The Principal’s Corner

An interesting week at the Rowe School

It’s been great to see so many parents and guardians coming in for conferences. We don’t see the families of students who take the bus on a regular basis, so it’s nice to re-connect. Conferences are a great way to better understand your child as a learner, and a strong school-home connection is so important…

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Conferences are coming…

Great job, 5th and 6th grade! They sold over $1800 worth of pizzas and such for the Washington, D.C. trip fundraiser, which netted them $600 that will come off the cost of the trip for students. Thanks to everyone who participated. The pizzas, etc., will be available for sellers to pick up on Tuesday, November…

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Happy Halloween!

   As you heard in a message yesterday, due to the snow and rain forecast for Thursday, Tailgate Trick or Treating has been rescheduled from tonight to Friday, October 27 at 6 p.m. and the Community Pot Luck will happen directly after at 6:30. Hope to see you Friday night, it should be spook-tacular!  …

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Sign up for conferences

   Conferences are coming! Conferences are coming! Family conferences are happening the week of November 7th. They can be scheduled Monday, 11/7 from 3:30-6:00, and Wednesday or Thursday, 11/9 or 10, from 12:45-3:30. Call Laurie to set up your time. Please note: that is an unusual week. We have a full day of school on…

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Many things happening at the school

We had our first lockdown practice this year yesterday, working with the State Police and Rowe Police on what to do in an emergency situation at the school. The staff did a great job preparing the students, and students did exactly as they had been , and we learned a few things that will have…

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Enjoy the long weekend…

    It was a great trip to Plimoth Plantation last week, the students really seemed to get a lot out of it. Thank you to the chaperones, and to the PTP for covering the difference in cost between a school bus and a coach bus. We’re looking forward to tomorrow’s hike up Catamount, and…

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Plimoth, here we come.

The big field trip to Plimoth Plantation is tomorrow! The students have been learning about Plimoth, Pilgrims and Native Americans in order to get the most out of our time there. The day starts early, the bus leaves at 7 a.m. from the school and 7:20 a.m. from the Park and Ride, and ends late,…

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On to Plimoth…

   We’re very excited about our field trip to Plimoth next Friday, September 30th. The bus leaves the school at 7:00 am, so please don’t be late. We will make one stop at the Park and Ride at approximately 7:20, please let Laurie or Mrs. Griffin know if your student will be getting picked up…

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We’re all learners at Rowe School

   Next Wednesday will be our first Professional Learning (PL) Day. On these Wednesdays throughout the year students are released at 1:50 p.m., 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…

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A whirlwind week

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 doing in various classes, the books they’re taking out of the Library for reading, and the challenges that they are overcoming in math. I…

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