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Children who turn five years old by August 31, 2015 are eligible to register for kindergarten.  Registration will occur during February 2015 and we are encouraging all parents to complete this process as soon as possible.   Please call the school at 978-827-5750 or email our school secretary, Michele St. Cyr, mstcyr@awrsd.org, if you have any questions or if your child will not be enrolling.  Enrollment packets can be picked up at the school starting in February, and are also available online (click here).  We are looking forward to getting to know your child and family. 




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Click here for more information on fun for preschoolers with their parent or caregiver. **Note: location change for Ashburnham families, as of 11/18.**

2014-2015 Parent Cafe Series
Community dinner conversations about topics that matter to families. Click here for more information.

District Announcements

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PUBLIC NOTICE


ASHBURNHAM-WESTMINSTER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
11 OAKMONT DRIVE ASHBURNHAM, MA 01430

The Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School Committee announces that nomination papers for election to the Regional School Committee will be available from Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at the office of the Superintendent of Schools, 11 Oakmont Drive, Ashburnham, Massachusetts between the hours of 8 am and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates have until Friday, March 6, 2015, at 4:00 p.m., to file their nomination papers with the Regional School District Secretary at the above address. One (1) seat must be filled by a resident of Ashburnham; and, one (1) seat must be filled by a resident of Westminster.

The vacancies to be filled are as follows:

3 Year Term One (1) resident of Ashburnham

3 Year Term One (1) resident of Westminster 
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2014-2015 Calendar Change
On Tuesday, December 2nd, the School Committee voted to amend the 2014-2015 school calendar. The change made was strictly moving the professional development day from March 13 to February 13.

cal2015.pdf
Learning Tree Preschool

Ashburnham and Westminster preschool children who will reach age 3 by August 31, 2015 are eligible to attend Learning Tree Preschool. A limited number of children are selected as peers through a lottery that will be conducted in March for enrollment in September 2015. For more info about the Learning Tree Preschool and/or to place your child on the list of potential students, please call the Ashburnham-Westminster CFCE Office at 978.874.7312.  The deadline to register is February 27, 2015. Contact the Special Education Department at 978.827.3062 if you suspect your 3 or 4 year old child has a disability. There are currently a couple of openings for residents in our afternoon preschool session for the remainder of the year. If interested, please call for more information.

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Spring Into Action for Bottom Line 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Westminster VFW
3 Eaton Street, Westminster, MA 01473
9am packet pickup
10am race start

$20 entry fee until March 5, 8pm
$25 on race day
Entry includes t-shirt
ALL PROCEEDS FROM RACE ENTRIES WILL BE DONATED TO BOTTOM LINE

Race application: http://www.3craceproductions.com/RacePages/BottomLine5K2015.pdf
Website: https://g2racereg.webconnex.com/BottomLine5K2015

Prizes: top overall M/F, M/F 14 and under, M/F 15-19, M/F 20-29, M/F 30-39, M/F 40-49, M/F 50-59, M/F 60+

For more information about Bottom Line, please visit bottomline.org.
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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 4
District Event
Thursday, February 5
1/2 Day - Elem Only
Parent - Teacher Conf.
Friday, February 6
JRB Event
PTA Girl's Dance
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tuesday, February 10
School Committee
Wednesday, February 11
1/2 Day - Elem Only
Parent - Teacher Conf.

Weather

Today, 1/27/2015
High: 16 Low: 4
Snow
100% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/28/2015
High: 20 Low: 2
Mostly cloudy
19% chance of precipitation.