Principal's News, Jan 6,2022

Principal’s News - January 6, 2022

Congratulations to Maisy Dyer, Bailey McCoy, Amanda Novak, Abbie Sicard and Makena Valentine for winning the Mass State Academic All Star Award for exceeding the criteria for academic and field hockey excellence.

  1.  SA 2022 Yearbook, Business Ads and Recognition Ads

Order by:  FEB. 4 (new date)

Cash or check orders to SA office with this Order Form

Order online at or scan this QR code:


Seniors: Sell your business ads by Feb 4th (new date).  See Mrs. M for help


  1. SA Yearbook wants pix of YOU!

Send us your favorite  outside-of-school candid and activity photos 

Email us your photos

Yearbook advisor Julie Muellejans ,

Senior yearbook editors: Lila Guzowski: , or Bridie Bowler: 

When?  Now is best, by Feb 4 the latest 

What type of photos:  You alone, with friends or family, hanging out, doing your favorite things, activities, on outings and trips, doing team and individual sports, whatever interests you.  Dance?  Cooking?  Pet sitting? etc

Everyone:  Students, Friends, Families:  Send us photos

Who:  SA students 

What: Photos of you outside of school, pix taken by anyone:  Friends, family, you…

How to submit: Email pix to us

When:  Now is best.  By Feb. 4, 2022 the latest   


Note:  SA Yearbook includes a limited number of photos in the yearbook based on balance, space, and requirements, and does not guarantee placement of photos sent to us.


  1. Substitutes Needed:  If you are currently available on one, two or all five school days and want to earn some extra money, we need substitute teachers and paraprofessionals for both Smith Academy and Hatfield Elementary Schools.  Please contact us at 413-247-5641 if you are interested.  


  1. Per Diem Nurse:  We are looking for a registered nurse or LPN to work alongside our medical staff up to two days per week, but schedule can vary on availability.  The primary role is to assist with Pool Testing and Test and Stay protocol.  If you are interested please send your resume to Michael Wood at


  1. Substitute Van Drivers Needed:  We are looking for substitute van drivers on an as needed basis.  We can assist with getting your 7D license and train you on driving the van.  


  1. COVID 19 Updates

We are doing very well managing our COVID cases.  We are on the low side and we want to keep  it that way.  Things we are reminding students for at least until February break:

  1. Smith Academy students are encouraged to sit six feet apart during lunch whether in the cafeteria or gym.  

  2. KN95 Masks are encouraged and we have them available.  

  3. Pool testing sign up is strongly encouraged.  

  4. Vaccinations are encouraged and sharing when vaccinated with the school nurse is helpful.  

           We appreciate everything everyone is doing to stay healthy!


7.  Friday is an early release for the entire district.  School gets out at 11:15 a.m..

Have a great weekend and start to the new week!