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Alumni Sought for "Where Are They Now?" Series Cheerleaders from Gateway's first year (1964)

Attention Gateway Alumni! We are reviving the "Gateway Alumni: Where Are They Now?" series, which ran nearly 20 years ago in the Country Journal. Click here for more information. Click here to input your profile!

NHS Members Lead "Seussabration" NHS readers with Littleville students

In a yearly tradition tied to the birthday of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), NHS members visited Chester and Littleville Elementary School on March 5 to read to younger students and lead some fun activities. Click here for the story (written by Sr. Intern Audrey Gamble), and be sure to scroll to the second page for photos!

Gateway Singers Featured at Thunderbirds Hockey Game Gateway Vocalists to Sing at Thunderbirds Game

The Springfield Thunderbirds are sponsoring "Gateway Night" at their final home game of the regular season - April 14. A special ticket price is available that will not be available at the door. Our own vocalists will perform the National Anthem! Tickets must be purchased by March 23!. Click here for more information.

Breaking News Posted 3.13.18 Gateway Special Olympics Team

Breaking News—Gateway’s weekly e-newsletter—is now posted. This week’s headlines include:

  • Sr. Audrey Gamble Blog Post: “Once a Gator…”
  • Gateway Vocalists Featured at Thunderbirds Game
  • Student Athletes Shine at Special Olympics
  • NHS Members Led Annual “Seussabration”
  • Alumni Sought for “Where Are They Now?” Series
  • Save a Life: Donate Blood at Gateway March 16
  • MS Talent Show Friday
  • Sign Up For Spring Sports Deadline is Friday, March 16

PLUS: the Week at a Glance, Weblink of the Week and this week’s Superintendent’s Corner!

Vision Statement

The vision of the Chester Elementary School staff is to create a learning environment that fosters respect, encourages curiosity and creates a desire in each child to attain his/her potential and become a confident life-long learner.

Student Registration

New to the district?


If you are moving into Blandford, Chester or Middlefield and your child is entering Kindergarten - Grade 5 they will be attending Chester Elementary School. 

Please click on the link below, print out the enrollment form, complete it and then call 413-685-1360 to make an appointment to finish the registration process. We look forward to you joining our school.
Library Information

Click the link below to access our catalogs from wherever you are.  Kids can now look for books with their parents and decide what they might want to get next on library day.


Explore books available in our elementary school libraries that meet reading expectations named by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in the English Language Arts framework:

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