• We are so excited to start the school year with our preschool families and have compiled important information to help you prepare:


    First Day of School

    Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023


    School Hours

    Preschool AM Session: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Preschool PM Session: 12:10 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

    Preschool Full Day Session: 8:30 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.

  • Ashland Preschool Orientation Sessions

    Before classes officially begin Wednesday, Sept. 6, we will hold two in-person orientation sessions on Tuesday, Sept. 5 for families and students to meet teachers and classmates and explore classrooms. We will also provide a brief presentation on program-specific information, such as arrival and dismissal procedures, tuition payments and curriculum updates.


    Orientation for AM Students and Families

    Tuesday, Sept. 5

    9–9:45 a.m.


    Orientation for PM and Full Day Students and Families

    Tuesday, Sept. 5

    10:30–11:30 a.m.


    Required Items for Orientation

    • Most up-to-date physical form
    • Any medication that your child needs. Please bring these items directly to the nurse’s office. Staff is not allowed to accept any medication.
    • A change of clothes (shirt, pants or shorts, socks and underwear) in a zip lock bag labeled with your child’s name
    • Extra snacks, labeled with your child’s name. No nut products.
    • Any missing paperwork
    • A family photo and three individual photos of your child. You may also email them before orientation to Donna Lowell at dlowell@ashland.k12.ma.us.
Last Modified on August 2, 2023