Welcome to Hemenway School!
Monday August 3, 2015
Dear Kindergarten Parents and Guardians,
Welcome to Hemenway! I had the pleasure of meeting many of you and your children at our “meet and greet” play date on Sunday July26 that was sponsored by the Hemenway PTO. The Hemenway PTO is sponsoring another “meet and greet” play date on Wednesday August 19th from 5:30-7:30 and I look forward to seeing you then! Our kindergarten teachers will be sending out welcome letters to your child in mid August. These letters will let you and your child know the teacher’s name and room number. In addition there will be a name tag for your child to wear on the first day of kindergarten, Thursday August 27,th as well as a recommended supply list. Please do not worry if you are unable to fill the supply list as we will ensure that your child has all items that are needed.
The Hemenway staff and I are looking forward to working with you and your child as you embark on your journey at Hemenway Elementary School.
Interim Principal Hemenway Elementary School
Connect Ed Update:
The system has not been rolled over for the upcoming school year. This will happen in early to mid August. New/incoming families to Framingham District and Hemenway will start receiving Connect Ed messages for the new school year after the roll over.
Dear Hemenway Community,
Due to a documented severe latex allergy in the Hemenway School community, going forward, there cannot be any latex balloons in the Hemenway building. Please keep this in mind when planning activities and celebrations.
The Framingham Public Schools (FPS) has developed an online family information system called the Family Connection Portal. The purpose of the Family Connection Portal is for parents/guardians to gain access to important student account information. Families will be able to:
- Verify Address Information
- Share Arrival and Dismissal Plan with FPS
- Verify Emergency Contact Information
- Apply for Transportation
- Receive Bus Route Information (For security reasons, bus routes will no longer be available on the FPS website).
We Are A Multiple Intelligences School
Over the past years, teachers have taken courses on how the brain works and how to design lessons so that children of all different learning styles can access and master curricula standards. Our focus is on creating an environment at Hemenway that enables the children to delve into learning content areas in context. We want to create a place where the children can learn through real-life experiences, hands-on science, and current world events. We want them working on complex environmental problems and taking positions on social and environmental issues. We want them to be true world citizens.
(with parent permission).