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Friday, November 27, 2020
2020-2021: Issue 15
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BEST Announcements
BEST/PTO is Participating in GivingTuesday
Save the date of December 1, 2020 to help us fund: Enrichment Programs, School Improvements, Field Trips, Events, Teacher Supply Reimbursements, Holiday and End-of-Year Gifts for Support Staff, Hospitality Events for Staff.
Join us via Zoom
Meeting ID: 899 4512 2202
Passcode: 815990  
Room Parents Needed for Davis School
Kindergarten - Kamthewala (1), Lewis (1), Oppedisano (2), Vallely (1), Wait (1)
1st Grade - Beers (1), Davies (1), Nocera (1)
2nd Grade - Flaherty-Dawson (2), Griffin (1), Laskaris (2), Meyer (1), Petersen (1)

Fall Fundraiser Extended to December 4

With this year’s Holiday Season fast approaching, this becomes the perfect fundraiser in this shop-at-home climate. Charleston Wrap provides an extremely easy and very pleasant online Shopping Experience. With 2500 product options, you might just find the perfect gifts for several people on your holiday shopping list. And remember BEST PTO receives 40% of every sale!

REGISTER TODAY - Will you take a few minutes and register now?


  1. Go to: 
  2. Click “SHOP NOW”
  3. Click “Organization Credit Only”
  4. Enter our organization ID. 
  5. Use 16619 for Davis school.
  6. Use 16620 for Lane school.
  7. Shop!

Don't want to shop, but want to support BEST? Make a donation: 
at: or send a check to BEST PTO, Attn: Nina Tate, 45 Glenridge Drive, Bedford, MA 01730

Questions? Contact Nina Tate at
Shop Our Fundraiser

Volunteers Needed!

BEST PTO needs your help this school year. Please consider volunteering for one of the following open positions.
  1. Co-President - join outgoing President, Holly Munsie for a year of joint leadership of BEST PTO. Next year this person would take over as President when Holly "retires" after many years with BEST.
  2. Teacher Appreciation Week - we need parents to help us with Teacher Appreciation Week in the Spring. 
If you'd like to learn more about these positions, please reach out to us at
Davis, Lane, & District Info
NEW Food Services Website
NEW Food Services Website
Download the Updated District Calendar
Davis School Website
Lane School Website
Counseling Dept Website
BEST Website
BEST Welcome Brochure
Support Our Schools

Help earn money for Davis and Lane schools by supporting the following BEST programs and events.

Click on the images below for more information.
Register for our Fall Fundraiser and help us raise money for Davis and Lane Schools. Email with details coming home on Monday, October 26.
Shop Our Fundraiser
More Information
Donate Today

Mental Health and Wellness Helpline - FREE for Bedford Residents

The William James INTERFACE Referral Service, offered through our Freedman Center, is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843 (toll free). This is a free, confidential referral service for residents of participating communities. Bedford is one of these participating communities.

Callers from these participating communities are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database, on average, within 2 weeks of their call to INTERFACE. Each referral best meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.

To learn more visit or our FB page

The Bedford Food Bank at Town Center Building

Thursday, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

To assist and support Bedford residents in need, the Town of Bedford has established a temporary food bank at the Town Center Building (yellow building behind Town Hall) at 12 Mudge Way on the Town Campus.

Families and guardians of Bedford school children are welcome to continue to access Bedford's Food Bank. Please visit the Bedford Food Bank site for more information.
Health Resources
Newsletter submissions are due by Wednesdays at 9:00 am to be included in the Friday edition. Please submit to Nina Tate at
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2020-21 Bedford Elementary Schools Together Board
Holly Munsie
, President  -  Nina Tate, Senior Vice President  -  Charlene Dunn, Vice President, Davis  -  Elizabeth Berner, Vice President, Lane  -  Carey Sclafini, Treasurer  -  JeaNa Agen, Assistant Treasurer  -  Leslie Savoy, Preschool Liaison  -  Melissa Brandt, Kelley Dadah, Coreen Garrett, Shannon Gilbertson, Rachel Mark, Christie Martin, Members-at-Large
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Bedford, MA 01730

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