Abington Middle Upcoming Events
07/01 - BUS APPLICATIONS FOR 2019-2020 WERE DUE
07/08 - GRADES 7-12 SUMMER SCHOOL OPENS Read More
08/26 - GRADES 5 AND 6 PARENTS AND STUDENTS OPEN HOUSE, 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM, PARENTS, GUARDIANS, STUDENTS
08/28 - OPENING DAY OF 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
09/05 - GRADES 7 AND 8 PARENTS OPEN HOUSE, 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
09/14 - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/EARLY RELEASE
10/24 - EVENING PARENT CONFERENCES
10/25 - EARLY RELEASE FOR AMS PARENT CONFERENCES (AMS ONLY)
Sarah Sawyers - New Assistant Principal for the AMS
I am pleased to announce that Ms. Sarah Sawyers has accepted the position of Assistant Principal at the Abington Middle School effective July 1, 2019. Ms. Sawyers earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from UMass Amherst. She continued her education at Emmanuel College where she earned a Master’s Degree in Teaching Elementary Education. She also earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) from Cambridge College in School Leadership. Most recently Ms. Sawyers was a middle school math teacher in the Boston Public Schools. Prior to this position she was a paraprofessional in the Chelsea Public Schools. She holds teachers’ licenses in Elementary Education as well as Middle School Mathematics, English as a Second Language, and School Leadership and Sheltered English Immersion. She has experience teaching diverse populations including students with limited English proficiency, students with disabilities and students with social/emotional impairments. Ms. Sawyers has assumed many leadership roles and responsibilities on both the school and district levels, including membership on Instructional Leadership Teams, various curriculum committees, Summer School Site Coordinator, and Data Inquiry Team Facilitator.
I would like to thank our screening committee members, Jennifer D’Ambra, Wendy Happel, Matthew MacCurtain, Megan Tomlin and Taren Whitman, for all of their assistance with the selection process.
Peter Schafer, Superintendent of Schools