4.16.14
 
PTO CORNER >  
Stay connected! Visit pierceschoolbrookline.org

 
CANDIDATES' NIGHT
TONIGHT: Wed. 4/16, 7pm @ Town Hall, Selectmen's Hearing Room, 6th Fl. 
Given the significant issues facing schools right now, we wanted to bring to your attention an important event happening tonight: candidates' night, which is an opportunity to hear from candidates running for town-wide offices: Board of Selectmen, School Committee, Brookline Housing Authority, and Library Trustees. A few Pierce parents are running for local offices such as School Committee and Town Meeting.
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PIERCE BOOK FAIR - DONATE YOUR OLD BOOKS 
The Pierce Book Fair is around the corner (last week of May). Please consider donating your gently-used books. Our greatest need is for books for readers in grades K-8, but we welcome books for ALL ages & genres. Donation bin is in front of the main office. Thank you
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SPRING FUNDRAISER COMING MAY 17! HAVE AN AUCTION ITEM TO DONATE?

Consider participating in the Spring Fundraiser by contributing an item for the live or silent auctions -- something you own, or your expertise. To offer an item or service, or if you have questions about the auction, please contact Toby Raybould at tobyraybould@gmail.com

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SCHOOL CORNER >  
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IMPROVING THE MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARS WITH MICHELLE ICARD

Thurs., 5/1, 7-8:30pm @ Pierce School - FREE

Calling all parents and teachers of Grades 5, 6,7 and 8! Learn to optimize the middle school years at this free event. In MIDDLE SCHOOL MAKEOVER: Improving the Way You and Your Child Experience the Middle School Years, author, educator and social leadership strategist Michelle Icard offers parents and educators clear wisdom and pragmatic tools for connecting with their tweens and helping them navigate the middle school years, while also easing the stress that comes with being a parent or educator during this tricky time. Sponsored by the K-8 PTOs and B-PEN. Contact Stacey Irwin Downey at sirwindowney@gmail.com with questions.

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SPECIALISTS' CORNER >

Visit the Spanish page on the school website to see what your multi-lingual child is up to!
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PROBLEM OF THE WEEK >

 

POW #15: MAKE A SPECIAL RULER

Due on Tues., 5/6
Visit the POW page on the school website:
http://www.pierceschoolbrookline.org/problem-of-the-week.html

SOLUTION FOR POW #14: NUMBER RACE

It would take a total of 192 secs or 3 mins and 12 seconds to write the numbers 1-100.

1-9 = 9 seconds

10-99 = 180 seconds

100 = 3 seconds

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COMMUNITY CORNER

Attention, parents of rising BHS freshmen: there's hope. Come TONIGHT to a free presentation on navigating this tricky time, featuring parenting/child development expert Joani Geltman. Plus: Progressions 2014 Dance Extravaganza... support a Pierce dad running the marathon... break out those party clothes for the Believe in Brookline Kids 2014 gala at MFA... Join Boston Workmen's Circle for an open house, and see if their Jewish Cultural Sunday School is right for your child. See Community Corner for details! 

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INNOVATIVE & FUN SUMMER PROGRAM FOR KIDS  

Summer Days at ReadWrite! This innovative program combines reading and writing with summer fun. Kids will finish school summer reading and writing work, and get a leg up on next school year with ReadWrite classes. Fun, creativity, and outdoor activities complete the perfect summer day. Register for one week or more. Give your child a memorable, educational summer. Contact CHUNGDAHM ReadWrite to learn more! Grades 3-8. www.BostonReadWrite.com or 857-404-0170 | info@BostonReadWrite.com.

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APARTMENT RENTAL SOUGHT IN PIERCE DISTRICT

Home/apartment needed in Pierce School District - July 1st (or before).
2 + bedrooms for Mother and 7th-grade son.
Please contact Emily Sinagra at emilysinagra@gmail.com or 617-347-1794.

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PIERCE MOM SEEKING CHILDCARE 

I am looking for a kind, responsible and energetic individual to help me with my two sons, ages 4 and 7. During the school year, I will need help on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:30-5:30pm. During summer, the days are the same, but hours will vary: any time from 12noon-5pm or 3:30-5:30pm. I am offering competitive pay and I am flexible on the start date. Ideally, the job would start in May, but I'm willing to wait until August. If you are interested or know somebody who might be, please email me at: miriam.enos@gmail.com

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JP KNIT & STITCH SUMMER 2014 KIDS FIBER CAMP - FOR AGES 7 & UP
A morning camp held in our shop in Jamaica Plain (9am - 12pm, Mon. - Fri.). Camps begin July 7, and run all summer. Each week has a different fiber and craft focus: knitting, sewing, textile printing, spinning/dying fibers, felting, and embroidery. Our camps are crafty + fun + inspiring! We aim to foster a love of creativity & craft in a low pressure environment. No prior crafting experience required. $225 per week, which includes all materials. Please visit: http://jpknitandstitch.com/.

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BENEFITNESS HEALTH CLUB FOR WOMEN 

** Discounted rate for Pierce moms, teachers and staff! ** 

- Only $59 per month 

- FREE Personal Training Session when you join! 

For more information please visit benefitnesshealthclub.com or call 617-232-7440.

62 Harvard Street (rear), Brookline, MA 02445 
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ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR CHILD'S ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE?

For grades 3-8. Do you want to learn how to improve and maintain your child's grades? Brain Excel specializes in providing individual training to improve attention, memory, and reasoning. Our certified trainers assess and target these cognitive skills through customized exercises to improve your child's academic performance. We are also introducing a Group Brain Training program where your child may train for free! To find out more contact us at info@brnxl.com or 781-530-6677 or www.brnxl.com.

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FOOTPRINTS FAMILY TRAVEL - MEXICO, THAILAND, GREECE 

Unique Family Travel! Footprints Family Travel is passionate about exploring other cultures with kids. We offer Custom Itineraries and Cultural Immersion trips all over the world for parents, grandparents, and kids of all ages. This year we have trips to Mexico, Thailand, and Greece. Meet local families, learn about art, mythology, food and language, explore nature... Take a look at our unusual trips, or let us plan something just for your family, at www.footprintsfamilytravel.com. For more info contact fran@footprintsfamilytravel.com. Run by a Brookline parent!
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