Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Wrentham School Committee will be meeting tonight and one of the items on the agenda is the approval of interim school superintendent Christopher Martes.
The Wrentham School Committee will be meeting tonight to approve the contract of interim school superintendent Christopher Martes, the former superintendent in Foxborough and interim superintendent in Norton. They will be meeting in the Raymond Library at the Roderick School at 7 p.m. Martes was appointed as the interim superintendent after current superintendent Jeff Marsden took the same job in Medfield. The committee will also be voting to appoint Martes to the Bi-County Collerbrative. They will also be revoting on the school calendar. Check out their agenda.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Sheena Marie Acosta-Frizzell named teacher of the year by the United Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The United Regional Chamber of Commerce selected Wrentham’s Sheena Marie Acosta-Frizzell for the Teacher of the Year for 2013. Acosta-Frizzell, a fifth grade teacher at Roderick Elementary, was awarded a $1,000 check from the Bristol County Savings Bank. She’s been teaching in Wrentham for six years. “I am completely overwhelmed,” she said. “It was quite an honor to be honest. When I found out I was nominated I was extremely taken aback.” Wrentham parent Katie Agnello, whose daughter was in her class last year, nominated Acosta-Frizzell. “She said she was at a banquet and they had mentioned they are accepting nominations and my name came up immediately,” she said. “At that point, I realized what an honor it was just to be nominated.” …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
In letters sent home to the parents of students yesterday, both Roderick School Principal Stephen Grenham and Delaney School Principal Melissa Peterson addressed the Newtown tragedy.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
From Delaney School Principal Stephen Grenham Dear Roderick Families, In the wake of Friday's tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, I know you join me in a huge sense of grief for the innocent victims of this terrible tragedy. As a follow-up to Dr. Marsden’s e-mail and Connect Ed message, I wanted to communicate how things are being handled at the Roderick School today. This morning, I met with the Roderick staff prior to the children's arrival. At this meeting, the school psychologists and I shared that our job as a staff is to maintain as much normalcy as possible for the students in grades four through six. We also discussed ways to handle student conversations should they arise. Our school observed a moment of silence this morning in …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Entering his seventh year as principal, Stephen Grenham took a moment to discuss the upcoming school year with Wrentham Patch.
This week, Principal Stephen Grenham took some time to sit down with Wrentham Patch to talk about the upcoming school year and some things you may not know about him. Going into his seventh year as principal of the Roderick School, Principal Grenham has been hard at work preparing for another year at the grade 4-6 school. Over the next few days we’ll be getting you ready for school with interviews with members of the school faculty and giving you the information you need. Q: 1. How has the lead up been to the new school year? Grenham: We’ve had a great summer. We’ve had a lot of teachers as we always do that have spent numerous amount of hours in the classroom getting it ready, but also a lot of teachers that have been taking some classes…
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Principal Peterson and Principal Grenham introduced the newest additions to the Wrentham Public Schools at last night's Wrentham School Committee meeting.
With the start of school quickly approaching, Principal Melissa Peterson of the Delaney School and Principal Stephen Grenham introduced the newest teachers of the Wrentham public schools last night in a meeting of the Wrentham School Committee at the Roderick School. “It’s been a quite a long time since I’ve been able to say here’s the new teachers of Delaney so it’s very exciting,” Principal Peterson said before introducing the newest members of the Delaney faculty. There will be eight total new teachers with both schools adding four new members. The new teachers were a result of a long process featuring a large list of applicants “The process to find theses incredible teachers was unbelievable and the pool of applicants that we had was …