The integrated preschool program is open to all children who reside in Haverhill. Classrooms include children with special needs as well as students who are typically developing.
Teams of teachers, assistants and therapists provide motivating, developmentally appropriate learning experiences for all students. The curriculum is challenging and based on the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. We believe that an inclusive education provides all children with the opportunity to learn with and from each other.
Applicants for our preschool classrooms must be at least 3 years old by August 31. Students attend school for 2 ½ hours a day Monday through Thursday. The morning session runs from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session runs from 12:45 – 3:15 p.m. For more information, please contact the office at (978) 374-3459.
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SY 2019-2020 Community Eligibility Provision
HPS Student Handbook 2019-2020
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Please remember to check your child’s back pack for the Pre K – 8 Handbook Letter. Once received, review student handbook and return to Moody School Office. Thank you.
OT / PT Home Exercise Programs
Moody School is a unique program in many ways. Our classrooms are staffed with Special Education Teachers who are able to meet the individual needs of the students through curriculum as well as through therapeutic techniques that are initialized and modeled by the therapists. We are staffed with full time Physical and Occupational Therapists who provide direct and consultative services to many students. In an attempt to partner with the teaching staff and the parents of all Moody School students, the therapists will send home as well as post a bi-weekly activity. We hope that you find these activities enjoyable and beneficial to your child’s overall development.
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Please click on the link to open PTOT handout 2
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Box Tops $ For Education
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Box Tops $ for Education is offering multiple sweepstakes. Please log into http://www.boxtops4education.com/bonus-box and select Moody School as your school. If you do not have an account, please support the school by signing up for a free account. You can enter each sweepstakes once per day. As always, we wish to thank you for your continued support.
If your child is absent from school, please call the school office at (978) 374-3459.
Moody School Developmental Playgroup
Haverhill Public Schools recognizes that many preschool children will benefit from participating in challenging and enjoyable activities that explore the world around them. The program’s curriculum will provide opportunities for fine and gross-motor development, social and emotional development, language and communication development, and pre-reading skills. The playgroup will run from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Prior to the onset of playgroup sessions, parents will need to sign the Playgroup Permission form. This form specifies the purpose and description of the playgroup, guidelines to follow (i.e. cancellations, times, dates, and venue and school contact person), relevant medical information about the child and contact information in the event of an emergency. These services, offered by the Haverhill Public Schools, are subject to availability and other resources.
Please note, a child who attends Moody Preschool’s playgroup is not enrolled in Haverhill Public Schools. For more information, please call Moody School office at (978) 374-3459.
Hello Moody School Community,
It was wonderful to see so many of you at our Open House yesterday!
Tuesday is our first day of school and we are so excited to welcome your child and begin our new year together. 🙂
As we look ahead to this new year, I wanted to share a few updates and reminders. Please take the time to read this entire email and let me know if you have any questions:
1) Please be at the assigned bus stop 10 minutes prior to the bus arrival to ensure that your child gets to school on time. In addition, please be at the assigned bus stop 10 minutes prior to the bus arrival at the end of your child’s school day. Busses will not drop off children unless an adult is present.
I know there have been concerns across the district related to bussing. Please call the office (978-374-3459) or transportation (978-420-1921) with any concerns that arise on Tuesday. Thank you, in advance, for your patience and attention in this matter.
2) Tuition payments are no longer being processed at the Moody School. Please call 978-420-1920 for any questions about tuition payments.
3) If you have any questions related to transportation, please call 978-420-1921.
4) As a reminder, and for the safety for our students, the Moody School playground is closed to the public between the hours of 8:45AM and 3:15PM.
5) Finally, all students at the Moody Preschool are entitled to participate in the district wide food program. Please complete our online form to let us know if your child will or will not be participating – https://forms.gle/vEgAY3WAH567bLPa8.
We are thrilled to be working with you and your child this year!
-Kristi-Lynn Craig, ECC Director
Child Find Dates
It is the responsibility of the Haverhill Public School system to identify any child who is a resident of Haverhill that may have a disability. Child Find is a continuous process of public awareness. Activities such as screenings and / or evaluations are designed to locate, identify, and refer young children with disabilities and their families who are in need of preschool special education services as early as possible. In order to provide early intervention services, we are committed to locating these children who are in the age range of 3 to 5 years old.
If you have any concerns or questions regarding your child’s development and would like to have him / her screened, we will have screenings at the Moody Preschool on Friday, October 4, 2019, Friday, November 1, 2019, Friday, December 6, 2019, Friday, February 7, 2020, Friday, March 6, 2020, and Friday, April 3, 2020. Please contact Lisa Collins to book an appointment at (978) 374-3459. Thank you.
Welcome to Moody! 2019-2020
Haverhill Public Schools
59 Margin Street
Haverhill, MA 01832
ECC Director: Kristi-Lynn Craig
Principal Clerk: Lisa Collins
School Nurse: Heather Azzarito
Custodian: Kevin Garrett
Teachers: Lynne Murray – Room 101, Kristen Seferlis – Room 102, Bernadette Roy – Room 103, Nancy Rogers – Room 104, Breanna Ferguson – Room 105, Molly Markos – Room 10, Alyssa Proia – Room 11, Laurie Barlow – Room 201, Michelle Jondle – Room 202, Meredith Wiech – Room 203, Kim Gilmore – Room 204, and Lisa Bongo – Room 205
Here are some tips to make the transition to school simple and stress free!
- Check out the 2019-2020 district calendar for school holidays and vacations.
- Mark important dates such as Open House, Parent/Teacher conferences and school holiday/vacations on a family calendar.
- Start a folder for school newsletters/calendars and PTO notices/events.
A student information sheet will be sent home during the first week of school. Please update school emergency contact and health information.
Student drop off: Staff will greet parents in a designated area outside at 8:50 a.m. for the morning session and 12:40 p.m. for the afternoon session. Please make every effort to arrive on time so your child receives a full day of school. Every day counts! Poor attendance can keep children from reaching academic goals.
Student dismissal: Students not taking a bus will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. for the morning session and 3:15 p.m. for the afternoon session by the staff in a designated area outside the school.