Wednesday, June 5 | Stratton School | 6:00-7:30 pm
Join the Stratton Art Faculty and administration to view the amazing art our children have created in Art Class this year.
PTO Coffee Meetup
Friday, June 7 | 8:15-9:00 am | Cafeteria
Join the PTO, Principal Hanna, and our Math and Literacy Instructional Coaches as we discuss “staying sharp all summer.”
Stratton Cultural Fest
Saturday, June 8 | Stratton School | 5:00-8:00 pm
Every family is invited to participate in our first Cultural Fest! Come learn about the diversity of our community! There will be educational displays, traditional foods, crafts, and performances.
We need help at the event: Sign up here to help.
5-6 pm: Traditional food samples made by Stratton families ( Cafeteria: children must stay directly with their parent/guardian in order to participate in this part of the event.) In addition to the free samples, pizza slices will be for sale for $2/slice (cash only). Families who could use assistance with this cost can receive pizza vouchers from Ms. Henry and Ms. Breneisen.
6-8 pm: Educational Displays (Gym), Crafts (K1 Classroom)
5-8 pm: Sensory Friendly Room (K2 Classroom)
7-8 pm: Performances (Cafeteria)
This is not a drop-off event.
Election Bake Sale
Tuesday, June 11 | Stratton School
By popular demand: Election Day Bake Sales are back! We need food donations: please sign up here.
If you live in precincts 15 and 13: Buy a delicious treat when you come to vote! (The best selection is early in the day!)
If you live in precincts 17 or 19: Buy a delicious treat at drop-off or pick-up, and make your way to Pierce School to cast your ballot!
Not sure which precinct is yours? Check this map.
End of Year Community Celebration!
Thursday, June 13 | 5:30-7:30 pm | Stratton School Blacktop and Playground
Bring the whole family to celebrate the end of a great school year. Pack a picnic and enjoy free ice cream or slush.
2019-2020 PTO Positions: The Slate!
We are excited to announce that the 2019-2020 PTO Executive Board positions were voted in on Monday, May 20:
The PTO Executive Board Slate:
Co-president: Christina Falcone (2 year term)
(K.C. Kourtz will fulfill the second year of her two-year term as Co-president)
Treasurer: Heather Mell (one-year term)
Secretary: Andrea King (one-year term)
Co-VP of Fundraising: Andrea Haas (one-year term)
Co-VP of Fundraising: Barrie Tysko (one-year term)
Co-VP of Enrichment: Amy Carlson (one-year term)
Co-VP of Enrichment: Carisa Klemeyer (one-year term)
Bake Sale at Stratton Polls!
As the community heads to the polls on Tuesday, June 11th, let’s offer the voters some tasty treats for sale! Historically, bake sales have been successful fundraisers especially when there is high voter turnout. Bakers, make us a plate of your favorite cookies, brownies, muffins, bread, or cupcakes! Non-bakers: donate a box of donuts or other store-bought baked good. Drop off all baked goods to the bake sale table near the doors to the polls anytime after 7:30 AM. Want to donate your time? Sign up here to work a shift: Bake Sale on Election Day. Questions? Email [email protected]
Arlington Eats Market Is (Temporarily) Moving!
On June 1, the Arlington EATS Market temporarily moves to Saint John’s Church (74 Pleasant Street, Arlington). They’ll be there for approximately two years.
Their hours are as follows:
• Donation drop-offs: Tuesdays, 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. and Wednesdays, 8:15 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. until 5:15 p.m.
• Distribution: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.
A big thank you to St. John’s—and the many community groups that also use the church—for their hospitality during this transition.
The Stratton Green Team
The Team is the proud recipient of several awards this year after participating in numerous activities to help the environment by promoting recycling (including plastic film), planting a pollinator garden, composting, learning about various ways to help reduce pollution and climate change, and sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm with the rest of the Stratton community!
The Stratton Green Team is the recipient of the 2019 Ocean Stewardship Honorable Mention Award, given by the New England Aquarium, and will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the World Oceans Day event in June 9, 2019.
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection awarded the Stratton Green Team Students the Environmental Eagles Certificate of Recognition for their contributions to a cleaner, healthier environment.
On May 6th, the Arlington Green Teams were selected to be recognized with a Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Award for Excellence at the State House.
The Stratton Green Team wrapped up its final meeting on May 30, 2019 for the school year, but we’re looking forward to new projects and activities starting next Fall!