School Announcements

New School 2017-2018 Information

Hi all!  We hope you are enjoying the rest of the summer as it comes to a close.  Just a... Read More

Report Card Information for 2nd Term

On the last day of school, June 16, students will be sent home with their report cards.  The following information... Read More

Grades 5, 6 and 7 to take a trip to Mount Greylock

On Thursday, June 15, 2017, grades 5, 6 and 7 will be taking a bus trip to Mount Greylock, whose... Read More

A Big Thank You to All That Helped!

Planting the seeds

There Will be an Interstate District Discussion Monday, May 22 at 7 pm in the gym.

Field Trip to RambleWild postponed until May 24

Due to the inclement weather on the initially planned day, the trip to Ramble Wild will take place on May... Read More

VACANCY — PRINCIPAL

The Stamford Elementary School is searching for a K-8 Principal to start July 1, 2017.   For more information and to... Read More

Vacancy — Physical Education Teacher

Vacancy -- Physical Education Teacher

Employment Opportunities

Stamford Elementary School has the following job openings:   Part-time Paraprofessional.  Please see "Employment Opportunities" for job descriptions and application procedures.

School Governance Merger Vote Information — Act 46

School Governance Merger Vote Information -- Act 46

2017 Vermont Geographic Bee

Congratulations Kaley Bushika

Field Trip for Grades 3 & 4

Senecal sugar house visit 3-3-17

Spirit Week at Stamford School

Read Across America Spirit Week at Stamford School

School Governance Merger Vote Information — Act 46

School Governance Merger Vote Information -- Act 46  

Mr. Clough’s Visit

Mr. Clough Visits Grades K-4 on Feb 16

Mr. Clough Visits Grades K-4

Mr. Clough visits Grades K-4 on January 26, 2017

Grades 6-7-8 VT Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Grades 6,7,8 VT Youth Risk Behavior Survey Permission Form

Stamford School Geographic Bee Champion 2017

The Stamford School champion of the 2017 National Geographic Bee is Kaley Bushika.   Runner-up is Jacob Bugbee.

Job Opportunities

Librarian

Health Advisory – Strep Throat

Health Advisory - Strep Throat

NAEP Testing Information, Grades 4 & 8

NAEP Test Letter for Students in Grades 4 & 8

Service Learning Project

Pumpkin pie service learning project, Grades 3 & 4

Job Opportunities

Vacancy - Grades 5-8 ELA & Social Studies Long Term Substitute Vacancy -- Grades 5-8 ELA and Social Studies Teacher... Read More

Winter Concert Change

After considering several student and parent requests, Principal Grennan has decided that the students will be able to wear their... Read More

Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

Wreath orders and payment should be turned in to the school office by Wednesday, November 16.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher conferences (for parents of students in grades 1-8) will be held the week of November 14-18.   Mid-term progress reports will... Read More

2016 Winter Concert Information

2016 Winter Concert Information

Shop Believe Fundraiser

The Stamford PTG has extended the deadline for the Shop Believe Catalog Fundraiser to Friday, October 21.

After School Tutoring, Grades 5-8

Math & Science Tutoring, Grades 5-8

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum

Mr. Clough's Visit on October 6

MCLA Biology Professor Excites Young Students About Science

Please go to (http://www.mcla.edu/news1/2016-Oct/biology-prof-excites-young-students-about-science) to read an article about Dr. Billetz and Stamford's 3rd & 4th Grade Students.

