The Principal’s Corner

Back in the swing of things

   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…

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Back to School!

Whew! It’s been a whirlwind two days, 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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It’s hard to believe…

  It’s hard to believe that the school year is coming to an end, with Preschool’s last day today, and everyone else finishes Monday. While today is a full day of school, Friday and Monday are 1:00 releases, with lunch being served. It seems like it goes faster every year. Today was an exciting field Day…

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So much happening, so little time…

   Last night, the North Berkshire School Union School Committee chose John Franzoni, Principal of the Brayton Elementary School in North Adams, to be the new Superintendent. We will miss Jon Lev, and are looking forward to getting to know John.    As the school year winds down, it also feels like it speeds up….

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Students out and about

   Don’t miss the excitement next Thursday, May 31, at our annual Art and Music Night. The fun starts at 6:00. This is where our students show all the amazing art they’ve been working on throughout the year., and hear the great stuff coming out of Music class and instrument lessons. Performances start at 6:30, but…

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Thanks to the voters of Rowe

   Thank you to the voters of Rowe for supporting the school budget at their Town Meeting this week. We will continue, as always, to offer the best academic and social/emotional education for all our students, and appreciate the vote of confidence.    Mrs. Lively’s sewing after school workshop wrapped up this week, Mr. Crean’s…

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Feeling appreciative

   Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week, which at Rowe School means it’s Staff Appreciation Week. That’s because without everyone who works at the Rowe School, the teachers could not do the amazing work they do with students. Thanks in advance to the PTP for all they do to show the staff how appreciated they…

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S.T.E.A.M. and S.P.L.A.T.

   There are two new things next week: Mohawk is having a STEAM Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) on Thursday, May 3, for students in Grade 6 from Rowe, Hawlemont, and the Mohawk elementary schools. Look for a permission slip coming home this week. It looks like it’s going to be fun. And S.P.L.A.T.!…

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Tomorrow is a 12:30 release

We appreciate your understanding about the 12:30 release tomorrow, please let Laurie know if you’d like your student to stay after school. Child care is available until 12:30. As we head into vacation week, it reminds me that when we return we will have nine weeks of school remaining. There will be a LOT going…

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Rowe students and staff are troopers!

   It’s been quite a week at the Rowe School. We had water in the building over the weekend, but thanks to the quick work of the Rowe Fire Department, the issue was discovered before it progressed too far. The Primary Class and the 3/4 class and the hallway between were impacted most, and those classes…

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