Friday, March 29, 2013
Local third graders are spearheading a book drive to benefit School on Wheels of Massachusetts.
Mr Higgins' third grade class at HH Richardson School is in the midst of a book drive to benefit School on Wheels of Massachusetts. School on Wheels, based in Brockton, offers tutoring, books and school supplies for children affected by homelessness. The third graders worked to get the word out with posters and they have asked for donations. Over 600 books have already been collected and the project is not yet over.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Principals Gary Mazzolla and Donna Tobin begin their second year working together in the same building.
With the school-year starting this week, H.H. Richardson Principal Donna Tobin and F.L. Olmsted Principal Gary Mazzola are looking forward to another year with offices located just a few steps down the hall. "It provides more opportunities to have a colleague close by," Mazzola said. "It can be an isolating job, so it is nice to have another person that you can bounce ideas off or monitor issues with." Most importantly, both Tobin, who begins her second year, and Mazzolla, who begins his eighth year, agree that the two schools need to be on the same page academically. "We spent a lot of time last year with a lot of collaborative efforts between the two schools," Tobin said. "That will continue this year." No effort will be more apparent …
Monday, June 20, 2011
Right Here in Easton
Everyone needs a sanctuary in life – a place where he or she can get away and find peace and a spot conducive to reflection – and which offers comfort. It need not be exotic; it doesn’t have to be a villa on the Mediterranean or a hut in the Rockies or a beach in Mexico or a Tibetan temple in the Himalayas. We can find our sanctuary, our comfort place, close to home. In New York City there is Central Park, a stretch of green space that means so much to millions, and which to countless has enabled a reinvigoration – and also a calming – of the soul. In fact, when a crime is committed in Central Park, the city becomes especially incensed. In a sprawling and densely populated urban environment, there are going to be lots of problems … …
Friday, April 29, 2011
H.H. Richardson students displayed their artistic abilities in all facets Thursday evening.
Students at H.H. Richardson School displayed their artwork Thursday evening at the annual Student Art Exhibition. Under the direction of of Art Teacher Achim Krasenbrink, students displayed art in all facets, including photo-art using mac computers, drawing, printing, tessellation, sculpture, clay, "square one", and photography.