The Roderick Review

January 2019

Welcome Back

We hope that you had a fantastic holiday season with friends and family! As we start the new year, we look forward to a successful 2019 for all students and families. We are excited to continue our emphasis on social and emotional health with all classrooms participating in Responsive Classroom routines.

If you have any comments, questions, or concerns as we start the new year; please don't hesitate to let me know.


Mr. Martes

Thank You to WEST!

Thank you to the Wrentham Elementary Schools Trust (W.E.S.T.) for the many wonderful grants to the Wrentham Public Schools over the years. WEST has funded nearly $250,000 worth of grants since 2007! The WEST Grant Night will occur on Thursday, January 17th in the Roderick Library.

WEST Fundraiser

On Friday, February 8th, WEST will hold it's annual fundraising event at the Franklin Country Club from 7:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. There will be a lip sync performance from local celebrities, karaoke, and a silent auction.

You can get tickets at


1. Students health and gym classes will switch during the week of January 28th. Please remind your child to dress in appropriate attire for physical education days.

2. A friendly reminder to please notify the Roderick Office before 1:00 p.m. for dismissal changes unless there is an emergency.

Important Dates: January

Tuesday, January 1st

No School- Happy New Year!

Wednesday, January 9th

Advanced Band and Chorus Concert, 7:00 p.m. Roderick Cafeteria

Monday, January 14th

Voyage of Odysseus Assembly: Grade 4

Friday, January 18th

Sixth Grade Geography Bee

Monday, January 21st

No School- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 28th

Wrentham PTO Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Delaney Conference Room

Tuesday, January 29th

Wrentham School Council Meeting, 3:15 p.m. Delaney Conference Room

Spring MCAS Dates

Please see the upcoming MCAS dates for the Roderick Elementary School:

Grade 4 ELA: Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th

Grade 4 Math: Wednesday, May 8th and Thursday, May 9th

Grade 5 ELA: Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th

Grade 5 Math: Wednesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 2nd

Grade 5 Science: Monday, May 13th and Tuesday, May 14th

Grade 6 ELA: Monday, April 8th and Tuesday, April 9th

Grade 6 Math: Monday, May 6th and Tuesday, May 7th