Middletown Press (Middletown, CT) September 22, 2011
"The Connecticut Association of Schools honored Macdonough Elementary School Wednesday morning with its Exemplary School Climate Recognition award.
'The people to praise and congratulate for this are the staff members, teachers and all the folks here in the Macdonough community who made this work,' Superintendant Michael Frechette said, regarding Macdonough and the unique learning community its exposing young students to.
As an effort to educate students on bullying and teach them how to be respectful and caring citizens, Macdonough has implemented a number of programs, including two programs unique to the school: the 5-year-old SURFS Ceremony and Walking Wednesday." Read More