We are glad you have stopped by the website for the Veterans Park Elementary School serving students in 4th and 5th Grade in Ludlow, Massachusetts. Please click here to view 4th and 5th grade presentations that explain the curriculum, expectations and goals, and introduces you to the amazing teaching staff at Veterans Park.


May 30th- Memorial Day/Schools closed

June 13th- Last day of School (1/2 day for students)

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School Events
6/2/2016
•  Vets Park Spring Band Concert @LHS
Time: 7:00 PM
Captain's Crew & First Mates- March 2016
During the recent School Wide Morning Meeting we recognized many First Mates (students) for outstanding academic achievements...

  
On Thursday, May 26th Veterans Park School held their 4th Annual Family Arts Night and Book Fair.Student artwork from throughout...
Mrs. Rebecca Hardick, Veterans Park Art Teacher

  
Mrs. Lisa Teixeira's fourth grade class was privileged to have Mr. Peter Leonczyk from thePioneer Valley Financial Group lead...

  
On Friday, May 20th, 5th grade band students from Veterans Park School attended the annual Music in the Parks Adjudicated Music...

  
With homemade congratulation signs in their hands and excitement in the air 4th and 5th grade students from Veterans Park School...

  
A huge congratulations to the cast and stage crew of the Veterans Park Drama/Music Club  of approximately 90 students, for...

  
Both the 1st and 2nd place finishers of the 6th Annual Sgt. Joshua D. Desforges Walk/Run Challenge held at Ludlow High School...
Sgt. Joshua D. Desforges

  
Principal Knowles is proud to announce that the final amount raised for this year's FUNd Run was just over $8,500.  The...
Principal Knowles with Jaime and his family.

  
Veterans Park Principal, Mrs. Melissa Knowles, is proud  to announce that the 3rd Annual Veterans Park FUNd Run is scheduled...
Wheels4Jaime

  
Mrs. Melissa Knowles, Veterans Park Principal, recently shared that the pride of Veterans Park School, the annual spring musical...
Kaylee, Emma, Alexandra

  
According to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary the definition of a role model is ‘someone who another person admires and...

  
The Community Outreach Program at Veterans Park School recently spearheaded an acts of kindness initiative;  writing thank...

  
Educators agree that one of the best ways to provide inspiration, and make change happen within schools, is to search for innovative...

  
For several weeks this semester, hashtag #clay-mania took over the Veterans Park art room as 4th and 5th grade students were...

  
Would you know what to do if you saw someone choking? It can happen anywhere; in a restaurant, at home, in a store, in the park…....

  
At just four years old Dorian Murray, from Westerly, R.I.  began fighting rhabdomyosarcoma, a pediatric cancer. In January...

  
CONGRATULATIONS to Miss Christine James on being selected to receive the 2016 Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award.  Miss...

  
Even the rain falling outside couldn’t dampen the overriding feeling of fun that was floating down the hallways at each...

  
5th grade students in room A1 recently began a unit using the expository summarizing framework found within the writing curriculum,...

  
Mrs. Rosemary Jorge, Veterans Park Outreach Teacher, is very proud to report that the winter clothing drive organized by the...
Community Outreach Students

  
Mrs. Rosemary Jorge, Veterans Park Community Outreach Teacher was proud to share that staff and students collected a total of...

  
According to Veterans Park School Librarian, Mr. Zack Richer, “the Massachusetts Children's Book Award is a yearly event...
Mr. Richer with students in the Vets Park Library

  
Following a unit on immigration, all 4th grade social studies classes were given the task of learning more about their own heritage;...

  
The reviews are in, and the annual Halloween Band Bash held on October 28th was a ghoulishly fun night!  A tradition dating...
Band Bash 2015

  
As a culminating activity for this year’s Red Ribbon Week, all 4th and 5th grade students at Veteran Park School had the...

  
This year's Fall Family Night was filled with hayrides, a costume contest, pasta dinner and lots and lots of Spook-tacular...

  
Staff from Veterans Park School presented at this statewide conference (formerly calledthe Curriculum Summit) sponsored by the...
Mrs. Knowles Presenting at the Conference

  
Mrs. Rosemary Jorge, Veterans Park Outreach Teacher, is very proud to report that the first initiative for the Community...
Veterans Park Students Packaging the Shoes

  
On October 20th three 5th grade students from Veterans Park School attended the Ludlow High School Varsity girls soccer game...

  
Mrs. Melissa Knowles, Veterans Park Principal, was very honored to learn that David Parker, DSAC Manager for Regional Support...
 Susan Kazeroid, Principal Knowles & Les Edinson

  
Four years ago, Ms. Sousa (Veterans Park Music Teacher) and Miss James (Veterans Park 4th Grade Teacher) set out on a mission...
Ms.Sousa & Miss James

  
The 5th annual Lion’s Roar 5k Run/Walk was held on Sunday, October 4th. This Ludlow Public Schools PTO fundraiser helps...

  
On Friday, October 2nd, 5th graders at Veterans Park School were treated to a wonderful presentation by bestselling author Sarah...
Mr. Richer & Ms. Mlynowski

  
Below are some images from the first Theme Day at Veterans Park held on Friday, September 18th. Principal Knowles explains that...

  
Recently the Ludlow School Committee voted unanimously to name the Baird Middle School Community Garden in honor of Miss Lenore...

  
This year students and staff at Veterans Park School will participate in a series of Community Outreach initiatives led by the...

  
Prinicpal Knowles would like to share the presentations from this year's Open House held on September 17th. The presentations...

  
On September 16th, Josh Gunderson, an Anti-Bullying/Internet Safety Specialist shared his high energy, interactive program that...

  
The weather was perfect and fun was had by all at today’s Cub Coin kick off event at Veterans Park School. All students...

  
Before the school year started all LPS elementary school teachers had the opportunity to particpate in professional development...