410 WILLIAMS STREET | LONGMEADOW | MASSACHUSETTS | 01106 | P 413-565-4260
It is with tremendous enthusiasm and excitement that I write this letter to introduce myself as the new principal of Williams Middle School. With my excitement comes the back to school jitters that I am sure so many of you and your children may be experiencing. Typically a move to a new school provides a summer of planning, meetings with stakeholders, and time getting to know the staff and community. I will do my very best over the next few weeks and months to connect with as many community members as possible.
We offer the traditional academic subjects of language arts, reading, mathematics, science, and social studies additionally we offer, STEAM, art, technology education, health, and physical education, snd music. Our music program includes men's and women's chorus, mixed choruses for grade 6, orchestra, band, and jazz band. Students in Grades 7 and 8 have the opportunity to take Spanish or French.
I will work tirelessly to make sure that every child that enters Williams Middle School receives the best education possible to ensure that “Eyes on the Child-Learning” is taking place and that all students at Williams Middle School excel in learning, succeed in life, and enrich our community. In addition, I will support Williams' mission of supporting a successful transition from childhood to early adolescence.
I will continue the work already being done by this fine staff and learning community. I look forward to building a long relationship working with you, and your children, as we work towards meeting your child’s educational goals. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach me at email@example.com or 413-565-4260.
Beth Nelson, Ed.D., Principal
ADMINISTRATION & STAFF
Assistant Principal & Special Ed. Supervisor
Secretary to the Principal
What is a School Council?
A school council is a representative, school building-based committee composed of the principal, parents, teachers, community members and, at the secondary level, students, required to be established by each school pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71, Section 59C.
What is the role of the School Council?
The law outlines four major areas of responsibility for councils. School councils are to assist principals in:
1. Adopting educational goals for the school that are consistent with local educational policies and statewide student performance standards
2. Identifying the educational needs of students attending the school
3. Reviewing the annual school building budget
4. Formulating a school improvement plan
Dr. Elizabeth Nelson, Principal
Nicole Paris-Kro, Assistant Principal
Vivian Welch, Student
Will Sullivan, Teacher
Rita McGoldrick, School Adjustment Counselor
Elizabeth Scanlon, Community Member
Once a month, on the third Thursday of the month from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, beginning in October. Platform TBD