The Heron's View Blog

The Power of Nature

“If you have ever gone to the woods with me, I must love you very much.”~ Mary Oliver  When poet Mary Oliver describes her reasons for walking alone in the woods in "How I Go to the Woods," I understand. Few places are as calming and centering as nature—and meandering...

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Fall Music Recital

The music department has been in full swing this fall! We are so excited to have returned to in-person private lessons and group ensembles. We currently have over 100 students taking music lessons with six teachers, who offer lessons on flute, clarinet, saxophone,...

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The Return of Traditions

Late last week as I helped Student Government prepare for the annual Middle School Halloween dance, I paused and realized October was nearly over. Compared to last year, this is a positive change. The school year has returned to its typical active flow. Since opening...

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Ensemble Concert 2021

Welcome to the Shaker Road School Ensemble Concert! Shaker Road School family bands were a new and exciting result of the pandemic. Fourth through Eighth Grade family bands were composed of two to five students from the same SRS family (small pod of students in the...

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Teaching Music During a Pandemic

The SRS music program has looked a bit different this year, but our students are still learning and making music! Individual music lessons have been in full-swing since the fall. We have five teachers providing lessons—two in person (Scott Solsky and myself) and three...

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Back to School Video

Dear Families, Please follow the link below to see a video of changes to our check in and classroom procedures for the 2020-2021 school year.  We hope this video is helpful as students prepare to return to campus next Tuesday! SRS 2020 Back to School Video We can’t...

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Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year

Dear SRS Families, Despite the unknowns before us, we are excited to return to school on September 8, 2020. As described in the previously emailed information about reopening school, this will be a very different year; however, the core of who we are in the Shaker...

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2020-2021 School Year Plan

Dear Shaker Road School Families, We hope this correspondence finds you healthy and safe. It has been a busy summer so far at Shaker Road School. We have been fortunate that our early childhood and summer programs returned in June. It is amazing how heartening it has...

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Planning for Fall

Dear Kindergarten through 8th Grade Families, I hope you are having a relaxing summer. We are hard at work preparing for next school year. Before we finalize plans, we are still waiting on applicable guidelines from the DOE, DHHS, and Governor Sununu. Please know that...

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