A Reminder to Parents

Please remember to fill out and return all the important and necessary paperwork that went home the first day of... Read More

A Reminder — Nut-Free Zone

To Parents of Stamford students and Stamford Preschool students: Please remember that Stamford Elementary School and Stamford Preschool are nut-free... Read More

Their Last First Day at Stamford Elementary

Our 8th Grade Class

Their First Day At Stamford Elementary

Our Kindergarten Class

First Day of School

The first day of school for Stamford K-8 students is Thursday, September 1.   Students should not arrive at school before... Read More

Bus Routes

Changes have been made to the bus routes for the 2016-2017 school year.   Please see "Bus Routes" above for the... Read More

New Principal

New Principal

Job Opportunity

Vacancy -- Elementary Guidance Counselor

Job Opportunity

Vacancy -- Long Term Substitute Kindergarten Teacher

Job Opportunity

Vacancy -- School Board Secretary

Job Opportunity

Vacancy -- Principal K-8

Testing Schedule

Smarter Balanced & NECAP Test Schedule for Grades 3-8

Stamford Kindergarten Helps Green Up

The Stamford kindergarten class took it upon themselves to help green up the school grounds. They collected five large bags... Read More

Honor Roll

Honor Roll 3rd Marking Period

No Preschool

There will be no preschool on Friday, May 13.   This is a change to the preschool calendar.  Please mark your... Read More

DARE from Second Chance

DARE from Second Chance Animal Shelter visited students in Grades K - 4 on March 31.   Students got to meet... Read More

Announcements

Announcements of March 21

Field Day

The forms and information regarding Stamford School Field Day are being sent home today, March 15, with all students.   The... Read More

Re-organization

Re-organization of the Stamford School Directors: Cynthia Lamore, Chairperson; Erika Bailey, Vice Chairperson; and Barbara Malinowski, Clerk

Little Caesars Fundraiser

Just a reminder  --  All orders and money for the PTG/8th Grade Little Caesars Fundraiser are to be turned in... Read More

More Reading Campout 2016

THANK YOU ALL FOR A WONDERFUL DAY OF READING ACTIVITIES!

Reading Campout 2016

2016 Vermont Geographic Bee

2016 Geographic Bee

Basketball Schedule

February 25th -- Practice -- 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm March 2nd -- Game  against Readsboro -- in Readsboro @... Read More

A Reminder

Please do not send your child to school with a lunch or snack that needs to be heated.   There is... Read More

Honor Roll

Honor Roll 2nd Marking Period

New Report Card Pilot

New Report Card Pilot

Congratulations to GeoBee winner Julianne Sullivan

Congratulations to Julianne Sullivan for winning this year's GeoBee contest. Julianne Sullivan, an 8th grade student at Stamford Elementary School,... Read More

PTG Parent Survey for Field Day

The PTG is requesting that you take the time to read and then fill out the survey below so that... Read More

Storyteller Davis Bates Performs at School

The Stamford Elementary School was fortunate to have famed Storyteller Davis Bates come to our school and present to all... Read More

Honor Roll

Honor Roll

Olivia Carlson awarded the Massachusetts Superintendent’s Award of Academic Excellence

Copied from IBerkshires.com Olivia Carlson was awarded the Superintendent's Award of Academic Excellence at Wednesday's School Committee meeting. The Drury... Read More

Fire Safety Presentation–Oct. 30th

The Stamford Volunteer Fire Department came to the Stamford Elementary School to instruct all of the students on fire safety... Read More

Act 46 Information

Act 46 Options;  November 6th Presentations Regarding Act 46

Entry Mat

This new entry mat was made possible by the Stamford Class of 2015 and the Stamford School Directors through the... Read More

Fifth Grade Passport Open Doors to Vermont Resorts with Free Skiing and Riding

Fifth Grade Passport The Fifth Grade Passport Open Doors to Vermont Resorts with Free Skiing and Riding Skiing and riding... Read More

New on the Website

Do you sometimes feel you're missing notices from school or not up-to-date on school events? A new heading "Information Sent... Read More

Vermont Natural History Museum Visit Grades K-4

Today, Michael Clough from Vermont Natural History Museum presented a program on "sound".  Students from K-4 learned various ways that... Read More

Applesauce and Apple Cider

Taking advantage of apple season, students in grades K-4 had the opportunity to make applesauce and see how apple cider... Read More

Notice

Update: On October 7, water samples were again retaken throughout the school building and sent to the Vermont Health Laboratory... Read More

Substitutes

Stamford Elementary School has small, combined classrooms, and a pleasant work atmosphere.  We are looking for people who have an... Read More

First Day Back – Thanks P.T.G.

