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2019-2020 Enrichment Activities

Because of your Generous Donations...

We are thrilled to share all the areas your donations funded last year!


  1. Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm: Winter Survivors

  2. Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm: Seasonal Discovery

  3. Discovery Museums – Forces in Motion

First Grade:

  1. Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm: Animal Senses

Second Grade:

  1. New England Aquarium Tide Pool Habitats

  2. Bridges Enrichment with Pete Miele

Third Grade:

  1. Plymouth Plantation

  2. Discovery Museums – Dinosaurs

  3. Discovery Museums Forces in Magnetism

  4. Green City Growers

Fourth Grade:

  1. Museum of Science – Animal Adaptations

  2. Sugar Detectives Orienteering Program

  3. Circuits Enrichment with Pete Miele

Multi-Grade Programs:

  1. Author Mordecai Gerstein (Grades 3-4)

  2. Sheryl Faye Presents: Sally Ride (Grades 1-2)

  3. Sheryl Faye Presents: Anne Frank (Grades 3-4)


  1. Newcomers Potluck

  2. Pumpkin Fair

  3. Kindergarten Parents’ Night Out

  4. Sweetheart Slush

  5. Breakfast For Dinner

  6. Pastapalooza

  7. Screen Free Week

  8. 4th Grade “Moving On” Events

  9. End of Year Picnic

Logistics & Community Relations

  1. Teachers’ Welcome Back Luncheon

  2. Staff Start-Up Cash

  3. Kindergarten Orientation

  4. Kindergarten Meet & Greet

  5. Open House

  6. Winter Pick-Me-Up Luncheon

  7. Teacher Appreciation Week

  8. Fine Arts Night

  9. School Beautification

  10. Third and Fourth Grade Student Assignment Pads

  11. Dismissal Pads

  12. Teachers’ Room Water

  13. Tax Preparation

  14. Constant Contact (email service)

  15. Website Maintenance

  16. QuickBooks

  17. One-Time Contributions (such as Mindfulness Pillows)

One-Time “Race for Education” Initiatives

  1. 40 Foot Cordless Mat/Mat Locking System for Climbing Wall - $3,207


  1. Classroom-based Visits from Poet Andrew Green of Potato Hill Poetry (K-4) - $2,250

  2. $250 to all 25 Classroom Libraries for Diversified Options for Independent Reading Texts - $6,250

Initiatives from School Improvement Plan:

  1. 40 Chrome Books for Allocation for Use in Upper Elementary Classrooms (3 each in each 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade classrooms)

  2. For the Speech Department: Social Skills Games For each classroom: yoga balls in each classroom

  3. For Second Grade: 2 EACH of the following SEL Literature: Your Fantastic, Elastic Brain; The Book of Mistakes; Beautiful Oops; The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

  4. For Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy Department, new sensory equipment to help with self-regulation: mini trampoline, adjustable ropes for suspended equipment, swing, hammock swing

  5. For the Physical Education Department: 12 eight foot long jumpropes, 4" rainbow fleece balls, 6 duracoat gatorskin balls, 12 5" bean bags

  6. For SSS, all grades: More Guided Reading books for each grade


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