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Balch Elementary School News

Want to catch up on some summer reading?  Check this out...  

Click the Headline for the School Committee Anti-Racism Resolution and the School Committee COVID-19 State Funding Resolution

Summer Resource Page

June 24, 2020

See what's happening this summer!

Join five-time Olympian Kikkan Randall on this free webinar sponsored by Impact Norwood. Event is Thursday June 11 at 7 PM. Click Headline for flyer. Register here: https://impactandoasis.eventbrite.com

Lunch available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 11 and 1.  June lunch menu Renaissance Assessments for grades 3-5 during the week of June 1-5.  Sch...

Click Headline for full letter. This week we began phase I of the Governor’s reopening process. Included in phase I is the ability for health care providers to begin offering in-person health services. Specifically noted in the Department of Public Health Guidance document was the need to prioritize pediatric care especially immunizations. Physical examinations and/or immunizations are required for school entrance and in grades 1, 4, 7 and 11

Your teachers are thinking of you!

Click on the link for remote learning resources from the Balch Elementary School.

Norwood SEPAC Meeting March 12, 2020 from 6:30-8:15 PM in Room 219 at the Savage Educational Center. Click Headline for Agenda.

Click on the headline to read the Coronavirus letter from School Nurse Leader Jill Driscoll

Norwood SEPAC Meeting January 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM in room 219 at the Savage Educational Center. Topic: Basic Rights in Special Education. Learn about rights in the IEP and 504 Plans. Presented by Lori Cimeno, Director of Special Education

Join Impact Norwood for a free presentation on Thursday January 9, 2020 from 7-9 PM at the Norwood High School Auditorium. Author Alex Berenson will be discussing his book, Tell Your Children The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence. Attendees will be eligible to win a $100 Bertucci's Gift Card. Click the headline for more information and to register.

The Town of Norwood is elgible to receive reimbursement for health care services that take place in school for students who have Mass Health insurance. Please click on the link for more information and for the parent consent form.

Superintendent Dr. Thomson will present the Norwood Public Schools Strategic Plan on November 18, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM in the GSU Lecture Hall at Norwood High School.

Norwood SEPAC Meeting November 19, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM in Room 219 at the Savage Educational Center. Topic: Dissecting the IEP.

Month at a Glance- October

October 5, 2019

See what's happening at the Balch this month!

May 9 at 6:30 PM at the Savage Educational Center. Presentation by Norwood Public Schools BCBA, Meghan Mottau: How to utilize visual schedules to increase independence with daily routines and leisure skills.. Also SEPAC election for 2019-2021 officers.

Click the headline for the presentation from the Public Budget Hearing held on April 24, 2019.

Norwood Public Schools Fine Arts Department presents its 22nd Annual Fine Arts Festival on April 27th from 10 AM - 2 PM at Norwood High School. Click headline for program and more information.

Norwood SEPAC Meeting: Understanding Processing Disorders presented by South Shore Therapies. Wednesday March 20, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Savage Educational Center in room 219. Click Headline for flyer.

February 26, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Savage Educational Center. Click Headline for flyer.

Don't forget: on January 17th, Impact Norwood is hosting the second installment of the "Demystifying the Teen Brain" speaker series from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Coakley Middle School. Patricia Coffey from Franciscan Children’s hospital in Brighton will discuss the Kids Healthy Minds Initiative in an effort to increase community awareness about youth mental health, teach people about the early warning signs of pediatric mental illness and decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness and its treatments. Food and childcare will be provided! Click Headline to register for FREE now!

Norwood SEPAC Meeting January 10, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Savage Educational Center in room 219. What is Effective Progress? Understanding Evaluation Reports and Working with Experts, click the headline for flyer.

Norwood SEPAC Meeting November 14, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Savage Educational Center in room 203. This meeting will feature a talk on ADHD & Executive Functioning, click the headline for flyer.