RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School

Principal's Weekly Update - 12/6/22

Translation of the Principal's Weekly Message/Traduccion Del Semanario Del Director

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Our News this Week

Movie Nights are Back - Friday, December 16th @ 6pm (Free Admission!)

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NPS Caregiver Survey

Each year, the Northampton Public Schools will share the following survey with caregivers to help us actively and meaningfully include all members of our school community. Below are some data points from the survey last year and we kindly ask if you can complete the survey this year. The survey will be open from XXX and is available by clicking the links below.

Caregiver Survey Link - English

Caregiver Survey Link - Spanish

Caregiver Survey Link - Kinyarwanda

Caregiver Survey Link - French

Caregiver Survey Link - Swahili

Caregiver Survey Link - Chinese

Caregiver Survey Link - Burmese

Caregiver Survey Link - Arabic

Caregiver Survey Link - Dari

Caregiver Survey Link - Russian

Caregiver Survey Link - Ukrainian

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Judah and Matt helped us make birthday announcements this week and selected the song we played to celebrate!

School Calendars (NPS and RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School)

Stay up to date with all of our school activities on our School Website’s Calendar!

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday, December 13th - RK Finn Ryan Road School Council Meeting

  • Friday, December 16th - Movie Night is back, 5:30 Doors Open, 6pm Movie Start - please see above!

  • Friday, December 23rd - No School - Start of Winter Break

Updated District Calendar

The NPS district calendar has been updated as of 11/10/22 to accommodate MCAS testing. Click here to read the letter from the School Committee regarding these changes.
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December Lunch Menu - English and Spanish

***Please note that due to supply chain issues, bagels will not be an alternative option until further notice.***



After School Options

YEP Reminders:
  • YEP will only be on Tuesday and Thursday this week due to the half day on 12/7.
  • Next week, Yep will be on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Also our last Tuesday/Thursday classes for this session, and Wednesday YEP will run one more week, until 12/21.

YMCA: The YMCA. Hampshire YMCA runs an afterschool program at the school until 6pm. Space is limited. Contact the Hampshire YMCA directly for more information.

RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School - 2022-2023 Meeting Dates

Website: https://ryanroadpto.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RKFRRPTO

Meetings (via Zoom - link sent on the day-of-ish) 6:30pm to 7:00pm:

No December Meeting
No June Meeting

FREE PVTA, BRTA, FRTA, and All Regional Transit Authority Fares (November 25 - December 31, 2022)

Please Note PVTA, BRTA, FRTA and all regional transit authorities fares for all fixed route buses and paratransit van service are pre-paid by the MA Legislature, November 25, 2022 – December 31, 2022. No fares or passes are needed to ride during this time thanks to a grant that was awarded to all fifteen of the Commonwealth’s Regional Transit Authorities.
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In Closing...

As always, we hope that all families and caregivers feel welcome, comfortable, and valued at our school. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. I am happy to meet with any of you or we can talk on the phone anytime.

Karen Albano, Principal

RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School