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In order to ease your child's transition to Swift River Elementary School, we will hold a brief introduction of some staff members, review a few "first day" basics, tour the school and answer any questions you might have regarding your child's upcoming first day at his/her new school. We will also make a brief visit to your child's classroom. Please note that your child's teacher may not be available to visit with you on this day due to summer scheduling conflicts. This orientation will take place on August 24 at 10 a.m. in the Swift River Elementary School library.
7th & 8th Grade Supply List
The summer office hours for Chestnut Hill Community Schools are 7:30-2:30. For grade level supply lists, please go to the CHCS Parent Information page.  
The Belchertown Public Schools Integrated Early Childhood Program is inviting Belchertown residents to register their three- and four-year-old children to be role model peers during the 2018-2019 school year.  This program is tuition-free. Applications are available at the Cold Spring Early Childhood Center office located at 57 South Main Street, Belchertown, MA.  Interested parties may pick up an application Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 3:30 pm.  When the completed application is returned, your child will be scheduled for a screening appointment.  All... Read More
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