Principal Darren C. Elwell

"The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things."
-Ronald Reagan

A Gardner native, Mr. Elwell began his teaching career at his alma mater, Gardner High School. He then served as a Communications Teacher at Mohawk Trail Regional School, teaching Journalism, Public Speaking, an Archaeology. Mr. Elwell completed his administrative practicum at Marblehead Community Charter Public School, and served as Assistant Principal of Ware Junior Senior High School prior to being appointed Principal.

Mr. Elwell has a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Bates College, with a concentration in Archaeology, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of New England. 


Mrs. Bernard, Administrative Assistant
Ms.  Rys, Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Saletnik, School Nurse

Phone: 413-967-6234 Fax: 413-967-9053