March 24, 2017
Dear Longmeadow Staff and Parents,
By now you are perhaps aware that Williams Middle School was disrupted today by the discovery of a threat that was written on a restroom wall.
Parents of students at WMS were advised of the school’s assessment and response via two emails that were sent in the early afternoon. Normal, safe operation resumed at the school after public safety and school officials completed a series of safety protocols. At no time was student or staff safety in jeopardy.
These disturbances, unfortunately, have become a common occurrence in schools across the state in recent years. I want to assure the community that we view these threats as criminal matters that warrant investigation by the Longmeadow Police Department and school administrators. I also want to assure you that we follow well-rehearsed and well-defined emergency response protocols. We benefit from the direction and advice of local public safety officials and we adhere to a Bomb Threat Response Guide developed by the MA State Police. My most important assurance to you, however, is that the safety of children in school is a paramount. Longmeadow Public Schools remain committed to creating safe, caring environments where children are free to learn and grow.
My best wishes to all for a happy spring weekend!
Superintendent of Schools
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A Shot of Reality: Underage Drinking in Longmeadow
Monday, April 10th at 7:00pm at Longmeadow High School Auditorium
Sponsored by Longmeadow Police Department and Public Schools
Local trends, police protocols, tips from parents, talking points.
Highly recommended for middle and high school parents, open to residents and youth accompanied by an adult. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Dear Longmeadow School Community,
I am writing to once again invite Longmeadow parents and community members to this year's Technology in Education Showcase (TIES) which will be held at Longmeadow High School on Thursday, March 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The attached program outlines the interactive presentations and demonstrations that will be running throughout the night. Drop in at any time. Children are welcome, but they should be accompanied by an adult. Our educators and partners from Whalley Computers, FloDesign, and Troxell Communications are eager to demonstrate how technology tools enhance and enrich the learning process. For additional information please visit https://sites.google.com/a/longmeadow.k12.ma.us/ties/
I hope you are able to attend!
Superintendent of Schools
Longmeadow Public Schools will open after a two-hour delayed opening.
Just a reminder that due to the delay elementary schools will not have a half day of school. Parent/teacher conferences are cancelled for tomorrow.
Longmeadow Public Schools is CLOSED Tuesday, March 14th due to the weather storm.
Please stay safe and warm. Happy Snow Day!
Due to the inclement weather and continued storm cleanup, Longmeadow Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 13th.
Have a good snow day!
Longmeadow Public Schools will open following a 2-hour delay on Friday, February 10.
A reminder to our Glenbrook and Williams families: the delay means that this afternoon's Parent-Teacher Conferences will be postponed and that students will be dismissed at 2:50 p.m.
The Longmeadow Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Enjoy the Snow Day!