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Recorder: "Last day of school at Newton Elementary filled with sunshine"

GREENFIELD — Before students embarked on the annual tradition of a “clap out” to end their final day of school at Newton Elementary this year, fourth-grade students had the chance to be honored in a stepping-up ceremony Friday morning.

Before a packed house of parents, with cars squeezed into the parking lot and lining Shelburne Road, Principal Melodie Goodwin and staff held the ceremony in the playground area behind the school.

“You’ll always remain a Newtonian,” Goodwin told the students on a sunkissed morning.

Students and faculty...

GMS & MSA Parent Survey

Greenfield Public Schools is committed to family engagement and values input from our parents! Please click here and take a minute to answer 5 questions by Monday, June 18.

Your feedback will be used to enrich our upcoming GMS Principal interviews & search process. Your honesty, time and participation is important to us.

Thank you!

New Makerspace in the GHS Library

Jessica Pollock, GHS Librarian, shares exciting news about the new STEM makerspace at the high school,

Spring Open House at the High School, 4/12/18, 6:30-8:30PM

Please join us at Greenfield High School on Thursday, April 12 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a spring Open House.  We really want to encourage the incoming 7th grade students and their families to attend and explore all that Greenfield High School has to offer.

Teachers will be showcasing student work in their classrooms and the student clubs offered at the high school will have tables in the foyer with information on what the clubs actually do and how students can join.

Guidance counselors will be on hand to discuss course selections and the Program of Studies for 2018-19, ...

Recorder: "Greenfield High School puts Galileo Galilei on trial"


Recorder Staff

Sunday, February 18, 2018

GREENFIELD — The prosecution was closing in on Galileo Galilei, asking question after question, and starting to push on a particular point.

“I did ... what did you say I did?” Galilei asked the prosecution. Those in the room giggled as the scientist adjusted her mustache.

The legendary scientist and philosopher behind the heliocentric theory was on trial at the Greenfield High School Library on a recent afternoon.

Elsa Kieffer, 18, playing the role...

Recorder: "Water project for Puerto Rico wins top honors for Greenfield Middle School robotics team"

Water project for Puerto Rico wins top honors for Greenfield Middle School robotics team


Recorder Staff

Sunday, December 17, 2017

GREENFIELD — The robotics class tossed around different ideas for their community service project. The one catch was it has to be related to water.

They were going to enter a robotics competition down in Agawam to compete against western Massachusetts schools, and this year’s theme was water. So the class, led by sixth-grade Greenfield Middle School teacher Rachel Cummings, first thought about an idea involving...

Federal Street's 5th annual Harvest Dinner is 11/10

Federal Street School’s 5th annual Harvest dinner is planned for November 10th.

At 4:30 families are invited to come and play board games in the gym. Before dinner is served students in our school chorus will sing for us. Families will enjoy a dinner of Macaroni and cheese, vegetables, rolls, and desserts which are donated from local businesses. Our staff helps prepare and serve the dinner.

This year the following business have donated to the Harvest Dinner: 99’s Restaurant, Applebee’s, Stop and Shop, Friendly’s Restaurant (Hadley, MA), Greenfield Community College, Just...

Cape Cod African Dance & Drum to perform at GHS 4/15!

On Friday, April 15, at 9:00 am, Greenfield High and Middle school students (including MSA) will be treated to a performance by the Cape Cod African Dance & Drum performers.


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