Summer in New England is always special because our days are long and the weather is wonderful! It has been a great summer here in the Wachusett District as we prepare for the upcoming school year. This is an exciting time of year for educators, parents and most importantly students! I especially enjoy the first day of school when I visit all 13 schools in the district to make sure that the opening day has gone well. I would like to remind families that the first day of school this year will be on Tuesday, August 29th. Since we are starting school prior to the Labor Day weekend, there will be no school on Monday, September 4th because of Labor Day. I have attached a link to the 2017-2018 School Calendar that highlights important dates for families to mark in their own calendars.