Student Support


Broadmeadow School ELL (781) 455-0448
Jackie O'Doherty (x336)

Nutrition Services
Ruth Griffin, NPS Nutrition Services Director
781-455-0400 x219

Broadmeadow School Cafeteria Manager (781) 455-0448
Paula Theriault (x248)

Tom Denton, Director of Guidance, pre K-12
781-455-0800 x1130

Broadmeadow School Guidance (781) 455-0448
Maggi Thompson, (Grades 3, 4 & 5) (x364)
Laurie Blakely, (Kindergarten, Grades 1 & 2) (x335)
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


Social Emotional Learning

Special Education

Broadmeadow School Special Education (781) 455-0448
Adaptive Physical Education: Cindy Swartz (x395)
Connections (SLC) Adjustment Counselor: Bonnie Swart (x328)
Connections (SLC) Liaison: Mark Marfione (x204)
Occupational Therapy: Barbara Bowler (x395) Yvonne Barbier (x395)
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)

Shane Marchand, Director of Transportation
781-455-0400 x234


Broadmeadow School
120 Broad Meadow Road
Needham, MA 02492

Emily Gaberman, Principal
Orla Higgins Averill, Assistant Principal
Saundra Watson, Special Ed. Coordinator
Roberta Redpath, Lead Secretary

tel 781-455-0448
fax 781-455-0851

School Hours
Grades 1 thru 5
8:20 am - 2:45 pm

AM Kindergarten
8:20 - 11:03 am

PM Kindergarten
12:02 - 2:45 pm

Early Release
8:20 am - 12:15 pm

Delayed Opening
10:20 am - 2:45 pm