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March 2-6


Monday: Crazy Sock Day
Tuesday: Pajama Day
Wednesday: Silly Hair Day
Thursday: Sneetches Day (wear yellow)
Friday: Funny Hat Day




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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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.**

Physical Activities for Young Children
Free yoga, karate and fitness classes plus open gym time for young children and their caregivers. Click here for more information.

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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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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Special Education Parent Advisory Council
Invites you to join us for our March Speaker Series:

Understanding Educational Evaluations

Testing & Evaluations

Presented by Kelcey Wilson, M.S./CAGS,NCSP

Ashburnham-Westminster School Psychologist

Date:          Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Time:          10:00am-11:30am

Location:     Oakmont Regional high School

                            9 Oakmont Drive

                            Webber Conference Room  

Please join us to learn more about how to make sense of testing results, progress monitoring, evaluations, etc. Feel free to contact us prior to this meeting with any questions or concerns or if child care is needed.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 11
District Event
JRB Event
PTA Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
in the library
Thursday, March 12
District Event
1/2 Day - ALL SCHOOLS
Staff Development
Tuesday, March 17
School Committee
Tuesday, March 24
School Committee

Weather

Today, 3/6/2015
High: 21 Low: 10
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/7/2015
High: 30 Low: 20
Mostly cloudy
6% chance of precipitation.