Friday, May 17, 2013
Mass Bay Community College and Framingham have agreed to a 2-year lease extension for the college to use the former Farley School building Framingham Patch has learned.
UPDATED: 11 a.m. School Committee releasedits agenda and will vote onthe 2-year lease Monday night *** Framingham Patch has learned that MassBay Community College and Framingham has agreed, in terms, to a 2-year lease extension for the college to use the former Farley School building on Flagg Drive, next to Fuller Middle School and across from McCarthy Elementary School. Framingham School Committee is expected to approve a 2-year lease extension agreement, negotiated behind closed doors, for the college at its meeting on Monday night. Terms of the lease will not be released until after the vote. The college's original lease ends in August 2013. Framingham Town Meeting, earlier this month, approved $400,000 for the School Department to …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Framingham Superintendent of Schools announced Thursday morning he has a hired a new principal for Fuller Middle; the Natick resident will start July 1.
Framingham Superintendent of Schools Stacy Scott announced he has hired a new principal for Fuller Middle School. Sharon Seyller, currently assistant principal at the Fowler School in Maynard, will be Fuller's new principal. She lives in Natick. Principal Juan Rodriguez announced in Dec. 2012 he would be retiring. He was then moved to a central office position, and the school has been run by Vice Principal James Bergeron. Seyller was the only finalist for the position. She will start on July 1. A search committee identified two finalists but John Harutunian, the assistant principal at Adams Middle School in Holliston, took a job as principal of Oak Hill Middle School in Newton last month.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Town Meeting on Wednesday night approved funds for a children's grove at Cushing Memorial Park, a study to renovate the Athenaeum in Saxonville and money to study Fuller-Farley schools.
Framingham Town Meeting is expected to start at 7:30 p.m. in Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building or when a quorum is reached. Framingham Patch will be live blogging. To see what you have missed, check out our live blogs from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. Town Meeting will continue its debate and vote on capital budget items tonight. Tuesday night, they approved plans to fix the Pearl Street garage and to purchase a new bucket truck for the Framingham Fire Department among other items. Read all the discussion with our live blog on Day 3. *** 7:32 p.m. Quorum 7:34 p.m. Test of electronic vote ... Will we finish the Capital Budget article (18) tonight? Vote 42-22-12 YES ((Editor's Note: Town Meeting Did not Finish article 18 tonight)) *** 7:36 p.m…
A Fuller Middle School student's artwork was named honorable mention in the 2013 Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival logo contest.
Lara Williams, an eighth grade student at Fuller Middle School, was one of three students honored for creating an original logo for the 2013 Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival as part of the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild's annual contest. Her drawing was one of three artworks selected as a finalist for the logo. The Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild selected Tewksbury student Sara Axson's art work as the 2013 logo for the festival. Williams and Vanessa Lorusso of Weymouth were awarded honorable mentions in the logo contest. in 2011, Williams won the Theatre Guild's logo contest. Also this year, Williams designed the sets for Fuller Middle School's entry into the 2013 Middle School Drama Festival. She created …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Performances are tonight, May 3 at 7 and tomorrow, May 4 at 4 p.m.
Fuller Middle School students are staging two one-act plays, Hoodie and Oddball this weekend. Tickets can be bought at door for $7. Performances are tonight, May 3 at 7 and tomorrow, May 4 at 4 p.m. The students performed Hoodie in the 2013 Middle School Drama Festival last month and earned a Silver Award. Click here for a slideshow of photos from a rehearsal of Hoodie.
Monday, April 29, 2013
All three Framingham public middle schools competed in the 2013 Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival over the weekend.
All three Framingham public middle schools competed in the 2013 Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival over the weekend. About three dozen middle schools from Massachusetts competed Saturday and Sunday in the festival sponsored by the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild. On Saturday Walsh Middle School hosted six schools. Walsh and Cameron Middle School both earned a Gold award during festival. Walsh performed I Never Saw A Butterfly. Cameron performed the Seussification of Romeo and Juliet. On Sunday, Fuller Middle School competed at Dover-Sherborn Middle. Fuller earned a Silver Award for its staging of Hoodie.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Fuller Middle School students will stage the play Hoodie as its entry in the 2013 Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival Sunday at 3 p.m.
Middle schoolers face a tornado of questions every day. What do I wear? What if I wear the wrong thing? What do I look like? Will I fit in? Will I be popular? This afternoon, Fuller Middle School theater students will stage the play Hoodie by Lindsay Price as its entry in the 2013 Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival, sponsored by the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild. Hoodie examines image & appearance in a vignette style and poses what may be the most difficult question of all – Do I stay in the clump or do I stand alone? The public is invited to watch the students perform the 35-minute play at Dover-Sherborn Middle School at 3 p.m. Admission is $10, and allows you to view all six entries. Performances begin at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Finalists for the principal position at Fuller Middle School are now down to just one candidate as the other finalist has accepted a position in Newton.
Parents are invited tonight (April 24) to meet the lone finalist for the Fuller Middle School Principal position at 7 in the school's library. The lone finalist to replace former Fuller Middle Principal Juan Rodriguez, is Sharon Seyller. Seyller is in her third year as an Assistant Principal at the Fowler Middle School in Maynard. She also served three years as a Vice Principal/Interim Principal at Scituate Middle School. Seyller has more than 15 years of guidance counselor experience in New Hampshire and Massachusetts public schools. She spent the day in Framingham Tuesday, said Human Resources Director Paula Ceglowski. It is unknown if Dr. Scott will name Seyller as the new principal, or if he will decide to hold a second principal …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Framingham Public Schools have started a search to hire an elementary and a middle school principal by the end of April.
Wilson Elementary School Principal Robin Welch will retire at the end of the school year. Earlier in the school year, Fuller Middle School principal Juan Rodriguez announced he would retire at the end of the school year, too. Framingham Public Schools is in the process of searching for a new principal for both schools. Superintendent of Schools Stacy Scott said he hopes to name replacements by the April break. In 1999, Welch was named principal of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School. In 2005, Welch was named the Thomas C. Passios Outstanding Principal of the Year. Welch started his education career as a classroom teacher in Brookline in 1977. In 1987, he became Vice Principal of the John D. Runkle Elementary School in Brookline. He served as …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Fuller Middle School search committee meeting tonight and the 3rd Annual Taste of MetroWest is featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Tomorrow is the Taste of MetroWest at the Sheraton Framingham. Presented by the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, the third annual event will feature more than three dozen food and drink exhibitors. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Last year, more than 1,000 people attended the event. 2. Framingham State University, as part of its Diversity and Inclusion Week, will screen the documentary Lives Worth Living at 4:30 p.m. in the common room at North Hall. Framingham residents are invited to the free screening. The documentary chronicles America’s awakening consciousness with regard …