Short week next week

Next week is a short but busy week.  We have full days of school on Monday and Tuesday, and a 12:30 release on Wednesday, with lunch being served at 12:00. Monday is a field trip to the Polish Center for Discovery and Learning in Chicopee for K-6. Wednesday morning we are having a lockdown practice, with assistance from local and state authorities. Students will…

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Conferences

It’s always encouraging to see so many families join us for conferences, it’s an important time for parents, guardians, and teachers to work together to figure out how best to help our students as learners both at school and at home. We’re doing Blizzard Bags again this year. Please let me or your student’s teacher know…

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Next week is interesting…

   Everyone had lots of fun at Tailgate Trick or Treat last Friday, and at the Community Pot Luck right after. A good time was had by all.  It was great that so many could share a dinner together.     Conferences are here! Family conferences are happening next week: Wednesday, 11/7 from 3:30-6:30, and Thursday and Friday, 11/8 or…

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Trunk or Treat Friday!

   Tailgate Trick or Treating is this Friday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. and the Community Pot Luck will happen directly after at 6:15. It’s going to be spook-tacular!    The 5/6 class is having a fund-raiser to defray the cost of their Washington, D.C. trip. Ask a student how you can help. Speaking of…

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Evacuation and Reunification

We have our first evacuation and reunification practice next Tuesday, October 23 working on what to do if there is an emergency situation at the school and we have to evacuate the students and staff. The staff is preparing the students, working to keep their stress level low, and have all of us better prepared…

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Hike, Part II

What a great hike! The K-6 students, staff, and chaperones headed up Negus Mountain in Rowe last Friday, and it was the most beautiful day we could have hoped for. The students hiked over seven miles, enjoyed the breathtaking views, laughed, played, and talked together all day. A great Rowe tradition! The next field trip…

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Hike!

We’re looking forward to tomorrow’s hike up Negus Mountain in Rowe, and thank you in advance to the chaperones who will be hiking with us. The Preschool visited Pine Hill Orchard this week, and learned about apples and cider. Our next field trip is Friday, October 19, when the K-6 students will be spending the day at…

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Nice to see everyone!

     It was great to see so many people at our Open House!  Your support of your student’s education is a big part of their success. Students were excited to show their families their classrooms and what they’ve been doing. You’re always welcome to visit and observe any time, or to volunteer.  Just coordinate your…

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Open House is Tuesday

   Next week is our Open House! Tuesday, September 25, from 6:30-7:30 will be your chance to learn about your student’s class, their typical school day, about the school, and meet the teachers. You’ll also have a chance to meet Kate, our new nurse, and Mr. Crean, our Music teacher. We’re looking forward to seeing you, and showing off…a…

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Professional Learning Days

  Next Wednesday will be our first Professional Learning (PL) Day. On these Wednesdays throughout the year, students are released at 1:50 p.m. 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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