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District Announcements
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MPS Kindergarten Registration
If you need to register your child for Marlborough's full-day, tuition-free kindergarten program for the 2015-16 school year, it's not too late! Registration is ongoing - see our Kindergarten Registration webpage for more information.


 
Welcome to the Richer Elementary School

80 Foley Road

Marlborough, MA 01752

(508) 460-3504


Principal: Maria Silletti
Assistant Principal:
Dr. Robert J. Skaza
Executive Director of Primary & Elementary Education: Gabrielle Abrams

School Hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m. 
 

 

 
PARENTS: Please note these important notices and reminders from Richer School and the Richer School PTO!
 
I'm An Achiever!
Richer students got a special surprise during their April 14 All-School Meeting when the teachers took center stage for a flash mob, adapting a popular Monkees song into "I'm An Achiever."
 
Richer PTO itemsApril 2015 Newsletter and Car Magnet Order Form
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Thank you!
Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Jump Rope for Heart. This year, Richer students raised more than $6,000 - a school record!
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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.
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Richer-Bigelow Elementary School PTO Scholarship
The Richer PTO offers an annual scholarship to high school students who attended Richer Elementary. For information about the scholarship and requirements, click here.
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PTO Ski Ward Fund-Raiser information:
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UPDATED INFORMATION - 2014-15 SCRIP Fund-Raiser - please visit the SCRIP page for the latest information and deadlines!
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Online ELL Literacy Resources for Families
The Massachusetts Educators of English Language Learners (MATSOL) has compiled multilingual literacy resources for families in honor of Family Literacy Month in Massachusetts. It includes resources in Spanish, Portuguese, and other languages spoken by Marlborough families. To access these resources, click here: http://www.matsol.org/multilingual-literacy-resources-for-parents.
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Sunovion 'Hands On' day of service at MPS
On Oct. 17, hundreds of volunteers from the Marlborough-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. rolled up their sleeves and dedicated a day of their time to help the Marlborough schools with various projects.  To learn more about this generous volunteer effort, click here!
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PARENTS & VOLUNTEERS: Please read this important information about the Richer Book Fair - the PTO could use your help!
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PARENTS: On Oct. 15, MPS schools mailed out letters to parents/guardians regarding the 2014 MCAS scores, school accountability and performance, and initiatives that target areas for improvement. Also included with each letter grades K-8 was a Title 1 Compact for parents. To view your school’s DESE 2014 Report Card, Report Card Overview, principal’s letter and Title 1 compact, visit the district’s MCAS/PARCC/NCLB Report Cards/Accountability webpage.
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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.
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Community Workers Day
Oct. 2 was Community Workers Day at Richer. Second-graders learned about the work of and the tools used by fire fighters, police officers and restaurant chefs. Thank you to Officer Stetson, Chef Trudeau, and Firefighter Hicks for your time!
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Welcome back!
Students walking into Richer Elementary to start the new school year are being greeted by many creative and helpful bulletin boards. Shown below are just a few of the classroom greetings from around the school!
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Student supply lists for 2014-15:

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Family Math & Literacy Night
More than 200 families spent the evening June 3 in the Richer gym, cafeteria and classrooms playing games and doing arts and crafts designed to reinforce math and literacy skills in a fun, family-friendly environment. Below are some highlights of the evening; thank you to everyone who participated in making this such a wonderful event!

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Please click here for important Box Tops for Education information!
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Parents: Starting with the 2012-13 school year, the district implemented a standards-based report card system. These report cards differ from those in the past; the new report cards reflect the Common Core standards embedded in the district’s new curriculum. Feedback on the report cards will be collected periodically to identify and develop revisions as needed. To access a parent pamphlet on the standards-based report cards, click:  English - Portuguese - Spanish. To access a glossary of terms and phrases, click: EnglishPortugueseSpanish.
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Richer Elementary School…
  • A school with inclusive classroom models
  • A school culture that is supportive and collaborative
  • A school faculty committed to improved student achievement
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Our Core Values Make Us R.I.C.H.E.R.!
Respect, Inclusion, Cooperation, High Expectations,
Responsibility, Encouragement
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