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Color Day’s Move to Wednesday = We Need Volunteers! Please Help 10:15am – 12:00noon.

Because of the rain, Zervas Color Day has been moved to tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 12th, and the date shift means we lost most of our volunteers. We especially need volunteers from 10:15-noon. If you can come for any or … Continue reading

Crossing Guard & Bus Driver Appreciation Day: Thursday, June 13

Please take a moment on Thursday, June 13 (or any day this week!!) to appreciate your bus driver or the crossing guard. We encourage children to make a card or say a special thank you to their community helper in … Continue reading

Summer Reminders from the School Nurse

Medication Pick-up: Parents of students who have medication stored in the health room should pick it up by the last day of school, June 18. All medication (pills, epi-pens, inhalers, etc.) not picked up will be discarded. Please plan ahead … Continue reading

Donate a Book to the Zervas Library: Gift Book Sale

The Zervas Library Spring Gift Book Sale is underway and we are halfway to our goal! We are hoping to have 100 new books donated to our school library before the end of the year!! Donate a book to the … Continue reading

PTO Reimbursement Requests: Submit by June 14th

Thank you to all our volunteers this year! All reimbursement requests (click here to find the reimbursement form)  should be sent along with receipts to our treasurer, Kai Shanahan, no later than June 14th. You can email them to Kai … Continue reading

Community Survey for the Equity Working Group

Please take the time to fill out the Community Survey for the Equity Working Group. This information has also been sent by NPS through Aspen to all families. The Equity Working Group is trying to maximize the number of participants in the … Continue reading

Save the Date: Destination Dinner

Please save the date for DESTINATION DINNER 2019!  Join us on Saturday night, October 19th, 2019 for this favorite Zervas social event. Book your babysitters and mark your calendars! We look forward to seeing you there. Co-chairs,Amanda Zurick, Kamryn Eddy, … Continue reading

Reminder: Newton Public Schools Staff Gift Policy

The PTO would like to remind families of the Newton Public Schools Staff Gift Policy. This policy was adopted by Newton School Committee and can be found at their website using this link: Gift Policy. Please click here for a … Continue reading

5th Grade Social Action

The Zervas 5th Grade Social Action projects raised $2,718.02 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital! Thank you to all the Zervas families who brought in change for the Make Change Drive and who participated in the Teacher Appreciation Flower Sale. And … Continue reading

Cold Spring Park Week Events: June 3-7

June 3-7 is Cold Spring Park week at Zervas! Local naturalist Sam Jaffe is a Scientist-in-Residence at Zervas. Sam’s time with Zervas is funded by the PTO, which supports and fosters our school’s curriculum enrichment. The Zervas PTO has some … Continue reading