Principal News

10/30/20 Good Afternoon. Happy Friday and Happy Halloween from Hatfield Elementary School!  It was so great to see so many of our students and staff in costume and having fun this week! It is always nice, but seems especially sweet this year.  The Spooktacular for this evening has been postponed for one week for November 6th. The PTA emailed everyone who had tickets...
  10/23/20 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday!  I’d like to welcome everybody to this year’s “Open House.” As with much this year, it is different. However the website contains videos from your kids’ teachers and important links to community support organizations and to district guiding documents for the year. The open house can be found by clicking the following link, or by...
  10/16/20 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday from Hatfield Elementary School!  I hope everyone was able to enjoy a long weekend last weekend, and to spend some time outside this week in the beautiful fall weather!  I want to thank parents, guardians and community members who continue to provide feedback about their experience with the hybrid model as we continue to...
  10/9/20 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday!  In yet another instance of flexibly adapting to changing situations, we were surprised to find out yesterday that, though the power was on, the internet went down shortly before 8:00 in the morning. I am incredibly proud of the students and the staff for their flexibility and “roll-with-it” attitude. Perseverance was on display in...
10/2/20 Good Afternoon and happy Friday from Hatfield Elementary School,  What a week! It was so very nice to see students from cohorts A and B in person this week, and to begin our hybrid model in earnest. We are looking forward to continuing to work with our students and families to ensure that the model is tweaked and instruction is modified to serve all of our students’ needs....
  9/25/20 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday from Hatfield Elementary School,  We made it through the phase-in, and are poised to start with the full hybrid model on Tuesday. I want to thank everyone who has reached out with both positive and constructive feedback regarding their experience so far this year. It is vital that we hear from you about what is working and what...
  Good Afternoon and Happy Friday from Hatfield Elementary School!  We are officially one week into the new school year, and things are rolling. As with any new year, the first weeks truly are about getting systems and procedures in place so that operations are smooth throughout the school year. This year, establishing those pieces is more challenging than most. We appreciate...
  9/11/20 Good Afternoon from Hatfield Elementary School.  Here we are, New (school) Year’s Eve! It was so wonderful to see everyone at materials pick-up today. The beginning-of-year buzz was in the air and we start on Monday! I’d like to thank Stop and Shop of Northampton for donating 200 paper bags for materials distribution.  The parent letter has been updated (...
9/4/20 Good Afternoon from Hatfield Elementary School.  I know I’ve been saying this a lot as we have been working through the logistical maze that leads to the start of the year on 9/14, and I wanted to say it again: Thank you all for your support, words of encouragement, and most of all your patience as we have been developing, tweaking, and changing plans, class list, cohort...
  8/28/20 Happy Friday from Hatfield Elementary School!  What a great week it’s been with teachers starting up and working through the training days and planning. After a long time of organizing and planning for the start, it feels good to start doing- and there is a LOT to still do.  I wanted to start this week’s update with a very positive note. The PTA has agreed...

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