Smith Academy News

Dear Parents/Guardians,   Hello, I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health.   This Spring our 9th graders will participate in the ELA portion of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Presently, the PARCC is a paper and computer based assessment tool but will eventually move to 100% electronic. The goal is to eventually...
Dear Parents/Guardians,   I hope you and your family had a restful and enjoyable holiday break. I wish all of you a happy and healthy New Year. As we move into the New Year, our school community has many exciting things to look forward to.   We have agreed to participate in news station ABC40’s morning Honor Roll broadcast. This event serves to highlight and showcase...
Dear Parents/Guardians,   I am writing to communicate that we conducted an unannounced “Lock Down” drill at approximately 12:40 pm this afternoon. Working alongside the Hatfield Police Department and Massachusetts State Troopers, we carried out the drill to assess areas of concern in the event we are ever faced with a serious threat.   I would like to assume that...
Dear Parents/Guardians,Greetings! I am writing to wish you and your family a holiday break filled with joy and relaxation. I want to give THANKS for entrusting the Smith Academy faculty with the education and wellbeing of your son/daughter. Your support and dedication make Smith Academy a truly special school.November was filled with many events and December looks to be no different; however,...
Dear Parents/Guardians,I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health.I want to thank everyone who came out for our 2014 Homecoming. The efforts and support of the many involved made it a special event. I wanted to take a moment to recognize both the STArHS and SAAAC organizations for their efforts and continued dedication to our students. Specifically in honorable mention are the...
Dear Parents/Guardians,   I am writing to communicate that we conducted a “Lock Down” drill at approximately 8:39 am this morning. Working alongside the Hatfield Police Department and Massachusetts State Troopers, we carried out the drill to assess areas of concern in the event we are ever faced with a serious threat.   I would like to assume that Smith Academy...
 October 7, 2014 Dear Parent or Guardian: Under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), districts receiving federal Title I, Part A funds must provide all parents/guardians of enrolled students with the annual accountability information for their child’s school. The 2013 accountability information for Hatfield Elementary School is included below. ...
Dear Parents/Guardians, Hello, I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health.  I want to thank all those parents/guardians who made it out for open house. Your support is greatly appreciated and needed to foster our school/community relationship.  Our 2014 MCAS results were officially released and we have been rated as a Level 2 school and district. Although our...
Dear Parents and Guardians,    Hello, I hope this letter finds you and your family doing well. I look forward to a positive and academically productive year. There are many exciting things happening at Smith Academy this year. We look forward to building a community/school relationship in support of your child’s social and academic development. My door is always open in the...

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