History — Past and Present
September 1968: Birches School opened. The school housed two classes of grades K-6 and eleven sections of 7th graders. In 1968, Mrs. Zycinsky, past principal, taught 5th grade. Mr. Tom Flemming, past superintendent, taught Art, and Mrs. Maciunas, media specialist, was a 7th grade student.
September 1988: Last year Birches housed grades K-6. Birches was bulging with 731 students.
September 1989: Birches housed students in grades 1-5. Sixth graders went to OVMS and Kindergartners went to ECC.
October 1995: Passing of 49.7M bond referendum that included an addition to Birches School.
September 1997: Completion of new addition and renovations.
September 1998: 30th anniversary of Birches School."Celebrating Thirty Years of Excellence"
2004-2005: Governor’s School of Excellence Award
September 2018: 50th anniversary of Birches School. " Celebrating Fifty Years of Excellence"
1968-1974: Michael Tamaska
1974-1975: Joseph Indriso
1975-1976: Vince Cavalea
1976-1979: Joseph Indriso
1979-1981: Faith Divasek
1981-1984: Vince Cavalea
1984-1989: Margaret Zycinsky
1989-1994: Winifred Powel
1994-2007: Margaret Zycinsky
2007-2014: Annette Miller
2014-present: Jessica Rose