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SAS Testing!

In the months of March, April, and May, students in grades 3-8 will be participating in SAS testing, which is a statewide assessment! The dates for SAS testing in the Alstead Attendance Area are as follows...

Sarah Porter: March 28, 29, 31

APS: April 6, 13, 19

Acworth: May 16, 17, 19

Vilas Middle: March 31, May 5, 10, 18, 23

Testing Tips for SAS Success:

-Get a good night of sleep before testing

-Eat a healthy breakfast in the morning

-Have a positive attitude!

-Don't get stuck on a single question - come back to it!

If you have any questions about SAS testing, please contact your School Counselor!

APS Welcomes MCVP!

We are excited to announce that Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention (MCVP) will be joining Alstead Primary School in the months of May and June to complete their programming in K-4! This is an excellent and highly-sought after program. Please see the flier below and join us for the Parent Informational Night on Thursday, April 14th at 6:30 pm via Zoom!

Questions? Contact Katrina Nugent at MCVP 603-352-3844

Caregiver Night Invitation Letter.docx

*Extra School Supplies*

If your student(s) are in need of school supplies, please reach out to their School Counselor! We are happy to help provide what we can to ensure they are prepared for this school year! Extra backpacks are available, as well.

Important News from West Central Behavioral Health!

West Central Behavioral Health (WCBH) has recently set up a Mobile Mental Health Crisis Team. This team of mental health professionals will field calls regarding mental health concerns and if necessary, will be dispatched to the location of the mental health emergency. To reach this mobile crisis team, use this phone number, which is available 24/7: 1-800-564-2578

As always, call 9-1-1 first with any medical emergencies!

Feel free to reach out to your child's School Counselor for more information on this initiative.

Coping Skills & Online Resources

Click on the buttons below to visit these websites! They provide excellent resources for stress management.

How do I talk to my student about wearing a mask?

Additional Support for Families