Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Memorial Elementary School invited school and community leaders into the classrooms to read to children.
Memorial Elementary School celebrated the end of an 8-week read-a-thon Friday with Community Reading Day. The students had just completed the Books and Beyond recreational reading program, which is an annual 8 week program is to encourage and nurture reading outside the classroom. Community leaders, including state Rep. John Fernandes (D-Milford), Police Chief Thomas O'Loughlin, Superintendent Robert Tremblay and Target Store Leader Tom Rock, were invited in to share a story and help inspire students.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Principal Lisa Burns was the 'Cat in the Hat' and the teachers at Memorial were 'Things' for Halloween.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The Memorial Elementary School staff sure had the Halloween spirit! Principal Lisa Burns dressed up as the Cat in the Hat and the teachers were “THINGS,” from the popular Dr. Seuss children’s book, “The Cat in the Hat.” Each number on the costumes represents the teachers' homeroom numbers.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
A suspicious powder found in an envelope mailed to Memorial Elementary School was determined to be cornstarch, according to Milford police. Three other schools in New England reportedly received similar letters Tuesday, all from Texas.
Updated: The white powder mailed in an envelope to Memorial Elementary School was determined to be cornstarch, according to Milford police, and three other schools in New England also reportedly received similar mailings Tuesday. Children at Memorial were kept in their classrooms after the investigation began about 11:45 a.m., but were allowed to eat lunch as normal in the basement cafeteria, school officials said. Dismissal was not affected by the incident. The white material fell out of an envelope opened by a school secretary, said Milford Deputy Police Chief James Heron, triggering the investigation by state and local hazardous materials experts. The envelope was addressed to the school, but not a particular person, and mailed from …
Monday, November 21, 2011
An enthusiastic group of kindergarteners enjoyed the Tanglewood Marionettes, appearing at Memorial Elementary School last week.
The Tanglewood Marionettes visited Memorial Elementary School on Thursday, delighting each class with hand-crafted puppets that included a buzzing bee, a gardener's flower that squirted water, and a giant spider that wandered into the audience. "The Fairy Circus" show, performed by Puppeteer Peter Schaefer, kept the children entertained for several hours. Milford Patch caught the final show of the day, for the combined Kindergarten classes.