Faculty/Staff Appreciation Week: Next week, the PTO is honoring our faculty and staff during the national appreciation week. There are various activities taking place next week that involve parents. To see what is happening, click here.
Health and Physical Education Week: Next week, we also celebrate health and physical education. Mr. Miller and Ms. Freeman have put together various activities our students will participate in during the week. Activities include the following:
Monday and Friday: Jog-a-thon during PE classes
Tuesday: Reading your favorite sports related book and Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) at 9:00
Wednesday: Classroom Exercise Day
Thursday: Sports/Healthy shirt and hat day
Earth Week: During the week of May 13, Sowams will celebrate Earth Week. There are various activities that will take place that week. You may click here for more information about what is happening that week. Two activities to point out:
Walk to School Day: On May 14, students have the opportunity to walk to school with faculty and staff members. They will meet children at certain locations and walk together to school. More information, including the locations and times, may be found here.
Planting: We are looking for some parents to volunteer to assist our students with planting flowers at our school on Wednesday, May 15. If you have a background check on file with the district and would like to volunteer, click here to sign up.
Hearing Screening: The Rhode Island Hearing Center will be conducting hearing screenings at Sowams School for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. This will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Please read the attached notice (found here) for more information and complete the form if your child has any hearing related concerns prior to the screening. Questions may be sent to Mrs. Flores at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paw Sox Game: The Sowams PTO is having a Sowams night at a Paw Sox game on May 18, 2019. Following the game on this night are fireworks. This is a fun night to watch some baseball while spending time with your family and Sowams friends. More information including the order form can be found here. A hard copy of this notice was sent home today.
Other Bits of Information
May Lunch Menu: The May hot lunch menu may be found here.
Community Notices: There are a couple community notices for you. The first from the Barrington Public Library can be found here. The second from Girls Scouts can be found here. Information about Hampden Meadows School’s Tough Tiger and for other Barrington community notices, click here.