Principal News

3/4/22 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday from Smith Academy.  Good luck to our boys basketball team tonight as they will be traveling to Hoosac tomorrow night for a 7pm game in the second round of the MIAA state tournament! The bus will leave at 4:45pm. Please wear a mask. There will not be live-streaming available, and admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for students - cash only...
  2/18/22 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday from Smith Academy.  A reminder that next week is our February Vacation. There will be no school. School will resume on Monday, February 28th.  Our Panama trip is off to a great start, with pictures of turquoise water and palm trees rolling in!  As a reminder, we are phasing out Test-and-Stay for Covid-19 and will...
  2/11/22 Good Afternoon and Happy Friday from Smith Academy.  I’d like to start this update with a heartfelt thank you to the students, staff, and community here at Smith Academy as I have made my shift. I am continually impressed by the caliber of young men and women in this community, they are kind, polite and engaging, and I am very lucky that I get to serve here. I was...
Are you ready for the big winter storm? 1.  We are really doing well with our COVID-19 Cases staying low.  The mitigation strategies of wearing a mask, getting vaccinated, washing hands and staying six feet apart when the mask has to be off are really working for us.  We do want to remind students and parents to keep students home if they have symptoms ...
BRRRRRRR!!!! It's really cold outside! 1.  I encourage all of our students to dress in layers and allow yourself to be comfortable during these cold days of January! 2.  Ms. Shockey's  8th grade students coded their first games a few weeks ago.  The attached document includes links to exemplars if you think parents might be interested. 3.  Hello Class...
Smith Academy Principal News January 13, 2022   Team and individual pictures will be taken Monday, 1/17, for girls basketball at 2:15pm, and Tuesday, 1/18, for boys basketball at 2:15pm. Order forms will be sent home with student-athletes, and spare forms will be kept in the main office.    Second Quarter ends January 21st.  Report cards...
It's the January FREEZE and that means students and adults should be wearing appropriate winter weather gear.  Please have a conversation with your student about wearing layers (tee shirts, shirts, sweaters, coats) so that they can be dressed appropriately for the bus, car, waiting at the front door and the classroom.  Winter hats work well to keep a body warm so having one while...
Principal’s News - January 6, 2022 Congratulations to Maisy Dyer, Bailey McCoy, Amanda Novak, Abbie Sicard and Makena Valentine for winning the Mass State Academic All Star Award for exceeding the criteria for academic and field hockey excellence.  SA 2022 Yearbook, Business Ads and Recognition Ads Order by:  FEB. 4 (new date) Cash or check orders to SA office...
Happy Holidays!   Today is a half day with dismissal at 11:15 a.m.  Our students have been actively engaged in some great strategy, engineering and athletic competitions that all have a holiday flair.  They truly enjoy working and playing together.  For those who haven't met me, I am the Interim Superintendent and now the Acting Principal for Smith Academy until...
Students can now earn the State Seal of Biliteracy at SA
This year, Ms Baranowski has been preparing several senior students to try to achieve the State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish. The Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy is an award provided by state-approved public schools and districts that recognizes high school graduates who attain high functional and academic levels of proficiency in English and one or more other world languages by high...

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