Superintendent's Newsletter

 Thank you to Smith Academy art teacher Julie Muellejans and  her very talented students who recently repainted the school sign located in front of the Hatfield Elementary School.  The sign was taken down earlier this year and repaired by the Hatfield DPW. The repaired sign was then brought to Smith Academy where student both repainted the sign and did the lettering. The sign will...
I am excited to announce that Smith Academy is one of 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll.  To be included on the 7th Annual Honor Roll, Smith Academy had to, since 2014, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning...
The Hatfield Public Schools is proud to be participating in the Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award Program. This annual award program honors area educators who demonstrate professionalism and excellence through teaching practices, professional development, collaboration, cooperation, and community outreach. One educator from the Hatfield Public Schools will be presented with an award...
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      At its November 14 meeting, the Hatfield School Committee voted to endorse a resolution presented by the Massachusetts Rural Schools Initiative. The Massachusetts Rural Schools Initiative is made up of several small rural school districts throughout Massachusetts.  The Hatfield Public Schools is a member of this Coalition. The purpose of the Coalition is to bring...
Dear Members of the Hatfield Public School District: I wanted to take this opportunity to update the community about the many activities and initiatives that are taking place, both in our schools and in our community, that support the social and emotional goal, as outlined in the District Improvement Plan.The goal of the District Improvement Plan reads: By the end of the 2018-19 school year...
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently released the 2016 State Assessment Results for all Massachusetts School Districts.   This past year Hatfield students in grades three through eight participated in the PARCC Assessment. (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). These assessments are computer based assessments measuring...
Dear Members of the Hatfield Community:     As the new school year quickly approaches, I wanted to take this opportunity to  let you know about some of the changes happening  for the upcoming school year and to welcome you back.     Starting this September, a new bus company will be providing services for students in Hatfield. Five Star...
 Dear Parents, Students, and Community Members:     I'd like to take this opportunity to acknowledge all those who have helped to make the 2015-2016 school year a successful year for the Hatfield Public Schools. Thank you to the teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, nurses, secretaries, kitchen workers, custodians, coaches,  bus drivers, and volunteers who help...
Dear Parents/Guardians:The Hatfield Public School District is hosting a community forum on June 8, 2016 at the Hatfield Elementary School at 6:30 pm.  Topics will include:·         Identifying risks for suicide·         Supporting children who grieve and how to help them·   ...

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