The Principal’s Corner

PTP/LEC – More than alphabet soup!

   Yesterday was the first joint meeting of the Rowe Parent Teacher Partnership (PTP) and Rowe Elementary Local Education Council (LEC). These groups were combined due to the overlap of both the people involved and the goals of the organizations. Many of the same people were coming to both meetings, and both organizations are working…

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Art Field Trips

   Students in grades 3-6 visited Mass MoCA this week as part of a series of visits that students in all grades have taken. It’s been nice for all of the classes to have a chance to utilize this amazing local resource, all paid for by a grant written by the museum. They are offering…

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How ’bout that Spaghetti Supper!?

   What a great night at the Rowe School last night! We had a great turnout for the Spaghetti Supper last night. It was great to see so many Rowe families and residents together for a good cause (raising money for the 5th and 6th grade field trips), and to see the 5th and 6th…

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Dinner and a Movie!

I hope you can join us for tomorrow’s Community Pot Luck Dinner and Movie Night. It should be a fun time: good food with old and new friends followed by Rowe’s own “indoor drive-in”. We encourage students to come in pajamas, bring something comfortable to watch the movie on. There will be coloring activities for…

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Lots going on!

I apologize again for confusion caused by the communication problems yesterday. The system is working again, so the next time we need to get the word out, you will hear from me on time!    It seems like it only just started, but this past Tuesday was the the last day of the Tuesday Afterschool…

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Vacation’s coming!

 Tomorrow is our last ski day, and it seems like the weather has cooperated, giving us some fresh snow on the mountain. Though that’s the case, there will still be some icy spots, so we’ll be asking students to stay to the main parts of the trails. It will also be on the chilly side…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, Rowe School families! It was nice to have a little break, but it’s good to see all the students and staff again. Students shared some great stories of adventures they had over vacation. Here’s what’s new: The weather has turned cold, so thank you for making sure your student has appropriate clothing…

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It’s Performance Time!

It’s very exciting around the school today…it is performance day! Tonight, starting at 6:00, families can see all the amazing artwork and projects created as part of out Cultural Study of Sweden. It is lining the lobby and the hallway of the school, and throughout the gym. At 6:15, students will go to their classrooms…

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Travel with us to Sweden

We’re just about ready for our Cultural Study Performance next week. Each class has dances and songs they’re going to perform, the band is ready to show what they’ve learned, and artwork from all the classrooms will be on display. I hope you can join us. The Art Show will be ready for viewing in…

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We’re on to Sweden!

October 29, 2015 Hello, Rowe School families! We’ve started our Cultural Study of Sweden, with a kick-off for the students, a delicious luncheon of Swedish delicacies, followed by workshops on various aspects of Swedish history and culture for the students, featuring two representatives from the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia. One was even from…

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