Smith Academy News

The blossom is out on the trees at Smith Academy. Spring is here!
Good morning everyone,    We are really excited to welcome back our students on April 26th. Staff and faculty have been working hard to adapt and prepare for what we hope will be an enjoyable final six weeks of school for students, families and staff alike.    Pool testing  We are happy to report that the state will continue to pay for pool testing...
SA drew 4-4 with Hopkins earlier this week
Good morning everyone, I hope that you are enjoying the fine weather and looking forward to Spring break in a matter of days! Please see below for upcoming events. Best wishes Chris   Pool testing  We are happy to report that the state will continue to pay for pool testing through the end of this academic year. This is an important tool in keeping students and...
SA Falcons started the Fall II season with win for both Varsity teams this week
Good morning everyone,  It is hard to believe that it is April already and that there are only 46 more school days left of the academic year 2020/21!!!! When planning celebrations please remember to continue to use masks, sanitize and socially distance. When planning to travel out of state, please remember to check the HPS travel protocols first. Please note that Q3 closes on April...
Mr. B teaching Grade 10 ELA
Good morning everyone,  I hope that you are enjoying a good week.  Whilst we are planning for our mandated in-person return on April 26th, I am conscious of the rise in numbers recently and would ask for your support in continuing to sanitize, wear masks and social distance appropriately. These are practices that can be forgotten with sunshine but are vital in order to...
How are we going back to school on April 26th?
Smith Academy: Planning our return to school on April 26th  Good morning,  I wanted to share an update in our plans for the return to school, 7-12, five days a week, 7:30-2pm, starting April 26th.  If you haven't done so already, please provide feedback through completing the surveys in this document. Thanks Chris   As of March 22nd, in our hybrid...
Students and staff celebrated St Patrick's day with a Scavenger Hunt and Costume competition organized by the Student Council
  Good afternoon everyone,    Thank you to SA families for completing the Return to School survey for April 26th.    The deadline has now passed and we will assume that families who did not complete this, or respond to emails asking them to complete the survey, will have their students remote on April 26th. Please be aware that planning a safe return...
A skeleton observes a student conducting an experiment during a chemistry class
Good morning everyone, A lot has happened in the last few days and my thanks in advance for reading through this email carefully.  Please remember that there is no school for students tomorrow due to staff professional development.  Do reach out with questions or concerns. Best Chris Return to School planning DESE issued guidance on March 9th about returning to...
Athletes returned to training this week! Go Falcons!!!
    Good morning everyone, I hope that you are well. Please read the important information below relating the week ahead. Don't forget that Friday March 12th is a Staff PD day and there will be no live, remote or in-person instruction. Students are encouraged to use this day to get off screens! Do email with any questions or concerns. Best Chris...
MCAS testing information for this year!
Good morning everyone, Please read this email carefully. It contains information about the upcoming MCAS tests as well as a Technology survey that we would like you to complete. Thanks Chris When are the MCAS tests? Please use  this link for our schedule for MCAS testing in Grades 7,8,9,10 & 11.   Which tests will I take?   Grade 7: ELA and...
Ms. M's brilliant mosaic at the front of the school
Good afternoon everyone,   I hope that you are having a good week and enjoying the bursts of sunshine that are happily punctuating our days.   Thank you in advance for your patience in reading through this email. It outlines some of the ways that SA staff continues to work hard to accommodate all learners and all SEL and academic needs.   I am sending this out on...

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