District Announcements

Learning Tree Preschool Openings

The Learning Tree Preschool, located at JR Briggs Elementary School in Ashburnham, now has openings for a new afternoon class (12:00-2:30). Learning Tree is NAEYC accredited and promotes opportunities to develop skills needed to be a happy, independent, and productive member of a social group.

If your child was  3 or 4 years old by Aug. 31st and you are interested in having your child attend, please call Debi Fleck at 978-827-5750 (x1105).

Briggs News

2014 Turkey Trot

Food Drive: November 17-26
Run: November 26

Donations received will be provided to the local Ashburnham Food Pantry. Suggested food donations:
  • Fruits & Vegetables: canned fruit in own juice, sugar free applesauce, low or no-sodium canned vegetables, low- or no-sodium canned or dried beans, low sugar fruit spreads 
  • Dairy: low fat powdered milk, low fat or sugar free pudding cups   
  • Miscellaneous: low-sodium broth and pasta sauce
  • Grains: brown or wild rice, whole grain/bran cereal, whole grain pastas, reduced-fat or whole wheat crackers, couscous, quinoa, rolled oats, low fat granola bars 
  • Protein: low-sodium canned chicken or tuna in water, low-sodium beef stew, beans, chili, low sodium or reduced fat peanut butter

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Resources for Parents

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

The Ashburnham-Westminster Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program is pleased to be serving as a site for Ashburnham and Westminster parents/guardians to register for the Toys for Tots program!

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

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 26
1/2 Day - All Schools
Thanskgiving Holiday
Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
Tuesday, December 2
School Committee
Friday, December 5
PTA Family Movie Night


Today, 11/24/2014
High: 60 Low: 47
100% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/25/2014
High: 49 Low: 31
Mostly sunny
8% chance of precipitation.