts you have in the plastic bin/drawer located by the PTA bulletin board in the front lobby of Flo Ro.

Thank you!!!

Box Tops Info!
Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon
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Flo Ro Bo Flash Week of October 2nd

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, 10/2 – Friday, 10/6Scholastic Book Fair, Flo Ro Library
  • Wednesday, 10/4Picture Day!!
  • Thursday, 10/5:  Book Fair Family Night, 6 – 8 PM, Flo Ro Library
  • Monday, 10/9:  Columbus Day, No School!
  • Tuesday, 10/10:  Professional Development Day, No School!
  • Friday, 10/13:  Half Day, 12:15 Dismissal, No Lunch

Click Here for Flo Ro’s October Lunch Menu 

Scholastic Book Fair!!
Giddy Up Partner! Time to Mosey on Over to the FLORO Corral for the Fall Book Fair!
The Florence Roche-Boutwell PTA’s Fall Book Fair is scheduled for Monday October 2nd- Friday October 6th.  The Book Fair will be located in the Florence Roche Library. If you can’t make the book fair, you can shop online at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/florencerochees2
 
Don’t forget the Book Fair Family Night!
Thursday, October 5th6 – 8 PM in the Florence Roche Library.

Halloween Hoopla!!!
  
It’s that time of year again!
Halloween Hoopla!!!
Mark your Calendars
Sunday, October 29 from 2 – 4 PM at Flo Ro
We are in need of volunteers.  Please click here to see what slots are available.
If you have any questions, please email Sara Fieberg HERE.

Boutwell Corner

Calling All Former Ghosts and Goblins! 
We need costumes! 
The Boutwell Halloween Costume Drive is coming to an end!   
Thursday is the last day for donations, and the sale is on Wednesday, October 11th!  
Collection bins are located at Florence Roche and
Boutwell school entrances.
More information can be found by clicking here.
School Pictures!
Mark Lawrence will be taking class pictures on
Tuesday, October 3rd, and Wednesday, October 4th.

Box Tops Info!
Purchase 5 participating Lysol products and earn 100 bonus Box Tops when you submit your receipt through the Box Tops App. Don’t have the app? Send your receipt in and we will scan it for you! Check out this and other ways to earn Bonus Box Tops on the Box Tops App and on the Box Tops Website.

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/sweepstakes
Thank you and keep clipping!
Amanda Lind and Kerry McKennon