Stamford Elementary School opened for the first day on Monday, August 31st. It was a really hot day. Thanks to... Read More

Back-to-School Shopping

Students in grades 5-8 will need an assignment book.

Personal Learning Plans

Personal Learning Plan Letter to Parents 06-19-15

Laminator Fundraiser

The Stamford Elementary School is conducting a fundraiser for a new laminator. The cost for a decent laminator is substantial... Read More

School Report Card Update

Dear Parents: I have received the following communication for the Department of Education: "Federal regulations require that schools provide a... Read More

Price Chopper Tools for School Sign Up

Hi Everyone: Please support the school by signing up with Price Chopper for their "Tools For Schools" program. It costs... Read More

Notice to the Public

Notice To The Public

Building Announcement

Due to several building projects this summer, the following sections of the school will be closed from June 19 through... Read More

A Note From Music Teacher Mrs. Matsui

Dear Stamford Students: I regret to say that I won't be at Stamford School this fall. For financial reasons, I... Read More

Graduation

Graduation ceremonies for the 8th grade class at Stamford Elementary School will be held on Friday, June 12,  starting at... Read More

Field Day Was Fun With Steeplecats

Field day started out cloudy but turned into a great day. Thank you to the PTG for their sponsorship (and... Read More

Finals — Grades 6, 7, 8

Students in grades 6, 7, and 8 will be taking their finals in Math, Science, English/Language Arts, and Social Studies... Read More

Fitness Day

Fitness Day has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 4, due to the weather.

Stamford Scholars Day

Congratulations to the 2015 Stamford Scholars  --  Hunter Sarkis, Ashlyn Belisle, and Taylor Pecor.   They will be treated to a... Read More

State Troopers Present Safety Tips

State Trooper Sargent Brian Turner and Paul Sokolowski from the Shaftsbury barracks visited the school on Thursday, May 21st to... Read More

Thank You “Fiddlesticks” Vermont Symphony Orchestra

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra's "Fiddlesticks" school program comprised of David Gusakov, of Bristol, violin; Hilary Hatch, of Leicester, violin and... Read More

Information Regarding H. 361

A Letter To The Stamford Community Regarding H.361; Here are two new sites available for anyone to keep informed regarding... Read More

Honor Roll

3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Smarter Balanced Assessments Timeline

Smarter Balanced Assessments Timeline

Little Caesars Fundraiser

Thank you for your participation.   Students should be at the Stamford School on Monday, April 13, from 4:00 pm to... Read More

Science Fair

Stamford Science Fair

Information Regarding the Smarter Balanced Assessments

Smarter Balanced Assessment Tests; Letter from Education Secretary Regarding Smarter Balanced Assessment

No School

There will be no school on Monday, March 30.   This is a full day of inservice for teachers.

Vermont National Geographic State Bee

Vermont National Geographic State Bee

Early Dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 11:30 am on March 11.  Teachers will be participating in inservice activities during the afternoon.... Read More

Winter Activity Day

The last winter activity day will be Friday, March 6.

GeoBee

UPDATED (03/02/2015):    We have been notified by the National Geographic Society that Carter has qualified to participate in the Vermont... Read More

NAEP Testing

Students in grades 4 & 8 will be taking the National Assessment of Educational Progress (also referred to as the... Read More

Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Just a reminder, the Permission/Opt Out Form for students in grades 6 - 8 is to be returned by February... Read More

8th Grade Fundraiser

Valentine's Day Fundraiser

2nd Marking Period Honor Roll

The following students made the Honor Roll for the 2nd Marking Period:   High Honors: Hunter Sarkis; Honors:Matthew Bugbee, Gabrielle Tifft,... Read More

No School/Tuesday, January 27

Due to the weather predictions, Superintendent Pratt has closed all the schools in the WSSU for Tuesday, January 27.   This... Read More

Employment Opportunities

Paraprofessional Job Opportunity; Part time Paraprofessional

Announcement Regarding the Nut Free School Policy

Nut Free School Policy

Nut Free School

Nut Free Zone

Basketball Practice

Due to winter activities, the Stamford basketball team will be practicing on Mondays from 3:15 pm to 4:50 pm starting... Read More

NAEP Notification Letters

The 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress letters were sent home with students in grades 4 & 8 on December... Read More

Winter Activities

Winter activity days are:  January 9, 23, 30; and February 6, 27.

