Family Update

Dear Families,

As the month of March ends and April begins, there are many exciting events and meetings planned!  On Tuesday, March 29th, there will be a PTO meeting at Walnut Square at 5pm.  We hope you will be able to join us!  

On Thursday, March 31st, families from Pentucket Lake and Walnut Square can participate in a sunset nature walk and guided tour with a Conservation Commissioner around Lake Pentucket.  We will meet in the front of Pentucket Lake School, and the nature walk will begin at 6:15 pm.  All families will receive resources and ideas to explore nature.  This event is rain or shine, and proper dress is highly recommended!  We hope you will attend this fun outdoor event!

HPS Registration is OPEN!  Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023 opened on February 1st and families are welcome to begin completing the registration applications for enrollment.  There will be two in-person Kindergarten information sessions:  

  • Tuesday, March 29 6pm-7:30pm at Haverhill Public Library
  • Wednesday, April 13 6pm-7:30pm at Bradford Elementary 

Please click on the link to view the flier in English or in Spanish.  

There is going to be a final meeting for Rebuild Consentino scheduled for April 14th.  Please click here to view the flier.  

Are you interested in fun activities for April Vacation?  How about the Vacation Academy?  Click on the flier link to learn more.  English:  Flier   Spanish:   Flier 

As the weather gets warmer, absences spike in the weeks before and after the April spring break as families squeeze in a few more days off.  We know that just a few missed days here and there, even if they’re excused absences, can add up to too much lost instructional time. This is as true in kindergarten as it is in high school: too many absences can affect a student’s chances for academic success and for graduation.

Right up until break starts and on the first day back, our teachers will be teaching, and our students will be learning. You can help us convey that message. This spring season, give your children the gift of reaching for their hopes and dreams and the habit of school attendance. 

  • If your family or your child need support, please call us at (978) 374-3471 for help.
  • As long as your child is healthy, please encourage showing up to class when school is in session. Every day of school is an important opportunity for students to learn as well as connect to peers and their teachers.  

For other resources and information about Walnut Square, please go to   In addition to the Walnut Square School website, you can also “like” our Facebook page, Walnut Square Elementary School, and follow us on Instragram @walnutsquaresuperstars to get updates and see all of the fun and learning that happens at Walnut Square.  


Jen Rubera, Principal

Here are other updates for the week:  

Mark Your Calendar!

    • Tuesday, March 29th:  PTO Meeting 5 pm 
    • Tuesday, March 29 6pm-7:30pm at Haverhill Public Library Kindergarten Information Session 
  • Wednesday, April 13th 6pm-7:30pm at Bradford Elementary Kindergarten Information Session 
  • Wednesday, April 13th:  Rebuild Consentino Meeting 6:00 pm English; 7:00 pm Spanish 
  • Friday, April 15th:  NO SCHOOL  Please click here to view the flier.  
  • Monday, April 18th-Friday, April 22nd:  NO SCHOOL Spring Vacation 
  • Thursday, April 28th:  Site Countil 4:30 pm in person at Walnut Square 
  • Friday, April 29th:  K-8 Progress Reports Issued 3rd Trimester 

HPS and Community Updates:  


 Student Supplies

Please send your child to school with the following supplies:  

  • Water bottle (to refill at our water bottle station)
  • Extra change of clothes (can be kept in backpack)