Smith Academy News

Mr Buckland's email to the community: March 20th 2020
  Good afternoon everyone, I hope that you and your families are safe and well. I can appreciate that there is a tremendous amount of uncertainty and anxiety at the moment and want to let you know that as a school and a district, we want to be as supportive as we possibly can be. Academic content and skills are important details, but social emotional health and a sense of belonging...
FAQ in relation to COVID-19
Here is a link to FAQ in relation to scheduled events at Smith Academy. This will be updated as we know more. Here is a link to Mass Gov updated information on COVID-19.
Members of the SA student council participate in a virtual conference with Mr Buckland
In these really unique circumstances, when we learn daily about new developments, it is important to try to provide a clear line of communication between students and families and Smith Academy. This morning, staff at Smith Academy held a virtual meeting to discuss the ongoing situation and how we can offer social/emotional and academic supports to all of our students, as well as to each other...
As a precaution against the spread of Coronavirus, SA will be closing until April 6th
Dear Parents/Guardians, As you are aware by now, Governor Baker announced as a precautionary measure that public schools will be closed until April 6th. This email is to let you know how teachers are planning to provide opportunities for all students to continue their education and how and when they will communicate this to you. On Monday and Tuesday, Smith Academy staff will be preparing...
February edition of the Falcon Flyer is out now!
The February edition of the Falcon Flyer is now out. Click on this link to catch up on what has been going on!
Erin and her winning design
Breaking news! It has just been announced that Smith Academy Senior, Erin Gilrein has won first prize in the Big Y, Design a Bag, competition.  Picked from over 350 entries, Erin's design, celebrating local farm produce, will adorn Big Y bags from June. Make sure you get yours! More information about the competition can be found, here.
MCAS test information for 2020
We are about to start the journey towards MCAS testing for 2020 and students will soon be introduced/ reminded of the process for our computer based testing (CBT) for this year.  Please be aware of the schedule for this year. It can be found, here. In addition, for parents/guardians who are interested in learning more about the tests themselves, DESE have put together a number...
Smith Academy Soccer and Field Hockey Teams with Karlie Guimond and Morgan Neal
Seniors Karlie Guimond and Morgan Neal committed to Smith College and Mount Holyoke College for Field Hockey and Soccer, respectively. Their families, squad members and coaches were invited to participate in a small ceremony in the lobby at Smith Academy.  We wish them all the best for their sporting and academic futures beyond our school!
Former Falcon, Lynne-Ann Kokoski pictured at the UMASS Women's Basketball event
Smith Academy Winter captains from Basketball and Cheerleading attended the recent UMASS Women's Basketball Field Day, where Falcon legend, Lynne-Ann Kokoski, now coaches.
Project 351 ambassadors from the state met in Boston to launch their work for  2020/21
Catherine Kokoski from Grade 8, the Smith Academy Project 351 ambassador for 2020 was among the group of ambassadors from all over the state who gathered in Boston for the program launch, earlier this month. To find out more about Project 351, please click, here.

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