Nut Free School Policy

At their January 8th meeting, the Stamford School Directors will be voting on making Stamford Elementary School a peanut and... Read More

Wonderful K-9 Police Assembly

The Stamford Elementary School would like to thank Officer Zoito of the North Adams Police Department for the wonderful presentation... Read More

Basketball Practice

Basketball practices will be held on Fridays, from 3:20 pm to 4:50 pm.  First practice is on Friday, December 19.

Holiday Wishes

From all of us to all of you, may you have a safe and joyous holiday season!

Holiday Break

Stamford School will close at 3:15 pm on Friday, December 19, for the holidays.   School will reopen on Monday,... Read More

Field Trips

On Thursday, December 18, students in grades 3, 4, 5 & 6 will be traveling to the Clark Art in... Read More

After School Activities, December 11

There will be no Math Tutoring with Mrs. Cavallari or Homework Club with Mr. Fahey on Thursday, December 11, due... Read More

No School – Tuesday, December 9th

Due to the inclement weather, the Stamford Elementary School will be closed on Tuesday, December 9th. There will be no... Read More

After School Activity

After School Activity for Grades 3 & 4

Winter Concert

Winter Concert Information

Kindergarten’s Take on Thanksgiving Prep

How to cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Notice to the Public

Notice To The Public

Thank You From Boxes of Love

Stamford PTG Fundraiser — Holiday Wreaths

Holiday Wreaths

Honor Roll

Those students making the Honor Roll for the 1st marking period are:   Honors: Matthew Bugbee, Seth Mirke, Hunter Sarkis, Ashlyn... Read More

Job Opportunity

The Stamford Elementary School is looking for a part time tutor for a middle school student.   Interested persons should contact... Read More

PTG Expresses Gratitude for Success of Candle Fundraiser

The Parent Teacher's Group would like to express their sincere thanks for the success of the recent Party Lite Candle... Read More

School Spirit Days

Stamford SCHOOL SPIRIT Days

Fire Prevention Activities

Stamford Volunteer Fire Department Visits Stamford Elementary School

PTG Meeting

The Stamford PTG will hold their first meeting on Monday, October 20, at 6:30 pm here at the school.

Permission Slips

Permission Slips That Need To Be Returned

Information From the Vermont Department of Health

Information About Enterovirus-D68 (EV-68)

Soccer

For a complete list of games, please go to "School Information", "Soccer" above.  

Important Health Advisory

Health Advisory

Mr. Fahey’s “Stories of Stamford” ELA Project

  Mr. Fahey's English Language Arts class did a project entitled "Stories of Stamford."  I found it very enlightening and... Read More

Soccer

Stamford School is in need of a soccer coach for the 2014-15 season.   For information, please contact Principal Betti... Read More

2014 Bus Routes

Please take a few minutes to review the new bus routes for the upcoming school year.   There have been some... Read More

School Meal Poster

Apply For School Meals

Please take the School Lunch Survey

In an effort to present your children with most nutritional and best possible choices of lunches, the School Lunch Sub-committee... Read More

Honor Roll

Those students making the Honor Roll for the 4th quarter are:   High Honors = Aimee Dowling & Hunter Sarkis; Honors... Read More

2014 Stamford Graduates

The 2014 Stamford Elementary School graduates are:   Wyatt A. Coniglio, Aimee L. Dowling, Alyssa L. Joly, and Chad A. Lawrence.  ... Read More

Hot Lunch

As of June 2, there will be no more charging of hot lunches.   All charges must be paid before report... Read More

End of Year Events

End of Year Happenings Update

Finals Schedule

Here is the finals schedule for grades 6, 7, 8. May 27  --  Math May 28  --  Science May 29 ... Read More

Stamford Scholars

As the year comes to a close, we would like to congratulate those students who have studied and worked hard... Read More

Employment Opportunities

Several vacancies for the 2014-2015 school year have been posted under "Job Opportunities".

