PTG Highlights: Yearbook Sale Extended, Variety Show Auditions, PTG Thank You, Teacher Appreciation, Bike to School Day

Deadline Extended - Order Your 2019 Alcott Yearbook NOW: Cost for each yearbook is $40.00. The final deadline to purchase is Saturday, May 4th. Order online at The password is hello bronson (all lower case with the space). If you have any questions, please email:

Today is the last day to submit your Audition Form for The 15th Annual Alcott Variety Show! Calling all performers! This year's Variety Show will be held on Friday, May 31st at 6:00pm in the Alcott Auditorium. Audition forms have been sent out and will need to be returned no later than May 1st. Due to the popularity of the show, any audition forms passed in after May 1st cannot be accepted. Please email Kate Sexauer with any questions at 

Please join us for the PTG Thank You Party! Let’s celebrate another wonderful year at Alcott! Thursday May 23rd at 6:30pm at the home of the Driscoll’s 37 Birch Drive. Refreshments and Appetizers will be served. RSVP to Cheri at

Next week May 6th – 10th is Teacher Appreciation Week! Show our Alcott teacher’s how much we appreciate their dedication to our children by having your child make a card, bring in an apple or decorate their classroom door! Feel free to use your imagination to show your appreciation in a small way!

May 10th: Please join us to celebrate National Bike-to-School Day by riding your bike to Alcott! Please express interest & stay tuned for “bike train” Routes and event details here. Volunteers will lend an extra hand, but parents must accompany younger students (K-3rd). Older students are encouraged to provide buddy-support. A week later, use your cycling skills at Concord’s first annual bike fest May 18th. Details are here.

MCAS: Access and achievement for students with disabilities - presented by The Federation For Children With Special Needs. Hosted by the Concord/Concord-Carlisle and Acton-Boxborough Special Education Parent Advisory Councils with support from our school districts. Would you like to learn more about the following topics?
- Standards Based Education
- MCAS 2.0 for the 21st Century
- Different ways to test
- ELL students and MCAS
Please join us at this free workshop for parents and caregivers. This event will introduce the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) and how children with disabilities can participate in meaningful ways in MCAS. When: Tuesday, May 14th  from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Where: Learning Commons, Concord-Carlisle High School, 500 Walden Street Presented by: Jessica Sales Cohen. For planning purposes, please RSVP via Eventbrite at our website

Come and Celebrate Ms. Young! Please join us to celebrate our principal Ms. Sharon Young on Thursday afternoon May 23rd from 3:45-5:00. All parents, children and community members are welcome to join us for light refreshments in the Alcott cafeteria to say best wishes to Sharon on her retirement. In lieu of gifts, we will be collecting funds to start the Sharon Young Scholarship Fund. Sharon travels extensively with her family each summer and the fund is being established to help CCHS students in need of financial support travel on school trips. These experiences can be life changing for kids and Sharon is excited for the opportunity to continue to help kids in Concord, Carlisle and Boston with educational travel opportunities at CCHS. Please pass along to any friends, neighbors, teachers or community members. If you are not able to attend and would like to donate you can send a check made payable to Concord Carlisle Regional School District with the Sharon Young Scholarship Fund in the memo line and send into the Alcott office.

Field Day Volunteers Needed! Mr. Gaudreau is in need of volunteers to help with our annual all school field day. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 9-12. Volunteers can meet in the Alcott gymnasium by 9 am. This wonderful day of activity depends on our volunteers. Please contact Mr. Gaudreau via email by Tuesday, May 28. Thank you in advance for helping to make our field day such a success. 

The bi-annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon is Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 12:30 pm in the Alcott School cafeteria. Please help out by contributing a food item whether it be a salad, entree or dessert (you CAN use nuts in your ingredients). We have listed teacher favorites and meal suggestions, based on past luncheons, to insure little to no waste. We know people are very busy, so please consider making a FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION if you don't have time to make/bring a food item for the luncheon. Just drop off the contribution in the Staff Appreciation box in the teachers mailbox room to the right of the office or send in an envelope to school with your child marked "Teacher Appreciation Luncheon". Make checks payable to Alcott PTG. We would like to have contributions by Friday, May 17, 2019. If you miss the deadline, not to worry, we will not turn away donations received after that date.You may drop off your food items in the cafeteria after 9 a.m. and before 11:45 p.m. on the day of 1the luncheon, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. We do not have use of ovens, so any food that needs to be served warm should be dropped off closer to 11:45 p.m. in cafeteria. Please help us show our beloved Alcott Staff how much we appreciate them and all they do! To view the sign-up, go here. If you have further questions, please email at Thank you!

Spring Fundraiser for the Student Garden Project: Please consider ordering pizza dinner from the Flatbread Company on Tuesday, May 7 between 5:00 and 9:00 pm: 213 Burlington Rd, Bedford (781) 275-8200. The Flatbread Company will donate to Alcott Student Garden Project, $3.50 for each large flatbread and $1.75 for each small flatbread sold during the benefit hours. Dine-in and take-out orders will count. Thank you for your support!


May 6 - 10: Staff Appreciation Week
May 14: METCO Late Bus
May 15: PTG Meeting
May 17: School Spirit Day - Hawaiian Luau Day
May 21: PTG Sponsored Staff Appreciation Luncheon
May 23: Parent event for Sharon 
May 23: PTG Thank You Party 
May 27: No School - Memorial Day
May 31: Parents at Lunch
May 31: Variety Show at 6 PM