ALICE Parent Presentation Monday, March 5, 6:30 PM at SHS

Parents are invited to view a presentation about the ALICE training that Swampscott High School and Swampscott Middle School students will be trained in during the month of March. The elementary schools will participate in a version of this training that has been prepared for students in the younger grades.

We encourage all parents to attend. While parents will not practice the drills, they will see the materials & presentation that the students will be seeing in the upper grades, and the basic premise of Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate.

The training will be held from 6:30-8:00 PM at Swampscott High School in the auditorium.

If you cannot attend, the materials will be posted on the district website next week. You can also look at the following links to materials prepared by Masconoment, Tewksbury, and Waltham.

SHS Curriculum Night is Tuesday, September 19 at 6:00 PM

Swampscott High School

Curriculum Night

Tuesday, September 18

Pick up a schedule at 5:45 or ask your student for a copy at home

6:00 p.m.  in the Auditorium

Parents will be provided with a copy of the student schedule. Each teacher will present curriculum materials. Parents who wish to discuss their individual child’s progress or needs should make an appointment for another time.

5:45-6:00- Pick up schedules

6:00-6:15   Brief welcome in the auditorium.

6:20 – 6:30  Period 1

6:35 – 6:45  Period 2

6:50 – 7:00  Period 3

7:05 – 7:15  Period 4

7:20 – 7:30   Period 5

7:35 – 7:45   Period 6

7:50– 8:00  Period 7

During free periods, parents are invited to the atrium. The school counselors will have a table set up to speak with parents.

Our new website is live….but still in progress!

Dear families,

Thank you for visiting our new website! We are so incredibly pleased with the site as it progresses and are hard at work daily completing it for the fall. During this time the teacher websites are not yet completed and we are still moving elements around and updating information.

In the fall, this will be the GO TO place for all information. However, if you cannot find the information in August, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly office staff members. They can help you find what you are looking for and if they cannot, they will find someone who can help!

Continue to enjoy your restful summer and we look forward to seeing you all at the end of the month!


SPS Technology Team

Mother & Sons Baseball Game

Would you like a safe, fun environment to bond with your family? Please join us for an evening of Mother & Sons baseball on Saturday June 10th at 5:00 pm at the North Shore navigators Fraser Field in Lynn.

Price: $40 per couple, $20 for each additional boy aged 6 and up

The Price includes: a Pre-game tailgate party keepsake photo, themed goody bag, on field activities, pizza and beverages!

Limited tickets available! Please purchase tickets at

Library Card Information

It’s important for you to have your library card so you can check out your materials at the library.  Don’t miss out!

So, how about this? Take a picture of your card on your phone or download either the CardStar or KeyRing app, and put your card on there.

The next time you come to the Swampscott Public Library, show Janina and she’ll enter your name for a drawing to win a gift certificate to Popo’s. She might also give you a little gift just for participating…

Deadline for drawing will be July 5th, 2017


Big Blue Bargains Volunteer Information


Big Blue Bargains is an all-volunteer, school run thrift store. We are open every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 and Saturday from 9:00-1:00, with each school volunteering for a week. The school rotation schedule works out to just six hours every six weeks! The income received goes directly back to your school.

Since opening in 2012, we have donated $60,000 to the schools!


What’s in it for you if you volunteer?

  • Less need to fundraise at your school or write a personal check
  • Minimal time commitment
  • Ample time to plan ahead to volunteer
  • Fifty percent off the day you volunteer (at least 2 hrs)
  • Minimal tagging of items due to new pricing system
  • Helping the Swampscott community with recycle and reuse efforts
  • Opportunity to connect with new people

Every school has a sign up coordinator who works on getting two volunteers for each day. We realize that committing to four hours on Saturday may be difficult. Therefore, we welcome flexibility with scheduling such as two volunteers working 9:00-11:00 and two working 11:00-1:00. We also welcome teachers, administrators, relatives, and students 15 years and older to volunteer for your school.

Go to our website,, and click on the page “Link to Volunteer Sign Ups”. Here you will find the school coordinator information and the link to sign up to volunteer.

If you have any questions, please email us at

2015 Coordinators: Clarke: Allison Duffy, Hadley: Val Sweeney, Stanley: Julie Phaneuf, SMS: Jen Townsend, SHS: Susan Gambal

Last Day of School

This year, Swampscott’s last day of school will be held on Friday, June 23rd, 2017. The last two days of school will be a noon dismissal for students and school year staff.  We would like to thank everyone for an amazing year and we look forward to seeing you in the fall!

Schedule a Fingerprinting Appointment

To schedule a fingerprinting appointment online please follow the directions below or call 1-866-349-8130 to schedule appointment over the phone:

 1. Go to the website: and click “Schedule a New Appointment”

2. Under Agency/Sector please select “Pre-K-12th Grade Education”

3. If you hold a DESE License please select “Licensed Educator”
All others should select “All Other School Personnel”

4. Swampscott Public Schools Provider ID Code is 02910000. You may provide up to 10 district Provider ID Codes to eliminate the need to pay the fee multiple times. This should be done at the time you schedule your fingerprint appointment. Results will remain confidential and be filed in the Superintendent’s Office. You will only be contacted if results were found unsuitable.

 Other Surrounding Provider ID Codes:

Beverly: 00300000
Danvers: 00710000
Lynn: 01630000
Lynnfield: 01640000
Marblehead: 01680000
Peabody: 02290000
Revere: 02480000
Salem: 02580000
Saugus: 02620000