Friday, September 4, 2015


Dear McKelvie Families ~

It was a scorcher this week!  It's remarkable to me that the humidity will go away this weekend and then be back next week - poor kids (and grown ups)!  Please remember to have your children wear loose clothing and stay hydrated.  Both teachers and students have been wonderful despite the tough conditions in the classroom.

Just a reminder that there is NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

Q1 Intramural Offerings 9/4 - 10/30
First quarter intramural offerings are now available.  Click here to check them out! To sign up, navigate to the school web site and click the Intramural Tab. Registration closes on 9/13 at 3pm.

Grade 5 Parent  Night
A shout out to the 5th grade team for selecting a new date for their Parent Night.  Please mark Monday, September 28th at 6pm in your calendars.  An official invitation will be sent home next week.

Grade 6 Parent Night
A reminder that the 6th Grade Parent Night is next Wednesday, September 9th at 6pm.

McKelvie Flag Pole
A BIG thank you to the Bedford VFW for providing us an American Flag and NH State Flag for our flag pole.  The flags are now illuminated at night and the flags are the official size for the pole.  A special thank you to Gary Backus and David Orleans for assisting with this project.

Bedford Parent Teacher Group Update
PTG Volunteer packets were sent home with students this week. Please remember that in order to volunteer at McKelvie a completed form needs to be turned in, these forms are due by September 11th.  Click here for a letter from the Co-presidents.

Volunteer Orientation
McKelvie's Volunteer Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, 10/1 at 9:30am...we hope to see you there.
The Bedford PTG is looking forward to another great year by providing programs and events like anti-bullying campaigns, author visits, and other educational activities at McKelvie. Please consider supporting these efforts by making a donation to the PTG using the envelop you child brought home (any amount is appreciated). We thank you for your support.
PTG Volunteer Coordinators
Sarah McCarthy -
Brit Munsterteiger -
PTG Liaison
Sue Jennato -

If your child is interested in joining the McKelvie Chorus, please click here to register. Chorus meets every Thursday at 8:00am starting September 17th. Please see Mrs. Coughlin's website for more information.

Have a great 3-day weekend,

Michael Fournier
McKelvie Intermediate School
108 Liberty Hill Road
Bedford, NH 03110
603.472.3951 (W)
603.472.4503 (F)
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