Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Hello GCS Families:

Due to the inclement weather and timing, the Groton Dunstable public schools, and therefore Groton Community School, will be closed today, Wednesday, January 17, 2018.


Thank You To our Spruce Up Team!

A Message From the Director:

Dear GCS Families,

I hope you have had the chance to admire all of the amazing work that was done on our school grounds this past weekend.  It is always a telltale sign when you can smell the fresh aroma of bark mulch walking through the parking lot.   We had quite an ambitious group of board, staff, families, alumni, and student volunteers, all pitching in together to accomplish great things for GCS.  I am amazed at the projects this mighty group of volunteers were able to complete!  Everything from cleaning gardens and mulching beds, to sanding picnic tables and repairing the swing set trellis.

Thank you to the following for all of your efforts:

GCS Board, Staff & Families

Heather Spinney-Laidlaw & Jeremy Chapman (Coordinators), Jim & Sarah IMG_2532Belcher, Jen Burke, Rachel Culley, Chris Doherty, Kate Ferriola, Aaron Green, Jenn Greenwood, Ed & Cindi Hand, Greg Keras, Noreen Keras, Matt Lynde, Mike Lynde, Dan Quinn, Bill Rochefort, Sarah Soto, Lisa Stafford, and Scott Winroth.

Student & Community Volunteers

Tyler Alden, Ashley Barron, Brandon Boudrot, Suzanne Boudrot of IMG_2908Ladyslipper Landscaping in Littleton, Victoria Brandvold, Shreyas Chaturvedi, Fiona Felz-Sharpe, Dominic Lisolotto, James Lisolotto, Luisa Long, Andrew Prescott, Sonia Ricci, Shreya Puttagunta, Bianca Resca, Chris Rupprecht, Samuel Skinner, Anna Titcomb. Paige Wilkins and Afnan Yahyae.

Special Thanks

A special thank you to the Ashley Barron & the Hand family for the use of IMG_2542their trucks, and to Peter Myette of Great Road Farm & Garden Center for lending tools and equipment for the day. We are also very grateful for the time, effort, muscle, and prep work of the Pauly Family the night before with their lawn tractor and wagon, which made the Spruce Up Day go so smoothly!

GCS Family Snack Providers

Denielle Babey, Amanda Barry, Caroline Bouris, Michelle Coffey, Rebecca Freeman, Donna Haggerty, Leslie Howard, Oi Sze Lo, Stacie Moeser, and Kelli Robertson.

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