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October 9, 2012

Mulqueen charts new course for School Committee

Subcommittees to meet on first Tuesday, full board on third Thursday

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Assistant Superintendent Bill Hart spoke about ongoing professional development in the areas of technology integration, performance assessment work and ATLAS curriculum map training. And Mulqueen announced a community meeting on Oct. 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the high school.

For the final hour of the evening , the policy subcommittee discussed an intra-district transfer policy for non-special education students and a policy governing classroom field trips. Wayne Adams of Merrimac, who was joined by D’Amore and Chris Wile of West Newbury on the panel, stressed the importance of adding verbiage into the field trip policy to delineate the appropriate number of chaperones needed to accompany students and teachers on field trips based on grade level and type of activity.

The Pentucket business meeting is Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Modular Room 3 at the high school.

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