Category: News

September 18, 2017September 19, 2017
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Principal’s Update Week of Sept 18

Greetings! I hope all families are doing well adjusting to the School routines of September. Things are going very well at school, but I know that it is an adjustment after summer for children to be so scheduled again. Please let me know if your child is having a hard time. Last week we finished...

Principal’s Update Week of Sept 11
September 14, 2017September 14, 2017
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Principal’s Update Week of Sept 11

We had a wonderful week at school last week. Many students are enjoying the addition of the outdoor classroom and the new basketball court on our playground. It is so nice to have basketball hoops that we can lower for younger children. The League Legends basketball clinic went very well on Sunday morning, and we...

Northampton elementary school to host 2nd annual community carnival
September 5, 2017October 5, 2017
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Northampton elementary school to host 2nd annual community carnival

The Jackson Street School in Northampton. (Jackson Street School) NORTHAMPTON – The Jackson Street elementary school in Northampton will host its 2nd annual community carnival this September, giving Pioneer Valley residents a chance to come out to visit the city for a night of family fun. Read the entire article at MassLive.Com

Back to School: Northampton
August 30, 2017August 30, 2017
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Back to School: Northampton

Jack Silverman, left, and Christopher Sella of Valley Home Improvement work on the exterior trim of the outdoor classroom being built at R.K. Finn Ryan Road School. GAZETTE STAFF / KEVIN GUTTING – Buy this Image NORTHAMPTON — In addition to a structural overhaul at the elementary school level, incoming students at Northampton public schools can expect...

Birds of Prey with Tom Riccardi
June 2, 2017June 2, 2017
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Birds of Prey with Tom Riccardi

  The students at Jackson Street had a special visitor this Wednesday in the library thanks to the Jackson Street PTO. Tom Riccardi, of Conway, MA, brought in his Birds of Prey to share with the students. “Does a great horned owl have a good sense of smell?” he asks the students. A few yeses...

Jackson Street Graduates
June 2, 2017June 2, 2017
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Jackson Street Graduates

Students from Northampton High School were guided to the gym this past Tuesday by this years kindergarteners. The 38 graduates were met with applause from the school and the Jackson Street students sang “Inch by Inch, Row by Row” to them. The high school students then shared with the younger students stories about their time at...

Special Olympics
June 2, 2017June 2, 2017
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Special Olympics

NORTHAMPTON — A tall, lanky 15-year-old approaches a hurdle made of rope strung between plastic cones. An athlete at a Special Olympics track and field event, he is guided by an aide to step over one hurdle after another. Cheers of “We got it!” and “Yes!” come from watching teachers, peers and parents, as the boy,...

Bringing STEM to life: In cross-pond collaboration, JFK students team up with counterparts in England on water quality projects
May 19, 2017August 22, 2017
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Bringing STEM to life: In cross-pond collaboration, JFK students team up with counterparts in England on water quality projects

NORTHAMPTON — Seventh-graders in the community room of JFK Middle School scoot their chairs toward the front of the room as three uniformed boys appear on a large screen. “Hello! Hello! Hola!” pipe voices from the screen. The American students wave in slow circles to their U.K. counterparts, and the uniformed boys in England mirror...

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