Welcome to the Naquag PTO!

CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS:

Welcome back, Naquag families! We hope everyone had a restful winter vacation, and that 2015 is a great year for you all!

  • Next PTO Meeting: February 11th at 6:30pm in the Naquag Library. All parents are welcome to attend!
  • Family Bingo Night: January 23rd at 6:30pm in the gym.

You can view the current Naquag School Newsletter HERE


Curious to see what the Naquag students are creating in Mrs. Shephard’s Art class?  You can check out her blog here:  http://naquagart.blogspot.com/


 Meet Wiser, our school mascot.

What are the origins of Wiser’s name?    On December 22, 1686, a group of five Native Americans purchased a large parcel of land called Naquag.  “Naquag” was a  general name for the territory now comprising Rutland, Oakham, Hubbardston, Barre and parts of Princeton and Paxton. Possibly the same as Naiyag, meaning “an angle or corner,” and used by the Native Americans as a boundary. (Naig, ‘ point corner. ‘) One of the Native Americans who purchased the land was James Wiser, also known as Qualapunit.

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Naquag Elementary
285 Main St.
Rutland, MA 01543
508-886-2901