Student Services

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Bullying Prevention and Intervention


English Language Learner Program

Broadmeadow School ELL (781) 455-0448

Jackie O'Doherty (x336)


Needham Public Schools Guidance Department

Tom Denton, Director of Guidance, pre K-12

781-455-0800 x1130

Broadmeadow School Guidance (781) 455-0448

Laurie Blakely, (Kindergarten, Grades 1 & 2) (x335)

Alison Weeks, (Grades 3, 4 & 5) (x364)


Health Services

Needham Public Schools Health Services

Barbara Singer, MSN, RN, NCSN, Director of School Health Services

781-455-0800 x 2124

Broadmeadow School Health Office (781) 455-0448

Mary Beth Arigo, R.N. (x309)

The school nurse can be reached by telephone, email or via a dedicated fax line. She is also generally available in the Health Office fifteen minutes before the start of school and thirty minutes after dismissal.

Fax: 781-455-0851


Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Inc.

Nutrition Services

Needham Public Schools Nutrition Services

Ruth Griffin, NPS Nutrition Services Director

781-455-0400 x219

Broadmeadow School Cafeteria Manager (781) 455-0448

Paula Theriault (x248)

Social Emotional Learning

Social/Emotional Learning at the Needham Schools

Special Education

Needham Public Schools Special Education Department

Broadmeadow School Special Education (781) 455-0448

Adaptive Physical Education: Cindy Swartz (x230)

Connections Adjustment Counselor: Bonnie Swart (x328)

Connections  Liaison: Melissa Kelly (x204)

Occupational Therapy: Barbara Bowler (x230) Yvonne Barbier (x230)

Psychologist: Bonnie Swart (x328)

Special Education Coordinator: Saundra Watson (x308)

Special Education Liasons: Carole Grosberg & Melody Skall (x385), Cathy Lunetta (x230)

Speech: Nicole McGonigle (x363)


Needham Public Schools Transportation Department

Shane Marchand, Director of Transportation

781-455-0400 x234



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