Principal Notes – April 9th

Dear Florence Roche Families, We successfully welcomed back 52 of our remote students this week!  It was nice to see them all in person again.  I look forward to seeing all our students return in the future. With the return of so many students, we also experienced an increase of cars in the morning drop … read more

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Principal Notes – April 2nd

Dear Florence Roche Families, Happy April!  We survived April Fool’s Day without too many pranks.  I did get quite a few jokes shared with me throughout the day and that was fun.  It certainly feels like spring when we have the Red Sox playing at Fenway again.   Just a reminder about our changing school day … read more


Principal Notes – March 26th

Dear Florence Roche Families, It was great to see so many students and their families coming together last night for our Literacy Night poetry celebration.  Darren Sardelli shared many humorous poems and the creative stories behind them.  His best advice for aspiring writers is to start an “idea book” to capture all of those seed … read more

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Principal Notes – March 19th

Dear Florence Roche Families, I hope you are all adjusting well to the daylight savings time shift.  I definitely appreciate the extended sunlight as I make my way home each day.  Spring will be here this weekend and with it the warmer days.  I feel fortunate to live in New England where we get to … read more

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Principal Notes – March 12th

Dear Florence Roche Families, This week marks the 1 year anniversary of our school shutting down last spring due to COVID-19.  All of our lives have been impacted by this virus in one way or another.  I am proud of how our school community has responded to this challenging year and adapted our learning model … read more

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Principal Notes – February 26th

It was great to see everyone back after the vacation week.  These weeks tend to feel a bit longer as we all work to get back into our daily schedules.  Third grade parents helped us celebrate the end of this long week with some very special treats.  Thank you so much to our 3rd grade … read more


Principal Notes – February 5th

Dear Florence Roche Families, I hope this finds you well.  It was great to see so many students enjoying our staff bedtime stories on Wednesday night.  This was a nice way to end our celebration of World Read Aloud Day.  Thank you to all of our staff members for participating and especially to Mrs. Pierantozzi … read more


Principal Notes – January 29th

Dear Florence Roche Families, I hope you all stay warm over this frigid last weekend of January.  We have been fortunate thus far not having to deal with any major snowstorms.  Hopefully, the weather forecasters’ predictions for a winter storm next week are not accurate..     A huge thank you to our PTA and 2nd … read more

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Principal Notes – January 22

Dear Florence Roche Families, Valentine’s Day is a special day for our elementary students and it will be here soon.  Traditionally, students have exchanged cards and each classroom had its own form of celebration.  Parents have been wondering about our plans for Valentine’s Day this year following the current COVID guidelines. Mrs. Taylor met with … read more

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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