Fundraiser

Thank you for making the Little Caesars fundraiser a success.  Your continued support is appreciated.  

Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students who made the Honor Roll for the 3rd marking period. High Honors: Aimee Dowling Hunter... Read More

Please, Take A Look

We have put some photographs of the healthy, nutritious meals that are served here at Stamford School.   Click here to... Read More

Carter Honig Reaches State Level Finals in National Geographic Bee

Carter Honig, a 6th grade student at Stamford Elementary School, has qualified to represent the school and participate at the... Read More

Reading Celebration Week

[rivasliderpro id="2"] A big "Thank You" to all for making Stamford's Reading Celebration a huge success.

Memorable Stamford Stories

Your help is needed.  Please click here to read how you can help the students in grades 5-8.Stamford Stories Flier

Basketball

Basketball season has ended. A very productive season and the kids did a great job.   A great ending after a... Read More

Reading Celebration 2014

Reading Celebration2014Revised

Free School Lunches

Please read the following two articles (Earned Income Tax Credit) on how families may qualify for free school lunches.  This... Read More

Stamford School District Warrant

The Stamford District Warrant is available to view. To read or print the Stamford School District warrant, please click here.

Improve Communications with Your Teenager

The school received a communication from the Superintendent asking us to post this on our website. Parents, grandparents and caregivers... Read More

Winter Recess

School will close at 11:30 am on Friday, February 14,  (inservice for teachers during the afternoon) for winter recess.   School... Read More

PTG Meeting

The next PTG meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 11, at 6:30 pm.

Books Wanted – Free Family Night, March 5th

FREE FAMILY NIGHT In celebration of Reading Celebration Week Across America “Oh the Places You'll Go" WHEN: Wednesday, March 5,... Read More

New Date: 8th Grade Trip Meeting for Parents & Students

There is an 8th grade class trip meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30 P.M. Hopefully parents can attend... Read More

Cash Calendar Winners

January 1 = Mary Ann Brozak of Connecticut (Ticket No. 266 $150.00); January 2 = Gwen Bushika of Stamford (Ticket... Read More

Franklin Tragedy Due to Cedar Chest Danger

Dear Parents,As you may have seen in the news, two young children in Franklin died a few days ago when... Read More

Don’t Forget to Register for Stamford School at Price Chopper

You can sign up for the Price Chopper School Program by clicking here, It's easy and its free. Thank You.

Basketball Information

Basketball Schedule

Winter Activities

The winter activity days are:   January 10, 24, 31; and February 7 and 28.

Carter Honig Wins Geo Bee School Competition

Carter Honig, a 6th grade student at the Stamford Elementary School, won the school-level competition of the National Geography Bee... Read More

Cash Calendars

If you are interested in participating in the Stamford PTG Cash Calendar Fundraiser OR if you have sold calendars and... Read More

Reminders

Reminders of December 16

The Polar Express

The Polar Express Read Aloud

Holiday Concert Information

The Stamford School Holiday Concert will be held on Thursday, December 5, starting at 6:30 pm. Chorus students should be... Read More

Thank You to Those Donating to the 8th Grade Class Trip

A big thank you to the businesses and people who have generously donated (so far) to the  8th grade class... Read More

Honor Roll

Those students making the Honor Roll for the 1st Marking Period are: High Honors:  Aimee Dowling (8th grade) Honors:   (8th... Read More

Bonus Spirit Day

Camo Day

Thank You

Thanks to everyone for the Halloween treats and for making the NECAP Celebration Day special for everyone.

Soccer Update

Soccer season has come to a close.   The Stamford team did an outstanding job this year.   They finished the season... Read More

It’s Box Tops Submission time!

