New Braintree Grade School

News & Events

Special Education Records Notification

October 4th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett

As of October 2023, if you were born in the year 1994, your special education records will be shredded.  If you wish to keep your records, please contact the Student Services Department at 978-355-2055 to make arrangements to pick them up.  

All special education records for students born prior to 1994, your records have already been shredded. 

Artist In Residence Program

June 29th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett

The Quabbin Music Department is pleased to announce that our Artist-in-Residence program will be offered through the summer.  This private instrumental and vocal lesson program will be offered during the months of July and August for all students in the Quabbin Regional School District.
 
Please click here for further information and for the registration form for our program.
 
Please contact Toni Brown at tbrown@qrsd.org with any questions.
 

Preschool Registration

April 7th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett

The Quabbin Regional School District offers integrated preschool programs at each of our elementary schools: Hardwick, Hubbardston, New Braintree (for Oakham/New Braintree students) and Ruggles Lane!

Our preschool offers an integrated preschool opportunity where students of all abilities are able to learn and grow together.  Our preschool program is a TUITION FREE, space limited program offered to students who reside in the five district towns of Barre, Hardwick, Hubbardston, New Braintree, and Oakham. 

For more information, visit the Preschool page

2022-2023 School Calendar

March 15th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett

The 2022-2023 School Calendar was approved by the Quabbin Regional School District School Committee on Thursday, March 10, 2022.

A slight change was made at the April 28th School Committee meeting with a change in early release dates in November, 2022 and March, 2023.

Parent Copy of 2022-2023 School Calendar

Faculty/Staff Copy of 2022-2023 School Calendar

ESSER-III Implementation

January 13th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett

To view the ESSER-III Implementation Worksheet, please click HERE.

Transportation Safety Procedures

February 19th, 2019 by Jessica Bennett

Please review the Transportation Safety Procedures with your child.

Free & Reduced Lunch Applications

August 1st, 2017 by Jessica Bennett

Summer Math Information

June 15th, 2016 by District Administrator

Online Newsletter

June 2nd, 2016 by District Administrator

For news and notes for New Braintree Grade School, check out our Online Newsletter!

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 2022 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 2022
  • 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 PK-5 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 2-5 attend the Oakham Center School.

All students in Grades 6, 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 Middle-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 Middle-High School is also 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 Middle-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.