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Update for the Week of May 20th
Update for the Week of May 20th
Paul Barrette
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Hello OCRS families,

It looks like the warmer Spring weather is finally going to make an appearance this week, especially on Monday. Now that the weather is getting warmer, it can get warm in the classrooms, so you may want to help your child dress in layers so that they can be as comfortable as possible.

Important Information

LOTS of Field Trips this week

There are a lot of field trips scheduled for this week, so please check the schedule below to confirm if your child is going on a trip this week and on what day(s):

Monday, 5/20 - 4th grade, Slater Mill
Monday, 5/20 - 3rd and 5th grades, "3 screen presentation" at Smithfield High School
Tuesday, 5/21 - 2nd grade, Casey Farm
Thursday, 5/23 - 5th grade, Project C.O.P.E. at Camp Champlin
Friday, 5/24 - 1st Grade, EcoTarium
Friday, 524 - 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades, "Orchestra Sings" concert at Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Traffic Engineers at OCRS on Thursday, 5/23

There will be traffic engineers from Pare Corporation doing surveys at OCRS this Thursday, 5/23 as part of the elementary renovation project. They will be doing traffic observations doing morning arrival/drop-off and afternoon dismissal/pick-up. I wanted to let parents and families know well in advance so as not to be concerned if you notice surveyors and engineers observing the school on Thursday morning and afternoon.

Lots of Upcoming Events in the last month of school

It's hard to believe, but we are quickly getting closer to the last day of school on Tuesday, June 11th.
There are lots of events taking place during the last month of school, so please check out the "Events" section at the bottom of the Old County Road School webpage at to stay up to date.
You can also see the OCRS Public Events calendar at
Finally, you can subscribe to the OCRS Public Events calendar using your phone at

Upcoming Dates and Events

YMCA Family Fun Fitness Night, Wednesday May 22nd, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The YMCA is holding a fun, family-oriented, interactive workshop that focuses on nutrition and fitness. This workshop will be held in the Old County Road School gymnasium from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please see the attached flyer for more information. Families that are interested should register at the following link,

PTA General Membership Meeting, Thursday May 23rd, 7:00 p.m.

There will be a PTA General Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00 the OCRS Library. All OCRS families are welcome and encouraged to attend.

NO SCHOOL Memorial Day, Monday May 27th

There is no school on Monday, May 27th to observe Memorial Day.

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