I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. School starts up in just 36 days.
I wanted to share a few updates and reminders with you:
Safe Routes to School:
On Tuesday, July 28th at 5:30 pm, at the NES Cafeteria, Superintendent Stickney is hosting a meeting to discuss the School District's plans through the "Safe Routes to School" program. The district is looking for community volunteers to support this effort, particularly focused on Balmer and NES. Please consider attending this meeting to learn more and how you may be able to help. If you plan to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-234-8156 Ext. 213 to RSVP.
Middle School Fall Sports Registration
The NMS Booster Club has raised enough money to fund fall sports but now needs to get our student athletes registered to ensure they can fully fund them! As you might be aware, part of the funding for sports comes from the participation fee that each athlete pays to play. The registration deadline is . For more info to to register, visit their website: www.nmsboosterclub.com
Read Around the Town: The two final "Read Around the Town" events will take place August 7th and August 14th.
New Administrator Welcome Reception
On August 18, please visit the High School lobby from 4:30-5:30pm for a -- Welcome reception to meet our newest adminstrators: Middle School Principal Jennifer Sauter, Middle School Dean of Students Chris Barry, and Director of Pupil Personnel Services Kathy Perry
HS Wrestling Fundraiser
The Northbridge HS Wrestling team is hosting a Golf Tournament on September 26th.
School Committee Training
On Tuesday, July 21st, Superintendent Stickney and all committee members participated in "Charting the Course" training provided by the Massachusetts Association of School Committees. The workshop covered many areas of responsibilities for the committee, incuding budget development, collective bargaining, open meeting law, and ethics.
The committee will also host the MASC on Tuesday, August 4th for another training workshop as part of the MASC's District Governance Program.
The next regular meeting of the Northbridge School Committee will take place on Tuesday, August 18th (7pm at the HS Media Center)