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It’s not too late to sign up to become a Zervas Pal!

Do you remember your first year at Zervas? Do you remember meeting other new families at a playground playdate? As a current family at Zervas, we invite you to join us as we launch the Zervas Pal or “Z-Pal” Program … Continue reading

Upcoming Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) Events

As the summer goes on, we’d like to share some upcoming opportunities to continue to engage in conversations about race and racism hosted by our local community. UPCOMING JULY FORJ MEETING: “How To Talk About Race With Your Children”with Mike … Continue reading

Congratulations to our Zervas 5th Grade Graduates!

Congratulations to our Zervas 5th grade graduates! You have had quite the adventure at Zervas: You started in the old school, attended Zervas at Carr, moved back to the new building at Beethoven and finished your Zervas career at home. … Continue reading

Zervas PTO: Looking Ahead to 2020-2021

What a year this has been! Thank you to all of our parents, students and volunteers for your participation in activities that took place in person and out of school. While we would typically have a nearly full calendar of … Continue reading

ZCC: Follow up from Conversation about Race and Racism

The ZCC hosted a Zoom last week about talking to children about race.  We are grateful to everyone who was able to be a part of this conversation and hope to be able to continue this work together.  We have … Continue reading

Social Action: Thank you for your donations!

Thank you, Zervas families, for your donations of grocery items and paper bags. Thanks to your generosity, Zervas families donated about 60 bags filled with groceries to Centre Street Food Pantry last week, and about 500 paper bags to the … Continue reading

Building Our Zervas Library

After checking in and putting away over 850 books returned by Zervas students, Ms. Kinney is moving on to choosing even more great titles for our Zervas library. In particular, she is working to add books that support the important themes … Continue reading

Zervas Walks: Tues, Jun 16 Bike Safety Zoom

We invite Zervas 3rd-5th graders to a (virtual) bike safety training session hosted by Newton Free Library and Massachusetts Safe Routes to School. It’s wonderful to see so many kids and families on bikes and this is a good time … Continue reading

Zervas Adult Virtual Trivia Night: Wed, June 10 @ 9pm

Did you enjoy the first-ever Zervas Family Trivia Night?  Did you think it would be even better if your kids were in bed sleeping? Well, you’re in luck! Quizmaster Allan Telio has agreed to put together the first-ever Zervas After … Continue reading

ZCC: Conversation about Race and Racism, Thurs, Jun 11 @ 7pm

Dear Zervas community, Back in January, ZCC hosted a Dynamic Diversity night focused on the question: “How do we talk to children about race?” Right now, as the issues of racism and anti-Black violence consume our national consciousness, we understand … Continue reading