Principal's Blog


Week Of 11-25-2018

posted by David Brissette   [ updated ]

11-25-2018


We hope you all had a healthy and restful Thanksgiving break!

A Friendly reminder that report will be coming out on December 18, 2018 and will be able to be accessed on skyward through your child’s portfolio. Please make sure you know how to access your child’s skyward account.  For more information, please click here.

Nature’s Classroom is full but we are still taking $100 deposits for the waiting list.

DATTCO is currently seeking School Bus Drivers for the Burrillville terminal. DATTCO offers FREE TRAINING to obtain your CDL-B with proper endorsements to qualified applicants with our certified trainers and Safety department.
Already have a CDL and prior school bus driving experience? Start driving right away!
Go to www.Dattco.com to apply.  Click on Join Our Team and select Burrillville under the list of openings.
Jane Pepler
Branch Manager
DATTCO
404 Pascoag Main Street | Pascoag, RI 02859
Phone: 401.371.2774

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINIC HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC (STILL ONE MORE CHANCE):

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM



PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

There was a misprint on the Yankee Candle Fundraiser  paper.  All Candle orders are due this Monday, November 26, 2018.  We hope this helps all of our Callahan families out that were looking for more time to sell some candles on the holiday weekend.


Yearbook forms are coming out this week. You can also order a yearbook online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use this code for our school: 2273419

The order deadline this year is April 5, 2019.


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Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 11-18-2018

posted Nov 16, 2018, 1:25 PM by David Brissette

11-18-2018

A Friendly reminder…..There is no school from Wednesday, November 21, 2018-Sunday, November 25, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving.

School Pictures Re-Take day will be on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  The pictures went home today.  Please plan ahead! Go to MYLifetouch to order pictures online.

William L. Callahan School
Picture Day ID: PC048475Q1
Picture Re-Take Day is: Tuesday, November 20

If there is a problem with the package from original picture day or wish to request a refund, please call Lifetouch at 401-828-5220.  Please do not return the package to the school.

Nature’s Classroom is full but we are still taking $100 deposits for the waiting list.

The November Food Drive is completed and we are happy to report that the Callahan students collected over 425 items.  We also had other local agencies who collected food donate to us which brought the grand total to 837 items.  Thank you Callahan Families. We were able to help 13 families this year and donate some food to the weekend backpack program.  

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC (STILL ONE MORE CHANCE):

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


The Burrillville High School Student Council will be sponsoring a movie…….Please see the attached.


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

There was a misprint on the Yankee Candle Fundraiser  paper.  All Candle orders are due on Monday, November 26, 2018.  We hope this helps all of our Callahan families out that were looking for more time to sell some candles on the holiday weekend..


Movie night is Tuesday, 11/20/18 and we will be showing Christopher Robin. Admission is free but we will be collecting donations for the Burrillville weekend backpack program. Please see attached flyer.


***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 11-4-2018

posted Nov 2, 2018, 2:52 PM by David Brissette

11-4-2018

PLease remember that there is no school on Tuesday, November 6, 2018(election Day) and Monday, November 12, 2018 (Veterans Day)

THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR GENEROSITY FOR FOR THE WEEKEND SNACK PACK PROGRAM. OUR CALLAHAN FAMILY WAS ABLE TO RAISE $357! WAY TO GO CALLAHAN! NEXT MONTH WE WILL BE COLLECTING MACARONI AND CHEESE SINGLE SERVINGS AND BOXED.

The November Food Drive will take place beginning on October 29, 2018.  Each homeroom has a specific item that your child needs to donate. Please see attached for more information. All food is due by NOVEMBER 15!

School Pictures Re-Take day will be on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches. The Make -up day is scheduled on November 20, 2018.  Please plan ahead! Go to MYLifetouch to order pictures online.

William L. Callahan School
Picture Day ID: PC048475Q1
Picture Re-Take Day is: Tuesday, November 21

If there is a problem with the package from original picture day or wish to request a refund, please call Lifetouch at 401-828-5220.  Please do not return the package to the school.

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


The Burrillville High School Student Council will be sponsoring a movie…….Please see the attached.


