Friday, June 20, 2014

June 20

CBMS Summer Office Hours- Ellen Barillaro will be staffing the CBMS office throughout the summer, with regular hours of 8-4.  You can contact Ellen at 244-6100 or

Who Say's There Is No Free Lunch?  This Summer in Waterbury There Will Be!  click here for details!

14-15 School Calendar- check the link on the CBMS Homepage.

Chicken Pox- we have had a confirmed case this week at CBMS....keep an eye out for signs with your child.

THANKS FROM OUR ODYSSEY OF THE MIND TEAMS – (click here for cool Facebook photos)  Three of our schools’ six Odyssey of the Mind teams recently represented Waterbury-Duxbury and Vermont at the OM World Finals competition at Iowa State University. Our local group included 19 students in grades 4-7 from CBMS, TBPS, and one Bishop Marshall student along with six parent coaches and several parent chaperones. It was the first trip to World Finals for everyone and it was an amazing experience to compete along with more than 830 other teams from 35 U.S. states and 15 other countries this year. Our teams all finished in the middle of the standings among approximately 50-60 teams in each creative problem-solving category.  The OM program raised more than $13,000 to pay for registration costs for team members and coaches who paid their own travel expenses. Literally dozens of individuals contributed along with many local businesses and organizations. The coffee and tea sale with Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea netted more than $2,300. Generous grants came from the Marvin L. and Norma J. Hathaway Foundation ($2,500), the Rotary Club of Waterbury ($1,060), Ben & Jerry’s Community Action Team ($1,000), The Alchemist ($500), T.S. Peck Insurance ($500), Seventh Generation ($365), and Concept 2 ($350). Once again, Keurig Green Mountain provided a critical service by shipping the teams’ props, sets and supplies to Iowa.  Support from other local businesses included: Bargain Boutique, Bridgeside Books, Jazzercise Waterbury, Majestic Autobody, Stowe Street Emporium, The Reservoir Restaurant and Tap Room, Vermont State Employees Credit Union, Factotum, Waterbury Pharmacy, Waterbury True Value, Bob’s Ice Cream, Shepherding Hearts Christian Daycare. Help with various fundraising events came from Waterbury Parks and Recreation, Aubuchon Hardware, Crossroads Beverage and Deli, Billings Mobil, Pack & Send Plus.The CBMS and TBPS Parent Teacher Organizations also provided grants for the program to participate at the state level prior to World Finals. Nearly 50 students at both schools took part in OM this year. Teams for next year will organize in the fall. More information: and Local contact: Lisa Scagliotti, program coordinator,

School Supplies Delivered Free to Your Home!!  We are pleased to announce that CBMS is participating in the School Tool Box program. Avoid the cost, time, and inconvenience of back to school shopping. Here’s how:

  • Register at
  • Shop on-line (teacher approved supply list provided for all CBMS teams)
  • Customize your order (only order the supplies that you need)
  • Supplies delivered to your home
Click here for an Informational Flyer.

From the Vermont Dep't Of Health:

Harwood Youth Hockey - Registration for the 2014-2015 season is now open!  Check out the e-community bulletin board for full info!

Free Youth Summer Softball Opportunities - Green Mountain Youth Sports and Development has teamed up with the USSA Softball organization to offer a unique opportunity to softball players throughout the State of Vermont!  Check out the e-community bulletin board for full info!

Upcoming Dates of Note:
  • June 26th- Trimester 3 Report Cards mailed home
  • August 25th- 5:30PM- New Student Orientation- for all 5th graders and new-to-CBMS 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders.  
  • August 26th- 1st day of school for all CBMS and WWSU students

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