District Announcements

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PUBLIC NOTICE


ASHBURNHAM-WESTMINSTER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
11 OAKMONT DRIVE ASHBURNHAM, MA 01430

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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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
ALL PROCEEDS FROM RACE ENTRIES WILL BE DONATED TO BOTTOM LINE

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.
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PARCC Testing

PARCC PBA (Performance Bases Assessment) Testing Dates
Grade 6: ELA 3/16, 3/17, 3/18    Math: 3/19, 3/20
Grade 7: ELA 3/23, 3/24, 3/25    Math: 3/26, 3/27
Grade 8: ELA 3/30, 3/31, 4/1      Math: 4/2, 4/3


Overlook Announcements


Washington D.C. Tour Enrollment Meeting

Please join Mr. Lambert for an informational meeting about the trip and a look at all the incredible opportunities your child will experience.
WHEN: MARCH 25th @ 6:30PM
WHERE: Overlook Middle School Team Room
WHO: Current 7th grade parents
Seventh grade students will be bringing home an important flyer this week.  Please email Mr. Lambert @ rlambert@awrsd.org with any questions.

Overlook Middle School presents

Friday, March 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
at
Oakmont Regional H.S. Auditorium

Tickets available at the door
$3.00 Students/Seniors
$5.00 Adults

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

The Ashburnham-Westminster Special Education Advisory Council (AWSEPAC) 2014-2015 Calendar can be downloaded here.

There will sign-ups for spring track during lunches Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (3/2-3/4). If you have any questions, see Mrs. Jensen in room 202

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.

Community Announcements


Registration for the 2015 Ashburnham Youth Baseball & Softball league is now open.  Register on or before March 7, 2015 and pay last year's fees.  After March 7, 2015 the fees for all divisions will increase by $20.
All registrations MUST be submitted by March 15, 2015.  Players will be assessed during the week of March 23, 2015.  Click here to register online. Registration forms are also available by clicking here and downloading/printing for anyone who would prefer to pay the registration fee by check and/or would like to mail in the registration forms. (Required forms include: Registration, Medical release and Participant Code of Conduct)

In person registration will be held on February 28th and March 7th at:
John R. Briggs from 9-12
Overlook from 10-2
Oakmont from 1-3





NATIONAL DEKHOCKEY CENTER
Spring leagues are now forming.  Open to Winchendon and all surrounding areas.  Sign up dates and full program information can be seen here.  Please call 978-297-0088 if you have questions.

North Central Mass Youth Hockey 2015-2016 Season Evaluations
Dates/time for evaluations vary by level.  Please download the full information/dates flyer here.
Register online at www.ncmyh.org

Positive Body Image Awareness Presentation

This is a free presentation to all parents in our school district and childcare will be offered with a reservation.   Please email pmagee45@gmail.com for childcare reservation.
Wed March 4, 2015 from 6:30-7:30pm at Westminster Elementary School
Full information here


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
Read more...

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

Tuesday, March 3
Homework Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

School Committee
Wednesday, March 4
Snowshoeing Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Thursday, March 5
Quick Stop Cafe

Homework Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Zumba with Mrs. Couture
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Weather

Today, 3/3/2015
High: 29 Low: 23
Slight chance snow
54% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/4/2015
High: 41 Low: 17
Mostly cloudy
17% chance of precipitation.

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