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

The Cherrydale fundraiser pies and cakes pickup is on Wednesday, 11/7/18 from 4pm-7pm and everything must be picked up that night.


Movie night is Tuesday, 11/20/18 and we will be showing Christopher Robin. Admission is free but we will be collecting donations for the Burrillville weekend backpack program. Please see attached flyer.


***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 10-28-18

posted Oct 26, 2018, 12:51 PM by David Brissette   [ updated Oct 26, 2018, 1:19 PM ]

10-28-2018

IMPORTANT HALLOWEEN INFORMATION-Wednesday, October 31, 2018 is Halloween and we are asking that children may wear orange and black in celebrating Halloween.  No costumes on that day. Thank you for your cooperation ahead of time.

The November Food Drive will take place beginning on October 29, 2018.  Each homeroom has a specific item that your child needs to donate. Please see attached for more information. All food is due by NOVEMBER 15!

School Pictures will be taken this year on November 1, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches. The Make -up day is scheduled on November 20, 2018.  Please plan ahead! Go to MYLifetouch to order pictures online.

William L. Callahan School
Picture Day ID: PC048475Q0
Picture Day is: Thursday, November 1


Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

Callahan Trunk or Treat will take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018  at the Callahan School.  This is a free event but you had to have signed up by Tuesday, October 23, 2018. ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. NO EXCEPTIONS.IF YOU DID NOT SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME YOU NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.     


***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 10-21-2018

posted Oct 19, 2018, 8:51 AM by David Brissette

10-21-2018

Book Fair is running all week during your child’s Library classes.  Please be sure to visit the book fair in the media center on Parent Teacher Conferences night (Thursday, October 25, 2018).

Our annual Red Ribbon Week  will be celebrated on October 22-October 26.  This is the list of spirit days that week:

  • Monday-Wild about being drug free (crazy hair day)

  • Tuesday-Say Boo to drugs (wear orange and black)

  • Wednesday- Lei off Drugs (Hawaiian day)

  • Thursday- Follow your dreams...don't do drugs (pajama day)

  • Friday-We are "red"dy to say no to drugs (wear red day)



School Pictures will be taken this year on November 1, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches. The Make -up day is scheduled on November 20, 2018.  Please plan ahead! Go to MYLifetouch to order pictures online.

William L. Callahan School
Picture Day ID: PC048475Q0
Picture Day is: Thursday, November 1


Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

Mrs. Williamson needs your help at our fall book fair.  Please sign up to help by contacting Staci Mansolf: mansolfs@bsd-ri.net Please see the attached to see the times that are needed to help out in the Library the week of October 22-October 26. Fall Book Fair Volunteers


Callahan Trunk or Treat will take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018  at the Callahan School.  This is a free event but you need to be signed up by Tuesday, October 23, 2018. NO LATE SIGN UPS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. NO EXCEPTIONS. DEADLINE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018.  


***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 10-14-2018

posted Oct 12, 2018, 1:53 PM by David Brissette   [ updated Oct 12, 2018, 2:02 PM ]

10-14-2018


Please see the attached about the Holiday Card Contest being run by the town of Burrillville.  The cards are due by 10-17.

Please see the attached from the Burrillville Middle School’s student council who is attempting a service learning project to benefit our school’s libraries.

Our annual Red Ribbon Week  will be celebrated on October 22-October 26.  This is the list of spirit days that week:

  • Monday-Wild about being drug free (crazy hair day)

  • Tuesday-Say Boo to drugs (wear orange and black)

  • Wednesday- Lei off Drugs (Hawaiian day)

  • Thursday- Follow your dreams...don't do drugs (pajama day)

  • Friday-We are "red"dy to say no to drugs (wear red day)


GEMS-Net will be participating in an open house for URI's Graduate School of Oceanography on Saturday, October 13. We will be engaging families in some core activities from your K-8 science program. A wide variety of free, family-friendly activities will be available.Please see the attached for more information:
https://web.uri.edu/gso/news/gso-open-house-2018/

School Pictures will be taken this year on November 1, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches. The Make -up day is scheduled on November 20, 2018.  Please plan ahead!

