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Deerfield School Committee Meeting Rescheduled

Important date changeThe Deerfield School Committee meeting originally scheduled for February 7, 2018,  has been rescheduled to February 14th at 6:00 pm. Click here to see the Agenda

Preschool Application Time!

Hands prints imageConway, Deerfield, Sunderland and Whately preschools are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2018. To request an application, please contact Rhonda at 413-665-1155. Click Here for more information.

Parent Advisory Council (PAC)

Please join us for the next meeting on January 30 from 6:00- 7:15 at the Sunderland Elementary Library. For questions, please contact Karen Green at 665-1151 ext. 44 or karen.green@frsu38.org. If you need childcare, please contact Karen at least one week in advance. Karen Ferrandino, Director of Special Education, will join us for
part of the meeting to talk about Parents Rights and other relevant updates.

Frontier School Committee Meeting Rescheduled

Date changeDue to today's inclement weather, the Frontier School Committee meeting scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to Tuesday, December 19th at 6 pm. 

KIndergarten Registration

Important dateKindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 school year will take place starting January 8th - January 26th. Registration packets will be available at your elementary school during this time. Children must be 5 on or before September 1, 2018. A copy of your child's birth certificate is required to pick up a packet.

Report Cards Get A New Look... Check Out The Family Guide!

December, 2017

Dear Families:

On Friday, December 8th students will receive a report card showing their progress in district learning standards. Our teachers have worked over the last two years revising our district report cards to reflect our most up to date curriculum standards, teaching practices and assessment strategies. A Family Guide (click here for a sneek peek to report card) to the report card is designed to help you understand the new grading system and to share the many ways that teachers assess student progress in the district learning standards.  Several embedded links connect to the benchmarks, rubrics and assessments that our teachers use to assess student achievement.

We hope that you find this information useful. I welcome you to contact me with your comments and questions about this new format.

Louise Law
Director of Elementary Education
Union #38 School District

District Strategic Plan for Continuous Improvement

We are pleased to share our District Strategic Plan for Continuous Improvement with you. Our plan was developed through a team process that has evolved over the last three years encompassing information from our staff and outside experts, including audits from the Department of Education, Curriculum Services Management Inc., and our own data gathered from classroom observations and learning walks. To view, please click here.

Annual Early Childhood Community Screening

Preschool screeningsThe annual screening for children 3 and 4 years of age that reside in Conway, Deerfield, Sunderland and Whately will take place, Friday December 1st by appointment only.

Parent Advisory Council Meeting (PAC)

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources? PLEASE JOIN US!

Free Saturday Playgroup Free Saturday Playgroup

Free Saturday Playgroup

Saturday October 28th 10:30—11:45

Sunderland Public Library

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Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources? Please join us October 17th at 6:00 pm at the Sunderland Elementary Library. 

Join us at Playgroup!

Join us at Sunderland Elementary! Frontier Regional CFCE hosts a free drop in playgroup for children ages 0-5. Playgroup will be held Mondays and Fridays from 9:30 - 11:30 starting September 11th.

2017-2018 Substitute Orientation Night

Important DatePlease join us for the 2017-18 Substitute Orientation Night on Monday, August 28th at 6:00 PM at the Library Media Center at Frontier Regional High School. Anyone interested in substituting in our district is encouraged to attend. We are seeking subs for classrooms, Main Office staff and Registered Nurses for our Health Offices. Principals will be on-site for the interview process. Please bring your resume, if you have one, along with your driver's license and 1 form of government identification (i.e, passport, birth certificate, social security card). If you are unable to attend, please contact Rhonda at the Superintendent's Office - 413-665-1155.

"Summer Write" Program


Tuesday, July 25th- Friday, July 28th, 2017 8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. at Deerfield Elementary School. A summer writing program for students entering Grades 2 – 6 from Conway, Deerfield, Sunderland, and Whately.

Click here for more information.

Sunderland School Committee Date Postponed

Important AnnoucementThe June school committee meeting will not be held on June 6th as was on the schedule at the beginning of the school year.  It was voted on at the May meeting to instead hold that meeting until a date after the Special Town Meeting Friday, June 16th.  The new date will be determined after June 16th.  

Conway School Committee Meeting Date Change

Changed DateThe June meeting, that was on the schedule at the beginning of the year for June 15th, has been changed to Saturday, June 17th at 9 am at the Boyden School House.  This date, place and time was voted on at the March 16th school committee meeting.

Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources?


last dayMark your calendars! Unless we experience a Springtime weather event, the last day of school for Frontier Regional and Union #38 Schools will be June 26, 2017. It will be a half day for all students. Any changes will be updated.

Early Release Survey

The school administrative team annually develops a professional development plan which includes how and when professional development for teachers is delivered.  Please take a moment to give us feedback on the current Early Release Fridays so we can incorporate community thoughts in our planning for next year.  You can find the link to the quick survey below. Please complete by Friday, March 31, 2017

Parent/Community Survey

Frontier Regional School Committee Meeting Rescheduled

date changeDue to weather, the Frontier Regional School Committee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2017, has been RESCHEDULED for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22  at 6:00 pm.

2017-2018 Transportation Routes

The Transportation Routes for the District have been updated for the 2017-2018 School Year! Please click here to see if your route has been changed.

Frontier Regional and Union 38 School Districts | 113 North Main Street - Office C101 | South Deerfield, MA 01373
Phone: (413) 665-1155
Fax: (413) 665-8506