The Principal’s Corner

Two great days so far…

We’ve had two great days, looking forward to the next 178! Thanks to everyone for working to get your students here before 8:20 if you want them to have breakfast, which starts at 8:05, and ends no later than 8:20. It really helps us get started on time, we are working to have the students…

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We’ll see you soon…

We’re looking forward to seeing everyonesoon. I hope you and your students get the most sun, swimming, reading and relaxation out of these last couple weeks that you can. Here’s a reminder that our school day starts at 8:25 this year, and breakfast is served from 8:05-8:20. Also note that the first three days of…

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Enjoy your summer!

It’s been quite a year (and quite a week)! Our focus on Project Based Learning has been great to watch this year, as our students (and staff) have learned together by doing. Next year, we plan to do even more in that area, with more time devoted to PBL in all grades. Also this year,…

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One week to Summer!

 It’s hard to believe there’s one week left of school. It seems like just a few weeks ago we welcomed our students back from their summer vacation! It has been an exciting year. Our focus on Project Based Learning (PBL) this year has been a positive change for us in many ways. Having the students…

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Lockdowns, Memorial Day and Red Noses

As part of our ongoing safety planning and practice, there will be an unannounced lock-down practice on Wednesday, May 25th, sometime between 8:25 and 8:45 a.m., directed by the State Police and the Rowe Police. Family members that are typically in the building in the morning: you don’t have to do anything differently. Just be…

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News and Notes

   The Lockdown Practice that was scheduled for this week has been postponed to Wednesday, May 25. This will be around morning transition time, the State Police encourage us to practice our reactions in a lockdown situation in various circumstances. I will send out some guidelines prepared by the State Police before the 25th, and…

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Red Nose Day and more…

   Information was sent home this week about Summer School and Red Nose Day. If you received an invitation for your students to attend Summer School, please return the permission slip by Monday, May 9th, whether or not your student will attend. And Red Nose Day activities started today with Crazy Hat & Hair Day,…

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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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