News From Across GMRSD

  Hillcrest Elementary School Friday News January 21, 2022   Dear Hillcrest Families, This was a super-short school week – just three days!  Despite that, our Hillcrest students were busy in their classrooms.  Next week, we’ll have a relatively full week with an Early Release Day on Wednesday.   A few important news items Attached to your weekly email you will find a Winter Vaccine Clinic Flyer.  There are several upcoming clinics and the next one will be at Turners Falls High School on Monday, January 24th from 2:00 p.m...
There is no school tomorrow, Friday, January 21st.  This is Turn Around Day.  Staff have to report, but not students. Our teachers encourage students to wear their coats/outdoor gear before exiting the building for both recess and the end of the day.  Some students refuse to wear their coat, but we do remind them to do so. There’s a vax bus at TFHS on Monday, January 24th.  Please visit our district website for more information. There’s a School Council meeting on Tuesday, January 25 from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Sheffield conference room. ...
January 14, 2022 Newsletter Dates to Remember: January 17- NO SCHOOL- Martin Luther King Day January 18- School Committee- 6:30 p.m. January 21- NO SCHOOL-Teacher In-Service Day January 26- Early Release at 11:50 Dear Gill Families, Caregivers, and Staff, The return to school this new year has been an interesting one, to say the least! Some students have had to be out, as well as staff, due to the recent spike in Covid cases. In some cases, depending on the variables in the specific situation, some students/staff have had to be out for quite some time. The...
There is no school on Monday, January 17th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There is a virtual FOS (Friends of Sheffield) meeting on Wednesday, January 19th from 4:00-4:45 pm. There is a  COVID and flu vaccine clinic at the Brick House on Thursday, January 20 from   5:00-7:00 pm.  Here is the registration link. https://home.color.com/vaccine/register/behavioralhealth?calendar=22a77c40-a2fe-412c-8ddf-3f14c5bb6c18 Another COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Turners Falls High...
  Hillcrest Elementary School Friday News January 14, 2022   Dear Hillcrest Families, It was a very chilly week!  Thank you for sending your children to school with plenty of layers and their outdoor gear.  We make every effort to get outside whenever the weather permits, so this is very important.  If the temperature (and wind chill) are above 20 degrees, we will generally be outside for recess.  We have also made some adjustments to arrival and dismissal routines to accommodate the cold temperatures.    A few important...
To ensure you receive district/school phone calls about school cancellations/delays please make sure: We have your current/most up to date phone number Please set up your voicemail Please make sure your mailbox isn’t full This Wednesday, January 12 is a half day with a noon dismissal.  The spirit day is Disney Day!  All staff and students are invited to wear something to represent Mickey Mouse or any favorite Disney movie or character.  Mouse ears are acceptable to wear for this day. These are always voluntary and are if...

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