District Announcements

Eastern Equine Encephalitis

The AWRSD school health services team was notified from the Westminster Board of Health regarding the recent case of EEE (Eastern Equine Encephalitis) infection detected in a 5 year old horse in town.  The horse had to be euthanized due to the severity of her illness.

Because of this finding it raised the EEE risk level in Westminster to “Critical” and the surrounding communities to “High”.  These risk levels recommend that evening outdoor events be rescheduled until the weather becomes cool enough that mosquito activity will be minimal.


Attached you will find information sheets that will hopefully answer any questions and relieve any concerns you may have.  


Sincerely,


Marcia Sharkey RN             Meetinghouse School
Susan Lofquist RN               Oakmont High School
Heidi Williams RN               Overlook Middle School
Jane Flis  RN                          JR Briggs Elementary School
Sue Quigley-Belliveau RN   Westminster Elementary School
Nancy Taylor RN                   ESHS Grant District Nurse

Attachments:
EEE fact sheet for parents.pdf
EEE fact sheet from DPH.pdf


Superintendent Search Survey

The Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School Committee is conducting a search for a new Superintendent of Schools. The School Committee is very interested in receiving input that will assist it in developing a profile for the candidates. Your input is crucial to the success of the hiring process and ultimately to the success of the Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District.

The survey can be found at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/L8WZ6JM

Announcements

2015 NATIONAL MERIT®SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM COMMENDED STUDENTS

Principal David Uminski, of Oakmont Regional High School announced today that Eric Kupcinskas, Zachary Rellstab and Kurt Wegener have been named as Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.


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Yearbook Early Bird Special

Save up to $25.00* on your 2015 yearbook...

The early bird gets the worm, order now and save $15.00 off the current price, if you order on-line prior to November 7, 2014 the yearbook will cost only $50.00. After that date it will cost $65.00 until December 6, 2014, then the final price will increase to $75.00, at that time students are not guaranteed a yearbook, rather they are placed on a wait-list.

Order on line at Jostens.com
or
Print out the Order Form

Act now and save BIG!!!
Final cost after early specials will be $75.00
LAST YEAR WE SOLD OUT!!! DON’T WAIT, DO IT NOW...

Spartan 1 Preseason Basketball Clinic
Monday November 17 - Wednesday November 19
5:30pm - 8:00pm
$10 per night/$25 for or all three

Registration Form


Oakmont-Overlook Marching Spartans
New England Scholastic Band Association Competition
September 20, 2014 - Weymouth High School

The ensemble is performing their field show for 2014-2015 entitled "Wrapsody."  The music is from George Gershwin and Queen.  The Spartans finished in first place for Division III with a score of 77, and high awards for Music and Percussion.




School Safety Letter

Dear Parents,

Please take the time to read this important letter. It pertains to our Critical Incident Plan and our on-going efforts to provide the safest possible environment for our students. We feel strongly that...

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Tuesday, November 4
District Event
NO SCHOOL
Staff Development
School Committee
Thursday, November 6
OAK Event
FALL CONCERT
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Auditorium
Tuesday, November 11
NO SCHOOL
Veteran's Day
Tuesday, November 18
School Committee