School Schedule Update and Bus Routes for 2018-2019 School Year

Dear Hatfield Parents, Guardians, and Students, 

I am writing to update the community on any potential changes to the school schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Earlier this school year, the District piloted a later start time for Smith Academy, as well as, combined K-12 bus routes. Parents and students were surveyed after the pilot run. The Schedule Committee reviewed the results and all other data. After discussion it was decided that there will be  no change planned for the start times at either Smith Academy or the elementary school for 2018-2019 school year.   

This summer, members of the School Committee, along with School Administrators, will be reviewing and updating the policy governing “Walkers and Riders”.School Administrators will also be working with officials from the bus company to review all bus routes. We anticipate changes and will also be instituting bus stops for next year. All changes will be published in the Gazette, as well as, on our website and distributed before the start of school. 



John F. Robert