Smith Academy News

Good afternoon everyone,  You should have received a robocall from the district by now to let you know in-person learning will recommence for priority (four day a week) students only. Please also note that Jan 4th and 5th will also be in-person for priority students, with the exception of students in Grade 11/ 12 participating in the MCAS infrastructure tests - a test...
Blast from the past - Happier times for our Footballers and the cheer squad
Good afternoon everyone,  I hope that you had a restful and safe break last week and that you are ready for some snow this weekend!!! Please see below for items in relation to the week ahead. Best wishes Chris   Return to School Please be aware that the School Committee will be meeting tonight (Friday December 4th at 7pm) to make a decision on what school will look...
Please continue to practice good COVID physical and social health
Hello families, I want to wish everyone who is a part of Smith Academy a very restful and safe break over the next few days. Make some time to switch off and breathe in this difficult year. Please find below news items from this very short week. Best wishes Chris   Wednesday Schedule   As a reminder, tomorrow is a half day. Wednesday will run from 8:30-10:30...
Weekly community email
Good afternoon everyone,   I hope that you have had a good remote learning week and have adjusted to yet another challenge this year.   We have now started Q2 and it is more important than ever to maintain clear communication between families and teachers. Whilst the mode of school has changed, our message has not and we remain focussed on the three foundational pillars of...
Remote Learning Tips for SA students
Good morning everyone,  As we enter into a remote period, I wanted to share some tips for success that we have seen work well for remote learners. Keep in mind that every student and every family are different, and we all have different resources. That being said, here are some tips to help make the most out of the remote learning experience.    Set up a “school...
Smith Academy
Good morning everyone,  Thanks for your ongoing flexibility as we shifted to remote learning for the last two days.  Please be on the look out for an email/ robocall about next week from the Superintendent. The School committee will be meeting tomorrow (Sat) to look at COVID metrics and will make a decision on what next week will look like.  Please remember to wash your...
Details of next week's Hybrid Spirit Week
It's November and we all need a lift.  The Smith Academy student council is proud to present for the first (and here's hoping, the only) Hybrid Spirit Week. As a remote learner or an in-person student, everyone can participate. Have a look at the flyer for more details and contact the Student Council for more details: Studentcouncil@hatfieldps.net Show your school spirit and take...
November 5th weekly email
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October 30th saw the first snow of 2020/21
Good afternoon everyone,   I hope that you have had a safe week.   We are almost at the end of Q1 and Thanksgiving is almost in sight! I wanted to thank you for your ongoing support and feedback. We always welcome suggestions of how we can improve what we do for students and to this end, I wanted to let you know that during the week of Nov 9th - 13th I will be sending...
Weekly community email: October 23rd
Good morning everyone,  I hope that you are looking forward to a restful weekend.   We have been back in full hybrid for a month and I wanted to say that a great deal of our success has been down to our community vigilance in relation to wearing masks, social distancing, using sanitizer which are key to keeping our school open. As the clocks change and we shift into Winter...

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