Memorial Elementary School


School Hours

GRADES - K - 5    8:30 AM - 3:10 PM
PRESCHOOL -     8:30 AM - 11:00 AM (3 Yr old program) 
                            12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (4 Yr old program)
Early Release Days - DISMISSAL @ 1:10 PM 

No School - Friday, March 17th
This is an In-Service Day for Staff

K Screening

We want to remind Newton parents that we are currently scheduling Kindergarten screening appointments on Thursday, May 11th and Friday, May 12th. If you or someone you know who lives in Newton, has a child who will be 5 years old on or before September 30th, please contact Memorial School to schedule an appointment and pick up a registration packet for the 2017-2018 school year. We can be reached at 603-382-5251.


Dear subscriber,

I would like to retract the statements made in the Memorial School Newsletter published on March 10, 2017 by Ms. Bulkley, our interim principal.  The Newsletter has been removed from the site.  The principal’s letter contained information endorsing certain candidates in the upcoming election and encouraging voters to support warrant articles for the schools.  Under NH Law, school district employees are not allowed to endorse candidates for public office or encourage voters to vote in a certain way.  I apologize for any confusion this may have caused and will take steps to ensure that it does not happen again. 


Dr. Brian J. Blake, Superintendent of Schools

Memorial School

Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2017, and you are a resident of Newton, New Hampshire, he or she is eligible for full day kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.

All incoming kindergarten students will participate in a screening processStudent screenings will take place on Thursday, May 11th and Friday, May 12th

Please call Memorial School at 603-382-5251 as soon as possible to pre-register your child and to schedule a screening appointment. 

An orientation and information night for parents of all incoming kindergarten students will take place on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Memorial School library.  School personnel will be available at the orientation meeting to answer any questions.

New Hampshire State Law requires all children to have had immunizations for DPT, Polio, Mumps, Measles, German Measles, Chicken Pox, and Hepatitis B prior to entry to school. They also require each child to have a complete medical examination within one year prior to entry into kindergarten.  

Registration materials will be available beginning Monday, February 27th at the Memorial School office between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM when you present your child’s original birth certificate.  Additional documentation required to complete the registration process includes, updated physical and immunization records, proof of residency as defined by the Sanborn Regional School District, and a government issued photo ID.  The completed registration packet is due by June 9, 2017.

Please contact the Memorial School main office at (603) 382-5251 with any questions regarding Kindergarten registration.

Integrated Preschool Program for 2017-2018



The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is offered at both the D.J.Bakie Elementary School in Kingston, NH and at the Memorial Elementary School in Newton, NH. We are currently accepting applications for the 2017- 2018 school year for the three year and four year old preschool programs. 

The three year old program is held Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM.   Eligible children must be three years old by September 30, 2017 and be residents of Kingston or Newton, New Hampshire.

The four year old program is held Mondays through Thursdays from 12:00-3:00 PM at each school for residents of Kingston and Newton.  Eligible children must be four years old by September 30, 2017. There are limited openings in the four year old program at both schools.

Tuition for the three year program is $165 per month and the four year old program is $200 per month.  A tuition agreement form must be completed and returned in order to participate in the program.  Enrollment is limited, and the deadline for submitting an application is Friday, February 24, 2017.

All applicants must participate in a developmental screening process.  Please note that this is not a Child Find. You may call to schedule a Child Check Appointment if you are questioning a possible educational issue.  For more information, or to register your child for the lottery, please click on the link below.

Submit an application for the preschool lottery


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Upcoming Events at Memorial

Wednesday, March 29th
Gr. 1 Field trip 
Stockbridge Theater

Thursday, April 6th
2nd Grade Concert
6:30 PM (gym)

Friday, April 7th
PTO Father/Daughter Dance

Wednesday, April 12th
Early Release @ 1:10 PM

Thursday, April 13th
Kindergarten Parent Information Night
6:00 PM (library)

Thursday, April 13th
PTO Monthly Meeting
7:00 PM (library)

Wednesday, April 19th
CARES Assembly
10:00 AM (Gym) 
Friday, April 21st
School wide picture
Monday, April 24th - 28th
No School - Spring Break
Wednesday, May 10th
Early Release @ 1:10 PM
Thursday, May 11th
Kindergarten Screening
Thursday, May 11th
PTO Monthly Meeting
7:00 PM (library)
Friday, May 12th
Kindergarten Screening
Wednesday, May 17th
5th Grade - Camp Lincoln
Stand by Me 
Friday, May 26th
Memorial Day Assembly
2:00 PM (gym) 
Monday, May 29th
No School - Memorial Day
Thursday, June 1st
Bakie/Memorial Band Concert
6:30 PM (SRHS)
Thursday, June 8th
PTO Monthly Meeting
7:00 PM (library)