Beginning of Summer Update

What is happening at South Meadow!

Is your student interested or already involved in Band or Chorus?

This year we are looking to schedule students to band or vocal music (Chorus) as soon as possible! Band and Vocal Music have been a VERY popular class at SMS. Please sign up quickly so that your student does not miss out on any opportunities.

If your student interested or already involved in Band or Chorus please sign up using the link below.

Band and Chorus (Vocal Music) Sign-Up

If you have any questions please email either Mr. Lowy (Band) or Mrs. Fortin (Vocal Music).

Ed Lowy (

Elizabeth Fortin (

5th Grade Orientation

Before the beginning of school we will be hosting a 5th grade orientation. We are still working on solidifying a date for the event. In my next newsletter I will provide a date for the event and a detailed description.

New Students to SMS

If you are a new student to SMS and you are not in 5th grade. Please schedule a time where we can give you a tour of the building and answer any questions that you might have.

New Staff at South Meadow School!

We have a new Assistant Principal!

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Dan Legro is originally from Manchester NH and earned his BS in Economics/Finance from Bentley before obtaining his Med & Principals certification from SNHU. He has been a financial advisor, general manager, and hockey coach before getting into education. Dan has taught high school math for ten years of which nine years were in Nashua. After doing an interim assistant principal job he knew he wanted to pursue administration which is why he made a move to Conval & South Meadow. Mr. Legro lives in Amherst NH with his wife Debbie and his five year old son Dalen. When he is not working Dan enjoys working in his yard, going out to restaurants or spending time with his friends and family. He is very excited to join our staff and wants you to know that he looks forward to meeting everyone and collaborating with all families and staff members to ensure a great year. Please feel free to reach out to him if you need anything.

We have a new School Psychologist!

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Bernd Foecking is joining South Meadow School as School Psychologist. This is Mr. Foecking's 2nd year working in Conval. He has a M.Ed. in Experiential Education and an Ed.S. in School Psychology. Prior to Conval, Mr. Foecking worked for an independent residential school and residential summer programs for two decades. Mr. Foecking's wife is principal at GBS and his children attend Conval schools. Mr. Foecking enjoys running, biking, and skiing in the Monadnock region.

Julie Anderson moving from 5th Grade Special Education to 7th Grade Special Education

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We modified our schedule for next year too!

A few homeroom and advisory will be after lunch and recess. The schedule will no longer rotate on a six day rotation. We will continue to rotate, but will do this quarterly.
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Bus routes will be posted by August 15th. If you have questions about bussing please call 924-9211. Their office is open 7am to 2pm Monday through Friday.

Upcoming Calendar

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