Monday, May 29, 2017


Dear McKelvie Families ~

On Thursday, we had our annual Memorial Day assembly.  I must say that the students were OUTSTANDING!  I was so proud of them and all of the faculty who helped to put together this meaningful assembly.  Special thanks to our student leaders: Charlie Cariello, Jacob Redmen, Dara Brown, Hannah Duffy, Ayeza Shah, Sofia Destefano, Sean Guillory, and Matthew Santorsa!


BHS Celebrates a Decade
Come to Bulldog Stadium on Saturday, June 3rd and celebrate Bedford High School's 10 year anniversary! "Bulldogfest" is a free event open to the entire community that will feature BHS alumni that are now professional musicians, food trucks, artist vendors, face painting, lawn games and even Joppa Hill! Whether it's raining or shining that day, be at BHS to celebrate 10 Years of Awesome!

Special Education Update
The NH Special Education Procedural Safeguards Handbook was recently updated to reflect changes in the 3/25/17 revisions to the NH Rules for the Education of Children with Disabilities. Click here for a copy or contact your child's case manager for a paper copy. Additional information can be obtained through the Parent Information Center here.

Last Day of School
Just a reminder that the last day of school is Monday, June 19th.  Students will be dismissed at 1:15pm.  There is NO after school program that day.

Homework Club
The last day for Homework Club will be on Thursday, June 9th.

Looking for a Great Summer Read?
The students in Mrs. Ramsey & Mrs. Mueller's pod have created book trailers to help students find their next great read!  Click here to watch what these sixth grade readers and writers think about some of the newest books as well as some old classics!

Camp Invention
Does your child like to take things apart, and design, color and create? Are you interested in unlocking your child's potential this summer?  Camp Invention may be a great fit.  This year's camp will be held at McKelvie Middle School July 10 - July 14 from 8:30 am - 3:00 PM. Camp Invention is the only nationally acclaimed summer enrichment day experience for children entering grades K through 6th Grade taught by certified teachers. Here's a sneak peek at what's in store for this years camp. Click here to register online, or here to view our paper flyer.  If you have any questions, please contact the director, Courtney Cheetham at


Polite & Right Raffle Winners
Congratulations to Madison Burnett, Owen Piotrowski, Ben Chandonnet, & Sophia Rodriguez!  Click HERE for a great picture of our winners!

In Previous News…

Student Council Talent Show!
The talent show will be held on Wednesday, June 7th at 6:00 pm.  Doors will open at 5:45, and tickets for ice cream sundaes and root beer floats will be available for $3.00 each, to be served during intermission.  Bottled water will be available for $1.00.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Want to participate in the Color Blast 5K without “doing" the 5K? We invite you to join our team of volunteers to help make this a great community fun run/walk, we  guarantee- it’s going to be a blast! Click here to view and sign up for volunteer opportunities.
REGISTRATION - If you missed the online registration, don’t worry, day of registration will be open prior to the race from8:00am – 9:30am at BHS/RAL campus.  Mark your calendar, Sunday June 4th @ 10am for a fun, family event!
School Supply Kits:
Take the hassle out of BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY shopping. the Bedford PTG is partnering with SchoolKidz, a Staples Company, to offer pre-ordered, grade level specific, school supply kits for students. Kits are available for students enteringgrades K-8. Order forms will be coming home in backpacks by May 19th. You can also order online at and enter the account number below for the school your child will be at in the fall.
NOTE: When ordering, be sure to select the kit for the grade your child will be entering in the fall. All orders are due byJune 9th. Kits will be delivered directly to your child’s classroom prior to the first day of school. Please with any questions.
McKelvie  88671 (to order a 6th grade kit)
Lurgio  34344 (to order a 7th grade kit)
Account codes for elementary schools:
Memorial  88603
Peter Woodbury  88602
Riddle Brook  17033

5th to 6th Grade Placement
Click HERE to see this year’s placement letter.  Student placement will be announced in mid-August via the Parent Portal and with printed lists at McKelvie.

6th to 7th Grade Placement
Ed Joyce, principal of Lurgio, has sent out a note about the 6-7 transition process to all parents of 6th grade students. If you did not receive it directly from Mr. Joyce, please click here to read the letter.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend,

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

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