Friday, April 12, 2013
Ann Weintrob will take over for retiring Debbie Dicenso.
Easton Public Schools Superintendent Michael Green said that after a "long and extensive search," the search committee for Center School's next principal had found the right person for the job. Moreau Hall Reading Specialist Ann Weintrob will take over for retiring Center School Principal Debbie Dicenso after this school year. "Thank you very much," Weintrob said at an Easton School Committee meeting Thursday. "I can’t express how excited I am and honored to be the next principal of Center School." Weintrob said that as part of the interview process, she toured Center School with Dicenso. "What a great place." She said. "..It’s really a gift that Debbie’s giving me to be able to start my principal-ship in such a great place. I hope to …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
After nine years, Center School will have a new leader next year.
Center School Principal Debbie Dicenso will retire after this year. The announcement came at a school committee meeting last week in which Committee Chair Jane Martin read a letter from Dicenso to the rest of the committee. "Working with such a caring, honest, invested staff has truly been a gift," Dicenso wrote in her letter. Dicenso has been the principal of Center School for the past nine years. Prior to that, she spent 27 years as a teacher in the Stoughton school system. "She’s certainly done an outstanding job throughout the years and has been a very valued member of our administrative cabinent team," Superintendent Michael Green said. School Committee member Caroline O'Neill said Dicenso took on a mentoring role in recent years for …
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Center School's first annual family fun day was held Saturday.
The Center School PAC ran the first ever Family Fun Day yesterday. Activities included inflatable slides, games, pony rides and pumpkin decorating.
Monday, October 3, 2011
A look at some things worth knowing today.
Five Things You Should Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. The Children's Museum is holding Animal Happenings today. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Old Fire House on Mechanic Street. 2.Cooking is Everything, the History of Civil War Foods Foodie Event will be held today at 6 p.m. at the Ames Free Library. Mark Nickerson and Michael Grossman will talk about food choices available to soldiers on the Civil War battlefields, how the meals were prepared, what challenges were faced by the cooks and present some dishes using period recipes. 3. The OA cross country teams will be …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent toured schools on first day
When students walked into Easton schools on Sept. 6, the day after Labor Day, school administrators said it was as if they had never left. "We had a very smooth opening," Superintendent Michael Green said at a school committee meeting last week. The first day of school was smooth despite the after-effects of Hurricane Irene, Green said, which left all of the buildings except Center School without power just one day before opening. Luckily, power was restored in the nick of time. Green said he and Assistant Superintendent Cathy MacLeod went to each of the seven schools in the district on the first day to see how students were adjusting to the new year. In each building, students and teachers were well acclimated. "We were able to see each …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Principal Debra DiCenso stresses the importance of her staff working together in the upcoming school year.
If you've ever walked into Easton's Center School, it is hard not to notice the tight quarters. The gymnasium is also home to the cafeteria and music rooms. Offices double as conference rooms and teachers end up sharing many of their resources. For Principal Debra DiCenso, though, that isn't necessarily a bad thing. "We’ve learned to be in each other’s spaces and we’ve learned to team up," she said. "It’s a real team mentality here. The teachers are amazing – very kind, caring and invested people. It’s a warm place – very nurturing." DiCenso has had some time to get used to the school's environment. Now heading into her eighth year, she faces a much different outlook than the principals at Easton's other two elementary schools, who are …
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