Coyle and Cassidy announces enhanced middle school experience


TAUNTON, Mass. — When Coyle and Cassidy added the middle school grades, there was a commitment to ensure these students would enjoy a true middle school experience. Five years later, Coyle and Cassidy President Chris Myron is pleased to announce that this ongoing commitment has resulted in an enhanced middle school experience.

Throughout the summer months, Chris Myron’s vision for Coyle and Cassidy’s Middle School came to life with the addition of a new Maker Space technology lab, a newly-designed Middle School STEM lab, a newly-created academic learning center, as well as optimized classroom spaces. 

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All of these enhancements are in addition to the outstanding middle school program which includes personalized learning, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum, and support for students who learn differently.

Myron explained: “Middle school is such an exciting time for young students, and therefore, we had an opportunity to enhance our middle school experience by investing in technology, facilities and programs. We are so blessed to offer these enhancements to grades five through eight while striving to preserve a true middle school experience. The feedback from our parent community has been fantastic and we continue to receive interest from families wanting to take tours and visits.”

“We were so pleased with the interest in the middle school during our recent Family Fun Day at Coyle and Cassidy,” added Kathy St. Laurent, principal of Bishop Connolly and Coyle and Cassidy High and Middle Schools. “Our integrated rigorous curriculum prepares students for the demands of high school in an age appropriate manner. Our focus is on creating a holistic middle school experience for our students that encompasses academics, athletics and extracurricular activities.”

Denise Peixoto, assistant superintendent of schools for the diocese, also said: “There has been significant overall investment in Coyle and Cassidy, and we felt it was important to also focus on the middle school. Parents still want a safe and nurturing environment for their middle school kids, so we created a ‘school within a school.’ The bright and cheery classrooms give these students a sense of independence as they learn to switch teachers and gradually prepare for a high school environment.”

Coyle and Cassidy has open houses scheduled for Sunday, October 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Tuesday, October 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. 

For more information or to schedule a tour, please call Brook Bigda at 508-823-6164.

Coyle and Cassidy Middle School is a member of the Catholic Schools Alliance, which comprises administrators, teachers, staff, parents and clergy joined in partnership to educate the children of the Diocese of Fall River in Catholic faith and values. The schools have a demanding educational culture that helps students from across the academic spectrum reach their God-given potential. With an emphasis on service and respect for the dignity of every person, they prepare students to meet the challenges of today’s diverse world and become meaningful contributors to society.


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