Fuller Middle School is one of three middle schools in the Framingham Public School System. Students in the sixth…More through the eighth grades attend this school. Currently, McCarthy Elementary and Brophy Elementary feed into this middle school. The school also houses an English as a Second Language (ESL) program in Spanish and Portuguese. For almost 50 percent of the students, English is not their first language. About one out of every four students receive special education services.
The school is named after Dr. Solomon Fuller and his wife Meta Fuller, a famous sculptor. Both were active residents of Framingham. The school is housed in the former Framingham South High. It opened as a middle school in 1998. The school mascot is the Fuller Falcon and the school colors are onyx and jade.
Students follow a six-day rotation schedule. Every student is also part of an academic team. Principal Juan Rodriquez was named Massachusetts Middle School Principal of the Year in 2005. The school was identified as a Commonwealth Compass Exemplary School in 2002. The middle school's core values are "Respect, Responsibility and Results."
Bowditch Field Athletic and Cultural Complex (Framingham Parks a 475 Union Ave, Framingham, MA01702 Bowditch Field Athletic and Cultural Complex was named for Nathaniel Bowditch, a 1908 charter member of the…More Framingham Parks and Recreation and owner of Milwood Farm in 1946, a year after he died. Bowditch Field, maintained by the Framingham Parks and Recreation Department, is the home of the Framingham Flyers. It dates back to 1917, when the Town of Framingham agreed to purchased the fair grounds to be used as athletic fields. The Field has a long history. In the 1920s, a semi-pro football team the Lion Tamers played on the field. The first high school game was played in 1924. In 1936, the Boston Braves, a NFL franchise practiced at the field. In 1937, that team became the Washington Redskins. In 1958, high school graduation ceremonies were moved to Bowditch Field. And between 1963-1990, Framingham North and Framingham South played football before the field's largest crowds. Night lights were added in 1985. In 1997, the Boston Renegades, a professional womens soccer team played its inaugural season at Bowditch. The team continued to play there through 2008. In Nov. 2009, after approval from Town meeting, renovations began on the current field complex.
Asinayo Market: Gourmet Asian Market 185 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 Asinayo Market is a family-owned business that has been operating in Framingham for nearly a decade. It provides a…More unique service by stocking Asian foods including Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese, and Indian in the form of fresh produce, frozen foods, and dry noodles—products that are not otherwise readily available in town. Limited school-lunch catering to local high school students is also available, and there is also a small Asian video rental service in the back of the store.
The Learning Center for Deaf Children 818 Central St, Framingham, MA01701 The Learning Center for the Deaf is a private school. It provides academic instruction, fine arts and physical…More education, along with audiology, counseling, ASL interpreting, nursing and occupational and physical therapy. The Learning Center for the Deaf serves students ranging from infants to high school-age as well as special needs students of all ages. The center is led by executive director Judy Vreeland, associate executive director Peter L. Bailey and the director of Framingham campus program Judy Jacobs.