Introducing "One Community" Public Service Announcement

The School Department is pleased to introduce the West Springfield One Community public service announcement!  Take a look on this link -- and feel free to share!

Many thanks to all of our collaborators, our videographers Chris Stone and Nic O'Dell, and to everyone who lives, works,attends school, and serves in this community! We Are One!

Community Input Needed! Please Take Brief Survey!

Please complete a brief, important survey on this link for the CARE Coalition by February 1!  The data collected from the survey will drive programming to help combat substance use and abuse.  Thank you!

CARE Coalition Presents Free Pasta Dinner, Parenting Expert & Supervised Activities for Youth/Teens, January 26, 2017

Save the date!  The West Springfield CARE Coalition, in collaboration with West Springfield Park & Recreation, and the Lions Club, present a free community event at West Springfield High School on January 26, 2017.  Stop in for a free pasta dinner from 5:45-6:30 p.m. in the dining commons, prepared by the Lions Club.  Guest speaker Jon Mattleman, a parenting expert and mental health counselor, discusses “The Secret Lives of Teens” at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  Attendees at the presentation will leave with new ways of understanding and engaging teens, confidence, courage and new language, as well as strategies to implement.  Visit jonmattleman.com and this link about the presentation, and check out this Mass Live article for more info.

No need to hire a sitter -- please bring the children!  While parents attend the Jon Mattleman presentation, their youth and teens will have an opportunity to participate in supervised activities, courtesy of Park & Recreation staff.  These activities include coloring/games/homework help (6:30-8:00 p.m.), "The Secret Lives of Pets" movie (6:30-8:00 p.m. - Mini Theater), and open swim/pool games for ages 7 and older (7:00-8:00 p.m.).  Please call 263-3284 with questions regarding the supervised activities.  Adults who attend the Jon Mattleman presentation will be eligible to win a great door prize: a large flat screen TV donated by Ormsby Insurance/Toomey O’Brien/Costco - just in time for Super Bowl!

The CARE Coalition and partners are pleased to present this free family-friendly event on January 26, which is open to the public.  In the event of snow, the event will be held on January 30.  For more information about the event, please call 263-3290 or email .  

The CARE Coalition provides education, prevention and intervention efforts to address and reduce underage alcohol and substance abuse, while promoting a healthy lifestyle. Please follow CARE on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and the internet at 01089cares.

Student Discipline Policy & Education Service Plan

The West Springfield Public Schools Student Discipline Policy [File: JIC] is available on this website under “About WSPS,” and on this link.  The Ch. 222 Education Service Plan is available on this link.

HS Indoor Track Community Hours December - March

Superintendent of Schools Michael Richard is pleased to offer the use of the West Springfield High School indoor track to the community this winter.  The indoor track will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 a.m. beginning December 6, 2016.   Please note that the track will not be open when school is not in session.  Two sessions are scheduled.  Session 1 is December 6, 2016 through January 31, 2017 (the track will not be available 12/27 or 12/29).  Session 2 is February 2, 2017 through March 30, 2017 (the track will not be available 2/21or 2/23).

 
Participants are asked to enter through door #3 (door into the gymnasium) and sign in before accessing the indoor track.  For more information, please call 263-3300 or email .