Monday, June 22, 2015

Volleyball Game - Grade 5 Students vs Pine Glen Teachers

Pine Glen staff and students enjoyed an afternoon of volleyball today.  Take a look.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Burlington Education Foundation (BEF) and Enrichment

Karin Oaks from the Burlington Education Foundation (BEF) visited Pine Glen today to see some of the equipment award to the the school by the BEF. The monitor above her shows the inside of a beehive. The monitor along with an iPad and Apple TV allow us the opportunity to provide students with live feed cameras of animals in habitats.

Thank you very much to the BEF for providing us with funds to present this great enrichment to students at Pine Glen!


Congratulations to Mrs. Perry, Ms. Lane, and Mrs. Babajtis who received STAR Awards today from the Burlington Education Foundation (BEF). The BEF acknowledged these teachers for their hard in helping students this year.

Author's Tea Grade 1

The fist graders had their Author's Tea today. The students loved sharing their written pieces with parents. We are all so proud of them and the great work they accomplished this year.

Gutter Boats 2015

The fifth graders created Gutter Boats as part of their Technology and Design Unit in Science. The students designed and built their own boats. All the students greatly enjoyed this hands on lesson.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Career Day June 15, 2015

Students on Monday learned about different careers they might be interested in when they grow-up.  Ms. Zanotti, our guidance counselor, did a fantastic job organizing this great event.  All the participants and presenters enjoyed the day.

Career Day 2015

Career Day 2015

The Bubbleman Show

All the students great enjoyed "The Bubbleman Show" yesterday. Students learned a lot of science by studying bubbles. Thank you very much to the PTO for proving this fantastic enrichment program.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Note From The School Nurse

Reminder to All Third Grade Parents--Updated physicals are required by State law for students entering fourth grade. Please send a copy of your child's most recent physical to the health office.

Medications--Please stop in by Wednesday, June 24, 2015 to pick up any medications that you brought in for your child. After this date, the medications will be discarded. If you have any questions, please call the health office at 781-270-1713.

Entering Kindergarten Play Date

Calling all children entering kindergarten at Pine Glen this fall!  Join us on Sunday, June 28th from 3 pm to 4 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  Hope you can join us!

Ms. Merlino

I am very excited to announce that Ms. Merlino will be our new Fourth Grade Teacher, starting this September. She will be joining Mrs. Finn and Mrs. Visocchi in fourth grade.  Ms. Merlino has been at Pine Glen Elementary School since May of 2014 and is currently one of our Response to Intervention Tutors.  As a RtI tutor, she has worked with different grades throughout the school.  Ms. Merlino is a very dynamic, enthusiastic and positive teacher.  She is very excited to start the new school year.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Parent RTI Survey

In order to continue to improve our Response To Intervention (RTI) protocols in Burlington we are soliciting parent feedback. Please take a few moments to answer the brief survey below to help us to continue to improve our RTI process and our communication with parents about how their children are progressing.


First Grade

The First Graders enjoyed their Spring Fling this week. Students participated in a variety of different centers and activities.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Toast & Taste to the Senior Class of 2016

Family Festival of Music, Food, and Fun

The Fox Hill PTO invites you to a Family Festival of Music, Food, and Fun. Monday, June 15th, 2015 (rain date: June 16th) from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Located at the Fox Hill Playground, at the corner of Westwood Street and Fox Hill Road, in Burlington, MA.

 Join family and friends for a picnic dinner and lots of fun! The PTO is planning Music by DJ Smash - Mike Fazio, Dunk Tanks, an Obstacle Course run, Balloon Twisting and other fun Games, Face Painting and Tattoos, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Slush, and Fun Raffles!

 The b.good truck will be onsite with delicious food. You will be able to purchase burgers and veggie burgers on the day of the event, or bring your own picnic. 10% of all b.good purchases go back to the Fox Hill PTO to help support Enrichment Programs for our school. Come join the fun and help support our kids!

Burlington Youth Basketball - 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Monday, June 8, 2015


I visited the Lego Robotics Club today. The club meets in Mrs. Fitzpatrick's classroom after school. Mr. Mussleman was also there. Students in the club build robots and write code to tell the robots the actions they need to perform.

Field Day 2015

Field Day was a huge success and everyone had a great time. Thank you very much to all the parent volunteers for their help. Also, a very big thank you to the PTO for funding this fantastic day. Ms. Govoni as always did an amazing job with Field Day. We are all appreciative of the time and energy she puts into making this a memorable and fun day for all students.

Field Day 2015

Field Day 2015