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Hampstead Academy Weekly Newsletter 11/10/2022

Updated: Jan 18

"The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed." -Ray Kroc

Invitations Welcome Mia & Mason! We are so happy to welcome two new students to our HA Community! Mia and Mason joined the Academy over the past couple of weeks and we welcome them into our community with open arms and warm smiles. We have a new student starting on Monday and tours scheduled throughout the month. We are looking forward to the Future!

Welcome Mrs. Palmer We are pleased to welcome Mrs. Kimberly Palmer as our permanent substitute for Mrs. St. Pierre’s classroom community. Mrs. Palmer comes to Hampstead Academy with a Masters of Art in Elementary Education; Curriculum and Instruction from Umass Lowell and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and General Special Education from Southern NH University. Mrs. Palmer holds her NH Teacher Certification; Elementary and General Special Education K-12 and is the founding member of Windham Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, a non profit organization. Kimberly is very involved in her community as a head coach for the Salem Boys and Girls Club, a head coach for the Windham Softball Association, and the Windham DEI school committee outreach and fundraising committees. Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Kimberly Palmer to our Hampstead Academy Community!

Keeping the Wonder Alive The STEM Teacher Leadership Network chose Mrs. Rebecca Cummings, Hampstead Academy Lead STEAM/PBL Specialist, to submit a short video conveying the important roles that STEM Teacher Leaders have taken on and the impact they have had. Hear from Mrs. Cummings her passion to "Keep the WONDER Alive" Hampstead Academy Community Chorus Ms. Farrell has offered time during recess each Friday for those students interested in joining the K - 7 Hampstead Academy Chorus. Encourage those students interested to try something new and fun!

November 15th School Picture Retake Day For those students and staff who missed school picture day or would simply like to retake their school photo please note school picture retakes will take place on Tuesday November 15th 2022 at 9AM.

HA Holiday Gift Card Raffle We have been collecting gift cards for a daily calendar raffle in December! Thank you to those of you who have sent cards in already! Look through those gift cards at home you may not have used, or perhaps pick up a few cards to add to this great fundraiser!

November Food Drive As we begin thinking about the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, families struggling with hunger often can’t afford the staples that we normally have stocked at home. November 1st - 30th Hampstead Academy will be collecting Non Perishable items for our Food Drive for the Pelham Food Pantry Items recommended: Peanut butter, Canned soup, Canned fruit, Canned vegetables, Canned stew, Canned fish, Canned beans, Pasta (most prefer whole grain), Rice (most prefer brown rice)

Makerspace Families SIGN UP and Meet the Makerspace Challenge! December 7th 5PM - 6PM ‘Tis the Season! Come and MAKE something AMAZING!

Open House Recommend friends and family to connect Wednesday November 16th 10:30AM - 12 Noon for our Informational OPEN HOUSE. Learn about Hampstead Academy and our mission to CONNECT, INQUIRE, and EMPOWER our students to be prepared for the future. Tour our campus, meet our teachers, participate in Q & A, and receive admissions information. Call 603.329.4406 or email for more information.

Highlights of Week Stay updated on what’s happening in your Class DoJo and follow Hampstead Academy Events & News need to connect with other HA Parents? Please contact for the most updated HA directory.

Community. Collaboration. This was such an amazing activity to see our older students engaged with our Pre-K STEAMers! Working together with kindness and patience to achieve a goal

The Bit Color Coding Robot was introduced to Mrs. Matos’ Community Classroom!

Students created their very own restaurants! Each group created a menu filled with a products and pricing. Students were engaged in listening to orders, preparing, serving, and making change for payment.

Drawing and painting turkeys in art this week!

Students at Hampstead Academy were able to get out to the polls on Election Day and see the voting process at work. We even visited with the Hampstead District Moderator for some insight as to why every vote counts!

We are warming up for our Winter Concert!

Hampstead Academy now offers tuition assistance for qualifying families! Spread the word and visit for more details!

Important Dates Click Here for Calendar of Events

  • Friday November 11th Veterans Day (No School)

  • Tuesday November 15th School Picture Retake Day

  • Wednesday November 16th 10:30 AM OPEN HOUSE

  • Thursday November 17th 3PM STEAM Club meets no sign up required

  • Tuesday November 22nd 3PM STEAM Club Meets no sign up required

  • Friday November 18th End of Trimester 1 Report Cards sent Home

  • November 23rd - 25th Thanksgiving Break (No School)

  • Tuesday November 29th Cookies with Mindy 1:30PM - 2:30PM

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