News From Across GMRSD

Thank you to the PTO and all of the parents who worked to make Teacher Appreciation Week so special for staff here at Gill Elementary. We always feel the love from the community, but it was especially strong this week. We appreciate you all as well! A huge thanks to Chris Polatin and Colleen Sculley for planning and conducting the vernal pool exploration this week. It’s amazing what we can find in our own backyard. It’s beginning to get warmer outside. Please make sure to send water bottles with your kids. Having them cuts down on the dixie cup waste that we produce, as well as the...
A huge ‘Thank you!’ to all the families who sent items or food to celebrate our teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week!  Your generosity in celebrating our hard working staff is greatly appreciated! May 14th and May 15th our fourth grade students will be taking Math MCAS. May 15 is the final Friends of Sheffield meeting.  We will be meeting at the Rendezvous starting at 6:00 pm for any and all interested in attending. Our final All School Meeting is Friday, May 17th from 2:15-2:45.  Information on our June All School Sing Celebration will be...
Attention Class of 2019! For the first time in Massachusetts, you have the opportunity to earn the MA Seal of Biliteracy, which recognizes students who can speak, listen, read, and write in English and a language other than English. By offering the Seal of Biliteracy, we hope to honor the bilingual student community of the Gill-Montague Regional School District and encourage more students to pursue bilingualism. The purposes of the State Seal of Biliteracy are to:  Encourage students to study and master languages;  Certify attainment of biliteracy skills;  Recognize the value of language...
Attention Class of 2019! For the first time in Massachusetts, you have the opportunity to earn the MA Seal of Biliteracy, which recognizes students who can speak, listen, read, and write in English and a language other than English. By offering the Seal of Biliteracy, we hope to honor the bilingual student community of the Gill-Montague Regional School District and encourage more students to pursue bilingualism. The purposes of the State Seal of Biliteracy are to:  Encourage students to study and master languages;  Certify attainment of biliteracy skills;  Recognize the value of language...
  Hillcrest Elementary School Friday News May 3, 2019   Dear Hillcrest Families, Happy May to all of you!  There are so many special events this month -- get ready to mark your calendars!  We kicked off the many May events with a wonderful performance by our first graders this morning.  We are all so grateful to musician and educator Sarah Pirtle for leading our students in creating their own original musical compositions.   We also celebrated School Lunch Hero Day today! We are so lucky to have Mary Savinski and Kim Watroba in...
This Sunday, May 5, Musica Franklin will be hosting Fun Fest at Sheffield from  12:00-5:00 pm. This is a free event and open to the public. Wednesday, May 8 is a half day with a noon dismissal.  The school spirit theme will be “TWIN DAY!”  Students and staff are invited to find a "twin" (or two or three!) and DRESS ALIKE!  Dress in the same outfit, same sports jersey or team shirt, same hairstyle, same colors or patterns, same shoes...just LOOK ALIKE!!  This is an "if you want to"...not a "have-to".  Clothing must be appropriate and in accordance...

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