News and Notes

LAWRENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • A big thank you to the Lawrence community for supporting this year’s phonathon. We are overwhelmed by everyone’s participation. We are in the midst of compiling all school participation and class participation and will provide more information in next week’s email.A special thank you to this year’s phonathon coordinator, Jenn O’Neil and Christina Grady. We are also most grateful to those members of our community that helped make calls at this year’s phonathon. Amanda Gordon, Sue Dubin, Kimberly Clouse, Mendie Welu, Heather Hoganson, Tam Sitkoff, Kay Kobayashi, and Maritza Velez, we could not have done it without you!

    More information coming soon! Thanks for your continued support.

  • Halloween Costume Swap and have other costumes to donate!
    • Don’t sweat it. The Green Team will be collecting any costumes you would like to donate from now through the week AFTER Halloween. Please drop them in the bin in the hallway and we will sell them next year! Thanks to everyone who donated and shopped with us this year. You have helped to make the world a little greener.
      The Green Team

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

AROUND TOWN

  • NAMI Basics sessions.
    • FREE 6 week education program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with emotional and behavioral issues.
      Wednesdays 6-8pm, October 25-November 29, 2017, Brookline Public Health Department, 11 Pierce St.,  Denny Room. Contact Ingrid Lederman @ 617-448-9938 or visit namimass.org
  • Brookline Parenting Resources
    • Check out B-PEN (Brookline Parent Education Network) at www.B-PEN.org) and B-SAPP (Brookline Substance Abuse Prevention Program) at www.B-SAPP.org, and please feel reach to reach out to any of our Prevention/Intervention Team – BHS Rm. 149, phone 617.713.5155Mary_Minott@psbma.org (Prevention Program Coordinator)
  • SmartSaturdays: Classes for Kids
    • October – December Brookline High School. Fall fun. Check out some local fun and enriching classes this Fall offered by Brookline SmartPrograms, children’s classes at Brookline Adult & Community Education. Classes include cooking, science, parkour, lego, signing and art.
  • Middle School Mondays at the Brookline Teen Center
    • The Brookline Teen Center is open to middle schoolers on Mondays.
  • Leadership and Public Speaking Workshop
    • Lumos is running a 2-day Workshop during December, February, and April vacation breaks. Your child will study public speaking, critical thinking, and leadership with experienced instructors. The class is fun and engaging, even for shy or quiet kids. The class is open to students Grades 6-9. For more info call 617-901-4564.
  • Brookline Community Foundation Goes Solar
    • Local Nonprofit Installs Solar Panels on Roof of Headquarters in Brookline Village.

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Newsletter Editors:

Harold Price
Editor-in-Chief
Nora Renthal
Deputy Editor
Mike Blaney
PTO Co-President

 

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