Kid Mudder Coming Up!

   We had our first lockdown practice this year yesterday, working on what to do in an emergency situation at the school. The staff did a great job preparing the students, and students did exactly as they had been instructed, and we learned a few things that will have us better prepared in case of…

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The PTP is working for our school!

It was a great trip to the Springfield Museums last week. The students really seemed to get a lot out of it, and many of them want to go back. Thank you to the chaperones, and to the PTP for helping with a portion of the cost of the buses. We’re looking forward to tomorrow’s hike up High…

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We’re on to Springfield!

The big field trip to the Springfield Museums is tomorrow! The students will be taking workshops to learn about Dr. Suess and Native Americans (Primary), Simple Machines and American History (3/4 class) and Space Explorations and Forensic Science (5/6 class), in addition to exploring the Science Museum, the local history museum, and Dr. Seuss Museum. The day…

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We visit the Springfield Museums next week

  We’re very excited about our field trip to the Springfield Museums next Friday, September 29th. The bus leaves the school at 8:30 am, so please don’t be late. Breakfast will be served from 8:05-8:20. We will make one stop at the Park and Ride at approximately 8:50, please let Laurie or Mrs. Griffin know if…

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Early release day next week….

Next Wednesday will be our first Professional Learning (PL) Day. On these Wednesdays throughout the year, students are released at 1:50 pm and teachers will use that time to collaborate with colleagues on strategies for increasing student engagement and learning. All of the PL days are listed on the school calendar that was in the packet and is…

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The new year

So many of our students did so many interesting things over vacation, it’s been great to hear all the stories. We have a number of new friends at the school this year (mostly students, but we have a couple new staff), and it’s been a treat to watch the students welcome them to our community….

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Back to school!

   It’s been a whirlwind first week, so many new faces to get to know and old friends to catch up with. Students are already excited about the project based learning they’re going to be doing in various classes, the books they’re taking out of the Library for reading, and the challenges that they are…

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Looking forward to a new beginning

Hello, Rowe School families! I hope your summer is as relaxing and rejuvenating as you hoped it would be. School starts in a few weeks, and while much of this information is included in the packet you will receive next week, I wanted to highlight a few things. School will begin at 8:20 on Wednesday,…

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Last Day of School

 Last day of school? How did that happen so quickly? It was quite a year at the Rowe School. We created plays about a greedy octopus and a boa constrictor, designed brochures about landmarks in Washington, D.C., did a walking tour of the town of Rowe, traveled to Plimoth Plantation, Pine Hill Orchard, The Museum…

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A year gone by…

 It’s hard to believe that school is ending next week, it seems like it goes faster every year. From the K-6 field trip to Plimoth Plantation and the Preschool going to Pine Hill Orchard in the fall to last week’s 5/6 trip to Red Gate Farm and this week’s tour of Rowe by the 3/4…

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