District Announcements

SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL NURSES NEEDED 

 
Send application with copy of RN license to:

Marcia Sharkey, Nurse Leader
Meetinghouse School
8 South Street
Westminster, MA 01473

EOE


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The FY2016 Budget documentation as it was presented to the School Committee can be found at:

http://www.awrsd.org/site_res_view_folder.aspx?id=94c70d9b-53e9-4d81-b9f2-8cef23df58cb

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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


Overlook Baseball Tryout Schedule

Mon 3/30:  Grade 6 @ ORHS Old Gym 6-7:30pm
Tues 3/31: Grade 7 @ ORHS Old Gym 6-7:30pm
Wed 4/1:  Grade 8 @ ORHS Old Gym 7:30-9pm
Thur 4/2: Call-back try out @ ORHS Old Gym 7:30-9pm
Fri 4/3:  Call-back try out @ ORHS Old Gym 6-7:30pm

Overlook Softball Tryout Schedule
Mon 3/30: Grades 6 & 7 @ OMS Gym 2-3:30pm
Tues 3/31:  Grade 8 @ OMS Gym 2-3:30pm
Wed 4/1:  Grades 6 & 7 @ ORHS Old Gym 6-7:30pm
Thur 4/2:  Grade 8 @ ORHS Old Gym 6-7:30pm
Fri 4/3: Call-back try out @ OMS Gym 2-3:30pm

Camp Reach from WPI - A Summer Camp Just for Girls
Camp is for girls who will be entering the 7th grade in the fall.  Engineering, math, and science are the focus of the camp.  The program brochure can be seen here. Registration is open through April 10th.

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.

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

The Westminster Cultural Council has a press release to share with the community.  This release is regarding grants that the Council has awarded and the upcoming grant application process.  Please click here to read the entire press release.



14th Annual Community Benefit Hockey Game

Ashburnham-Westminster Educators VS State & Local Law Enforcement
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Puck drops @ 5pm at Cushing's Iorio Arena
Full informational flyer/where to buy tickets in advance can be seen here






Ashburnham-Westminster Community Benefit
5K Fun Run & Road Race

April 4, 2015 starting at 9am from Briggs School (ending at Cushing Academy)
Registration information/form can be downloaded here.


Spring/Summer Leagues for Boys and Girls Ages 5-17
Sign Ups: March 7th 9am-12pm (Waterford St School, Gardner)
March 14, 21, & 28 10am-12pm (John's Sport Shop, Gardner)


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.

Wachusett Meadow Day Camp 2015
Information on programs being offered as well as registration please click here.

YMCA Camp Lowe (located in Lancaster, MA)
Registration ongoing.  Camp rates starting at $180/wk (9 weeks of activities offered)
See the full flyer and details 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

Friday, March 27
Grade 7 MATH PARCC (PBA)

Monday, March 30
Baseball & Softball try-outs begin

Grade 8 ELA PARCC (PBA)

Tuesday, March 31
Grade 8 ELA PARCC (PBA)

Wednesday, April 1
Grade 8 ELA PARCC (PBA)


Weather

Today, 3/27/2015
High: 42 Low: 26
Slight chance rain
42% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/28/2015
High: 32 Low: 17
Chance snow showers
33% chance of precipitation.

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