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March/April Update

Summer is in view, and it’s one of the busiest times of the year at FRES and LCS! Join us for a variety of fun events on the horizon. We also will be providing support for students during state testing weeks (in the form of popcorn snacks), thanking our teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, and more!

New Collaborations

FRES/LCS PTO is excited to welcome some new collaborations with other community groups in our district. We enjoyed learning more about the Wilton Community Center and Souhegan Sustainability Fair from Sandy LaFleur during our April meeting. The WCC provided the wonderful potluck during our Drumming Event with Theo Martey in March. They look forward to more fun collaborations in the future. The Souhegan Sustainability Fair is a family-friendly event and will be held May 4 at WLC. See you there!

Upcoming WCC event with Wilton/Lyndeborough Police

At our March meeting, Tiffany Cloutier-Cabral invited PTO members to help in organizing the annual Spring Fling hosted by the WLC Coop Connection. This year’s event will be a “backyard barbecue” held May 17 at WLC. If you would like to lead a field event or help out at a fundraising booth for PTO or the Coop Connection, simply contact us for more information.

Parent Education & Support

Monica Gallant (standing) poses with a parent at our April PTO meeting.

In April, we heard from Amber Casavant, the director of the Sau63 RISE program. RISE is a program for students with Autism in our district. A specialized program of this kind is rare in districts of our size, and RISE is a tremendous asset to our district. The complete packet of information from her presentation can be found here.

We were fortunate to have Monica Gallant, of the C.A.S.T. program present to us at the March meeting. CAST provides parenting workshops and teen-focused events to encourage healthy choices among teens across the area. CAST is always looking for more community involvement, so please contact them to volunteer your time or skills to support this great organization.

Events

K-3 Skate Night
April 5, 6:30 pm FRES

Autism Awareness theme! Wear blue!

Staff Appreciation Week
May 6-10

Bring a dish or dessert as a thanks for all the hard work our teachers do every year! (Sign up on Konstella or comment/message/email us directly.)

LCS Book Fair
May 6-11

A Dino-Mite Reading event. This year’s LCS book fair will be held in the FRES gym due to space constraints at LCS. Shop for books Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday. We’d love your help this week. Sign up on Konstella or contact us directly!

Dinosaur Movie Event
May 10

We’ll be screening The Good Dinosaur (rated PG) on Friday evening to celebrate our LCS book fair week. Join us for snacks & vittles during the movie.

Celebration of Learning & Basket Raffle
May 22
Enjoy a pasta dinner provided by the PTO while you enjoy a celebration of all of the hard work students have done throughout the year. Participate in student presentations and displays, our famous Basket Raffle, and more!

Grade 4-5 Skate
May 24

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