Friday, January 8, 2016


Dear McKelvie Families ~

This has been a fast week!  I hope that you have been able to settle into the January routine.  We have a nice stretch between now and February vacation, so I anticipate terrific things in the next several weeks.  Below are today's updates. Enjoy the brevity as information will grow considerably as we move through the winter months.

A garage door opener (yes, you read that correctly) was turned into the Main Office.  If you cannot find your Chamberlin opener, please stop by the Main Office. We will keep it safe and sound.

Polite & Right Winners

Just a friendly reminder that we do not have school on Monday, January 18thin observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

2016 McKelvie Musical
The McKelvie Drama Club is pleased to announce that this year's musical will be You're a Good Man Charlie Brown under the direction of Nate Sawyer. Auditions will take place after school on Wednesday, February 3rd and Thursday, February 4th. Please click here for more information and to sign up for an audition. Questions can be directed to Nate at

Grade 5 Fire Safety Lessons
During the month of January, Thatcher Plante, Bedford's Fire Inspector, will be meeting with 5th grade classes.  During the 30 minute lessons, the students will work on home escape and reunification plans.  This is the third year we have partnered with the Bedford Fire Department.

Geography Bee - Tuesday, January 26th @ 9:30am
Congratulations to the following students who have qualified for our school-wide Geography Bee: Scott Senatore, Olivia Keys, Dylan Vilela, Andrew Zimmerman, Jack Dermody, Pranav Rohit, Parker Bromley, Jack Kasiecki, Grace VanValkenburg, & Ryan Prendible

FCCLA Valentine Carnation Sale
Each year the FCCLA conducts a carnation sale at McKelvie to help defray the cost of their state competition in April. Students can purchase a red, white, pink, or combination of colored carnations for $1 each from 1/25 to 2/5. Questions can be directed to Mrs. Trudel at

Music Department Student Teacher
We want to take a moment to introduce Ms. Brittany Avery to you. She will be Mrs. Coughlin's student teacher for the Spring Semester. She is a Music Education major from Southern NH University, and her first day is Monday, January 11th. She will be working with our 6th grade general music classes, 5th grade instrumental lessons, and both Chorus and Select Chorus.

Have a great 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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