District Draft Plans and Parent Survey

Dear Gill-Montague Families, Staff & School Committee,

District Reopening Active Draft Plans: 

At last night’s School Committee meeting we summarized the key elements of our District and Schools Reopening Plans. The comprehensive draft plans can be viewed at the following link: 


Please be aware that this is an active draft. This means that the content of the document will evolve. We will send out communications that highlight specific changes, when they are not minor details and might impact family planning or staff assignments. 

Family/Parent Survey: 

The School Committee is asking that all families respond to the following survey, to help them make their decision about the learning model they will select to start student learning for the school year. Please respond by 8pm on August 17th


Staff Survey: 

A Staff survey will be shared by Tina Mahaney in a separate communication.  

Public Participation in August 18th School Committee Meeting: 

The next School Committee meeting will be held remotely on Tuesday August 18th at 6:30PM. As Secretary for the School Committee, Jennifer Lively will coordinate two types of communications by emailing her at jennifer.lively@gmrsd.org . Please indicate to Ms. Lively which of the following types of communication you wish to send to School Committee: 

  • Public Comment at School Committee meeting on Tuesday August 18th at 6:30PM- I would like to be sent a link to make a brief public comment during the School Committee meeting. 
  • Sharing Comments with School Committee ONLYI am sending my comments to School Committee only and do not want my comments to be shared publicly. This may be sent to Ms. Lively by email jennifer.lively@gmrsd.org or mailed to or dropped off at the district offices at Jennifer Lively, 35 Crocker Avenue, Turners Falls , MA 01376. 

Brian Beck
Superintendent of Schools
Gill-Montague Regional School District