Thursday, March 21, 2013
Here's an overview of what happened at the March 19 meeting of the Board of Selectmen.
Here's a quick look at the business conducted at the selectmen's March 19 meeting. Tuesday's meeting was the last meeting for Ann Thompson who has served continuously on the board for 30 years. "There's a time to come and a time to go, and it looks like it's time to go," said Chairman Thompson, who thanked the town for the opportunity to serve. "I really appreciate it." Items discussed on Tuesday included: * Opened public hearing regarding an earth removal permit for applicant Michael Lueders dba West Mill Street, LLC. Granted the permit with the usual conditions. * Met with Warrant Committee for one hour to review the annual warrant for the April town meeting. Learned the committee does not intend to present an override but does …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Superintendent Search Committee has recommended three finalists to fill the position effective July 1.
The Medfield Superintendent Search Committee has narrowed down a pool of 30 applicants to just three which they recommended as finalists to the Medfield School Committee on Monday night. Current Superintendent of Schools Bob Maguire will retire on June 30. School Committee member Eileen DeSisto chaired the 11-person search committee whom she thanked for their participation. The final three candidates include: Glenn Brand. Current Assistant Superintendent of Sharon Public Schools. Formerly worked in the Needham, Wareham, and Dennis-Yarmouth school systems. He is a candidate for his doctorate. Jeff Marsden. Current Superintendent of Wrentham Public Schools. Previously worked in Douglas and Taunton school districts. Has a Ph.D. from …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Maguire is recognized for putting music back into the Medfield Public School district. When he joined the district in 1991, there were 4 students in the high school band and 15 students in Orchestra. Now 800 students are involved in the program.
In recognition of more than 20 years of supporting music education in Medfield Public Schools, Superintendent Robert Maguire was honored with the prestigious Music Advocate Award from the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) at its annual conference in Boston today, Feb. 28. Medfield Music Director Doug Olsen nominated Maguire for the award. “In 1991, the year Bob was hired as high school principal, the Medfield music program was in shambles. Lack of a department head, and budget and staffing cuts had pushed much of the instrumental music classes out of the school day. Enrollment in our ensembles was at an all-time low -- the high school band had just five students, and only 15 students in grades 5 through 12 were in Orchestra…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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The Medfield School Committee is seeking community input into the selection of the next Superintendent of the Medfield Public Schools. Current Superintendent Bob Maguire is retiring on June 30. School Committee Chairman Debbie Norschese says, This is an important position because the new Superintendent needs to lead the district to continue its success but also needs to be on top of new learning technologies and be able to lead into the future as well. What qualifications do you think the new superintendent should have? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Friday, April 15, 2011
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