Thank you for choosing Dolly’s for your child’s preschool year!  We are truly grateful for the opportunity to become a part of your extended family for the past year. May is here!! There are many important dates to note over the next six weeks. Please put them on your calendar:

APRIL 29th. (Sunday) - PTAB Day at the Roger Williams Zoo. See below.

APRIL 30th – (Monday) – Author Kim DeLoreto will be at Dolly’s to read her book, “Back to School with Mac”. This book is about transitioning to a new school year. You can buy an autographed copy for your child. An order form is attached.

MAY 1st Monthly tuition may be due this week for May. Reminder, if you paid a month or two prior September you may be paid in full. Note: If your child is returning next fall, September tuition is due May 1st.

MAY 2nd and 3rd - (Wednesday and Thursday mornings) - Picture Days at Dolly’s with George Loring. If your child attends the afternoon session you can bring him or her by for pictures at 9:15 and pick them up around 10:15a.m. Note: Do not be late or your child will miss the group photo at 9:30 a.m. Envelopes are attached to this newsletter.

MAY 7th- 11th - The Hop-A-thon will be held this week. Please return all 2018 Hop-A-Thon donations by May 25th. We will be giving checks to the charities at graduation.

MAY 10th – (Thursday) – Parents Night Out at the Range Restaurant- You will get to know other parents, have appetizers, and drive some golf balls into the night. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. You can show up at whatever time works for you. The charge is $10.00 per person. Please sign up and pay by May 7th.

MAY 13th (Sunday) – Happy Mother’s Day!

MAY 14th - May 17th - “DOLLY’S CAR AND TRUCK WEEK”. We will have different cars and trucks at school   every morning and afternoon.

MAY 18th (Friday)-This is the last day to sign up for Graduation (see June 9th for more information.)  

MAY 24th - (Thursday) - Our second Parents Night. Sign-up for a conference time with your child's teacher. The times begin at 6:15 p.m. and end at 8:45 p.m. If you cannot make it on the 18th or get an appointment, you can set up a time to meet either before or after school. We moved the date for this night due to a scheduling conflict.

MAY 25th – Please return Hop-A-Thon donations by this date. Thank you!

MAY 28th (Monday) - Memorial Day - No School.

MAY 30th (Wednesday) - 7:00 p.m. - Our last PTAB meeting for 2017- 2018 at the Paragon Grill on Nantasket Beach in Hull. Any parent who attended a PTAB meeting his year is invited. Note the early time.

JUNE 3rd - (Sunday) - PTAB trip to Edaville Railroad. See below.

JUNE 9th (Saturday)-Graduation - At St. Paul’s School Hall on Fearing Road in Hingham. Any child who is leaving Dolly's to go on to kindergarten or first grade is eligible to graduate. Graduation begins at 9:00a.m. SHARP!! Please have your child at the school by 8:45a.m. Each child will receive a visor, a gown and a diploma. The graduates may keep the visor and diploma. The gown must be returned after the ceremony. The ceremony lasts about 38 minutes. Relatives are invited. If you would like your child to graduate, please sign up by May 18th.            We will need time to print diplomas and programs. Visors and gowns may be picked up after May 25th. Please try the gowns on ahead of time. Gowns may need to be altered (They tie in the back). Caps will need bobby pins    to stay on. BRING YOUR CAMERAS!                                                                
JUNE 14th (Thursday) - The last day of school for 2017- 2018. (Reminder, we extended the year with an extra week into June.) We will close at 3:00 p.m. today.

JUNE 14th (Thursday) - Our THIRTY- THIRD ANNUAL SCHOOL PICNIC will begin at 5:00 p.m. and end at 7:00p.m. ALL FAMILIES ARE INVITED!  We’ll serve pizza, hamburgers and cheeseburgers from McDonalds, chicken nuggets and hot dogs. We are asking each family to sign up to bring an item. The lists will be on the bulletin board. The PTAB is sponsoring a Free Bus ride from the Glastonbury Abbey parking lot to school. Do not park on PINE STREET OR SPRUCE STREET! YOU WILL HAVE TO MOVE YOUR CAR! There is no rain date. School will close at 3:00 p.m. today. Please remember to sign up to bring a food item. Big Ryan will perform at the picnic.

JUNE 15th through June 24th - School is closed.

JUNE 25th - Summer Day Camp starts. 

AUGUST 31st Summer Camp ends.

SEPTEMBER 1st - September 9th - School is closed.

SEPTEMBER 10th - The fall 2018 - 2019 preschool session begins. 
            Attached is a Parent Input/Survey Form. We welcome your comments and suggestions!
            The Hop-A-thon will be held the week of May 7th. Please return all 2018 Hop-A-Thon donations by May 25th. We will be giving checks to the charities at graduation. Forms are attached to this newsletter. 
            The PTAB is also sponsoring a Day at the Roger Williams Zoo on Sunday, April 29th. The Zoo opens at 10:00 a.m. Kevin will be at the gate with refreshments until 10:20. The cost is $5.00 per adult and $3.00 per child (under 2 years of age are free.) with a maximum of $20.00 per family. Please sign up and pay by May 17th. Regular price is $14.95 for adults and $9.95 for children. We will meet at noon at the Giraffe concession stand and you will get your admission money back to use for lunch.

            The PTAB is also sponsoring a trip to Edaville Railroad on Sunday, June 3rd - Tickets are being discounted from $27.00 for adults and children over 2 years of age to $10.00. Children under 2 are free. The park opens at 10:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00p.m. Parking is free. Check out their website at A signup sheet is posted on the bulletin board. Please sign up and pay by May 25th.

Thank you for another wonderful year!