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The posting of school events, achievements, noteworthy announcements and classroom successes in the Salem schools. Email me with your school news: 1626Salem@gmail.com

Gobble, Gobble. It's almost Turkey time and it's a short week in school.

Monday, November 19th

The School Committee Meeting has been canceled. See the link for confirmation: http://salemk12.org/pages/SPS_DistSchoolCom/Meetings_2012_2013

Monday night at Salem High School there's a Staff vs. the Students Basketball game. $5 at the door. Should be lots of fun!

Tuesday, November 20th

District Accelerated Improvement Plan Updates with Dr. Russell and Mayor Driscoll at Saltonstall School 6:30pm

Wednesday, November 21st

Nathaniel Bowditch is having a Kindergarten Fall Show

Early Release Day - NO Lunch is served

Thursday, November 22nd - THANKSGIVING DAY

Salem Witches will clash with the Beverly Panthers this Thanksgiving for 114th time, continuing one of the oldest high school football rivalries in the country. Hurd Stadium, Beverly at 10am

Now, for what's been going on in the schools:

PTO Meetings in the schools - typically the first week of each month.

Salem and the Country voted on Tuesday, November 6th. There was no school that day.

Salem Education Foundation launched an educational bilingual newspaper on Wednesday, November 14th. Salem residents and others interested, please pick up a copy of Education NOW/Educación AHORA Bilingual Newspaper! They're at Salem City Hall, North Shore CDC, Salem Public Schools, House of Seven Gables, Salem Cyberspace and Howling Wolf Cantina.

Bowditch had a Veteran's Day Assembly

Carlton promotes school spirit on Fridays by having the students wear Carlton t-shirts given to them by the PTO

SHS Music Boosters held a Mattress Fundraiser and 30 mattresses were sold!!!

SHS had a Veteran's Day Exercise

SHS Music Boosters held a fundraiser at Giggles, it was hilarious!

Monday, November 12 was a day of remembrance to those who serve and served for our Country. There was no school in honor of Veteran's Day.

There was a Solo & Small Ensemble Recital at SHS

Bentley held their Harvest Pot Luck Dinner

Witchcraft had their 30th Annual Turkey Shoot fundraiser

And if you couldn't hear the roar of the crowd on Friday night (Nov. 16) there was the traditional Salem vs. Beverly Girls Powder Puff game at Bertram Field.


Until next time, email me with your school news: 1626Salem@gmail.com or visit The Chalkboard on Facebook.

Happy Thanksgiving!


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