News From Across GMRSD

Thank you to all the families who came out last night to enjoy our annual Winter Concert and Art Show!  The musicians and singers were amazing! Our students created beautiful artwork that lined our hallways for all to enjoy!  My appreciation to both Ms. King and Ms. Castro-Santos for all their time and dedication to making this a wonderful event! Tomorrow, January 18 we have an All School Meeting in our auditorium starting at 2:15.  I will be debuting a Youtube video that was created about Sheffield. This video was created for GMRSD by filmmaker Richard Widmer of...
  The school committee is seeking a replacement to fill the vacancy created with the recent resignation of April Reipold. We are looking to fill the seat until the next round of elections in May. This seat will then be open to all Montague resident candidates to fill the remaining one year of what was originally a three-year term (2017-2020). Ms. Reipold held one of the 6 Montague resident seats on the 9 member committee. The other 3 seats must be held by Gill citizens. The district is now accepting letters of interest from any Montague resident. Letters should be sent to the...
  Hillcrest Elementary School Friday News January 11, 2019   Dear Hillcrest Families, We had an exciting week here at Hillcrest!  On Tuesday and Wednesday, we were joined by Gill Elementary School’s kindergarten and first grade students and teachers.  These special guests settled right into our Library and our Art Room for their daily learning and they joined our Hillcrest students at lunch and recess each day.  It was sort of like a big field trip for the Gill Elementary students. And, for all of the students, it was a fun opportunity to connect...
  December 10, 2018 Dear GFMS Families, Below please read my remarks at today's GFMS Morning Meeting. We encourage you to discuss these with your child and to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Principal Annie Leonard and the GFMS Staff Good morning GFMS students and staff. I’ve talked to you before about the word "indivisible" in the pledge we say at every morning meeting, and about this “Hate Has No Home Here” sign and what it means about everybody in our school being free to be themselves, and not experience teasing or harassing words or actions....
December 11, 2018 Dear TFHS Families, Below please read my remarks at today's HS Meeting. We encourage you to discuss these with your student and to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Principal Annie Leonard and the TFHS Staff I want to take a few minutes before we end meeting today to talk to you again about how we as a school can continue to work on becoming a safe and respectful community that is free from racism and other forms of harassment and civil rights violations. I was in Washington DC over the weekend and had the chance to return to the Lincoln...
A huge Sheffield shout out to all our students and staff for being so welcoming and accommodating when our Gill friends joined lunches and were a part of our school this past Tuesday and Wednesday! We have an All School Meeting on Friday, January 18 at 2:15 in our auditorium. All families are welcome to attend. We are excited about launching our next round of campaigning for student council members. A flyer went home to all third, fourth, and fifth grade students with the roles and responsibilities of running for a classroom spot on the council. The new council will be voted on...

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