The Principal’s Corner

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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Busy week coming

   Next week promises to be a busy one at the school. We have Science and Technology MCAS for the 5th graders, a field trip to Old Deerfield for the entire School Tuesday, The 3/4 class is heading to Boston for an overnight trip on Thursday and Friday. We will have Lego Machines, Chess, Leather-working…

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Much appreciated

   This 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 to the PTP for doing so much to show the staff how appreciated they are.    Speaking…

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After School Fun

The first two of our last four After School Activities start tomorrow: Tennis and Leather-working. Lego Machines starts Monday, and Chess starts next Thursday. Tennis is full, but there’s still room for your student in the other three activities. They’re free, and promise to be educational and fun! If you need a permission slip, ask…

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Lots going on…

   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 on in those nine weeks, so we will work to make sure you have as much notice as possible so you can plan for your family. I…

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MCAS returns to Rowe

   MCAS testing started this week, for students in grades 5 and 6, and the subject was ELA. Their last day of testing for a while is tomorrow. MCAS continues next week for students in grades 3 and 4, also for ELA, on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Math testing will start in May. As always,…

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I thought Spring was coming…

   I know that Spring will come to Rowe eventually, but it looks like tomorrow’s storm will delay that process by a few days. I’ll send a message as soon as I know what our plans are for Friday. One way or another, please be safe.    One casualty of the storm is that Cookies…

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