03/12/18Week of March 12th

Happy Birthday to You


We wish a Happy Birthday to the following students who are celebrating their birthdays this week at the Deerfield school:

Samuel Elman
Christopher Welby
Alexander Wasynczuk



Upcoming Workshop for Elementary Parents (flyer)

Please read the attached flyer regarding a workshop for parents of elementary school children entitled Partnering with schools to raise kind & resilient kids. The workshop will involve a panel discussion featuring Dr. Nadja Reilly and will take place at the Westwood High School Little Theatre on Monday, March 19th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm.


To submit a discussion question, please click on the following link: Discussion Questions



Deerfield STEAM Fair on Wednesday, March 21st

The new date for the Deerfield STEAM fair is next Wednesday, March 21st. Students should plan to arrive at 5:30pm to set up their projects in the gymnasium. Monitors will visit students' projects until 6:30pm.


The general PTO meeting will still be held at 7:00pm in the Deerfield cafeteria. Ms. Parks will attend the meeting to speak with us about the school building project.



Upcoming SEPAC Event (flyer)

Please read the attached flyer regarding an upcoming event hosted by the Westwood SEPAC. The event is entitled Understanding and Responding to Kids with Emotional & Behavior Challenges using a Positive Strength-Based Approach. Charlie Appelstein, author of No Such Thing as a Bad Kid, will present at this event.


The event will be held in the WPS District Administration Professional Development Room on Tuesday, April 3rd at 7:00pm.



Grade 5 Move Up Ceremony

The Deerfield Move Up Ceremony honoring our graduating fifth-grade students will be held on Monday, June 18th at 9:00am. This event will be held in the Deerfield gymnasium.



Reminder: Spring 2018 MCAS Schedule

Beginning in April, students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will be taking the MCAS Assessment for English Language Arts (ELA) and Math. Fifth-grade students will also take the MCAS in Science and Technology/Engineering. To view the full testing schedule for grades 3 - 5, please click the following link: MCAS Testing Schedule.



School Committee Liaison

Deerfield's School Committee liaison for the 2017-2018 school year is Carol Lewis. Please feel free to contact Ms. Lewis if you have any questions or feedback to share regarding the Deerfield Elementary School or Westwood Public Schools. 

Carol Lewis, Chair
47 Ellis Street

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