Flowers will be sold at Vinson-Owen Elementary School May 6-10 from 8:15-8:45 a.m. for $1 per stem.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Student performers show off their talents for third annual event.
On Thursday April 12, students and parents of Vinson-Owen attended the third annual “VO on Stage” talent show. After introductions by Principal Smith, dedicated parent directors Paul Bohne and Vanitha Raghavan led the fifth grade student MC’s Annie Abate, Stella Psiakis, Mackayla Wiseman and Lilly Armstrong in starting the show. The night began with the gymnastic moves of secod graders Catherine Armstrong, Molly Ciampa and Madelyn Dengler. Their twists and turns set the upbeat tone for the evening. Kindergartener Christi McGaffigan showed off her dance moves and moxie while dancing and lip synching solo on the High School’s auditorium stage. Sparkling second graders Fiona O’Flynn, Kayla Harrison and Isabelle Rasku-Casas effortlessly …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Students, Faculty and Town Members Celebrate the Rebuilding of the Vinson-Owen Elementary School
On Tuesday morning, kindergarten through fifth grade students at the Vinson-Owen Elementary School filed in to take their seats on mats laid out in front of an unearthed hill while the student band played “When the Saints Go Marching In.” Parents, teachers and town members watched at the groundbreaking ceremony for the rebuilding of Vinson-Owen Elementary School. The ceremony consisted of songs sung by the student body and music teacher, Garo Saraydarian, poems read by fifth grade students Kelly Hunter-Lynch, Luke Gilgun and Emma Pruitt and speeches from Principal Grant Smith, Superintendent of Schools William McAlduff, Chairman of the Board of Selectmen Jim Johnson, State Rep. Jason Lewis and Jack McCarthy, executive director of MA …
Monday, June 27, 2011
Vinson-Owen students will attend the Parkhurst school for the next two years, while a new school is being built.
For the next two years, the students at Vinson-Owen Elementary will be attending school a half mile away at the newly renovated Parkhurst Elementary School. In a continuing effort to make the move as smooth as possible, the V-O PTO and Superintendent William McAlduff, held a meeting to fill in parents concerning everything they need to know about the switch. “It's going to be a difficult transition,” explained V-O School Psychiatrist, Andrea Thurk. “Parents are stressed, the staff is stressed, so, we just need to take a big breath and relax. If we are stressed, the kids will be stressed. It will be hard behind the scenes, but we are focused on keeping that stress off the kids through preparation.” Thurk suggested parents to keep the lines …