News From Across GMRSD

Sheffield Elementary School Supply List for 2020-2021 This list is provided in the event you want to purchase items for your child/ren, it is not required. 2nd Grade Black Expo (low odor) dry erase fine tip markers Crayola mini twistable crayons(24 pack) Crayola twistable colored pencils (18 pack) 6 Elmer’s glue sticks (sm ones) Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers ( 3 count) 1 deck of playing cards 1 box of plain band-aids ( ¾ inch) Assorted...
June 25, 2020 Warm greetings to all TFHS/GFMS families. I hope that this letter finds you all well. As we are wrapping up this unprecedented school year together, I wanted to update you on end-of-the year procedures. You are now able to access report cards via your PlusPortal accounts. You will be seeing either “CR” which means the student received credit for the class or “NCR” which stands for no credit. Please note that there will be no grade in Quarter 3 due to the pandemic. If you do not have a PlusPortal account, just contact the office and supply them with your name, your...
June 25, 2020 Warm greetings to all TFHS/GFMS families. I hope that this letter finds you all well. As we are wrapping up this unprecedented school year together, I wanted to update you on end-of-the year procedures. You are now able to access report cards via your PlusPortal accounts. You will be seeing either “CR” which means the student received credit for the class or “NCR” which stands for no credit. Please note that there will be no grade in Quarter 3 due to the pandemic. If you do not have a PlusPortal account, just contact the office and supply them with your name, your...
To: GMRSD Staff and Community From: Michael Sullivan, Superintendent Re: Pandemic Response Advisory Committee The school committee has approved the creation of a pandemic response advisory committee to make recommendations to the school committee and district administration regarding the reopening of schools in the fall. Here are some of the details: What: A committee that will review DESE guidelines and parent and staff survey results and then make recommendations to the school committee on how to structure schools for the fall reopening. Who: 3 School Committee members...
  Hillcrest Elementary School Friday News June 12,  2020 Dear Hillcrest Families, We did it!  Collectively, we have all worked so hard to support our students in making it to the last day of the 2019 - 2020 school year!  Each year, I see the last day of school as a celebration of the collaboration among Hillcrest staff, students, families and community members.  This year, more than ever, we are especially grateful for the collaboration and commitment of our Hillcrest families! You have taken on an unexpected and very challenging role during...
Responding to Racism Dear GMRSD Community, A white police officer kneels on a black man’s neck, casually, hands in pockets, while colleagues assist, until the man dies.  A white woman dog walker in Central Park calls the police on a black man bird watcher, and in a contrived call for help she attempts to use her power and privilege to endanger him.  Meanwhile, across the nation, twice as many people of color contract and die from this awful virus.  We are all outraged.  What is a school community to do? Two tracks are active in Gill-Montague.  First, as our...

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