Message from the Superintendent

May 25, 2022


Dear Abington School Community,

Great things are occurring in the active and vibrant Abington Public Schools. We are very proud of the students we serve. You are invited to please inquire about any of our important work!

These are examples of the many events and activities happening in the Abington Public Schools:

  • Registration for the 2022-2023 school year at AEEP and for kindergarten at BBES is ongoing.
  • Bus transportation applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now available. All applications are due by July 1, 2022. Further information and forms may be found on the web site under "Transportation".
  • Twelve Abington High School interns are spending time working with students at the AEEP.
  • Students in grades seven through ten may apply for the PCC summer experience.
  • There will be travel opportunities for next year's freshmen, sophomore and junior class students. 
  • The Wellness Committee is looking for volunteers to serve on this committee.
  • The 2022-2023 district calendar was approved by the school committee and is available on the web site. 
  • AHS National Honor Society students are tutoring students at the Abington Middle School.
  • The annual BBES Field Day is scheduled for June 7, 2022. 
  • The Academic Center for Enrichment continues at Abington High School for any student who chooses to participate.
  • Math tutoring is available during the bridge block at Abington High School.
  • Grades 1 & 2 at BBES will be treated to the Brain Show.
  • Joe's Crazy Critter's will visit grade 1 students at BBES. 
  • A new club called Best Buddies is underway at Abington Middle School.
  • The annual eighth grade semi-formal gathering will take place in June. This year's theme is Northern Lights. 
  • Interested students may sign up for Woodsdale’s Camp Invention (summer 2022).
  • Ms. Amy from the Abington Public Library makes monthly visits at the AEEP for story time.
  • Johnny the K will perform at BBES. 
  • Spring sports at Abington High School are underway.
  • The Abington Middle School spring concert will showcase grades 7 & 8 band and chorus and grade 5 & 6 band members. 
  • Grade 2 students at BBES will have its annual vocabulary parade and moving up day on June 10, 2022. 
  • There will be end of the year celebrations at the AEEP for both morning and afternoon sessions in late June.
  • The last meeting for this school year of the Abington School Committee is scheduled for June 21, 2022.
  • AMS Peer Leaders and members of the AMS Student Council are going on a field trip to Boston. 
  • Grades 5-8 will have field days at the AMS facilities. 
  • The Moving-Up Ceremony for grade 8 students will take place on June 23, 2022.
  • Students in grade 5 are going on a field trip to Franklin Park Zoo. 
  • Grade 8 students will take a biliteracy test to determine class placement at AHS.
  • Woodsdale's Drama Club presents "Alladin".
  • The district is looking for nominations for "Excellence in Special Education" awards. Grade 1 students will present and end of the year show at the Frolio auditorium. 
  • Underclassmen awards will be presents at AHS on June 6, 2022, at 8:30 AM. 
  • Senior week activities include awards night, senior stroll, senior picnic and graduation. 
  • Grades 5-8 will be having field days at the AMS facilities. 

More detailed information about all these activities and events are available on the schools’ web pages.

Thank you,

Peter Schafer

Superintendent of Schools

The district calendar for the school year 2021-2022 may be found at this link: APS District Calendar


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