ICYMI: Our 2018 district annual report has been mailed and is also available digitally. Take a moment to read the great information about our strategic focuses from the past year and a look toward the future.
Day 1 - August 2018: Start of the Year Focusing on the important elements of relationship building is a tool in every effective teacher’s toolkit. This year we track the relationship-building process with two of our 5th-grade teachers, Ms. Folan, and Mrs. Marchione. The first day of school is an important time to really go to… Continue reading A Year in SEL on Team Imagination: With Mrs. Marchione & Ms. Folan
Discovery Education recently featured a blog post about Natick teacher at Kennedy Middle School, Amanda Buck, discussing how she is using Science Techbook in her 8th-grade classroom to engage and stimulate learning with her students. Read more about Ms. Buck and her students study on the history of how glaciers helped shape the land around their school… Continue reading Discovery Ed Blog Feature on Natick Teacher, Amanda Buck!
We're thrilled to announce that Wilson Middle School won $450 in grant funding to support the purchase of a courtyard chess set! As stated by NEF, "This proposal was written and submitted by a student and supported by the school principal. The grant will support the construction of a large-scale outdoor chess board, as well… Continue reading Natick Education Foundation Announces May Mini-Grant Winner!
This year, Brown Elementary teachers (Mrs. Cohen, Mrs. Courville, and Mrs. Foutz have been helping their students understand and develop a growth mindset. Growth Mindset is focused on teaching children to believe that they can learn, change, and develop needed skills. Using this mentality, students become better equipped to handle inevitable setbacks and know that hard… Continue reading Brown 4th Graders Learn About Having a Growth Mindset
This designation is for significant gains in student access and success where 447 school districts across the U.S. and Canada are honored. To be included on the 8th Annual Honor Roll, [insert school district name] had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP… Continue reading Natick named to the 8th Annual AP Honor Roll