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DOERING SCHOOL BUS ROUTES - 2018-2019

Please click the link below to view the Doering School Bus Routes for the upcoming school year.  Please note your student's bus #, bus stop and estimated time for pick up in the morning.  Please click here for the Agawam School District's entire list of bus routes including those for elementary schools, Agawam Junior High School and Agawam High School.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR INCOMING 5TH GRADERS

We are excited to welcome all incoming 5th graders to the Roberta G. Doering School.  Your homeroom assignments will be on your report cards.  Also, we hope that you can join us for 5th Grade Parent Orientation on Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Doering Auditorium.  Due to space limitations, this orientation is for parents only.  

Have a safe and happy summer!

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR INCOMING 6TH GRADERS

All incoming 6th graders to the Roberta G. Doering School.  Please note that your homeroom assignments for 2018-2019 will be on your report cards.  Have a safe and happy summer!

 

2018-2019 SUPPLY LISTS

Please select the STUDENTS tab to view supply lists for the upcoming school year. 

 

STUDENT DROP OFF AND PICK UP AT ROBERTA G DOERING SCHOOL

To ensure the safety of students, in conjunction with the police department, the town engineering department, school department and bus company, the Roberta G. Doering School has instituted a comprehensive student drop off and pick up plan.  Starting on the first day of school, all buses will access school grounds through the Town Hall parking lot and stage in the drive on the Town Hall side of the school in the morning and afternoon.  The front parking lot will be closed off to all traffic for morning drop off and afternoon pick up. Student drop off will take place by driving down the left hand side drive off Main Street, around the back of the school, then down the Town Hall side drive to the front door where students will exit cars and enter the building. There will be a brief wait on the rear parking lot at 8:19 when buses will enter the Town Hall side drive alongside the school, in 2 phases, to let students off.  After buses leave the grounds, student drop off will continue at the Town Hall side front door. Student pick up will occur in the rear of the building on the parking lot. Parents will be able to enter the left hand side drive beginning at 2:30 p.m. and stage in lines designated by cones on the rear paved lot.  After buses are loaded and leave the school grounds, students will exit the rear of the school on the Town Hall side when they will walk to cars for dismissal.  Walkers will also be dismissed after buses leave.  Please note that auto traffic should not enter or leave through Town Hall nor should they park at Towne Insurance Agency at the corner of Reed Street.  There will be ongoing bridge construction in this area beginning after the Big E.  Your cooperation in instituting this plan will will be appreciated as we work to ensure the safety of students, staff and parents.  

PLUSPORTALS FOR PARENTS! (click here for more information)

LUNCH & BREAKFAST PROGRAM (click here)

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

Susan Federico, Principal - Roberta G. Doering School

The students at the Roberta G. Doering School have been extremely fortunate to have a kind, caring, dedicated Student Support Service Staff over the past several years.

The Student Support Service Staff have provided the backbone to a staff that has worked diligently to establish an outstanding school culture. Our motto of Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible has been embraced by students, staff, parents and administration.

Counselors have adopted the Massachusetts Model for School Counseling Programs which helps prepare students to work toward the goals of being college and career ready when they graduate from High School.

Susan Federico
Principal
Roberta G. Doering School

 

DOERING SCHOOL CHESS CLUB -- Students enjoy new chess clocks purchased by a gift in memory of Harold A. Moye of Agawam, who loved that chess could inspire young minds.

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN

A helpful resource for schools and districts working with grandparents (or relative caregivers) who are raising grandchildren (or younger relatives) is the Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, which has a website devoted to education, networking, research, programs and support. The commission hosts regional workshops for any grandparents or kinship caregivers, at which the commission will cover topics important to relative caregivers and have representatives from agencies who work with grandparents raising grandchildren. For questions on the commission or to register for a regional workshop, contact Colleen Pritoni at colleen.pritoni@state.ma.us.

*BOTVIN LIFESKILLS PARENT SURVEY can be found under the PARENTS tab.  

 

 

 

Calendar

Aug 30
Incoming 5th Grade Parent Orientation
Starts: 08/30/2018 @ 6:30 pm
Ends: 08/30/2018 @ 7:30 pm
We hope that you can join us for 5th Grade Parent Orientation on Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Doering Auditorium. Due to space limitations, this orientation is for parents only.
Sep 3
Labor Day
Starts: 09/03/2018
Sep 4
Teachers Convocation / No School
Starts: 09/04/2018
Sep 5
District PD / No School
Starts: 09/05/2018
Sep 6
First Day of School (No Kindergarten)
Starts: 09/06/2018

School Info

Roberta G. Doering School
68 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001
Phone: 413-789-1400
Fax: 413-789-7337

District Calendar 2018 - 2019

Agawam Public Schools - Code of Conduct, K-8, 2018-2019

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