News From Across GMRSD

On August 28, the school committee adopted two new policies: Anti-Bullying Policy (Policy JICFB) and Civil Rights Grievance Policy (Policy ACAB). These may be viewed on this website by following the links above or by referring to the district policy manual. 
Thank you to all the families who were able to attend last Thursday’s Open House!  It was so great to see classrooms abuzz with students showing their families all the work they’ve been doing.  I am always open to feedback, and heard that many families would prefer to enter school and go right to their child’s classroom and not sit through a presentation.  I can easily make this change for next year. There is no school on Monday, October 8th in observance of Columbus Day.   On October 11th there will be  fire prevention assemblies for all our...
We are members of a group of civic leaders in the Gill-Montague Regional School District. Our group was convened by Superintendent Michael Sullivan, and it includes members of the district school committee and the selectboards and finance committees of the member towns, Gill and Montague. We have been meeting for over a year to discuss the challenges facing our district and various strategies for meeting them. Some of our discussions have focused on the state’s Chapter 70 formula for providing school funding, and in doing so we have identified one aspect of the formula which we believe...
Would you like to walk to school on October 3rd? Here are some great opportunities to join your classmates and community members for a fun morning walk! Sheffield’s Walking School Bus departs at 7:55 each day from Second Street Baking Company (4th & L Streets). On Wednesday, October 3rd, Hillcrest students can join Sheffield’s Walking School Bus. Sheffield staff members, Shelly Taylor and Will Johnson, Parent Volunteer Paul Wonsey, and School Resources Officer Dan Miner will walk with students arriving at Sheffield at 8:10. Officer Miner will continue the Walking School Bus across...
Dear TFHS/GFMS Families: The first meeting of the Secondary School Council for the 2018-19 school year is around the corner! We will meet on Tuesday, October 2 from 3:30-4:30 pm in the TFHS Conference Room. The council’s role is to provide input into and help implement our School Improvement Plan. We welcome your participation! Please email me or call the main office at 863-7200 if you are interested. ~ Annie Leonard, Principal
Dear TFHS/GFMS Families: The first meeting of the Secondary School Council for the 2018-19 school year is around the corner! We will meet on Tuesday, October 2 from 3:30-4:30 pm in the TFHS Conference Room. The council’s role is to provide input into and help implement our School Improvement Plan. We welcome your participation! Please email me or call the main office at 863-7200 if you are interested. ~ Annie Leonard, Principal

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