Friday Flash March 6, 2015

“It's easy to get sidetracked with technology, and that is the danger, but ultimately you have to see what works with the music and what doesn't. In a lot of cases, less is more. In most cases, less is more.”

-Herbie Hancock

Sizer School will be busy next week! There are a number of events:

• Tuesday Super Smash Bros. Tournament 3:30-5:30

• Wednesday Health Fair 8:30am-12pm

• Thursday Outing Club hike to Mt. Watatic 3:00 (slips due by Tuesday)

• Thursday Spring Sports Meet the Coaches Night 6-7pm

• Friday Study Abroad in Costa Rica information session 3:00 pm

• Friday Lip Sync Duel 5-7pm Talk to Mr. Devlin by Tuesday to “perform”

• Saturday Eurydice at Drama Festival

All this in addition to the hard work our students and staff put in everyday!
For more information on these events, and other happenings at Sizer, see your Friday Flash.

*Please remember, Wednesday is a half-day of classes for students. School ends at noon on Wednesday. There will be no afterschool supervision available.

Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you all on Monday.

Friday Flash February 27, 2015

“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
Rene Descartes

We have been in school every day this week!

We had an excellent day with the site visit team from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education this week. Our front page article lists the preliminary findings.

Sizer Theater Arts, our after-school theater program, will be presenting Eurydice at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild festival tomorrow at Leominster High School. Break a leg!

There are a number of new events and announcements in the Flash, please review it with your students so they don’t miss out on opportunities.

Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you on Monday.

Friday Flash February 20,2015

Here is your Friday Flash for this abbreviated week!

Thank you to the families, students, and teachers who have stepped forward to participate in Focus Groups with members of the DESE site visit time this coming Tuesday. If you would like to participate but haven’t yet signed up, please contact Janet O’Hara at oharaj@sizerschool.org to sign up!

Sizer Theater Arts, our afterschool theater program, will be presenting “Eurydice” this coming Thursday and Friday evenings at Sizer School in preparation for their performance at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild festival on Saturday. We’d love your support on Thursday and Friday nights!

Check the Flash for the latest news and updates. PLEASE have a warm, safe weekend, and we’ll see you on Monday.

Friday Flash January 30, 2015

Happy Friday!

We hope everyone is staying safe and warm in this weather!

Please remember that mid-year meetings are this coming Wednesday, Feb. 4. If you have not made your appointment yet, please contact the school as soon as possible.

Students do not have classes that day, but should be present with their supportive adult(s) for their meetings.

Please go over the Flash with your students, and we’ll see you on Monday!

Friday Flash January 23, 2015

“The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good afternoon, and hopefully a happy Friday for you!

There will be professional development for teachers on Monday and Tuesday next week, so there is no school for students on Monday and Tuesday for students. We hope they have a fun, joyful, and safe four-day weekend.

Parents, please read the item on page two, looking for families willing to participate in the DESE visit in February. Your participation is crucial to the visit. Students are also invited!

Our second open mic night of the year is next Friday, January 30. Admission is free. We have some great talent lined up!
Lots more news in the Flash-please check with your student to make sure they know what opportunities await, via the Flash.

Have a safe, warm, non-slippery weekend, and we’ll see you on Wednesday, the start of Semester 2.

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