What’s Happening in May at Seekonk Elementary Schools
Aitken Elementary School
The MCAS tests that began in April will continue in May for students in grades 3 – 5. Grade 3 will take the tests on May 8 & 9. Grade 4 testing is scheduled for May 15 & 16, while grade 5 will be tested May 1, 2, 8 & 9. Students in grade 5 are also taking the MCAS Science and Technology test, accounting for the extra testing days. To find out more about the MCAS test, families are encouraged to visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Aitken and Martin Schools, under the orchestration of band teacher Mr. Anderson, will hold a combined band concert on Wednesday, May 23 at 7pm in the Martin School gymnasium.
Thursday May 24 is the date for the annual Talent Show and Art Extravaganza at Aitken. More details will be sent home with the students.
Mark the calendar for these important dates in May: May 11 – Mother’s Day Plant Sale, May 22 – Blood Drive, May 25 – Reading is Fundamental Book Swap and finally May 30 – 31 is the BOGO Book Fair.
Martin Elementary School
Upcoming events at the school for May include the Mother – Son Super Hero Dance, which is scheduled for May 4 at the school.
May 7th begins National Teacher Appreciation Week, and on May 23, as noted above, Martin and Aitken band students will join together to present their annual concert at Martin.