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

Mrs. Williamson needs your help at our fall book fair.  Please sign up to help by contacting Staci Mansolf: mansolfs@bsd-ri.net Please see the attached to see the times that are needed to help out in the Library the week of October 22-October 26. Fall Book Fair Volunteers


LAST CALL IS ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018 AT 8:30am. Our annual Cristoline Pies and Cakes fundraiser will be coming home in the next few days.  PLease consider purchasing from the PTA for your holiday needs. LAST CALL IS ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018 AT 8:30am.


Callahan Trunk or Treat will take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018  at the Callahan School.  This is a free event but you need to be signed up by Tuesday, October 23, 2018. NO LATE SIGN UPS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. NO EXCEPTIONS.


***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 10-7-2018

posted Oct 5, 2018, 1:24 PM by David Brissette

10-7-2018


NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 8, 2018 (Columbus day) and Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (Teacher professional development day).

Our annual Red Ribbon Week  will be celebrated on October 22-October 26.  This is the list of spirit days that week:

  • Monday-Wild about being drug free (crazy hair day)

  • Tuesday-Say Boo to drugs (wear orange and black)

  • Wednesday- Lei off Drugs (Hawaiian day)

  • Thursday- Follow your dreams...don't do drugs (pajama day)

  • Friday-We are "red"dy to say no to drugs (wear red day)


GEMS-Net will be participating in an open house for URI's Graduate School of Oceanography on Saturday, October 13. We will be engaging families in some core activities from your K-8 science program. A wide variety of free, family-friendly activities will be available.Please see the attached for more information:
https://web.uri.edu/gso/news/gso-open-house-2018/

School Pictures will be taken this year on November 1, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches. The Make -up day is scheduled on November 20, 2018.  Please plan ahead!

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family (See Attached):

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

Mrs. Williamson needs your help at our fall book fair.  Please sign up to help by contacting Staci Mansolf: mansolfs@bsd-ri.net Please see the attached to see the times that are needed to help out in the Library the week of October 22-October 26. Fall Book Fair Volunteers


Our annual Cristoline Pies and Cakes fundraiser will be coming home in the next few days.  PLease consider purchasing from the PTA for your holiday needs. These forms need to be turned in by Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (We know there was a misprint on the form saying it was due on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 but there is no school that day).


Callahan Trunk or Treat will take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018  at the Callahan School.  This is a free event but you need to be signed up by Tuesday, October 23, 2018. NO LATE SIGN UPS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. NO EXCEPTIONS.


***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week of 9-30-2018

posted Sep 28, 2018, 1:06 PM by David Brissette

9-30-2018

LAST CALL FOR CALLAHAN FAMILY DANCE TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018 at BHS CAFETERIA…. It will be last call for purchasing Dance tickets this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 .TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Please contact the school with any questions you may have about the dance.  Please remember: TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.

NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 8, 2018 (Columbus day) and Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (Teacher professional development day).

School Pictures will be taken this year on November 1, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches. The Make -up day is scheduled on November 20, 2018.  Please plan ahead!

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family:

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

A PTA Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at  6:00PM in the media center.


Our annual Cristoline Pies and Cakes fundraiser will be coming home in the next few days.  PLease consider purchasing from the PTA for your holiday needs. These forms need to be turned in by Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (We know there was a misprint on the form saying it was due on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 but there is no school that day).


LAST CALL FOR CALLAHAN FAMILY DANCE TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018 at BHS CAFETERIA…. It will be last call for purchasing Dance tickets this coming Monday, October 1, 2018 .TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Please contact the school with any questions you may have about the dance.  Please remember: TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.


The Callahan Dance, Friday October 5, 2018

Description:Family dance

Location:  BHS cafeteria
Time: 6pm-8pm

Tickets Prices are as follows:

Adults 10.00 children 8.00

Flower Prices are as follows:

Boutonnière 4.00. Wristlets 7.00

Picture Prices:
Package a (1 5x7 and 4 2x3) 12.00
Package b (2 5x7 and 8 2x3) 16.00
Package c (1 8x10 2 5x7 and 8 2x3) 20.00



***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 9-23-2018

posted Sep 21, 2018, 2:28 PM by David Brissette

9-23-2018

Thank you to all of our families for getting the beginning of year paperwork in to us here at school.  Please remember if you ever have any changes to your emergency contacts or phone numbers please do this through skyward.

