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Spring 2014 Message from the Executive Director

After an extraordinary winter, all of us are so grateful that spring—finally—has arrived.

Grateful, but also aware that in spite of meticulous planning, some dates and schedules, as of this writing, have been changed due to the many snow days.

In order of calendar entries, the following dates are now in effect. If you are a student, parent, friend, or staff member, please make note of these days and times.

Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.
Music Festival
This is the 12th Annual Eastern Schools for the Blind Festival, featuring approximately 100 students from six schools
The Spring Friends Reception will precede the Festival

Friday, May 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
Spring Concert
The OSB Spring Concert, will feature the Mixed Ensemble, Elementary Junior Chorus, and other special performances

Friday, June 6, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.

Friday, June 13, 2014
Full Day for students and staff and
Friday, June 13, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
Early Childhood Summer Celebration

Monday, June 16, 2014
Noon dismissal for students and full day for staff

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Noon dismissal for students and full day for staff

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Noon dismissal for students, 1:00 p.m. for ed. staff

At this writing (March 27th), I’m optimistic that the snow and snow days are over for this school year.

Some key dates that have not changed and will not change:

April 14th through 18th
Spring Break for students and education staff

Sunday, April 27th
Overbrook Farms House Tour

The complete updated calendar of events for this summer and for the September 2014 school year will soon be published on this web site and will (in part) be printed in the graduation issue of the Towers newsletter.

I look forward to writing to you again with a summer message, when we know that the difficult winter is fully behind us and a lively spring has ushered in a glorious summer.