ABECC Announcements

Preschool and Kindergarten start times

posted Aug 14, 2018, 3:50 PM by Hillary Stasonis   [ updated Aug 14, 2018, 3:51 PM ]

Preschool: Drop-off begins at 8:35; school starts at 8:45 
Kindergarten: Drop-off begins at 8:20; school starts at 8:35

Welcome Letter

posted Aug 10, 2018, 8:55 AM by Hillary Stasonis   [ updated Aug 10, 2018, 10:12 AM ]

Dear Families, 

Welcome to the Anne Bradstreet Early Childhood Center. We are both looking forward to working with you and your children this year. Our new building is in place and now we wait for the internal finishing touches! 

We both bring to North Andover years of experience working with young children and families.  

Shortly you will receive information about the beginning of the school year as well as your child’s teacher assignment.  

Please continue to follow the progress of the school by subscribing to the Anne Bradstreet Blog and getting the answers to your many questions at our website, including FAQs on both preschool and kindergarten


Preschool and Kindergarten Paperwork (7/5/18)

posted Jul 5, 2018, 2:55 AM by Marylou Connors   [ updated Jul 17, 2018, 10:36 AM by Hillary Stasonis ]

If you need to drop off registration paperwork for your preschool and/or kindergarten children please go to our Central Office, 566 Main St., and leave it in the office. They will get it to us!  Remember, all registration paperwork must be submitted in order for your children to be enrolled for school.  Thanks!

For a list of required documents, see the Kindergarten Registration Checklist

Kindergarten Registration Process

posted Jul 3, 2018, 6:11 AM by Hillary Stasonis   [ updated Jul 3, 2018, 6:11 AM ]

Registration for the 2018-19 School Year is now open. It will remain open until all students are registered. 

Begin online pre-registration 

Once you have pre-registered online, copies of required kindergarten registration documents found on the Kindergarten Registration Checklist and medical forms may be dropped off Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4pm at Central Office, located at 566 Main Street (across from Kittredge School) or mailed to:

Judy Rogers

566 Main Street

North Andover, MA 01845

Children enrolled over the summer will have kindergarten screening once school begins, in September.

Before beginning the kindergarten registration process please review:

ECC Addition Updates:

posted Apr 15, 2018, 7:30 AM by Marylou Connors

As you probably have noticed, there is a lot happening at the site of the Early Childhood Center.  You can keep updated on all of the progress by reading our blog at:  https://sites.google.com/northandoverpublicschools.com/ecc-blog -  You can sign up for updates using the link on the right hand corner of the blog homepage.  

Traffic pattern changes at Atkinson, ECC, and NAMS

posted Mar 28, 2018, 6:47 AM by Hillary Stasonis

During the first construction phase of the ECC Expansion Project, new traffic patterns will be in effect. These changes will begin after the morning drop-off on Thursday, March 29, 2018 and will remain in effect until April vacation. For more information see http://nak12.net/ECC-traffic

Kindergarten Information/Registration Night

posted Mar 18, 2018, 7:58 AM by Marylou Connors   [ updated Mar 22, 2018, 11:42 AM by Hillary Stasonis ]

Kindergarten Information/Registration night will be held on Wednesday, March 28th at 6:30 at the Middle School. This is an important evening to find out about programs such as the lunch program, transportation, community programs, etc. In addition, if your children do not go to the ECC at this time, you will need to register your children and sign up for a kindergarten screening on this night as well. Please plan on joining us for this important evening.

We have a name!!

posted Mar 18, 2018, 7:52 AM by Marylou Connors   [ updated Mar 22, 2018, 11:42 AM by Hillary Stasonis ]

Well if you have heard a rumor that we have a name for our school, it is correct! On Thursday night, the school committee unanimously voted to name our school the "Anne Bradstreet Early Childhood Center". Anne Bradstreet was a well known poet who we will all learn more about as this process of building the addition and preparing for the opening continues. An interesting fact to note is that everyone knows the school on Main St. was also named "Bradstreet School", but this was NOT named after Anne but instead was named after her husband. This early childhood center will be named after Anne, only the second school in North Andover to be named after a female!

ECC Expansion Winter Update

posted Mar 2, 2018, 1:29 PM by Hillary Stasonis

Although there doesn't appear to be a lot going on at the ECC, much is happening behind the scenes! The modular buildings are being built off-site and site preparation will begin in the Spring. Read more on the ECC Expansion Page.

Naming of New Kindergarten Building

posted Jan 22, 2018, 7:50 AM by Hillary Stasonis

At the December 7 School Committee meeting, the Committee announced its intention to name the new kindergarten building.  In compliance with the School Committee policy and procedure for Naming School Facilities, clerk Helen Pickard will chair a subcommittee to organize name suggestions and present a recommendation to the full School Committee for a vote.  

Community members who wish to propose a name should submit their suggestion in writing to bnc@northandoverpublicschools.com by 3:00 pm on January 16, 2018. Please include a brief explanation as to why we should consider the name.

As per our policy, we will consider names with educational significance or inspiration, location/geographical names, names of distinguished leaders who will lend dignity and stature to the school facility or names that include significant or pertinent events.  We will update the community on progress at the School Committee meeting on February 8.  The subcommittee will present all names suggested, along with a recommendation for vote by the School Committee on March 1.

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