Superintendent's Newsletter

Dear Hatfield School Community, The Hatfield Public School District is in search of a new elementary school principal to oversee the Hatfield Elementary School starting on July 1, 2020. Five to seven candidates will be chosen for initial interviews by a hiring committee facilitated by Mr. Tim Luce, the Interim Elementary Principal. The Hiring Committee consists of one member of the...
Dear Hatfield School Community, Below is the timeline that will be used by the Hatfield School Committee in their search for a new superintendent:    Community Survey Open December 20, 2019 Job Posting Live on SchoolSpring.com and in local papers January 2, 2020 Search Committee Letters of Interest Due January 10, 2020 Community Survey Deadline January 10...
Dear Hatfield School Community,  The Hatfield Public Schools and the Hatfield Police Department are happy to announce the addition of the newest member of the Hatfield Police Department, Luna.  Luna will be working as a Comfort Dog, handled by the School Resource Officer, Monica Lavallee. Luna will be present with Officer Lavallee in both schools and at community events....
Dear Hatfield School Community, At their December 10, 2019, School Committee meeting, the Committee voted to accept $16,567.56 in grants from the Hatfield Education Foundation. The Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide financial and general support for a variety of programs and activities which improve and enhance the educational and extracurricular offerings...
Dear Hatfield School Community,  I want to bring everyone's attention to a recently installed safety feature at the Smith Academy.  We now have a flashing blue strobe light mounted near the front entrance of the School.  This strobe light is attached to and will flash upon the activation of the school's existing panic alarm.   The purpose of this new blue...
Dear Hatfield School Community, As some of you have heard, after 33 years of working in education and 10 years as the Superintendent of Schools in Hatfield, I will be retiring effective the end of June.  On January 2, 2020, the School Committee will begin the search for a new superintendent.  An 11 member search committee made up of stakeholders will be used to screen...
Dear Hatfield School Community, Last Spring 78 students at Smith Academy in grades 8,10, and 12 were administered the Preventions Needs Assessment Survey, more commonly known as the SPIFFY Survey.  The survey was developed to provide scientifically sound information to community-level and state-level prevention planners and policymakers.  It assesses the current prevalence of...
Dear Hatfield School Community, At their November meeting, the Hatfield School Committee reviewed a five-year maintenance plan and approved submitting several projects to the Town for consideration for Fiscal Year '21.  The projects forwarded to the Capital Planning Committee include: $195,800 to repave the parking lot at Smith Academy $48,000 to refurbish the gym floor at...
Dear Hatfield School Community,  I want to bring everyone's attention to a recently installed safety feature at the Hatfield Elementary School.  We now have a flashing blue strobe light mounted near the front entrance of the School.  This strobe light is attached to and will flash upon the activation of the school's existing panic alarm.   The purpose of this...
Dear Hatfield School Community,  For the 2019-20 school year, the Hatfield Public Schools are re-organizing our presence on social media with 2 new Facebook pages, one for each school.  The goal of these pages is to highlight the accomplishments of students, staff and the school community as a whole. Please follow these links to see our official pages. Like and follow the pages to...

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