MARC Bullying Prevention Lesson
Kindergarten & Grade 5 Students
Students and teachers in grade 5 traveled over to the H. Olive Day School to work collaboratively with kindergarten students on a bullying prevention paired lesson. As you can see by the pictures below, everyone truly enjoyed partnering up with each other to learn how to prevent bullying from happening in our schools.
Bucket Fillers Week of April 26, 2013
Noah F. in Mrs. Klassman's...
Read Across America Day
Friday, March 1, 2013
Raffle Winners for Grades 3, 4, 5, & 6!
All proceeds go towards scholarships for King Philip High School seniors pursuing a career in education.
Recess Gymnastics!Grade 6 Girls!
Bucket Fillers - March 22, 2013
Charlie G. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.Ryan C. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.Gavin M. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.Max N. in Mrs. McFadden's class...
Winter Band Concert
Directed by: Mr. John Fouracre
Mr. Fouracre welcomed families and friends to the Winter Beginning Band Concert. The students did an amazing job, and we are all very proud of their hard work!
The percussion section included Charles A., Nick B., Kara B., Ethan H., Paige K., Declan M., John M. Tanner S., and Catherine S.
Kevin P., Jeremy W., Jake S. and Liam P. play the trumpets with enthusiasm and talent!
Holly C. and Jaclyn A. play a duet...
Freeman-Kennedy Student Art Work
Mrs. Mellick - Art Teacher
Ceramic Snowman - Grade 6 Students
Grade 6 students had the opportunity to make their own snowman with clay, paint and glaze. These snowmen were fired in the new kiln and look like they are ready for winter!
Grade 3 Navajo Indian Rugs
Grade 3 students made their own Navajo Indian Rugs which correlate with what they are studying in Social Studies.
Winter Seasonal Skyline - Grade 3
Grade 3 students...
A Season of Giving THANK YOU!
Happy Holidays to parents and students at the Freeman-Kennedy School. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in the "Season of Giving." All of your generous donations will bring huge smiles to many families within our community. As we all continue to prepare for the upcoming holiday it is important to reflect on what makes this season so special and what each of us are thankful in our lives. I am very thankful...
A Season of Giving
We are thrilled that the Freeman-Kennedy School and staff are participating in the Santa Foundation, a federally approved charitable organization that provides gifts to families in need during the holiday season. This year, we are sponsoring 5 families in need this within our community. There is a bulletin board located near the main office decorated with snowflakes and snowmen with gift items needed. Currently, we have 8 gift items left ranging from gift...
Freeman-Kennedy Students Go To The Voting Polls
Students in grades 3-6 had the opportunity to vote for the next president and senator in Congress on Monday, November 5, 2012. Voting polls opened at 9:00 a.m. and wrapped up around 2:30 p.m. As students entered the voting site, they checked in and took their ballot to a voting carrel. After voting, students checked out and then placed their ballot into the ballot box and anxiously waited to hear the results. At the Freeman-Kennedy...
Freeman-Kennedy SchoolParent-Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 1:00 – 3:20 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Parent-teacher conferences are opportunities for parents to find out how their child is adjusting to the new school year, specifically, how your child is doing academically, socially, and emotionally. It is important to...
Grade 3 students had a visit from Benjamin Franklin. His life was reenacted from a small boy until adulthood. Students saw the timeline of his life unfold before their eyes. As a young boy Ben Franklin was an apprentice printer helping his brother start the first "newspaper" in Boston. He then fled to Philadelphia to find work as a printer. Benjamin's life in Philadelphia soared. He bought a newspaper called the Pennsylvania Gazette....
October 1-12, 2012
Grade 5 students in Mrs. Horton's and Mrs. Grout's classes had the opportunity to watch a virtual live webinar with author J.K.Rowling live from Edinburgh, Scotland. Harry Potter books have been popular among children and adults for many years, all over the world. J.K.Rowling read out loud from her first book "Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone." She recently launched a new website called POTTERMORE. This website allows people, young and old, to take a new...
Dear Parents/Guardians,MCAS RESULTSI am writing to inform you that the 2012 spring MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) results will be coming home tomorrow in your child’s backpack. Enclosed in the brown envelope you will find a letter explaining the results. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.OPEN HOUSE - Monday October 1, 2012 – Grades 5 & 6I would like to remind fifth and sixth grade parents about Open House on Monday, October 1, 2012....
Welcome to the Freeman-Kennedy School Blog!
The last few weeks of September have been incredible at the Freeman-Kennedy School. Students have been actively learning new content curriculum every day. Technology has taken off to a new level with learning.
It is amazing to see students using iPads and SmartBoards within the classrooms. As we continue to transition into our new school, new furniture arrives daily. Students and teachers get excited receiving...
Welcome to the Freeman-Kennedy School blog for the 2012-2013 school year. I will use this blog to capture education in action throughout the year. This is one way for parents to see what happens during the school day.
We opened the doors to the Freeman-Kennedy School on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Students and staff are thrilled with their new school and very excited to learn with the multitude of technology we have put in place. During the first week of school,...
Dear Parents and Guardians, Open House dates for the Freeman-Kennedy School are: GRADES 3 and 4 – Monday, September 24, 2012 7:00 – 7:40 p.m. Classroom Presentation 7:40 – 8:00 p.m. Tour the New School Specialists-Monday, September 24, 2012 will be available to visit in their classrooms. (P.E., art, library, band, and music) GRADES 5 and 6 – Monday, October 1, 2012 7:00 – 7:40 p.m. Classroom Presentation 7:40 – 8:00 p.m. Tour the New School During...
We have had a wonderful start to the school year! The students were smiling from ear to ear as they entered their new school on Tuesday morning. I greatly appreciate all the parent support as we transitioned into our new school. Our school feels complete with students learning in such a beautiful environment.
All families are invited to attend the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the school cafeteria. Guided...
Dear Parents and Students,
It was a pleasure to see everyone during the Freeman-Kennedy tours over the past few days. Our new school is absolutely amazing, and I can’t wait for the students to come back to school on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. During the first week of school the entire staff will assist students in finding their classrooms. On the first day of school, prior to dismissal the entire school will practice the afternoon dismissal process. This will help all...
Dear Parents and Students,
I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! It is hard to believe the summer break is half over and before you know it everyone will be taking their first steps into the Freeman-Kennedy School. I am writing to let you know we have been assured by the building contractor that school will open on time.
The first day of school will be Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
Parents will receive their child’s 2012-2013 teacher assignment along with...
Dear Parents and Students,I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful summer days. I am writing to let everyone know that it is projected that we will receive a substantial completion certification in approximately two weeks (July 23, 2012). Mrs. Curran and Mrs. Altham-Hickey will be working at the H. Olive Day School for the next two weeks. Please feel free to contact us through email (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) or at 508-541-5475 if you have any...
June 14, 2012
I cannot believe that summer is already here! Where did the school year go?
As you should be aware, XtraMath is a school wide math initiative and also our summer math program. By now, all of your children have been signed up, given an access code, and used the site. Studies show that math fluency is extremely important in the mathematical success of your child. Therefore, it is our expectation that your child will use this program to work on mastery of...
Summer math can be a lot of fun. Here are some great websites for you child to check out that will help them better understand math concepts while having fun playing games:
Many of these websites have downloads for tablets and smart phones.