The Principal’s Corner

“Miłego Przedstawienia”! (Enjoy the Show!)

“Jesteśmy bardzo podekscytowani“, which means “we are very excited” in Polish. Our Polish performance is tonight, we’ve been rehearsing today, and the gym is decorated with beautiful art and animals that our students have been created. We can’t wait for you to see the gym and enjoy the performance. Everyone, students and staff, have been working…

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One week to performance!

Our Cultural Study performance celebrating the music and culture of Poland is one week away! Next Thursday, we’ll be rehearsing during the day, and we ask that students and families arrive at 6:00 to view all the amazing artwork that will be on display in the gym, and at 6:15, students will go to the…

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It’s almost December!

It’s almost December! There’s a lot going on at the Rowe School this month. Next week are Mini-Courses where students get to do cooking, crafts, and activities all related to our study of Poland. And the following week is our Cultural Study performance, on Thursday, December 13th. The show starts at 6:30, and students need to…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

 I hope your family has a wonderful Thanksgiving, a safe (though short) vacation, and you have the time you want with family, friends and food this long weekend.      There is a lot of learning going on about Poland at the Rowe School in all the classrooms. After visits from an expert in Polish folklore,…

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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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