Friday, April 5, 2013
Jeff Marsden was the Medfield School Committee's unanimous choice for the next Superintendent of Schools.
After a months-long process, the Medfield School Committee unanimously endorsed Dr. Jeffrey Marsden as the town's next Superintendent of Schools. Subject to contract negotiations, he would assume the position on July 1 after the June 30 retirement of current Medfield Superintendent of Schools Bob Maguire. "They say it takes a village to raise a child; I can tell you that it takes a village to choose a new Superintendent," said School Committee Chairman Debbie Norschese. Marsden, who lives in Norfolk, holds a Doctorate in Education in Educational Leadership from Boston College, and has been the Superintendent of Wrentham Public Schools since 2006. He started his career in the Taunton school district and then worked several years in the …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Superintendent Bob Maguire sent a letter to parents on Tuesday announcing his June retirement.
On Monday night, Superintendent Robert Maguire announced his retirement to be effective in June. On Tuesday, Maguire sent a letter to Medfield parents explaining his decision. "After 22 years in Medfield, I am looking forward to a different pace and the opportunity to spend more time with my family," he said in the letter. Maguire said he was making the announcement now to allow the school committee time to find his replacement. To read the letter in full, see the attached pdf. Tell us: What do you think about Maguire's retirement? Tell us in the comment box below.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Dale Street School principal, Kim Cave, was named the Medfield School District’s next Director of Curriculum and Assessment while recently retired Ashland principal, Arlene Argir, will replace Cave as interim principal at Dale.
Dale Street School principal Kim Cave is leaving a place she has spent half her life to take the position of Director of Curriculum and Assessment within the Medfield School District. “I feel as though I have the opportunity to stay with Dale Street and the rest of the district and I am just so excited to work with Bob [Maguire] and really help develop new systems,” Cave said. “We have so [many] exciting things to think about and to work on. It is something that I did in the past that I really enjoyed.” Medfield Superintendent of Schools, Bob Maguire, announced at Monday’s school committee meeting that recently retired Ashland elementary school principal, Arlene Argir, would replace Cave as interim principal at Dale. Maguire said the …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Medfield Superintendent of Schools, Bob Maguire, outlined goals for the 2011-12 school year across the district, separating them into four categories. Here’s a look at his first goal: technology.
Editor’s note: This is part one of a four-part series that takes a look at the goals of Medfield Superintendent of Schools, Bob Maguire, who broke them down into four categories. Technology has been a driving force throughout the Medfield School district “over the past couple of years” and will continue to be a focal point of instruction moving forward, according to Medfield Superintendent of Schools, Bob Maguire. “I think [technology] needs to be an ongoing initiative,” said Maguire. “We’ve deployed equipment and we’ve got a lot of training to do.” Maguire told the Medfield School Committee at its Aug. 29 meeting that his goal for technology across the district is centered on finding the best practices for it in the classroom to …