District News from October 2019

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Greenfield gets to wave banner


Staff Writer

Published: 10/25/2019 9:34:36 PM

Modified: 10/25/2019 9:34:25 PM

NORTHFIELD — Time to order that banner.

For the first time in the 26-year history of the Greenfield High School girls soccer program, the Green Wave captured a league championship on Friday night.

On August 19, 2019, the Greenfield School Committee unanimously adopted a new comprehensive health education curriculum for students in Grades 6-12. The curriculum, "Rights, Respect, and Responsibility," (commonly referred to as "3R's") is fully available online for parents and educators to view. Rights, Respect, and Responsibility is an inclusive, research-based curriculum that includes information about sexuality and reproduction that meets the CDC as well as state and national standards.

Young authors’ stories to be published in ‘Crazy Creatures’ book


Staff Writer

Published: 10/8/2019 11:36:55 PM

GREENFIELD — Eight young authors at Newton School will have stories they wrote last year when they were second-graders published in Young Writers’ “Crazy Creatures.”

No one goes hungry at Newton School


Staff Writer

Published: 10/2/2019 11:03:49 PM

GREENFIELD — While a child might arrive at school on any given day worried about something — unfinished homework, a loose tooth — he or she will not have to worry about hunger, says Newton School Principal Melodie Goodwin.