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Welcome Back Ayers Eagles!

Dear Ayers Ryal Side Families,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 – 2017 school year.  I hope you had a restful summer and are ready for a school year full of exciting learning opportunities.  I’m looking forward to meeting many of you and reconnecting with others.

I would like to welcome to the Ayers community, several new members to our teaching staff.  Ms. Kirsten Elliott will teaching fifth grade, replacing Ms. North who is teaching fourth grade this year.  We are also excited to welcome Ms. Rachel Emmons to the 4th grade team.  New to our English Language program is Sabrina Parisi who will work with our fourth and fifth grade teams.  We are also welcoming a number of new paraprofessionals to our team, Ms. Kristen Hierschfeld and Mrs. Karen Kingston will work with our transitional kindergarten.  Ms. Carolyn Hall will be joining our English Language team.   We are excited to have them as a part of the Ayers team.  We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with Endicott and Merrimack College as we welcome two teaching interns from the Fellows Program, Miss Laura Sbordy will join Mrs. Hart our literacy coach and Miss Audra Lessard will join our English Language team

Please mark these dates on your calendar.  A more detailed explanation will follow.

On Tuesday, August 30th students will be greeted in the hallway and escorted to their class meeting spot in the gymnasium.  Teachers will be there to greet them and then bring them to their class at 7:55.  

Kindergarten Orientation Tuesday, August 30th students and parents are welcomed to the school at 9 AM.  The orientation will run 45 minutes.

Wednesday, August 31st is the first day for Kindergarten. 

Thursday, September 22              Curriculum Night

Please note that all classrooms must be peanut and nut free.  Therefore, students will not be able to bring snacks containing peanuts or nuts to school.   

Again, welcome to a new school year; a time to strengthen our community, foster friendships old and new, and embrace what we have learned and the adventures that lay ahead, and join in a partnership that supports our children and community.


Elaina Byrne