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Principal Notes – January 15th

1/15/21 Dear Florence Roche Families, I am excited to share with you our version of the FloRo News Report for this year!  The FloRo News was part of the 4th grade experience under our Innovation Lab teacher, Mrs. Disch, for the previous 2 years.  Our school community looked forward to watching the 4th graders deliver … read more


Accessing ClassLink on a Browser, Chromebook, and iPad

ClassLink Access through a Browser For all students that are using a personal device, please visit: This is the loading page for GDRSD students. See the image below. You will not be able to login by visiting any other links. This link via a ‘cloud’ icon, is placed on every page on our website. See … read more


Information Chromebook/iPad Loaner Program

First, I would like to thank you, our parent community, for being awesome partners during this period of remote/hybrid learning. Our community has risen to the challenge during this difficult time. We are thrilled to support our district initiatives for the upcoming year. This past spring during the initial phases of COVID-19, the district provided … read more


First Graders in Innovation Lab Ask, “What can you code your robot to do?”

Over the past 18-months, the Department of Technology & Digital Learning has overseen the creation of an elementary course aligning to the Digital Learning and Computer Science (DLCS) Massachusetts Frameworks. Grade-level scope and sequence documents were created and aligned with rigorous state-level standards surrounding computational thinking, computer science principles, digital citizenship, and much more. This … read more


Florence Roche News

Each week, Florence Roche Elementary students write, direct and create their very own news report with Mrs. Disch! Please take a moment to visit the Flo Ro News Google site, which shares all weekly news videos!


Students Read Online Books with Epic!

After taking an assessment, second-graders in Mary Kaye Miln’s classroom worked on their Google Chromebooks reading their favorite online books using the Epic! app. Epic! provides some amazing online (audio too!) books for students, available on all mobile platforms. For more information on Epic!, please click here. Second graders use @EpicKidsBooks after taking their assessments … read more