To all the people and businesses and organizations
helping to make Forbes School wonderful,
we thank you.
Miss Ciccone and her students would like to thank
Mrs. Philippa Ivain and Mr. Paul Butcher for
volunteering with their class.
Bundles of thanks to Mrs. Lubomski and Mr. Gottlieb
for a fabulous luncheon by Jill's Cuisine. Thanks, too,
to the parents who helped give us an extended lunch
period while our talented students performed
Reader's Theater productions for all to enjoy. Staff
appreciation flows from us to you. Sincerely, The
Staff of Forbes School
Mrs. Carroll and her students would like to thank the
following parents for giving of their time to chaperon
field trips this year: Dr. Karen Dettmer, Nicole
Levesque, Danato Iavasile, Audra Zordan, and Erika
Stevens. We had some wonderful trips and we
appreciate your having taken the time to come with
us. Thank you.
Where would we be without our volunteers? Thanks
to the many people who took time to help out at our
book fair in the media center: Sally Lefkowski, Joe
Lefkowski, Cathy Reis, Linda Dimauro, Pat Radocy,
Matt Dettmer, Nicole Levesque, Marion Wadhams,
Fiona Cappabianca, Kelly Thompson, Marian Stevens,
Stephanie Mazzarelli, Ellen Quinn, Owen Quinn, Margo
Hintz, Amy Meyerjack, Beverly Deventhal-Sali,
Michelle Wasilonsky, Alec Wasilonsky, Ashley Smith
and her mother, Gerry Zimmerman, Rena Bailey, Pam
Boles, Patricia Nimchek, Joanne Roman, Tosha
Strahan, Dee Dee Petricone, John Pelchat, Angela
Etchegary, Stacey Henry, and Tricia Jacquemin. What
a wonderful group of helpers you are. Thank you,
thank you, thank you. ~Mrs. Hoitt and Mrs. O'Brien
Thanks to Jill Nicolson from Cuisine with Jill
who spoke to our class about eating around the U.S.
and healthy eating. She made a salsa with our class
which the student really enjoyed. ~ Mrs. Budge
Mrs. O'Neil and her students would like to thank the
parents who chaperoned for the fourth grade field
trip: Mr. Nicolson, Mrs. Phouthasack, Mrs. Herman.
She would also like to thank Mr. and Mrs. Hintz and
Mrs. Herman for her contributions to their classroom
this year. Mrs. Hansen and Mrs. Meyerjak gave time
to chaperone for the field trip. And Mr. Rick DalleValle
provided pencils that the students greatly
Thank you to Mr. Roger Carillo and his daughter
Angelina who, throughout the year, have come in to
read to the kindergarten classes and present
wonderful Dr. Seuss stories for many to enjoy. Most
recently, he and Angelina brought some pets to share
as they read the story "The Lorax". What a fun way to
learn about Earth Day!
Dear Mrs. Roman,
Thank you for calling home for us, for counting our
lunch tickets, for taking care of our booboos, for
smiling at us, for getting us on the right bus, for ...
well, for everything. Good luck as you go home from
here for the last time.
With love and hugs, the Students of Forbes School
THANK YOU, and good luck to Mrs. Joanne Roman, our
school secretary. Joanne will be retiring in April. It
has been our privilege to work with you at Forbes
School, and we'll miss your wonderful disposition,
friendliness and efficiency. All the best in your
retirement. Please send us a postcard. With love
from your friends, The Staff of Forbes School
Mr. Roger Carillo (The Cat in the Hat), Angelina
Carillo, Christina Hammer and Geena Pietrefase
presented a fun-filled story of "The Sneetches" by Dr.
Seuss. We learned that differences among people
make the world an interesting place, but
they shouldn't be used to say who's better than
someone else. Thank you to our traveling stage
Mrs. Fern’s class would like to thank Mrs. Ivain for coming in to read to
our class each week. We love reading our books to her and listening to the
special stories she shares with us!
Thanks to the many readers from the Chamber of
Commerce and other volunteers who brought us new
books and read to us on February 6th: Rick DalleValle,
Sue Lobomski, Georgeann Sabia, Rose Ponte, Sally
Lefkowski, Joe Lefkowski, Cathy Reis, Diane Hagymasi,
Aggie Burns, Pat Nimchek, Paul Butcher, Melissa
Flaherty, Anita Marciano, Meg Gaines, Mike Magistrali,
Paul Nimchek, Lisa Baldwin, Eric Hammer and John
Thank you to Kris Johnston who ran the tee-shirt
fundraiser for Nature's Classroom.
Volunteers provide services that support us each day.
Thanks to the following for offering their time and
service during the month of November: Matt and Karen
Dettmer, Cathy Reis, Amy Myerjack, Lori Young, Peg
Avallone, Pat Nimchek, Marlene Carrier, Philippa Ivain,
Leah Savinovich, Erica Gordon, Bob Beagle, Kelly
Thompson, Paul Butcher, Alison Petersen, Tina Pursel,
Pat Radocy, Gerry Zimmerman, Wendy Fox, and Nicole
Thank you to Mrs. Jones's third grade class for
performing a spectacular reading of "The Scarecrow" by
Cynthia Rylant at our assembly for the Governor's
Reading Challenge. Thanks, too, to Mrs. Sabia for
coordinating the event.
A special thank you to our generous staff and PTO
during the "One for Books" campaign. Because of the
donations of our staff, 77 students were able to choose
a book from the book fair.
Thank you to the many volunteers who help us every
week in our classrooms, library, and special events.
Kudos and thanks to our wonderful PTO for the fun-
filled family pizza night and dance we enjoyed on Friday,
September 29th. All of us kids had a great time!
Thank you to our fabulous custodians who worked
tirelessly throughout the blazing summer heat to get
our school ready for us. Their efforts are especially
appreciated considering the many room shifts required
with the removal of the portables. Custodians, we think
you're tops!!! Thank you. From the staff and students
of Forbes School.