Upcoming Underwood Events

Hello Underwood Families! 

As we get closer to Thanksgiving and the holiday season, we wanted to flag some upcoming Underwood events! 

Book Fair Teacher Wish Lists – Ends 11/22
There are just four more days to maximize book fair fundraising benefits for the Underwood Community. After 11/22, the amount the Underwood PTO raises per $1 decreases by 50%. Our fabulous teachers have created wish lists for books that will be for their classroom and students. Please consider purchasing a book for your child’s teacher:

Ms. Bardin
Ms. Cipolla
Ms. Castodio
Ms. Hull
Ms. Melanson
Ms. Murphy

PTO Meeting Featuring Dr. Fleishman – 12/3
We are excited to announce a special guest for our next Underwood PTO meeting! Dr. FleishmanNewton Superintendent of Schools, will join us on December 3rd at 7:00pm. Questions need to be submitted in advance to: underwoodpto@gmail.com

Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 937 335 2198
Passcode: 956516
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,9373352198#,,,,,,0#,,956516# 

CAS is Back! 12/16 & 1/13
Creative Arts & Sciences is proud to present Women in World Jazz webinar-style virtual concerts* for schools that missed their spring performances. The presentation will be include live and pre-recorded performances, and virtual collaborations. Members of the ensemble will share information about the music of the featured composers.Creative Arts & Sciences enrichment programming is made possible by generous contributions to each school’s PTO. Thank you for your support!

  • Wednesday, 12/16, 9:15* – Grades 3-5 
  • Wednesday, 1/13, 9:15* – Grades K-2

*Webinar links will be distributed to students by the school’s administration prior to the performance date. DLA students will attend the performance with their neighborhood school hybrid classmates.

NSF Collaboration and Liaison Recruitment for Grant Opportunities
The Newton Schools Foundation which has provided funding for our Instrumental Music Programs, FORJ, Authorfest, chromebooks, etc. is looking to partner directly with PTOs going forward to better communicate grant opportunities teachers and Principals. They are looking to have a NSF Liaison for each school. More information is here, please let us know if you are interested in learning more about being the Underwood NSF Liaison. 

Please let us know if you have any questions. We hope you all enjoy a safe Thanksgiving! 

Thank you, 
Your Underwood PTO