FRAMINGHAM – Today was the first day of school for students in the Framingham Public School District in grades 1-12.
There are new elementary school times, as 15 minutes were added to the school day.
And a new Fuller Middle School is under construction, which has forced a change in the drop-off and pick up of the two schools on Flagg Drive this year. Click here for changes at McCarthy Elementary School.
Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay was on Flagg Drive today, which was very congested as was Warren Road.
Tremblay posted this on social media this afternoon, August 27.
“New school times, new bus routes, new school construction…new school year! Thank you for being patient with us as we work to smooth out the first days of school kinks! I truly hope that today was a great first day back in classrooms for everyone,” wrote Tremblay.
“I will be back out at McCarthy and Fuller again tomorrow along with our facilities team, project management team, police, DPW, school and district administration and staff to see how we can all be helpful to the traffic congestion that we are all working to address,” wrote Tremblay.
“We really appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to make the student drop-off and pick-up experience a positive and efficient one<‘ posted Tremblay.
Several parents posted to SOURCE that their bus was on time and had a friendly bus driver.
Other parents posted their bus was very late in picking up, and a couple of parents posted their bus never arrived at all.