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Leverett Elementary School   85 Montague Road   Leverett MA  01054

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Calendar of Events

Tuesday, March 28, 6:00-7:30 PM

All School Music & Art Celebration

LES Parent-Teacher Conferences

April 5, 6, 11, 12

Early Dismissal, 1 PM

Spotlight On…

Art & Music!

The bulletin boards, ceilings and windows are filling with colorful works of art in preparation for Tuesday’s All School Music & Art Celebration.   Students have been rehearsing with gusto and this event is not to be missed!  Please join the entire LES community at 6 PM on Tuesday, March 28 to admire student artwork and enjoy musical performances by each class, Kindergarten through 6th grade.  See you there!                                            

In the Schoolhouse

Is Spring Really Here??!

Old Man Winter just doesn’t want to take his leave quickly this year. We have now had seven snow days, and some slight changes have been made to the calendar.  Please see the note below from Superintendent Haggerty regarding the end of the school year.

Dear Parent/Guardian:

As we all know, this has been a very snowy and stormy winter!  

 Due to the inclement weather on Tuesday, March 14th, it was necessary to cancel school.  Given the amount of snow days we have had this year, before the 14th, we were up to 6 snow days and our last day was to be Thursday, June 22, 2017.  In order not to have to bring students back for an additional day, it was decided to cancel the Union #28 full day professional development day on May 5th. Therefore, Friday, May 5, 2017 will be a regular school day.

Thank you,

Superintendent Jennifer J Haggerty

Revised End of Year Dates (as of 3/23/17!)

Friday, May 5th will be a regular school day.

Field Day: Wednesday, June 14th

Sixth Grade Farewell:  Tuesday, June 20th (1:30 PM)

Last Day of School: Thursday, June 22nd 

Starlight’s Youth Theater is performing Annie Jr.  The whole cast is elementary level.  2nd grader Susana Wolf from LES will be performing at the 7:00p.m. show.  The show is April 1st 2017.  The tickets are running out fast so if you want to see the show get your tickets now!  Annie Jr. is not the same as the movie or the book. But it is a good musical.  So if you want to see the musical get your tickets now.  If you don’t know the names of the songs, here are some of the names: Tomorrow, Hard Knock Life, Maybe, Easy Street, and Little Girls.  The show is at Amherst Regional Middle School and there is also a 2:00p.m. show.  www.Starlights-Youth-Theater.com

Community Bulletin Board

Looking for an amazing experience for your child this summer? Check out Khalsa Camp based out of Leverett, we travel throughout the valley--swimming, yoga, horseback riding, hiking, and other adventures! Sessions are filling, register soon. July 26th - Aug 4th; 9AM - 5PM, Ages 5 - 13.    www.KhalsaCamp.net for more info. KhalsaCamp@gmail.com (413) 548-8855

Need a babysitter?  I’m a 17 year old LES alumnus. I love children and am told that I’m great with them.  I’m available after school and on weekends.  References available.  I can be reached at 413-362-9657.

The Kings of Leverett, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Join us to celebrate Gordon and Frances King's contribution to Leverett.  Come to see how Leverett builds community and hear stories of the many people who have worked together to make Leverett a special place.

The Leverett Trails Committee is holding a Work Day the morning of April 1st, 8:30 AM in the area near Gordon’s covered bridge. If you would like to help, wear work shoes and work gloves, bring a rake, hoe, hand trowel, clippers, or loppers if you have them - we will have extras. Both the Work Day and the Dedication are weather dependent. Check www.rattlesnakeguttertrust.org.

The exhibit and events are co-sponsored by the Leverett Trails Committee, the Leverett Conservation Commission, the Leverett Historical Society, and the Rattlesnake Gutter Trust.