District Announcements

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The Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School Committee announces that nomination papers for election to the Regional School Committee will be available from Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at the office of the Superintendent of Schools, 11 Oakmont Drive, Ashburnham, Massachusetts between the hours of 8 am and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates have until Friday, March 6, 2015, at 4:00 p.m., to file their nomination papers with the Regional School District Secretary at the above address. One (1) seat must be filled by a resident of Ashburnham; and, one (1) seat must be filled by a resident of Westminster.

The vacancies to be filled are as follows:

3 Year Term One (1) resident of Ashburnham

3 Year Term One (1) resident of Westminster 
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2014-2015 Calendar Change
On Tuesday, December 2nd, the School Committee voted to amend the 2014-2015 school calendar. The change made was strictly moving the professional development day from March 13 to February 13.


Spring Into Action for Bottom Line 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Westminster VFW
3 Eaton Street, Westminster, MA 01473
9am packet pickup
10am race start

$20 entry fee until March 5, 8pm
$25 on race day
Entry includes t-shirt

Race application: http://www.3craceproductions.com/RacePages/BottomLine5K2015.pdf
Website: https://g2racereg.webconnex.com/BottomLine5K2015

Prizes: top overall M/F, M/F 14 and under, M/F 15-19, M/F 20-29, M/F 30-39, M/F 40-49, M/F 50-59, M/F 60+

For more information about Bottom Line, please visit bottomline.org.

Overlook Announcements

Science Fair Club is open to any 7th or 8th grade student. The next meeting will be  on Thursday, January 22nd and Wednesday, January 28th from 1:50PM to 3:15PM. Come and go as needed.

The 2015-2016 AWRSD Calendar has been published.  You can download it here.

The 2015 MSLA Bookmark Contest is taking place.  This year the theme is "Look what I discovered at my school library!" The form/information about submitting your bookmark can be printed here.  All submissions are due by Jan 27th to Mrs. Farrell.

Kellogg's Fuel for School/Scholastic Free Book Program
Kellogg's and Scholastic have teamed up to offer free books to schools who collect codes earned by purchasing specific Kellogg's products.  Families who have these products at home can bring in the 16 digit code to the OMS Library and we will use them to order as many free books as we can to help our school. This offer is good until March 31, 2015. For answers to FAQ with this program please click here.

SOAR is helping support and sponsor Barnes and Noble’s “MyFavorite Teacher Contest.”  Up until February 27, 2015, students may submit 500 words or less essays, poems, or thank-you notes that explain why they admire and appreciate their favorite teacher. 

Community Announcements

Westminster Historical Society 3rd Annual Ice Fishing Derby
Saturday, Feb. 7th, 2015 from 6AM - 4PM
Full details and rules can be found here.
Registration form can be found here.
Deadline: Feb 6th

Westminster Baseball/Softball is now accepting registrations.  You can register in person or by mailing in the form located here.  The full registration information is here.
In-Person Dates/Times:
Sat. Jan 31st @ WES Gym Foyer 8AM-Noon
Wed. Feb 11th @ WES & Overlook Foyer 6PM-8PM
Sat. Feb 28 @WES Gym Foyer 8AM-Noon
If you prefer to register by mail the address is located on the forms (see links above).

Connect with the Westminster Police Dept today! Information on the My PD app click here. You can keep up to date on happenings in town, alerts, submit tips, etc.

Ashburnham and Westminster preschool children who will reach age 3 by August 31, 2014 are eligible to attend Learning Tree Preschool. However, a limited number of children are selected as peers for Learning Tree through a lottery

Young at Heart Yoga Classes in Westminster
There are several different age group classes taking place now.  Registration/class size is limited.  To register, log onto www.young-atheart.com, call (978)467-6173 or email Paula Magee at pmagee45@gmail.com. To download an informational flyer please click here.

For information on the various world-class art museums in Massachusetts please click here to read a flyer from Mr. Beaudoin.

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 26
District Event
Staff Development
Tuesday, January 27
Homework Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, January 28
Enrichment Cycle 4 Begins

Ski Club

Yearbook Mtg

iMovie Club w/ Mr. Lambert
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Today, 1/26/2015
High: 20 Low: 11
Chance snow
43% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/27/2015
High: 19 Low: 10
100% chance of precipitation.

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