Here it is, mid-July already, and I am sitting down writing to all of you. We are looking forward excitedly to the start of the 2021-2022 school year!
We will have some new faces joining us on the faculty and staff this year and I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to them.
Mr. Matthew Sullivan joins us as the new Assistant Principal. He joins us from the Springfield Public Schools.
Mr. Zach Dreher joins our Math Department after a few years on the Granite Valley staff.
Ms. Jenn Silva, Ms. Diana O’Connor and Kristyn Lefebvre join our Special Education Support staff from Granite Valley
Mr. Joe Willis and Mr. Alex Belanger will join us as new hires in the Special Education Department.
Ms. Katherine Sama returns to us from a year at Granite Valley to teach Grade 8 English Language Arts
Please remember these upcoming dates!
The new student orientation and barbecue will be Wednesday August 25 from 6:00 -8:00 pm. No RSVP is necessary.
Preseason athletics begin August 23rd. Please remember your child will need an updated physical to participate in tryouts. Contact Mrs. Ramsland (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
The first day of School for all students is Monday August 30th. Start time is 7:35 am.
Student schedules will be available for viewing in the Plus Portals by Wednesday August 15th. Please keep in mind some adjustments may still need to be made after that date. If you have any questions or concerns about schedules, please contact the Counseling Department at (413) 267-4589. Please remain mindful that we may not be able to accommodate every schedule change request.
In closing, we wish you all a wonderful end to your summer and good fortune and health during the upcoming school year. You will be hearing more from us soon about the upcoming school year. As you know, we believe that a strong relationship between school and home that focuses on positive and direct communication is what helps our students most. As such, please never hesitate to contact me with questions or concerns.
William J. Metzger Matthew F. Sullivan
Principal Assistant Principal