News and Notes

MAY 2017

Early Release days:  Thursday, May 4
                                    Thursday, May 18

Memorial Day - May 29th - NO SCHOOL


posted May 9, 2017, 8:29 AM by Christine Hanley

Early Release Days;
Thursday, June 1st
Thursday, June 15th
Thursday, June 22nd*

Last day of school June 22nd*

Breakfast at the Parker Damon Building!!!

posted Mar 23, 2017, 8:09 AM by Christine Hanley

Coming  to the Parker Damon Building!!!

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Breakfast will be available to students from 8:50-9:20am

Starting March 27th for McCarthy-Towne School

Starting April 3rd for Merriam School

Breakfast Menu:

Choice of: blueberry muffin, whole wheat bagel with cream cheese, OR Multigrain Cheerios.

Fruit or milk included with breakfast.

$1.75 for breakfast*

*If you are eligible for free lunch you are also eligible for a free breakfast.  

*If you are eligible for a reduced lunch you are eligible for reduced breakfast at $.30.

We have made it easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced meals. Apply online anytime using an Internet-enabled computer. You can complete and submit a secure, confidential application in minutes.

Go to to apply.  If you need help, come to school, and we can assist you!


posted Mar 22, 2017, 9:45 AM by Christine Hanley

April 6 Early Release
April 14-21 Spring Recess

Upper Parking Lot Notice- No Exit during bus arrival and dismissal times

posted Mar 21, 2017, 6:31 AM by Matthew McDowell

The bus drive will be restricted to buses only.   For the continued safety of our students and bus drivers, there will be NO EXIT allowed from the Upper Lot onto Charter Road during arrival (9:00- 9:30 AM) and dismissal (3:30-3:50 PM) times.   Please remember, the Upper Lot is for STAFF parking only.  Parents are asked to park only in Lower Lot for drop off and pick-up of students and to use designated spaces.

March calendar

posted Feb 10, 2017, 11:17 AM by Christine Hanley   [ updated Feb 14, 2017, 9:02 AM ]

March 2 - Early Release
March 16 - Early Release
March 30 - Early Release

February Calendar

posted Jan 10, 2017, 1:17 PM by Christine Hanley   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 1:18 PM ]

Thursday Feb 2  - Early Release
Thursday Feb 16 - Early Release
Feb 20 - 24 Winter Recess/ No school

December Calendar

posted Nov 28, 2016, 5:32 AM by Christine Hanley   [ updated Nov 28, 2016, 6:41 AM ]

December 1 - Early release
December 15 - Early release
December 26 - Jan 2 No school/ Winter Recess
January 3 - School opens

***Safe Arrival Reminder***

posted Nov 18, 2016, 8:22 AM by Christine Hanley

Call the Safe Arrival Hotline if your child will be absent or late! 978-264-4098.
Late Arrival? If your student is going to be arriving after 9:20 am please call Safe Arrival Hotline.
Give  the following information when calling Hotline;
    Your child's name, teacher's name, date of absence/late arrival, and reason for absence/tardiness.

Extended absence? (such as travel) Call Hotline and list range of dates.
Safe Arrival Hotline is available to leave a message 24 hours a day.

Student Pick-up

posted Oct 4, 2016, 9:54 AM by Matthew McDowell   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 9:01 AM ]

Please be sure to use the Lower Parking Lot only for student drop-off and pick-up.  For safety reasons, we are trying to minimize traffic exiting from the Upper Lot while buses are entering and exiting.  Thank you!

Email to McT Office Staff

posted Nov 30, 2015, 8:17 AM by   [ updated Nov 7, 2016, 9:35 AM by Christine Hanley ]

When emailing the school office, please use the following (new) email address: .

If you are emailing a bus pass or dismissal change, you will receive a return email saying "Got it" from Christine, Carol or Tracey.

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