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Weekly Updates January 28th

Take a look at the minutes from our January 17th Meeting.

Next PTG General Meeting is Tuesday, February 26th. We have FREE CHILDCARE to make it easier for parents to attend.


WINTERFEST is this FRIDAY!- Winterfest is here! This Friday, February 1st from 6-8pm, the PTG is putting on Winterfest, a winter-themed fundraiser to support field trips for McGlynn students. Join us for a fun night of family games. We will have Twister, Pictionary, Trivia and more. We will also be taping Mrs. Guarino to the wall! Entrance is $2. Pizza and bake goods will be sold. We still need loads of help for this event. If you have time to volunteer check out our Volunteer Sign-up or email

First McGlynn Elementary Read-a-thon STARTS TODAY- This year, the McGlynn PTG will be sponsoring our First Annual Read-a-thon. Let's get our students reading! You should have received in your student's folder two weeks ago. Last week Mrs. Collins raffled off books to get the students excited. Students do not need to raise money to participate and earn great prizes including the opportunity to attend an award ceremony with the Mayor. The read-a-thon schedule is as follows:

January 21-25: McGlynn Read-a-thon Sponsor Sign Up

January 28: McGlynn Read-a-thon Starts

February 1: McGlynn Read-a-thon Ends

February 4-8: McGlynn Read-a-thon Fund Collection

A big thanks to Sharon Tomasulo and Mrs. Collins for taking on the Read-a-thon for the McGlynn! If you have any Read-a-thon questions, please reach out to Sharon

World's Finest Chocolates- This February, the PTG will be selling the World's Finest Chocolate Bars. Look out for order forms in your student's folder this week. We will be selling both $1 and $2 bars in a variety of flavors.

Sky Zone Fundraiser- On February 13th from 3-8pm, bring your students to Jump for the McGlynn at Sky Zone.


Calendar Update- Tuesday, March 12th will be a Professional Development Day for teachers. There will be no school for students. We are continuously updating our McGlynn PTG 2018-2019 Schedule. You can check it out online via the link above or on our bulletin board in the PTG Room at the school. If you use Google Calendar you can subscribe to the McGlynn Elementary Google PTG Calendar.

HELP WANTED - AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - The PTG is looking to expand the After School Program, but we need parent volunteers. This Fall, we piloted the "Escape the Classroom" Math Club. This Spring, we hope to add 2-3 programs. In order to do so, we need parent volunteers. If you have 2 hours a week during the afternoon for a 6-8 week period, please email

Community Engagement

Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention Assessment of McGlynn Elementary- Last week, the Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention Assessment reported to the the School Committee on the assessment done on the social and emotional climate of the McGlynn Middle and Elementary Schools. Check out the article about it in the Medford Wicked Local.

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