Boutwell Updates – January 4th

Boutwell Early Childhood Center

January 4, 2019

Boutwell Updates

Happy New Year to all of our Boutwell families!

We will be sending out our new newsletter format next week, which will give families a preview of what is to come in the month of January.  This is a change from our TWIB Notes, which gave a review for the week.

Important Message:

I would like to share this message from Andrea Walsh, one of our very talented and caring paraprofessionals at Boutwell.  We are so sad to see Ms. Walsh leave Boutwell, but happy for her to take on this new opportunity.  We will miss her dearly and wish her all the best!  Swallow Union students, families and staff will be very lucky to have her working in their school.

Dear Parents, Students and Co-Workers,

It is with very mixed emotions that I let you know that I have accepted a position at Swallow Union.  It was a tough decision for me after being at Boutwell for 12 years, but I am looking forward to my new position there.  I will miss each and every one of you.  It was a honor to work with each and every family and my co-workers.  My last day at Boutwell will be Friday, January 11, 2019.


Andrea Walsh

PTA Message:

We’re collecting for our 100th Day contest. The contest runs now through January 22nd. The FloRo classroom that collects the most Box Tops wins a fun prize! For Boutwell, all classes for the teacher who submits the most Box Tops will win. Be sure to include their teacher’s name on the submission envelope or baggie so the Box Tops can be counted toward your child’s classroom total. As always, expired BoxTops will not be counted.  In addition to food items, Box Tops can be found on many cleaning, paper, pens, pencils, food storage, and tableware products. Go to for the complete list.

Enter to for a chance to win 30,000 Bonus Box Tops and 3,000 Paper Mate pens for our schools at through January 31st.

Special Visitor:

Miranda, the therapy dog from Groton Police Department, visited our morning session on Wednesday to welcome students back to school, along with Officer Mead.  Miranda was too tired to come back on Wednesday afternoon, but she will be back another day to see our afternoon students.  Here are some pictures from Miranda’s visit:

Special Education Parent Advisory Council Event:

Groton Dunstable Stretch What Matters

Enjoy the weekend!

Chrissy Conway

Boutwell Early Childhood Coordinator