Message from the Superintendent


Dear Abington School Community,

  • Happenings in the Abington Public Schools:

  • Registration for 2023-2024 Abington Early Education Program is open, Details...

  •  The Abington English Learner Parent Advisory Council (ELPAC) is hosting a technology workshop on March 22, 2023, at 7 PM in the Seminar Room at AHS, Details and to register...

  • Abington Public Schools has partnered with Care Solice to provide help with mental help and substance use issues. Care Solice...

  • During the week of March 23, 2023, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will conduct a tiered focus monitoring review of the Abington Public Schools. Tiered Focus Monitoring review 2023...

  • Free adult ESL classes will continue for parents of English learners and former English learners in the Abington Public Schools. Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 PM to 8 PM until April 13, 2023. To register for the classes, please complete the following form: more information, please contact Elizabeth Despres at [email protected]. Funding for this program has been provided by the Abington Cultural Council.

  • The “Intro to Kindergarten Series”, sponsored by the BBES PTO, continues with the last session on May 16, 2023. Please click the links for details/registration. "Intro to Kindergarten Series, sponsored by the BBES PTO... click here to register, clique aqui para se cadastrar

  • PCC applications are now being accepted for the summer, 2023, session for students currently in grades 7, 8, 9, and 10. Details...

  • Aspen Family Portal has opened for parents/guardians of AMS students, Details...

  • Course selections have begun for students currently in grades 8, 9, and 10.

  • Spring sports (boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, softball, baseball, ultimate frisbee, boys’ and girls’ track, tennis begin in March of 2023 for students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. Some sports will, also, be open to grade 8 students.

  • Students in the AHS National Honor Society continue to offer tutoring for students in grades 5-12.

  • The Fitness Center at AHS is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for supervised activity.

  • The Academic Center for Excellence continues to meet after school every Monday and Wednesday at AHS and offers students an opportunity to receive extra help and a place to complete work.

  • Tasty teas and cozy reads are available every Monday in the AHS Library on Mondays during bridge Block.

  • A variety of after-school activities continue to be offered at Abington Middle School.

  • Thanks to the National Honor Society students may register to vote during lunches at AHS every Monday.

  • MCAS testing is scheduled to take place during the spring months.

  •  Student school councils for grades 5-12 meet monthly to plan and execute service projects.

  • The AHS Music Department continues to offer students the opportunity to learn/play instruments and join the marching band.

  • The AHS Guidance Department met with seniors to discuss scholarship opportunities.

  • The PTOs continue to enrich students’ academic and social lives with programs and activities.

  • School councils meet monthly to discuss important educational issues in individual schools and offer plans to improve academics in said schools.

  • The AHS Guidance Department is sponsoring a STEM career exploration field trip to Bridgewater State University.

  • The AHS Drama Club recently performed the musical “Carrie” to sellout crowds.

  • For even more happenings, check out the Abington Public Schools, website and individual schools’ Facebook pages.


Peter Schafer
Superintendent of Schools


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