District News

Recorder: "Editorial: Composting: Kids have got it down pat"

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Thanks to Amy Donovan, program manager of the 21-town Franklin County Solid Waste Management District, our kids are better composters than most of us adults. In fact, they’re so good that the district has attained a milestone: As reported recently, 38 schools around the...

GPS Announces New Parent Communication App!

Greenfield Public Schools Expands its Commitment to Communication Outreach With School Messenger!
Greenfield Public Schools is excited to announce the launch of a new service that will enhance district communication by allowing us to deliver important information for parental...

Recorder: "Summer robotics"


Staff Writer
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
GREENFIELD — Greenfield Middle School teacher Rachel Cummings welcomed her robotics students for summer work last week at the John Zon Community Center. A handful of students came by the center to continue their robotics work that...

Recorder: "33 of 35 county schools actively composting"

Compost happens.
And in 25 public schools around Franklin County, it’s happening in a big way.
The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District has reached a milestone: 25 public schools around the county divert all food and paper waste from cafeterias and kitchens into compost programs.

Superintendent Harper applauds everyone for a successful 2017-18 school year!

Superintendent Jordana Harper gives a shout out to students, teachers, PTO, Staff and Administrators who made 2017-18 an unprecedented success. Happy summer vacation. Summer Meals Program continues. Check the website for details.

Principal Melodie Goodwin talks about Greenfield's 2018 summer school offerings

Principal Melodie Goodwin talks about Greenfield's 2018 Title I summer school offerings, which this summer include Robotics and Math in addition to Reading and Writing. Summer School starts on July 9th at Newton School. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Recorder: "Children to release trout into Green River"

GREENFIELD — About 130 Greenfield fifth-graders will be releasing trout into the Green River this morning at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area.
The students raised trout for the first time this year. This Community Service Learning project kicked off last fall when students helped with...

Recorder: "Between the Rows: Composting before kindergarten"


For the Recorder
Friday, June 01, 2018
Amy Donovan, program director of the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District (FCSWMD), recently invited me to a compost tour at the Academy of Early Learning where 3-, 4- and 5-year-old children begin their academic...

Superintendent Harper addresses Class of 2018

On Friday, June 1, Superintendent Harper addressed the Graduating Class of 2018 at Greenfield High School. 
Superintendent Harper's remarks:
Good Evening to the Class of 2018!
Esteemed parents, teachers and staff, School Committee members, elected officials, alumni, friends,...

New Makerspace in the GHS Library

Jessica Pollock, GHS Librarian, shares exciting news about the new STEM makerspace at the high school, http://www.gpsk12.org/sites/default/files/superintendent/gps_radiominutes/GreenfieldSchoolminute052118_Makerspaces.mp3


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