Friday, June 2, 2017


Dear McKelvie Families ~

A BIG thank you to everyone who participated in our Science Fair today.  It was terrific to see so many families stop by and support our young science minds!  We are now in the home stretch - the end is near.  It is my hope that patience and perseverance are a mainstay during our last two weeks.  Below are the notes for this week:


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.

From the Library
Congratulations to our May Search Slip winner! Anna Tenn's Search Slip was drawn from the many slips that were entered into our May raffle. Click HERE to see Anna, her Search Slip, and her prize. Enjoy a sweet treat, Anna!  We are looking to get all borrowed school library materials back into the McKelvie Library by Friday, June 9th. Any help with this is appreciated!

BHS Girls Basketball Clinic
If your daughter is interested in a girls basketball clinic this summer (hosted by the BHS Girls Basketball Team), click HERE to learn more. For questions, contact Sue Thomas at

Tween Trek at Joppa Hill Farm
Ages 10-13 June 8th
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Guided Hike for Middle Schoolers! Bring your step tracker or camera and enjoy nature with friends.  Learn about hiking and do a 1.75 mile hike!
$3 suggested donation

Annual Friends of Aine Kid’s Try-athlon
​T​he 5th Annual Friends of Aine Kid’s Try-athlon will be be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017. The only event of its kind in the area, the kid’s try-athlon is designed specifically for children ages 4-15 years, in memory of Aine Phillips, who was a student at Riddle Brook School. Beginning at the Bedford town pool, participants ages 4-10 years will swim 25 yards, run 1/2 mile and bike 1 mile. Older participants ages 11-15 will swim 50 yards, run 1 mile and bike 2 miles. We are pleased to announce that this year Millennium Running will be our event partner. At the finish line, families are invited to enjoy music, jump roping, an obstacle course, water games, face painting, concessions, raffle prizes and much more! Friends of Aine is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. All proceeds from this event go toward support for grieving children. For more information, to register, volunteer or to make a donation, please visit or

In Previous News…

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.

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.
School Supply Kits…Orders Due By June 9th
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

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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