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Media Alert: Potter Road Elementary School in Framingham Places Friendly Wager with Hicks Canyon Elementary School

  FPS Seal LogoFramingham Public Schools
Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Larry Wolpe, Principal * Michelle da Costa, Vice Principal

Potter Road Elementary School
492 Potter Road
Framingham, MA 01701
Telephone: 508-626-9110

Media Alert:

Potter Road Elementary School in Framingham Places Friendly Wager with Hicks Canyon Elementary School Over The Big Game

Februay 1, 2019 (Framingham, MA): Principal Larry Wolpe from Potter Road Elementary School in Framingham has conencted with Principal Deena Vela from Canyon Hicks Elementary School in Irvine, California. The two have agreed to participate in a friendly wager that adds a bit of excitement to today's school day and The Big Game on Sunday.

On Friday, February 1st students and staff from Potter Road agreed to bring their A-game by wearing New England Patriots gear (or colors) and via social media, they will go head-to-head with their counterparts from Hicks Canyon Elementary School in Irvine, California (south of Los Angeles).
After a successful and fun friendly wager with Red Bridge Elementary School in Kansas City, Potter Road Elementary School decided to pursue round 2 for The Big Game this weekend!
Follow Potter Road School on Twitter (@PotterRdSchool) and Instagram (@potterroad) to see their school community rocking our New England Patriots gear throughout Potter Road while their California friends will have the blue and yellow/gold of the Rams throughout their building.
This wager is in good fun - encouraging students to show their team spirit and presents an opportunity to teach good sportsmanship. Sunday's game results will determine what students from both schools will wear on Monday, February 4th. 
  • If the Patriots win, all staff and students will wear red, white and blue.
  • If the Rams win, all staff and students will wear yellow/gold and blue.
You can also follow Hicks Canyon Elementary School on Twitter (@hickscanyontusd) and Instagram (@hickscanyonelementary).

There is a live Twitter feed from both teams on the Potter Road website.

About Potter Road Elementary School
At Potter Road, we ensure that all of our students reach their potential and develop a love of lifelong learning. Potter Road is a special community whose core values include being kind, working hard, and being safe. Potter Road is also dedicated to educating the whole student, recognizing that all students come with their own unique talents and strengths and we work to build on those throughout the school day.

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on FacebookTwitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

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Rochelle Santos