Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, May 25, 2022

School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas We are devastated over the tragic events that took place at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, yesterday, May 24th.  We can’t understand or imagine the pain the families and members of the community of Uvalde must be experiencing at this time.  Mass shootings in our schools and inContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, May 25, 2022”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 4/27/22

Masconomet Operating Budget to be Considered at Annual Town Meetings The final step in the approval process for Masconomet’s Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget will be a vote at each town’s Annual Town Meeting, which are scheduled for Tuesday, May 3rd at 7:00 PM in Topsfield and Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00 PM in Boxford and Middleton. Continue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 4/27/22”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, April 6, 2022

Senior Citizens’ Concert a Success Thanks to Masconomet faculty members, Ben Hanchett, Brian Ocock, and Randy O’ Keefe as well as School Committee members Bill Hodges and Joe Ciampa for their efforts in support in our Senior Citizen St. Patrick’s Day Concert, which was held on Tuesday, March 29th.  Approximately 50 senior citizens from Boxford,Continue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, April 6, 2022”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, March 23, 2022

Welcome to Lynne Bennett as Masconomet’s New Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Last night the School Committee unanimously approved my recommendation to appoint Lynne Bennett to the position of Assistant Superintendent for Student Services for the Masconomet Regional School District, effective July 1, 2022.  Ms. Bennett is currently the Administrator for Special Education at ArlingtonContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, March 23, 2022”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 3/9/22

COVID Case Report The Masconomet Regional School District has had a total of two reported COVID cases since February 28, 2022.  Both of these reported cases were staff members. At-Home COVID Testing Program Masconomet continues to participate in DESE’s At-Home Testing Program.  In this program, any student or staff member who opts into the programContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 3/9/22”

Masks Optional at Masconomet Beginning February 28, 2022

Dear Masconomet Community, Effective Monday, February 28th, masks will be optional for all students and staff in the Masconomet Regional School District.  Wearing masks will still be required in the following situations: An individual who tests positive for COVID-19 returns to school following the 5-day isolation period, when around others, other than when eating, drinking,Continue reading “Masks Optional at Masconomet Beginning February 28, 2022”

Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Public Interviews

Both of our finalists for Assistant Superintendent for Student Services, Brad Denton and Lynne Bennett, completed their visits to Masconomet this week. During their visits, each candidate met with representative groups at Masconomet, including the Executive Leadership Team, Student Services Department Personnel, and Department Heads. The candidates also had an open forum with members ofContinue reading “Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Public Interviews”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 2/2/22

Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Finalists I’m pleased to announce the two finalists for the position of Assistant Superintendent for Student Services for the Masconomet Regional School District, Lynne Bennett and Brad Denton.  Both candidates will be available for evening interview sessions for interested members of the community at the dates and times below.  Interview sessionsContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 2/2/22”

Masconomet At-Home Testing Program

Dear Masconomet Community, Over the past two years, we’ve implemented several layers of strategies designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and keep all members of our community safe.  We began the 2020-2021 school year with masking, social distancing, hand hygiene and the development of an extensive contact tracing process where we identified and quarantinedContinue reading “Masconomet At-Home Testing Program”

Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Finalists

It gives me great pleasure to announce the finalists for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the Masconomet Regional School District.  This position was advertised in early December, with a closing date of January 5th.  Selected applicants were interviewed by a screening committee composed of representatives from district administration, faculty, Special EducationContinue reading “Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Finalists”