NEWS

ID Check

When you are coming into the school to pick up your child, please make sure you have your ID ready to be checked.

We have a new secretary who is not familiar with all the parents/guardians, so please be patient and understanding.

This is to ensure the safety of all our students.

Thank you,
Mrs. Russell

 

EVENTS

Parent/Student Luncheons

  • Friday, September 27th ~ Grade 1:  11:15 a.m.
  • Friday, October 4th ~ Grade 2:  11:15 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11th ~ Grade 3: 12:10 p.m.
  • Friday, October 18th ~ Grade 4: 12:10 p.m.
  • Friday, October 25th ~ Kindergarten: 11:15 a.m.

Please Note: Due to space restrictions in the cafeteria, you are asked not to bring siblings to the luncheons.

We are asking that all parents who attend purchase a school lunch.

Ticket order forms will been sent home. Cost for an adult lunch is $3.50 per person. Please send in cash with exact amount or a check made payable to: Agawam School Lunch.

Your tickets will not be sent home. You will pick up your tickets outside the cafeteria before the lunch. Please allow a few extra minutes before the lunch starts to get your tickets.

NOTICES

webpage icon Teacher Classroom Websites

 Go to the Classrooms section to see which teachers have websites.

Lunch Menus and Bus Routes

Please go to Quick Links at the top of the page to view.

CARLINE PROCEDURE

cartag.jpgMORNING STUDENT DROP-OFF: Front of school in the semi-circle drop off area.

AFTERNOON STUDENT PICK-UP: Students will be picked up at the back of the school in the REAR PARKING LOT. 

Stop lines have been added as well as new number signs. Please pull your car up to the stop line when directed by the staff on duty.

There is a "No Car" area just outside the grassy area. Please do not drive in this area as this is the waiting area for the students.

Please wait for all cars in the line to load and then follow the line to exit the area. Please DO NOT pull out of the carline UNLESS you have been directed to do so by staff.

NO CELL PHONE USE once the car line starts moving and students start walking to their cars.

Thank you


CLICK HERE to read the notice and see the map showing the traffic flow pattern.

Carline Dismissal Note

Please use this form for Carline Dismissal.

Carline Dismissal Note

 

PBIS Activities

Click HERE for the schedule

 

Flu Guidelines for Parents

Click HERE to view the information for district guidelines

Cold Weather Recess Policy

warm dressed kids.jpgWe will continue to have outdoor recess, weather permitting, during the winter months.

Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for outside recess: winter coat, hat, mittens/gloves, scarf and boots will help to keep your child warm while outside getting some fresh air.

Thank you!

 

Parent PlusPortal is now active

The Parents PlusPortal is active.  Parents will receive an email with log-in information and minor instructions.

If you do not have a log-in please call the school office. 
 

Calendar

Oct 17
Early Childhood Center Back to School Night
Starts: 10/17/2019 @ 6:00 pm
Ends: 10/17/2019 @ 8:00 pm
Oct 18
Fourth Grade Parent/Student Luncheon
School Calendar
Starts: 10/18/2019 @ 12:10 pm
Ends: 10/18/2019 @ 1:00 pm
Cafeteria
Oct 21
PTO Meeting
School Calendar
Starts: 10/21/2019 @ 6:30 pm
Ends: 10/21/2019 @ 7:30 pm
Cafeteria
Oct 22
Fall School Picture Day
School Calendar
Starts: 10/22/2019
Gym
Oct 22
School Committee Meeting
Starts: 10/22/2019 @ 7:00 pm
Ends: 10/22/2019 @ 8:00 pm
Agawam Junior High Auditorium

School Info

James Clark School
65 Oxford Street
Agawam, MA 01001
Phone: 413-821-0571
Fax: 413-821-0594

School Hours
8:55 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Principal
Mrs. Shelley Russell: 413-821-0576

Lead Teacher
Mr. Mitchell Taylor: 413-523-0381

Secretary
Mrs. Alyssa Fortier: 413-821-0571

2019-2020 District School Year Calendar

Principal's Message

Photo of principal Shelley Russell

James Clark School has a highly dedicated staff of teachers, paraprofessionals and specialists. Through collaborative work, the staff works to provide a standard of instruction with the latest research-based practices and curriculum standards that will promote higher order thinking skills and independence in learning, technological competencies to be competitive in society, and an enthusiasm to be life-long learners. The staff is here to help every student reach their fullest potential and to be mutually respectful, accepting, responsible and self-confident adults.

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