Hello Hunnewell and Upham Parents,

I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude for your outstanding support and participation in the Upham Color Dash. Your unwavering enthusiasm and dedication made this event a tremendous success, and I am truly grateful for your contributions.

The Upham Color Dash is now a cherished event. You can see that reflected in the smiles in the photos above. In these challenging times, when our world has been touched by uncertainty and adversity, the Color Dash serves as a beacon of joy, unity, and resilience. It provided a much-needed opportunity to come together, celebrate our community, and support our schools.

By joining the Color Dash, you demonstrated your commitment to our success and your belief in the power of collective action. Your support enables us to enhance the educational experience for all our students, ensuring they have access to resources and opportunities that will shape their future.

The Color Dash fosters a sense of camaraderie and school spirit. It brought together students, parents, and teachers, creating lasting memories and strengthening the bonds that make our community unique. Your presence and active involvement make a difference in our children’s lives.

A big THANK YOU goes out to Julie Herlihy and Yei-Yu Tchong! You are both ROCK STARS!

Important Upcoming Dates:

Monday, May 29: Memorial Day – No School.

Wednesday, June 7: METCO Stay Day.

Friday, June 9: Field Day.

Wednesday, June 14: 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony. A special event to commemorate the transition of our 5th graders as they move on to middle school. It’s a significant milestone in their academic journey.

Thursday, June 15: Last Day of School! 11:30 All School Assembly, 11:55 5th Grade Clap Out

Monday, June 19: Juneteenth – No School. A day that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States.

Once again, thank you for your unwavering support, kindness, and generosity. Together, we can continue to create a nurturing and inspiring environment for our children to thrive.

Dare to Dream,

Mr. Dees


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