Attendance: Full Day Absences – 564-6400, Option #4
Early Dismissal / Other Attendance Issues – 564-6400, Option #5 or 564-6333
Storm Grove Middle School is a green school that is being built with environmental concerns in mind. The building of a school in a greener fashion is new to our District, and the school is very excited and proud to be a part of it. The school’s Community Advisory Committee developed founding ideas for Storm Grove Middle School. These ideas were built upon the environmental aspects of the school and on today’s need for conscientious living within the natural world.
Big Founding Ideas!
In order to contribute to global sustainability, Storm Grove Middle School will empower our school community to:
Manage renewable and nonrenewable resources
Constructively connect to biological systems
Become environmentally literate leaders
Achieve optimal health and well being
A History of The School Name: Storm Grove Middle
Storm Grove Road was named after the grove located in the area. Storm is a family name. One of the family members, Helen Storm Corsa, was an accomplished educator. Below is some information about Helen Storm Corsa.
Helen Storm Corsa
West Barnstable— Helen Storm Corsa, 92, died on May 29, 2008, at her home in West Barnstable.
At her death, Dr. Corsa was the Martha Hale Schackford Professor of English, emerita, at Wellesley College, where she taught from 1948 until her retirement in 1981. Professor Corsa was born in 1915, grew up at first in western Massachusetts, where her father was a professor at Amherst College, and then in Vero Beach, Fla., where her family ran an orange grove. After a brief stint at the Eastman School of Music, she graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1938, and obtained an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College in 1939 and 1942, respectively. She taught at Hartwick College and Russell Sage College before joining the Wellesley College faculty. Professor Corsa was a specialist in the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, and published a leading study of his work, Chaucer, Poet of Mirth and Morality, (Notre Dame University Press, 1961). She also edited the volume in the Variorum Edition of Chaucer on "The Physician's Tale," (University of Oklahoma Press, 1987). Aside from her work in early English literature, Professor Corsa much enjoyed teaching 18th and 19th Century literature, and she published widely on such writers as Jane Austen, Anthony Trollope, Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens. A number of her essays dealt with the relation between psychoanalysis and literature and were published in such journals as Literature and Psychology,The Psychoanalytic Quarterly and American Imago. Professor Corsa was a noted gardener and a lover of music, especially the piano music of Mozart, which she enjoyed playing for friends. Earlier in her life, she had studied the cello as well.