April 2, 2021
Join us on Tuesday, April 13th!
(Re-imagined) Spring Non-Gala Gala
Academy Hill School Friendly Feud!
Deadline to RSVP and purchase raffle tickets is
Monday, April 12!
June SPARK Registration NOW OPEN
Reminder: Morning Health Screenings are Required
Reminder: Morning health screenings are required for ALL students prior to their arrival each day. Students will not be permitted to enter the school until their health screening has been submitted.

Please click HERE to log in to the Academy Hill Health Portal. If you have questions, please contact Miss Kelli.
New: Governor Baker recently revised the travel guidance for Massachusetts residents who travel out of state. Please note that Academy Hill is maintaining current restrictions. Any student who travels out of state overnight (or out of Massachusetts and/or Connecticut if they are a Connecticut resident) must wait until 4 days after their return and produce a negative COVID test before returning to campus.

We have preserved an excellent track record for health and safety in this pandemic year. Please remain vigilant and continue to care for others in our community.

If you have any questions, please review the AHS Re-Entry Plan posted to our website.
2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar Now Available
For a first look at the recently released 2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar, please click HERE to visit the Parent Page of our website. Thank you!
Progress Towards Annual Fund Goal
Bedtime Stories with Mrs. Earls and Friends Continues
Mrs. Earls is thrilled to share Thursday evening bedtime stories, and plans to continue the tradition indefinitely. Please look for a Zoom link in your parent email. If you did not receive a link but would like to join, please send a note to Mrs. Earls. Each week, Mrs. Earls or a special guest will read a new bedtime story.
Next Selection: How My Parents Learned to Eat, by Ina R. Friedman, illustrated by Allen Say.

Join special guest reader, Mr. Brody, on Thursday, April 8! Synopsis: In World War II Japan, an American sailor and a Japanese woman learn the proper way to eat food in each other's cultures -- with a fork and knife and with chopsticks. Once married, they practice both customs with their daughter.
Mark Your Calendars
Thursdays at 7:00p
Bedtime Stories with Mrs. Earls and Friends

Friday, April 2
Good Friday - No Classes

Monday, April 12
Deadline to RSVP and purchase raffle tickets to the Friendly Feud

Tuesday, April 13
Re-Imagined Non-Gala Gala: Friendly Feud and Raffles

Monday, April 19 - Friday, April 23
Spring Break - No Classes

Monday, June 7 - Wednesday, June 9
Enrichment Clusters/All-School Field Day

Thursday, June 10
Last Day of Classes for All Students
Last Day on Campus for grades PK -7

Friday, June 11
8th Grade Commencent
Note: Due to COVID restrictions, attendance at the live graduation ceremony is restricted. Stay tuned for information about our planned livestream of the event.

Monday, June 14 - Friday, June 25
June SPARK - Registration Now Open!
Please continue to check back often for changes to the academic calendar.
Any major changes will also be announced via parent email.
Alumni Corner
Attention AHS Class of 2017!
Thank you to Norm Slate for serving as our 2017 college admissions ambassador! Class of 2017, please send us your college acceptance news and a recent photo. We will feature the Class of 2017 in our Summer 2021 Alumni Newsletter.

Please send updates to academy@academyhill.org.
Parent Association News and Updates
The Parent Association is excited to announce its first-ever Spring plant and flower sale. We are using Flower Power Fundraising to bring this new fundraising event to AHS. Please check your student's Friday Folder for more information and a catalogue.

You may also view the Flower Power catalog and shop at our AHS Parents Association online store using the link below.

Please remember that participation in PA fundraisers is always welcome, but never mandatory. We raise funds to support special events for our school community including Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week, Back-to-School gifts for students, and the Halloween Spooktacular. We also support social events such as the International Feast. We look forward to re-introducing many of these fun annual traditions in the coming months, and appreciate your support.

Please note that PA fundraisers are never used to support the instructional program at Academy Hill.
All current AHS parents are considered members of the PA. There is no official process to join the Parents Association, and there are no dues!

    Please email E'beth Wells for information about current PA activities.
For all current AHSPA news and information, join the Parent Association Facebook Group
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