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MCAS Testing — this week and next

2021-11-18T10:52:44-05:00May 11, 2021|

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently announced that MCAS testing would go forward this Spring.   Schools must administer both Math and ELA from May 3-June 11.  All 10th graders are required to take both tests; 11th graders can take them for scholarship purposes.  At Farr, we are doing ELA this week and Math next week.   All 9th graders are required to take the Science MCAS between June 1-June 11.

 

Jami, our Director, Guest Speaker at HGSE

2021-11-18T10:52:45-05:00March 30, 2021|

On Thursday, March 25th,  Director Jami Langley was honored to join Sara Skonieczny (Teaching Fellow)  as a guest speaker, to talk virtually with Sara’s students in the Harvard Graduate School of Education about Self Care and Wellness for Educators, Practitioners, and Schools. Other topics included working in trauma-informed care settings and the importance of professional development and supervision with a self care focus.  In this picture, Jami and Sara discuss the presentation and answer questions asked by the students. 

Honoring the Contributions of Women

2021-11-18T10:52:45-05:00March 18, 2021|

This month, many staff have decorated their doors with images and information about women who have influenced American history, from relatively unknown figures such as Pauli Murray (lawyer, activist, and LGBTQ advocate) to legends such as Ruth Bader Ginsberg (whose successful argument before the Supreme Court in favor of the Equal Protection Clause being extended to women was influenced by Murray’s writings). 

February Vacation Week

2021-11-18T10:52:45-05:00February 11, 2021|

Reminder:  There is no school for the week of February 15-19.  Enjoy your winter vacation.  We look forward to seeing everyone again on Monday, February 22nd.  Stay safe and warm!

Remote Learning Day February 2nd

2021-11-18T10:52:45-05:00February 1, 2021|

We will be conducting a Remote Learning Day on Tuesday, February 2nd owing to the snowstorm.  Our building will be closed.  Please contact your Homeroom Teacher/Counselor with any questions about the remote learning schedule or procedures.

Staff Breakfast

2021-11-18T10:52:45-05:00January 15, 2021|

The Leadership Team cooked breakfast to order for all staff and students on Friday, January 15th to express our gratitude for their contributions to the Farr community.  Folks had the choice of any or all of the following:  pancakes, bacon, egg sandwiches on bagels, and fresh fruit.

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