Manage student food services accounts online!
|The district is pleased to announce a new service that provides our families with the convenience of online food service account management. For more information, click here!|
The Whitcomb School challenges, inspires and empowers adolescents to make responsible decisions and develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required to discover and develop their potential.
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1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School
25 Union Street Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: (508) 460-3502
Fax number: (508) 460-3547
Student Instructional Day: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Brian Daniels, Principal
Richard Lacina, Bethany Pritchard & Wayne Labbe,
Mary Murphy, Executive Director
of Primary & Elementary Education (Grades PK-5)
Maureen Greulich, Executive Director
of Secondary Education (Grades 6-12)
Dan Riley; Director of STEM, Supervisor of Mathematics/Technology 6-12
Jose Reyes, Supervisor of Humanities 6-12
Kathleen Richov, Supervisor of Science & Engineering 6-12
Whitcomb musical is Nov. 20 & 21!
|Once Upon a Mattress
The Whitcomb School
Once Upon a Mattress
at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 & 21
Tickets at the door:
$3 for students,
$5 for adults.
See you there!
Washinton, DC Parent Meeting Nov. 18
|Mark your calendars: Eighth-grade students and their parents/guardians are asked attend a meeting in the Whitcomb Auditorium at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, for information about the June Washington, D.C. trip. For more information, click here.|
Winter Sports Sign-Up Info
|Whitcomb sign-ups for middle school basketball are now open on the Whitcomb athletics webpage. Any sixth-, seventh- or eighth-grader interested in trying out must sign up ASAP online and have a valid physical as of November 30, the first day of winter sports. Also, any eighth-grader interested in playing high school junior varsity hockey must sign up online ASAP and have a valid physical. Try-out schedules will be posted to www.mwlma.org in early November.
For questions or additional information, please contact Athletic Director Jeff Rudzinsky at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (508) 460-3500, ext. 7410.
Fifth-graders share literacy experience
|Whitcomb Middle School English language arts teacher Lane Hammond and her fifth-graders are having a hoot of a time reading. The class is embracing the Marlborough Reads: One City, One Book initiative of reading “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen, sharing the book, and participating in book-related activities. Hammond even has plans for an after-school book club to keep the reading momentum going.
The citywide Marlborough Reads: One City, One Book project runs through Nov. 14. Visit http://bit.ly/marlboroughreads for more information about upcoming events and activities!
Photo Retake Day: Nov. 9
|Lifetouch Photography will be here for picture re-takes on November 9 for students who were absent or would like to order re-takes.|
NEASC Accreditation Awarded
|The Marlborough Public Schools is pleased to announce that in late June 2015 we received notice from the NEASC that Whitcomb Middle School has received full accreditation for the current 10-year cycle. Attached are the letter from the visiting team co-chair and the final report resulting from the NEASC process.
We thank everyone who was involved in and served in leadership roles throughout this process.
Summer Reading Information
Click here for summer reading information and assignments!
The Whitcomb ROAR:
Check out this video that explains why there is such a ROAR at Whitcomb!
Staff and students discuss the school's core values and how students and staff alike show those values every day.
|The MCAS Shake-Off
Kudos to the Whitcomb staff, who put together this video to inspire Whitcomb students to take the MCAS tests seriously, then “shake off” the stress that comes from taking the MCAS and other standardized tests.
Check it out!
|Aspen Family Portal Update: Parents now can register for e-mail alerts regarding their students' attendance and grades from their Aspen Family Portal accounts - click here for details!|
|Updated Food Services policy: The Marlborough School Committee on Jan. 13 passed a policy regarding the charging of food services (school lunches) and the managing of outstanding balances. Please click here to read about the policy and how it affects student food service accounts.|
|Whitcomb Panthers PTO Spirit Wear Order Form: Click here!|
|Thank you, NEASC student ambassadors
Whitcomb Middle School sends out a big “Thank you!” to the following students for serving as school ambassadors during the recent NEASC site visit: Arelene Hernandez, Brooke Bishop, Christian Berry, Dylan Church, Emma Morris, Gabriel Dominguez, Bethany Gould, Jacquelyn Rocheleau, James Regan, Jorge Porras, Sara Orentlich, Sarah Dos Santos, Aniel Baj, Ashley LeConti, Carrie Sibole, Ines Dias de Oliveira Martins, Jordany Lopez, Lou Vigeant, Nikhil Patel, Reiner Luna, Sarah Peltier, Savannah Christo, Tino Pizzarella and Samantha Mains.
|PARENTS: Please read the attached letter regarding the Enterovirus D-68, the district's vigilance in watching for trends in illness patterns, and what students, parents and staff can do to help prevent spreading of the virus should it occur in our community.|
|Parents/Guardians of MPS students: Please update contact information to be accurate at all times in the event of an emergency at school!|
|Click here to access the district’s resource page for information on social and emotional support to those who need assistance with processing, understanding, and coping with tragedy and/or grief.|
|Online Sports Registration Webpage
(You'll be directed to the high school site, where both middle school and high school registrations are processed.)
|Make It Your Own
Watch the student-produced video Marlborough High School: Make It Your Own!
|Flu Information for Parents and Guardians
|Join the 2015 - 2016 Sports Boosters - Click for more information!|
|IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ATHLETES AND THEIR PARENTS
The MIAA is now requiring physical exams every 13 months for athletes. See the notice from Athletic Director Jeff Rudzinsky for more information.