The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 1, 2001


Shorts from the Carlisle School

· Class gift.The class of 2001 of the Carlisle Public School has submitted a request to purchase a tree to beautify the school campus and serve as a "living expression of gratitude." Chair of the school committee Paul Morrison thanked the eighth-grade students for the gift.

· Early retirement. A letter from Carlisle school art teacher David Negrin, declaring his intention to participate in the early retirement program that is outlined in the teachers' contract, was received by superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson. Negrin states that he is aware that he must present his final decision and timing by October 15.

· Field Day. The elementary school field day was held on May 30. Grades K-2 met at 10:00 a.m. and the events for grades 3 and 4 began at 1 p.m. The middle school field day was scheduled for today, June 1, with a rain date planned for June 13. The activities for Grades 5 and 6 were scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. and events for Grades 7 and 8 were scheduled for noon.

· Facilities use. All facility-use requests for the school- and child-related activities should have been made by May 15 for a guarantee of space. Requests, even if tentative for the 2001-2002 school year, must be forwarded in writing to superintendent of buildings and grounds David Flannery.

· CSA luncheon. The End-of-the-Year Carlisle School Association (CSA) spring teachers' luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12. This luncheon, run by numerous volunteers, is used to demonstrate thanks and support for the teachers, administrators, and school staff of the Carlisle Public School. Pam Blair, chairperson of the event, can be reached at 1-978-369-6269.

· Recycling competition. The Northeast Resource Recovery Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling, is sponsoring a 'Trash Transformation Challenge' open to students in grades 7-10. The contest promotes recycling/reuse education through the development of a unique invention or gadget made from reclaimed and recycled materials. Judging will take place on June 11 at the Sheraton Hyannis Resort. Savings bonds will be awarded to the winners. Information is available on the NRRA website at or by calling 1-603-798-5777.

· Last Friday Night Live tonight. The last Friday Night Live of the school year will be held tonight, June1, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is free for each student and includes a slice of pizza and one drink. Heather from Premier will be DJing. For information call Nancy Orlando, chair of the Carlisle Youth Commission, at 1-978-369-1690.

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