School Pictures will be taken this year on November 1, 2018.  There will be more information as the date approaches.

BCI Forms- If you plan on sending your form in to our school, at this point it needs to come in to the school notarized.  Remember that you need a current BCI (This school year) on file in order to volunteer at the school or chaperone field trips.  Please do this early!

Please plan ahead for the free flu clinics to be held in Burrillville.  The following is more information for you and your family:

CLINICS HOSTED AT:

Burrillville Middle School

2220 Bronco Highway

Harrisville, RI 02830


CLINIC DATES:


Wednesday 11/07/2018 4 - 6:30 PM

and

Tuesday 12/11/2018 4 - 6:30 PM


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

A PTA Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at  6:00PM in the media center.


The Callahan Dance, Friday October 5, 2018

Description:Family dance

Location:  BHS cafeteria
Time: 6pm-8pm

Tickets Prices are as follows:

Adults 10.00 children 8.00

Flower Prices are as follows:

Boutonnière 4.00. Wristlets 7.00

Picture Prices:
Package a (1 5x7 and 4 2x3) 12.00
Package b (2 5x7 and 8 2x3) 16.00
Package c (1 8x10 2 5x7 and 8 2x3) 20.00



***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



Week Of 9-9-2018

posted Sep 9, 2018, 10:25 AM by David Brissette

No School Wednesday, September 12, 2018 State Primary Day

Open House-Callahan’s Open House has been rescheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 11,2018 from 6-8PM. Pink Flyers went home with your child on Friday.

Parent Drop Off and Parent Pick Up-Please be aware that if you plan on dropping your child off at school that it can be no earlier than 8:25 in the front of the school. If you are dropping your child off after 8:40, they are considered late to school and will be marked tardy.  Please call us with any questions.

Change in dismissal for your child- If you have a change in dismissal for your child we need for you to send a note to school in the morning.  The note should have the name of your child and the change in dismissal for that day.  Please date and put your child’s homeroom on it. We do recognize that rare occasions emergencies will sometimes happen  and in those cases we ask that you either e-mail Mrs. Perreault at perreaults@bsd-ri.net or Mr. Brissette at brissetted@bsd-ri.net .  If you cannot e-mail us please fax us 401-568-1328.


ATTENTION* There will be no blank emergency cards (address/phone numbers/emergency contacts) going home with your child this year or in future years. Information needs to be entered through skyeward. *ATTENTION


Skyward- Did you know that you can update your own phone numbers by going on to skyward (the same place you need to go to to access report cards)? Please take a moment and look at your phone numbers and emergency contacts to update them this summer.  You can get to the Skyward information page by clicking here. If you have not signed up for skyward before please make sure you go to this part of the page:


“If you do not know your Skyward Access login and password or have forgotten your information, please click here.”


AGAIN RESCHEDULED OPEN HOUSE-Callahan’s Open House has been rescheduled and will now take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 6-8PM.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

Lunch Menus will be coming home on Tuesday or Wednesday of the first week. You can check the menu online at anytime.

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

***********************  PTF ************************

The Callahan PTF will be on present at our Open House to welcome our families.  If you wish to volunteer or chaperon this school year please make sure you fill out a volunteer packet and a BCI form with our Parent Volunteer Coordinator Staci Mansolf.  She will be set up with the PTF on that evening.

The Callahan Dance, Friday October 5, 2018

Description:Family dance

Location:  BHS cafeteria
Time: 6pm-8pm

Tickets Prices are as follows:

Adults 10.00 children 8.00

Flower Prices are as follows:

Boutonnière 4.00. Wristlets 7.00

Picture Prices:
Package a (1 5x7 and 4 2x3) 12.00
Package b (2 5x7 and 8 2x3) 16.00
Package c (1 8x10 2 5x7 and 8 2x3) 20.00

***********************  PTF ************************

Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

http://bsd-ri.net/parents/lunch-menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp

Please visit our school website for important messages at:

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



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