By Nick Barry
FRAMINGHAM – Saint Bridget School in Framingham has announced a new principal for the 2021-22 school year. Marilena Martucci will lead the school.
Born in Walpole, she has a bachelor of arts in Psychology and Religious Studies from Sacred Heart University, as well as a Master of Science in Educational Leadership and administration from Creighton University.
Previously, she taught at Assumption School Ansonia, as well as Saint Joseph High School in Connecticut.
Aside from teaching and administrative experience, she also specializes in Italian translation and is a certified Google Educator scholar.
She replaces current principal Cathleen Chaves, who is stepping down this month. Chaves replaced Principal Rosanne Mungovan who retired in 2014.
Martucci firmly believes that students at Saint Bridget’s will take their education outside of the classroom and into their lives.
“I firmly believe that every child can excel, and that the partnership between home and school is essential for students to learn. We are preparing our
graduates from Saint Bridget School to be confident and ready for life’s next steps,” she told the school.
Martucci also values good communication and strong relationships with others. “Please know that my door is always open to you. I always welcome conversation and problem-solving collaboration.”
Saint Bridget School, located in Framingham, is a PreK to grade 8 school.
Nicholas “Nick” Barry is a student at Westfield State University but lives in Framingham. Nick is an English Major that is focusing on writing, but he is currently finishing up his second major in Ethnic Studies. Although he is unsure of what the future will hold, he wants to do work related to journalism or solving important social issues. This is his second time interning with SOURCE.