Superintendent's Newsletter

Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, and Staff: The Hatfield Public School District has recently updated the "Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan". The Plan is designed to provide parents, students, and staff with information on what bullying is, how someone would report suspected bullying, the process involved in the investigation of reported bullying, the resources and services that...
To the Hatfield Community, On May 3, 2018, The Hatfield School Committee approved a $5,569,832.46 school budget. The budget uses a total of $1,204,706.58 in school choice funds,  revolving accounts, and government grants. The local appropriations in the proposed budget is $4,361,125.88. This is the amount that will be requested at Town Meeting on May 8, 2018. The original amount of...
Dear Hatfield School Community,  On May 2, 2018, The Hatfield Public Schools, in conjunction with Hatfield HEADS Up and the Northwest District Attorney's Office, is proud to announce that it will screening the film  "Resilience". A documentary about adverse childhood experiences (divorce, substance misuse, mental illness, domestic violence, and others) - their effects on health...
Dear Hatfield Community,At it's April meeting, The Hatfield School Committee approved a new Wellness Policy for the Hatfield Public Schools. The policy was the result of work done by the Hatfield Health and Wellness Committee.  After months of reviewing new federal and state requirements and regulations, meeting with various stakeholders, and surveying staff, student, and parents; the...
Dear Parents, Guardians, and Community Members, The Hatfield Public Schools is proud to announce that this year's production is "Shrek the Musical" The fairy tale story of a lonely ogre who finds true love. The musical promises both memorable performances and great music.  The schedule for the performances are as follows:Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m.Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m.Friday,...
Dear Hatfield Community,     On March 29, Smith Academy is proud to be hosting "The Smith Sessions"  A series of workshops featuring experts addressing various topics ranging from issues involving social media to the college application process.  The evening will start with panelist  providing a general overview of their particular area of expertise followed by...
Dear Residents of Hatfield,     The following information was presented at the March 14, 2018 School Budget Hearing:     The overall proposed school budget for fiscal year 2019 is $5,661,605.74. This budget uses a total of $1,208,706.58 in offsets. The offsets include $952,664.47 from school-choice monies, $124,847.54 from federal grants, $84,694.57 from preschool...
Dear School Community, HEADS Up, a community-based group of volunteer adults and students dedicated to promoting and supporting mental health efforts here in Hatfield, has received a donation from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation to charter a bus to transport both students and community members to the "March for our Lives" Rally in Boston on Saturday, March 24, 2018.  HEADS Up has asked...
Dear Members of the Hatfield Community, The Hatfield Planning Board held an informational gathering meeting on February 21, 2018 to hear input from Hatfield Town Officials and various stakeholders regarding the retail growing, manufacturing, and selling of recreational marijuana in Hatfield.  Below is what was shared with Committee members from the Hatfield Public Schools: February...
Dear Community Members, Special thanks to the parents, staff, and students who recently completed the Hatfield Public School wellness surveys.  The Wellness Policy subcommittee has compiled the data along with the latest Federal and State regulations for schools and sample policies from neighboring districts.   Based on the data and the research, the Subcommittee is developing...

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