The Principal’s Corner

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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Getting ready for Summer

As the school year winds down, it also feels like it speeds up. Part of the 5/6 class is at Red Gate Farm in Ashfield for an overnight field trip, learning about life on a working farm. The Primary Class play is Friday afternoon, and their Authors’ Teas are next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The…

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Three weeks left…

Though I wasn’t able to be there, I heard great things about Art and Music Night. From the amazing artwork to the incredible vocal and instrumental performances, all of the students that attended really showed their stuff. Special thanks to Kara and Mr. Crean for all their work, and of course, to all the Rowe…

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Art and Music Night is tonight!

   Don’t miss the excitement tonight, our annual Art an 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 get there early so…

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Learning about local history

We had out first truly all-school field trip on Tuesday this week. Students from preschool to 6th grade went to Old Deerfield for a day of learning and fun, and there was a lot of both. From a tea party and cooking to making cloth and learning about the Revolution from a local perspective, students…

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