Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Exercise for Education Road Race

On Sunday, May 31, 2015, the Burlington Education Foundation (BEF) is holding their 11th Annual “Exercise for Education” 5K Road Race and ½ Mile Family Fun Run at Burlington High School .  Check-in for the event begins at 8:00am with the Family Fun Run beginning at 9:00am, followed by the start of the 5k which begins promptly at 9:30am.

Please visit BEF's website for more information on the activities as well as online registration. All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a free t-shirt. NEW This Year - Chip Timing! - with instant results. 

Run, Walk, Volunteer or join us as a spectator! Don’t miss out on this great community event or the chance to win a Grand Prize Raffle!!

BEF's Mission is to channel donations from businesses and individuals to provide Burlington educators with an additional source of funding for creative and innovative curriculum enrichment programs.  Help us make a difference in the Burlington Public Schools!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Third Grade Violin Concerts in Burlington

3rd Grade Violin Concerts approaching!

The 3rd Grade violin Concerts are quickly approaching. I hope everyone is practicing to prepare for the performance! Students should plan to dress nicely.  Look out for invitations being sent home.  Here are the dates and times for each school:
Francis Wyman: Wed, May 27, 8:45 or 9:45 AM
Pine Glen: Thursday, June 4, 9:00 AM
Fox Hill: Friday, June 12, 9:30 AM

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Camp Bournedale Parent Meeting Tonight

The Camp Bournedale Parent Meeting is tonight at 6:00 pm at Francis Wyman School.   This informational meeting is for fourth grade parents to learn about Camp Bournedale. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Pine Glen Staff Announcements

Monday, May 18, 2015

Spring Concert

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Arts and Technology Night

The following pictures are from the Arts and Technology Night. The orchestra, band and chorus presented a spectacular performance. The chorus had instruments from six different countries accompanying them. One of the instruments featured was a virtual steel drum on an iPad.

Arts and Technology Night

The following pictures are from Arts and Technology Night.  Parents could learn right about the artwork from the artist using a QR Code which was posted near the artwork.  A QR Code is a type of special bar-code that can enable a smart device to gain information quickly and easily.

Bridges Program

The following pictures are from the fourth grade classrooms.  All of the fourth grade classrooms are participating in the Bridges: Growing Older, Growing Together Program this year. This is an award winning program that has older adults and elementary students working together and allows for both age groups to gain knowledge from each other. The program also helps us expand our Pine Glen Community through understanding and respect of all members of our community.

Blizzard Bag After School Support

Monday, May 11, 2015

Grade 3 Science

Third grade students today dissected owl pellets. The students have learned a great deal about the relationship between an animal and it's habitat.

Burlington Scout Expo

Burlington Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts and Venture Scouts are having their ninth annual scouting expo at Rahanis Park, Sunday May 17 from 9-noon…… Come and Join in the Fun!

Scouting age boys and girls (Grades 1-12 for 2015-2016 School Year) are invited to come and check out the scouting programs in Burlington.  Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts will demonstrate the spirit of teamwork, character building and camaraderie that scouting is about. Join with the scouts in the “Scouting Challenges”. Leadership from all of the towns scouting units will be on hand to answer any questions about the Scouting Programs in Burlington and accept new registrations. Join us for a morning of “Fun with a Purpose” Sunday May 18 from 9:00 am to noon.

Call Chet Maguire 781-229-2235 with any questions.

Math Olympiad

On Saturday, 5 Pine Glen students participated in the Middlesex Math Olympiad held at Memorial Elementary School in Burlington.  125 students attempted to answer 10 challenging math questions individually, then worked as a team with members from their school to solve 10 additional math questions in a group.  Mr. Wittbold, Ms. Merlino, Mrs. Visocchi, and their parents are so proud of Ella G., Emma N., Elijah W., Dan N., and Rohan V.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Message from Burlington Mother-to-Mother

Calling all children entering kindergarten at Pine Glen this fall!  Join us on Sunday, May 31st from 4 pm to 5 pm for a laid-back, friendly play-date at the Pine Glen school playground as part of monthly Pre-K socials being organized by Burlington Mother-to-Mother.  The socials are free and open to all incoming kindergarteners.  This is a great way for kids (and parents) to get to know each other and the school environment. Please rsvp with both your name and your child's name to Sharleen Davis at sharleendavis@hotmail.com.  Hope you can join us!

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Kindergarten Story Hour

Future kindergarten students visited Pine Glen Elementary School today. They listened to a story read by our librarian, Ms. Carney. The future students also had the opportunity to see frogs and make a craft.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Teaching Math Skills Through Board Games - Monday, May 4th

Join us for our next event

Teaching Math Skills Through Board Games

Monday May 4, 2015

6:30pm - 9:00pm at  Marion Tavern

Why not have fun using everyday board games your child is familiar with to teach and reinforce math?
Carrie Fortunato, District Math Coach and Louise D'Amato, Special Education Director, will present strategies on how to use everyday board games to teach math concepts and reinforce learning. Come learn a new and exciting way to help strengthen your child's math skills.

*Doors open at 6:30 presentation begins at 7:00

Light refreshments will be served.

Please contact us at burlingtonspedpac@gmail.com with any questions.

Friday, May 1, 2015


Congratulations to Seema Risman who won the Name the Rabbit Contest! Seema and the rest of her classmates in fourth grade had a chance to visit with Olive today.