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Parent Update – May 17, 2024

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Home 9 Superintendent Updates 9 Parent Update – May 17, 2024

This week’s Parent Update includes:

  • Upcoming Events and Celebrations
  • Free Community Movie Screening
  • Yearbook Sales


The 14th Annual GPS Art and Film Festival will be Friday, May 17th from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm at GHS.  Please come join us!

The MassDOT Highway Division will be hosting the 2024 Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, May 18th between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  The closest location will be 811 North King Street Northampton

The GHS Band will also march and perform in the Memorial Day Parade on May 27 at 10 am.

Grade 4 Step Up Day to GMS will be May 29th.  The event will occur during the school day and more information will be shared with families along with field trip permission slips to visit GMS!

Grade 7 Step Up Day to GHS will be May 31.  This event will occur during the school day and additional information and permission slips will be sent home through GMS.

Graduation for our GHS seniors is Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 am in the GHS auditorium.

The expected last day of school is June 14, 2024, which will be an early release for students and staff.


The Northwest District Attorney’s Office, in collaboration with the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Hampshire and Franklin Counties, will provide a free screening of the Frontline documentary Sex Trafficking in America.  This will be followed by a panel discussion.  This is offered to parents of teens, providers, educators, and anyone working in youth-serving organizations.  The screening will be held on May 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Greenfield Garden Cinema.


There is still time to order a GHS yearbook!  Please see this link or they can be ordered at GHS with cash or check.  Please see Ms. Lax.

Take care

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