News From Across GMRSD

We have many new, highly talented and dedicated staff joining our learning community this year.  I would like to introduce you to few of them over the next few weeks. I will lead off the introductions today with the district’s new school resource officer (SRO), Dan Miner of the Montague Police Department.  Officer Miner is a graduate of Turners Falls High School and has been on the Montague force since 1997. Dan lives in Montague and this past year he had three children attending district schools. Dan is quite enthusiastic about working in our schools and we are equally enthusiastic...
Greetings Gill Community, I hope you have all had a restful and relaxing summer full of ice cream, swimming and the occasional lightning show. Teachers and Mr. Eckert have been hard at work getting their classrooms and the school ready, and Gill Elementary looks great! This year we have three new staff members joining us. Ms. Jenay Haskins will be teaching first grade. She comes highly recommended from Pearl Rhodes, and has spent the summer making her classroom a home away from home for her students. Ms. Sherry Wood is joining us in second grade, coming from Sheffield Elementary School...
Here's the letter that went out in the mail to school families last week. It includes information about what to expect on the first day of school, staffing changes, and other important details. We are waiting for final decisions about meal programs and bus routes - we will let you know as soon as we have information to share.  August Letter from GFMS (English) Carta de Agosto de GMFS (Espanol)
Last week we sent this letter to Turners Falls High School families. It includes news and information that you might find helpful to know before school re-opens for students on August 30th. If you did not receive a copy in the mail, please let us know so we can make sure we have your current mailing address.  August 2018 Letter from TFHS
Ms. Martin asks students entering 7th grade to read and review two books over the summer. Here is the assignment, which includes a list of recommended titles, a rubric for the book review, and a sample book review. The book reviews are due by September 15, but if you turn yours in on the first day of school (August 30th), you'll get extra credit!
Press Release   From: Gill-Montague Regional School District, Office of Superintend Date: August 16, 2018 Topic: School Committee Looks to Fill Vacancy School committee member Shawn Hubert resigned his position in July. On Tuesday, August 14, the committee voted to begin the process of seeking a one-year replacement. By policy, the vacancy will be filled only until the next committee elections in May 2019, at which time this Gill seat will be open to all candidates to fill the remaining one year of the three-year term (2017-2020). Mr. Hubert held one of the 3 Gill...

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