Back to School Night: Oct 8

Back to School night will be held for parents of kindergarteners through 4th graders on October 8. There will be two 30 minute sessions: from 6:30 - 7:00 and from 7:10 - 7:40. Teachers will present the same information twice.

Picture Day: Sept 28

Picture forms will be sent home next week.  If you not receive one, extra copies of this form will be left in the main office.  Students' photos will be taken outdoors on Monday, September 28th.  We are asking that completed forms and payment be returned to your child’s teacher by Friday, September 25th
You may also go to the website to pre-order online: If ordering online, please return the paper form to your child’s teacher and check the box “ordered online” so we have a form for your child on picture day.
You are not obligated to order photos.  All students will receive a complimentary class photo.
 Questions? Email Karen O’Hagan at

Star Nights: Wed, September 16 and Mon, September 21

There is lots to see in the sky -- Saturn and its rings, the Moon, and the fall constellations! I hope you can join us for Star Nights Wednesday, September 16 and Monday, September 21.

Come to the Brackett cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. for a brief talk pointing out interesting features of the night sky. Then cross the street to Robbins Farm for stargazing and a closer look through the telescope. All children must come with an adult. If it is cloudy or raining, the event is cancelled for that night. Please check the Brackett website for cancellation updates. Contact Allen Feinstein, parent of former Brackett students Henry and Daniel, for more information (781-643-2446 or

Back to School Nights, Science Camp Meeting, Picture Day

Back to School Nights: Sep 17 & Oct 8

Kindergarten through grade 4 for will be held on October 8, 6:30 - 7:00 and 7:10 - 7:40 (teachers present the same information twice).
Fifth grade "Back to School Night" will be held on September 17 at 6:30.

Science Camp Information Meeting: Sep 15

Also for fifth grade families, Science Camp Information Meeting will be held on September 15, at 6:00pm in the Hardy gymnasium. Our fifth graders will be going to Science Camp from October 6-9.

Picture Day: Sep 28

Pictures will be taken on September 28.

New Dismissal Times

Please note that the school dismissal times have changed this year. School will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Every Tuesday school will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m.

As the first day of school is Tuesday, September 8, students will be dismissed at 1:00.

Here is a description of the dismissal time change from Superintendent Kathleen Bodie’s June 2015 Newsletter.

Class Supply Lists - Fall 2015

Here are links to the standard supply list for each grade. 

There may be additional supplies needed depending on your child's teacher, but you will not be expected to bring those in on the first day of school.

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