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Tuesday, October 18, 2011
A run down of what was covered in Monday night's School Committee Meeting.
Enrollment at the school is down 40 from last year, with 111 kindergarteners, 125 first graders, 123 second graders and 142 third graders. Though not all the MCAS questions have been released, staff at the JCS are working to identify specific areas of improvements. As a whole, students received adequate results in math, but need to work on English Language Arts skills. Measurements the staff will take toward this goal include writing programs with concentration in open response questions, implementing complete sentences when students ask or answer questions and practicing multiple choice questions. Though third graders are the only ones taking MCAS at the school, benchmark levels will be studied at in other grades as well. “It’s …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Letter to the editor by NHS student Allyson Salvo as a journalism assignment.
Dear Kelly Mello, Something within the Norton community that I feel as though should deserve to be recognized would be the fact that the teachers at the L.G.N Elementary school are so involved and helpful when it comes to the school to career program that the high school offers. Not really knowing how things run or how to do certain things in a different public building is really helpful when learning hands of activities that require certain skills when trying to become a teacher. Especially when you first start out your extremely nervous, you’re in a different work zone so it feels good to get that experience and help from a variety of different teachers that actually know and understand what it’s like to start off. I also feel as though …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Meet L. G. Nourse's new principal.
Cathy Luke, the new principal at L.G. Nourse Elementary, has come full circle. Luke grew up in Norton and worked for 23 years in the Berkeley school system before coming back to Norton. She primarily taught third grade in Berkeley and was an assistant principal as well. “I always wanted to be a teacher from the time I was a kid,” Luke said. “It was a dream of mine.” Luke did her undergraduate work at Framingham State University, now Framingham State College, in elementary education and got her master’s degree in school administration from Endicott College. Luke replaces Danielle Klingaman at L.G. Nourse. Her first week at the school “has been very smooth,” she said, attributing the smooth transition to the school staff. “We’re all …