District Announcements

2014-15 School Bus Routes

The following are the school bus routes for the 2014-15 school year:

Oakmont Regional High School
Overlook Middle School
John R. Briggs Elementary School
Westminster/Meetinghouse Elementary School

If you have concerns regarding the bus route, please contact your student's school.

2014-2015 Supply Lists


2014-2015 School Supply Lists


Overlook Announcements



Looking for Parents and Grandparents to volunteer in the school store at Overlook Middle School The school store is open 5 days a week from 10:40AM to 12:00PM and Thursday mornings between 7:00AM and 7:40AM during Quick Stop Café. Students along with adult volunteers operate the store daily. If you are a parent or grandparent interested in volunteering one day a week or every other week please contact Heidi Hertel-Therrien at hhtherrien@awrsd.org


The Overlook PTO will hold it's first meeting on Sept 10th at 7pm.  There is a meet-and-greet beginning at 6:30pm.  The PTO meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm and is always looking for new members to attend.


Field Hockey News

Upcoming field hockey camp information can be found here.


Washington, D.C. Trip Sign Up Reminder
This is a reminder about the field trip to Washington DC next spring. Our current 8th graders just went on this trip and they had a fantastic time. It is important to note that the earlier you sign up, the lower your monthly payments will be.   Our tour company is EF Explore America. To register your child for the field trip:

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INTRAMURAL SPORTS 
Come play sports after school for fun!  MONDAYS are field hockey with Mrs. Matthews; WEDNESDAYS are floor hockey with Mr. Lambert. Each session runs from 2pm-3pm. Please be picked up by 3:15pm. No sign ups - show up and play. First session is MONDAY, September 8th.

Student Council Information
Students who are interested in applying to be a Student Council member, should pick up an application.  Applications can be found outside Mrs. Shattuck’s room (213) in the 7th grade hallway or outside Mrs. Tobia’s room (205) in the 8th grade. 


News from the Overlook Health Department

It is required that all incoming 7th grade students be up to date on vaccines.  It is required that all 7th grade students have received a 2nd Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccine and a Tdap Vaccine.  Please call the health office at Overlook if you are unsure if your child has had these vaccines, or call their primary care doctor for an updated vaccine document. 

Community Announcements



This year's race will be taking place on Sept. 27, 2014 and will benefit Jack, an eight year old Ashburnham boy undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.  Proceeds will be used to offset expenses incurred as a result of his diagnosis. Full information about the race, registration, etc can be seen here.


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
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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

Thursday, September 4
OMS Event
7th & 8th Grade Parent Orientation
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday, September 8
Intramural sports
2:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Student Council Interviews
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, September 9
School Committee
Wednesday, September 10
Intramural sports
2:00 PM - 3:00 AM

OMS Event
PTO Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Weather

Today, 9/2/2014
High: 84 Low: 65
Thunderstorms
41% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/3/2014
High: 80 Low: 61
Mostly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.

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