Colrain Central School News

April 16, 2021

Amy Looman, principal

literacy planning survey for caregivers

The Mohawk Trail and Hawlemont Regional School System is planning to rework our approach to literacy in grades PK-8 so that our programs, teaching approach, and support for students are consistent in all schools and are based on research about how children learn to read.
We would like the input of caregivers to support this process. Please complete these questions based on your child's experiences* in the Mohawk Trail-Hawlemont System. The survey will be open until Friday 4/23 at 5:00 PM.
*This is a great time to talk with your child (or children) about their experiences in English Language Arts/Literacy at school. If you are unsure how to answer a question, please ask them for their input. "

Preschool registration informational meeting

It's time to think about Preschool registration for next year! If you have a child who will be 3 on or before August 31, 2021, they are eligible for our preschool program.

Join us for our virtual informational meeting on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6:00pm. It will be held via Google Meet. The link for the meeting is: or you can join by phone: ‪(US) +1 513-818-3724‬ PIN: ‪799 172 600‬#

Kindergarten registration informational meeting

In order to be eligible to enroll in our kindergarten program, your child must be five years old before September 1, 2021.

We will be holding a virtual informational meeting on Thursday, April 29th at 6:00pm, via Google Meet. This evening, we will review the contents of the registration packet, give you an overview of our kindergarten program and have time for you to ask questions.

To access the Google Meet information session, please use the following link: or to join by phone: ‪(US) +1 470-241-4986‬ PIN: ‪782 903 911‬#

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any additional questions.

MTRS gear

Our friends at Mohawk Trail Regional School (MTRS) are hosting a pop-up gear store to benefit the Class of 2023. It's the perfect opportunity for our 6th grade families to grab a gift for your child before they leave our school (we will MISS them!) and head to MTRS to blaze their trail to graduation!

The gear store is open NOW through April 27, so don't miss out on your opportunity to get your swag AND support our students!

Visit the site here:

*Flyer created by MTRS Class of 2023 students Emery, Paige, and Rylee--Colrain Central School alumni!

happy vacation week!

I wish you all a happy, healthy, and enjoyable vacation week next week. I look forward to seeing everyone back on Monday, April 26th.

Not feeling well?

As we return to full in person learning, please be sure to monitor your child for symptoms and keep them home if they are not feeling well. Please see the guidelines from Nurse Donna below.
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Project Beacon (BinaxNOW testing authorization)

If you would like the school nurse to be able to do antigen Covid-19 testing if your child becomes sick at school, please click on the following link and complete the registration process to Project Beacon. If you have any questions about this, call Donna Weber, RN at 624-3076 during school hours.

April Schedule

1:50 Dismissals

  • 4/28

No School:

  • 4/19-4/23 for April Vacation
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