Saturday, June 18, 2011
Nourse Elementary principal to take job in North Attleboro.
It’s quickly evident when talking to L.G. Nourse Principal Danielle Klingaman how passionate she is about education. She says it will be “heartbreaking” to leave the school to become principal at a school in North Attleboro in July. “It’s extremely difficult to leave,” Klingaman said. “I’ve grown to love the kids and their families. There’s a great sense of pride and community here.” Klingaman has been the principal at the Nourse school for four years and worked as an assistant principal in East Bridgewater prior to coming to Norton. Klingaman lives in Attleboro and grew up in Blackstone where she was an outstanding athlete, playing field hockey, basketball, and track at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School. She was adept enough at …
Monday, May 16, 2011
L. G. Nourse principal Danielle Klingaman to leave Norton school system for N. Attleboro.
Monday, May 16, 2011
Recently I received some upsetting news - the principal of Norton's L.G. Nourse, well liked and respected by students and parents alike, is accepting a position at another elementary school. Of course, this news did not come as a shock to anyone following the politics of Norton with regards to LGN. For the past three years that I have lived in Norton I have heard the ever looming threat that LGN would be closing. As a parent, I'm left to wonder every year where my kids will be going to school next year. However, it's the teachers and staff, who have to work with the constant uncertainty of whether they'll have a job next year and where that job will be, who are under the most stress. And we've finally seen the impact of this. I have to …
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Third grader wins bid to be principal for a day.
Before her elementary school career is over, third grader Victoria Weeman might have enough experience to become a principal. Victoria, 8, bid in a silent auction at the LGN Winter Carnival last month to become principal at L. G. Nourse Elementary School for the day. This is the second time she has won. On Friday, April 8, Victoria got to cash in on her prize. Her duties included lunch duty, photocopying items, bus duty, organizing grocery bags for an Earth Day project, and, of course, giving her class extra recess time. “I think it’s fun. I’d definitely do it again,” said Victoria, who is in Jennifer Carlson’s class. In fact, she said that she would like to be a real principal when she grows up. “I hope she does become a real principal …