Friday, September 9, 2016


Dear McKelvie Families ~

This was a wonderful week at McKelvie.  Our two Parent Nights were well attended and highly informational.  I am grateful for your participation and engagement with our school.  We are fortunate to have you and your children here with us!  Below are this week's updates:

Primary Day
 - Tuesday, September 13
Next Tuesday is the NH State Primary. Voting hours are 7am to 7pm at Bedford High School.
Lurgio and BHS will have a two-hour delay
​ for students​
​  Please consider a 
​ or 
he bus to avoid unnecessary traffic
​ delays for yourself​
 The elementary schools and McKelvie will follow regular hours.
​ Voter p
arking and the entrance for voters is along side the gym entrance at the back of Bedford High School. The traffic pattern around BHS is 
​. Voters
 enter the campus and continue straight around the back of the building.
​ ​
Election information is available on the Town's web site:

From the PTG
Back to school greetings from the PTG! We are looking forward to another great school year full of fantastic programs and events for our students, staff and families. We are happy to announce that we are now accepting donations via PAYPAL. For more information on our programming or to make a donation online visit our website at Donations via check can be made out to Bedford PTG and returned to school with students in the PTG support envelops that have been sent home. With your support we are able to put $70,000/year in programs and events into our schools!!
Volunteer packets will be coming home with students. You can also access the form at under “Join Us”. Please check out all of the great opportunities to help out at McKelvie. We encourage parents to consider checking the "let me know about all opportunities box". It is a great way to know what is going on around school. You can simply delete the email if it’s an event that you are unable to attend.

Hannaford Dollars
There is only one collection tower for Hannaford Dollars.  It is located at the Jenkins Road Hannaford.  To save you a trip, feel free to drop them off at McKelvie.  Collection lasts until December 3rd.

Box Tops
Please send in your box tops!  Parent Volunteer, Stephanie Richards, is our Shopping Rewards Coordinator. For questions, please email:
McKelvie Volunteer Orientation
McKelvie’s Volunteer Orientation is Tuesday, September 20th, at 9:30am in the cafeteria. Whether you’re familiar with volunteering  at McKelvie, or this is your first chance, come join us to learn about the many ways you can become involved throughout the school year. Younger children always welcome to attend.
Come be a part of an exciting new year at McKelvie! 
Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program
Hannaford Bedford stores on Kilton Road and Jenkins Road will donate $1.00 for every blue “Hannaford Helps” reusable bag purchased to the Bedford PTG, for the entire month of September!
Community Event Hosted by the PTG
You are invited to have “Coffee with the Principals” on Thursday, September 29th at BCTV, 9:30 - 10:30. Come meet our Principals and hear what’s in store for the school year. Presentation will be followed by a Q &A. Your younger children are welcome to attend. Coffee & light refreshments will be served.

Bedford Education Foundation
The Bedford Education Foundation Fall Fundraiser
Friday November 4, 2016
Manchester Country Club
Tickets available at
$50 for community members and $25 for faculty and staff in Bedford
Don’t miss this fantastic evening out for a great cause
For more information or for sponsorship opportunities please email

Bedford Jimmy Fund Fundraiser
Two Bedford Jimmy Fund teams will be holding a fundraising carwash and bake sale on Saturday, September 17 at McKelvie. (rain date Sunday, September 18). 
Want to volunteer to help with the Car Wash?  Click HERE  
These two teams with connections to McKelvie will be participating in the Jimmy Fund Walk to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Sunday, September 25!   
To join a team and walk with us or to make a donation, choose one of the following links:  
We hope to see lots of familiar faces in the car wash line!  Thank you!

Halloween Costume Exchange
The Girl Scouts is hosting their annual Costume Exchange again this year.  Click HERE for more information.

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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