Union 38 Family Network Events and Programs

Last Updated: 9/1/2021 10:11 PM



Welcome to the Union 38 Family Network


We are the Union 38 Family Network / Frontier Regional CFCE Program

Please contact Amy Battisti, CFCE Coordinator with any questions or concerns about our program

Amy Battisti, CFCE Coordinator

113 North Main St

South Deerfield, MA 01373

amy.battisti@frsu38.org or by phone 413-362-9145, you can also reach us on facebook by clicking link below

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What does the Union 38 Family Network do




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 Join the Union 38 Family Network for our Story Walks

@ the Sunderland Public Library!


StoryWalk Fridays resume in September!  Friday's at Sunderland Public Library! 

Watch for weather updates/changes on our Facebook Page 


Questions and concerns?  Contact us at : Amy Battisti @ amy.battisti@frsu38.org or emily.dattilo@frsu38.org





Union 38 Family Network Fall Weekly Calendar 2021


Outdoor Weekly Calendar beginning September 13th 


Monday Nature Walks

Each Monday starting September 13th, we will meet at different local locations for a Nature Walk and Investigate!  Bring your curiosity and a bottle of water! We will sometimes have special guests - like the Hitchcock Center! Must RSVP so we can prepare!  RSVP to Amy @  amy.battisti@frsu38.org or 413-362-9145

Monday, Sept 13th - Mt Sugarloaf parking area with the  Hitchcock Center 

Monday, Sept 20th - Old Deerfield Nature Path - Deerfield

Monday, Sept 27th - MacLeish Station - Whately

Monday,Oct 4th, Mt Sugarloaf Parking area for Hitchcock Center presentation

Monday, Oct 11th - Holiday - NO EVENT

Monday, Oct 18th - MacLeish Station, Whately 

Monday, Oct 25th Deerfield, Claybrook Entrance to Mt. Toby 

November to be announced!!!


Wednesday Playgroup @ the Herlihy Pavilion 10am-11am

Each Weds starting September 15th until its too chilly!  We’ll meet at the Herlihy Park Pavilion on River Rd, Whately. We’ll have a themed story/circle time, activities under the pavilion, and free play —Must RSVP so we can prepare our play!  RSVP to Amy @  amy.battisti@frsu38.org or 413-362-9145


Friday Morning Music @ the Sunderland River Walk entrance! Behind the Town Hall! 

Each Friday from Sept 17th - October 22nd @ 10am  Join us in welcoming musician and educator, Janet Ryan!  Must RSVP  to Amy @ amy.battisti@frsu38.org or 413-362-9145


Friday StoryWalks @ Sunderland Public Library 10am-4pm

Starting Friday July 17th—We will post our story walk at Sunderland Public Library on Fridays.  The Storywalk will remain up for the whole day, but we will be there to welcome you until 11!


Weather Updates!

All weather updates will be shared on our facebook page as early as possible!  We also send our email.  We try to meet through sprinkles and light rain!


Like us on Facebook here






Community Help

Talking to Children about COVID-19

Franklin County Food Resources in a Time of Need

Guidance to Emergency Childcare Needs During Daycare Closures

 Family First Corona virus Response Act Employee rights  

Health Resources for our Children (published by Union 38 Schools) 





Pre K Screening & Registration 


Click here for 2021/22 Registration information! 

Union 38 Prek Registration is now closed, please contact the office with any questions.  

  Please contact Sarah Butler with any questions or concerns at the Early Childhood Office

@ 665-1155  




Kindergarten Information 

Click here for 2021/22 School Year Registration 

If you missed the registration dates, and live in Conway, Deerfield, Sunderland or Whately 
Please contact your individual school and you will receive a return call shortly.  

Conway Grammar School 413-369-4239

Deerfield Elementary School 413-665-1131

Sunderland Elementary School 413-665-1151

Whately Elementary School 413-665-7826 






Child Development Questionnaire


Screening & Assessments | Brookes Publishing Co.



9/1/21 AB




  The Union 38 Family Network is funded by the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant from the MA Department of Early Education and Care.  

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