District News from December 2017

Eight students named cream of crop

By JOSHUA SOLOMON

Recorder Staff

Thursday, December 07, 2017

TURNERS FALLS — Walking into Greenfield High School earlier this week, Holly Sears-Therrien knew she was late. Before she could get to class, Holly was told to go to the principal’s office.

She headed over to Karin Patenaude’s office only to be greeted with flowers, under the pomp and circumstance of the announcement of an award for her academic excellence.

Computer Coding at Federal Street School

Photo credit: Paul Franz

By JOSHUA SOLOMON

Recorder Staff

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

GREENFIELD — On the green chalkboard wall rested a poster showing former President Barack Obama — quoting him, “Don’t just play on your phone, program it.”