Save the Date Our second silent auction is only two months away and will take place at the BTU Hall in Dorchester during our 2nd Annual BTU School Community Event. Please save the date, June 1st starting at 8:00PM. This year we will be celebrating our very own Co-lead Teacher Berta Berriz and acknowledging her … Continue reading
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Lower School Lead Teacher. The Lead Teacher of the Lower School will work in close collaboration with the Lead Teacher of the Upper School and the teaching community to guide overall leadership, direction, and management of the BTU School. The Lead Teacher reports to the Governing … Continue reading
Attendees: Carrie Dyball, Carolyn Shannon, Audrey White, Suzanne Bailey-Herrera, Susan Lacefield, Karley Ausiello, Justeen Hyde, Tara Forgit, Mary Lewis-Pierce, Irena Fayngold, Betsy Drinan, Matt Brackett, Brian Gallagher. Soccer Clinic Presentation by two sixth graders on soccer clinic for lower school put on by upper school. Fundraiser to support soccer players who can’t afford college. Soccer … Continue reading
Attendees: Irena Fayngold, Mary Lewis-Pierce, Karley Ausiello, Audrey White, Erica Lewy Agenda for May Meeting Discussion The group brainstormed a proposed agenda for the May Family Council Meeting focused specifically on helping parents understand the finances of the school and the family council. It was decided to make the meeting a potluck and to invite … Continue reading
3/6/13 BTU Family Council meeting minutes Attendees Audrey White, Suzanne Bailey-Herrera, Susan Griffin, Beth Grannan, Andres Herrera, Karley Ausiello, Kerstin Palm, Erica Lewy, Justeen Hyde, Georgia Simpson May, Chardas Freeman, Christina Duke, Tara Forgit, Yenny Mateo, Mary Lewis-Pierce, Irena Fayngold Ice breaker One person starts by saying a random word and everyone around the table … Continue reading
Sunday, April 7 1 – 3 pm Join us for another successful walk and guided activity for children and their families! We will explore signs of spring and revisit our favorite tress from the previous Winter Walk. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
by Ana Maria Caballero The Arboretum will be sponsoring an Art Exhibition in its lecture hall featuring 30 pieces of observational drawings taken from the life science journals done by scholars in grades K2 – 5!! Through A Child’s Eye Illustrations by Students from the Boston Teacher’s Union School Reception: June 18, 2013 6:00–8:00pm
On Thusday, February 28, our community gathered for a fabulous night of learning and fun around the BTU School! Scholars and their families explored math together all over the lower school. Upper school scholars and their families explored science, social studies, math, and ELA activities. All scholars joined together to explore printmaking, computer animation, … Continue reading
Betsy Morgan and her 4th grade scholars, with a special appearance by upper school scholar Susan, performed reader’s theatre for Mr. Jerry’s K2 scholars.
Meeting Norms Guest Speakers Jeffrey Timberlake (K-8 ESL, BTU) & Berta Berriz spoke about BTU staff/faculty meeting norms Family council had a discussion about which norms to adopt. FC Meeting Norm Suggestions: Parking Lot: Post paper on wall to write down ideas that we don’t have time to discuss at the meeting. (Park them for … Continue reading
Topics covered at this meeting include: Itemized report on FC money spent; Upper school update; Diversity night; Family Council outreach; Afterschool enrichment;Girl Scouts and review of FC meeting norms Diversity night We discussed having an event in March to bring together upper and lower school families. Evening/after school? Tables of different cultures—craft, costume, etc. Passport … Continue reading