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Framingham Assistant Superintendent Leaving

Framingham Assistant Superintendent Leaving

Framingham Superintendent issues one paragraph press release that Mark Prince is leaving Framingham Public Schools.
Where is My Middle School Student's Schedule?

Where is My Middle School Student's Schedule?

Students at Cameron, Fuller and Walsh middle schools will start class on Wednesday, Aug. 27
New Drop-Off & Pick-Up At Hemenway Elementary School

New Drop-Off & Pick-Up At Hemenway Elementary School

The changes were made to alleviate traffic congestion on Water Street and to improve safety for students & families.
Slain Journalist James Foley Spoke at McAuliffe Charter in 2011

Slain Journalist James Foley Spoke at McAuliffe Charter in 2011

James Foley, 40, a freelance journalist was killed this week by his Islamic State Group captors.
Elyse Torbert Promoted to Newly-Created Framingham High Associate Principal Post

Elyse Torbert Promoted to Newly-Created Framingham High Associate Principal Post

History teacher hired as new vice principal for Framingham High School. He is assigned to the Class of 2016.
New Framingham High Principal Tweets With Students, Parents

New Framingham High Principal Tweets With Students, Parents

Framingham resident Adam Goldberg was hired as Framingham High School's new principal in June.
Apology Posted on Website for Framingham High School Scheduling Error

Apology Posted on Website for Framingham High School Scheduling Error

The high school sent out schedules to more than 2,000 students that indicated school started at 6 a.m.. School starts at 7:25 a.m.
Framingham High School Is NOT Changing School Hours

Framingham High School Is NOT Changing School Hours

There was a glitch in the Framingham Public School system that sent out the high school students' schedules with the wrong school hours.
Is Framingham Public Schools Without An Assistant Superintendent?

Is Framingham Public Schools Without An Assistant Superintendent?

School employees, school leaders and parents have not heard or seen Framingham Assistant Superintendent Park Prince since before July 4th.
McAuliffe Charter School Move Delayed to New Campus

McAuliffe Charter School Move Delayed to New Campus

The Christa McAuliffe Charter School will close early on Friday, Sept. 19 & not re-open for students until Monday, Sept 29 due to the move.
Framingham Schools Hire Director of Family and Community Engagement

Framingham Schools Hire Director of Family and Community Engagement

The new director will replace Anna Cross, who retired in June.
Massachusetts, MassBay Community College Puts Out Request for Property for New Framingham Campus

Massachusetts, MassBay Community College Puts Out Request for Property for New Framingham Campus

The Commonwealth, working with MassBay Communiuty College, released a request for proposal for property in downtown Framingham to be a part of the college's new campus.
Framingham Selectmen Reject School Administration Lease of Perini Building

Framingham Selectmen Reject School Administration Lease of Perini Building

Framingham Superintendent of Schools and the Framingham School Committee wanted to move school administrative offices to the Perini Building for 5 years at a cost of $328,000 a year.
$7,000 MutualOne Foundation Grant Will Enhance Reed Academy Programs

$7,000 MutualOne Foundation Grant Will Enhance Reed Academy Programs

The MutualOne Charitable Foundation recently awarded $7,000 to Reed Academy in Framingham for the purchase of iPads for student use in technology education and theater/creative arts programs
Parents Form King Elementary PTO; Play Date Today at 10 a.m.

Parents Form King Elementary PTO; Play Date Today at 10 a.m.

This morning, July 19 at 10 a.m. there is a playdate for children and parents of the first class at King Elementary to get to know each other at Hemenway Elementary's playground.
Framingham Schools Issues Press Release on Afterschool Contracts

Framingham Schools Issues Press Release on Afterschool Contracts

Brophy afterschool care will be provided by Springboard Education in America and Stapleton will have Kidsborough, like Dunning Elementary School.
UPDATED: After A Decade Running Afterschool Care At Brophy, MetroWest YMCA Contract Not Renewed

UPDATED: After A Decade Running Afterschool Care At Brophy, MetroWest YMCA Contract Not Renewed

The decision not to renew the MetroWest YMCA contract for afterschool care at Brophy Elementary comes days after a program at Stapleton Elementary School for 29 years was not renewed.
After 29 Years, Stapleton Elementary After School Program Not Renewed

After 29 Years, Stapleton Elementary After School Program Not Renewed

With school starting at the end of August, working parents are unhappy the program was not renewed and that they have no information on the new vendor or what will be available for their chi
School Committee Unanimously Votes To Approve Administration Move to Perini Building

School Committee Unanimously Votes To Approve Administration Move to Perini Building

Framingham Selectmen would still need to approve the 5-year lease at $328,000 a year before the Framingham School administration could move.
Framingham Schools Redesign Middle School Math Curriculum

Framingham Schools Redesign Middle School Math Curriculum

Framingham Public Schools: "Student performance reflected an overall decline in percent of students in advanced/proficient categories over the past four years."