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Liz Spooner Retires from Gator Grins Gator Grins' Liz Spooner, doing an educational program at Littleville (photo)

Twenty years ago, HCHC dental hygienist Liz Spooner envisioned a school-based dental program at Gateway. This month, after ten  years of working IN that same program, Liz Spooner retired from Gator Grins.

Breaking News posted for 6.20.17 Students, parents and staff mingle following 8th grade transition ceremony

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

  • A recap of the 8th grade transition to high school;
  • New format for this year’s Underclass Awards Ceremony;
  • Littleville students were rewarded for reading in the craziest places!
  • Kilee Holmes represented Gateway at MassSTAR (and other Gateway connections);
  • Liz Spooner retires from Gator Grins;
  • Online Registration Now Open for Fall Sports;
  • Montgomery Library offers summer reading perks!

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 4 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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