 We will be sending in our first Box Top submission on Wednesday, October 30th. This is our first submission for... Read More

Ski Meeting & Sign-Ups

Skiing At Mount Snow

2013 Halloween Activities

2013 Halloween Activities

Common Core Standards: What Parents Need to Know.

 Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 10am to 11am. Click here to register. During this webinar we will discuss the impact of Common Core... Read More

Important Notice

Important Notice of October 11

Box Tops for Education

Welcome Back Students!   Dear Parents: Our first Box top submission for the 2013-2014 school year will be mailed out... Read More

Free Gift Cards From Target Store

Hi Everyone, Last year Stamford School participated in this campaign and we received $50 in gift cards to Target. Lets... Read More

Don’t Forget to Register for the A+ School Rewards Program at Stop and Shop

If you are a shopper at Stop & Shop, please sign in and register our school for the A+ School... Read More

Principal’s Challenge to Students

Each year, I try to challenge students in a different area. Sometimes, it’s in an academic area such as “I... Read More

Stamford School Makes A.Y.P.

The Stamford School District is proud to announce that thanks to the concerted efforts of the staff, students, and parents... Read More

Using the QuickSchools School Management System

The Stamford Elementary School  is using the QuickSchools.com school management system to manage enrollment, track attendance and grades, print out... Read More

Pre-School Board Meeting 9:00 A.M. Aug. 15th

The Stamford Pre-School board will meet at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 15th.  Please contact Mr. Betti should there be... Read More

Reminder

Due to several building projects/renovations, the Stamford School is closed to the public until the end of August.  Thank you.

Earn more cash for Stamford Elementary school at Walmart!

For a limited time, earn 4 Box Tops on over 100 products when you shop Walmart stores. PLUS, now you... Read More

Summer Reading Grades 5-8

SUMMER READING Attention! All students will be required to read 25 books of their choosing throughout the school year. Start... Read More

Thank You

A special thanks to all the people who supported the children's activities throughout the school year.   Your support is greatly... Read More

Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students who made the Honor Roll for the third trimester:   High Honors:   Aimee Dowling;   Honors:  ... Read More

Last Day of School

The last day of school for the Stamford Elementary School is Monday, June 10.   Dismissal will be at 11:30 am.  ... Read More

Stamford Elementary School Graduation

Graduation ceremonies were held on Wednesday, June 5.   Congratulations to our graduates:   Nicholas Bohl, Brandon Condon, Zachary Condon, Lorenzo... Read More

Returning Soldier Surprised Charitable Stamford Preschooler

Click here to read the story on IBerkshires.com

Finals Schedule for Grades 5 – 8

English/Language Arts and Social Studies Final Exams for Grades 5-8 will be held on May 30.   Math and Science Final... Read More

Stamford Students Present Skateboard Project Ideas to Mayor Alcombright

Click Here to read the story on IBerkshires.

Reminder — Field Day

All Stamford School field day permission forms are due Friday, May 17.   Please return the form whether your child is... Read More

Important Building Announcement

Due to several building projects, the following sections of the building will be closed from June 10 (afternoon) through the... Read More

2013 Stamford Scholars

The Stamford Elementary School is pleased to announce that two students have achieved sufficient academic excellence to be deemed Stamford... Read More

Fishing Pole Raffle

The Stamford 8th grade is holding a raffle for a custom made spinning rod made and donated by Mr. Thomas... Read More

End of Year Activities

1.  Fitness Day  --  Information and permission slips have been mailed home to those students chosen to represent Stamford School... Read More

NECAP Science Assessment

On May 7 & 14, students in grades 4 and 8 will be taking the NECAP Science Assessment from 9:00... Read More

Raffle Winner

The Stamford Gurlz Group held a raffle for 4 Red Sox tickets to their June 28 home game and the... Read More

Thank You

A big "thank you" goes out to David, Jessica, Sierra, and Evan Tatro for all their hard work in making... Read More

Reminders For Preschool

2013 – 2014 Registration May 9, 2013 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Preschool’s Last Day for the 2012-2013 School Year... Read More