Quabbin Regional High School

News & Events

Early Release Days

September 20th, 2021 by Jessica Bennett

Early release days will be held for all students in the QRSD so that staff may participate in professional development.  Middle/High school students will be dismissed at 10:30 and elementary student will be dismissed at 11:40.   Early release days will take ON WEDNESDAYS on the following dates:  

November 17
December 8
January 26
February 9
March 9
April 6
May 25
June 8

 

2021-2022 School Calendar

March 22nd, 2021 by Jessica Bennett

The 2021-2022 School Year Calendar was approved by the QRSD School Committee on Monday,  March 15, 2021.

Pandemic Resources

December 7th, 2020 by Jessica Bennett

MassSupport is offering FREE pandemic resources.  They have locations throughout Massachusetts, including Central MA, with call centers designed to help support anything COVID related – food, someone to vent to, support groups, etc.

MassSupport helpline, available 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday via phone (888)215-4920 or email MassSupport@riversidecc.org

You call into a voicemail box, and then a MassSupport team member will get bck to you witin a few hours.  Teachers, students, parents, and anyone can use this resource!!

Transportation Safety Procedures

February 19th, 2019 by Jessica Bennett

Please review the Transportation Safety Procedures with your child.

Community Service Opportunities

September 7th, 2017 by Jessica Bennett

Throughout their academic experience, students at Quabbin Regional High School need to contribute 45 hours of community service by their graduation date.

Freshmen: 10 hours
Sophomores: 15 hours
Juniors: 20 hours

Mrs. Diane McMorrow is the high school Community Service Liaison.  You can contact Mrs. McMorrow via email at dmcmorrow@qrsd.org with questions or concerns.

Community Service Opportunities

Free & Reduced Lunch Applications

August 1st, 2017 by Jessica Bennett

Visit with the Principal!

August 30th, 2016 by Jessica Bennett

Do you have a question or concern for the MS / HS Principal?  Gregory Devine, MS/HS Principal, will be availabe every Tuesday evening via Zoom from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   

You may access the Zoom link here:  

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School Choice Requests: Quabbin is a Choice

March 20th, 2016 by District Administrator

Requests for School Choice for schools in the Quabbin District for the Fall of 2020 are being accepted now. Choice acceptance is based on available seats per grade in each of the schools in the Quabbin district.

Parents should:

1) Email their interest to Jessica Bennett, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent – jbennett@qrsd.org

OR

2) Mail their request to:

Superintendent’s Office

Quabbin Regional School District

872 South Street

Barre, MA 01005

Please include:

  • The student’s name
  • The student’s date of birth
  • Grade the student will be entering in the Fall 2019
  • The school you wish to attend if elementary
  • Parent contact information

Requests will be included on a wait list until the per-grade opportunities are determined. Once Choice students are accepted at a Quabbin school, they remain a Quabbin student until they graduate.

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About QRSD Schools

Elementary schools within the district are:

Ruggles Lane Elementary School (Barre)

Hardwick Elementary School

Hubbardston Center School

Oakham Center School

New Braintree Grade School

All elementary schools serve Grades K-6 except for Oakham and New Braintree. Children from Oakham and New Braintree attend school together.  K-1 attend the New Braintree Grade School while grades 2-6 attend the Oakham Center School.

All students in Grades 7 & 8 attend the Quabbin Regional Middle School and students in Grades 9 – 12 attend the Quabbin Regional High School. The middle and high schools are located within the same building on South Street in Barre.

Transportation to and from school is the responsibility of the “Choice family”. However, for a fee, Quabbin offers transportation for middle & high school students from towns that have more than 30 sending students.

Quabbin Regional High School offers an extensive academic program, including award winning visual and performing arts course of study, a 4-year Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program, a challenging world language program of up to five years of study of French, Spanish, and American Sign Language. The school also provides challenging math, science and technology programs including robotics, web design, and a variety of lab sciences, which includes a state of the art biotechnology laboratory.  

Quabbin is proud to offer Advanced Placement courses and was named to the College Board’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll for increasing the AP course offerings, the number of students participating and the improvement of AP exam scores.

Quabbin Regional High School was recently authorized as an International Baccalaureate program. International Baccalaureate or IB aligns with the mission and goals of the school and provides another avenue to facilitate inquiry, critical and creative thinking.

Quabbin Regional Middle and Quabbin Regional High School student-athletes compete in fall, winter and spring competition.

Quabbin Regional High School also has a variety of co-curricular clubs for a variety of interests, including performing arts, chorus, robotics, student government, Model UN, and an international club for students of the languages and world cultures. The district aims to offer a vast educational experience to its students.

The elementary schools participate in Nature’s Classroom and 8th graders experience a week-long trip to the nation’s capital, Washington DC.

School profiles are available on the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education’s website: www.doe.edu.

School Meals Charge Policy

February 16th, 2016 by Jessica Bennett

The District’s School Meals Charge Policy EFA was updated and approved by the QRSD School Committee on January 14, 2016. ¬†For more information, please click on the “Nutrition” tab on our website.

Strength Program Forms

January 4th, 2016 by District Administrator

In order to utilize the Quabbin Fitness Facility, students must have paperwork in with Coach Matthews.  Please visit the Strength Program page using the link below to view, save, or print the two forms.

Quabbin Strength Program page