The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 15, 1999


Dr. John Silber will be the featured speaker at the Carlisle Education Forum on Saturday, March 27. Mark your calendar now for what promises to be an interesting and well-attended event. Silber, chair of the Massachusetts Board of Education, former president and current chancellor of Boston University, and former gubernatorial candidate, has been outspoken ...more

A decade of church-building activity in Carlisle came full circle on January 4. That evening at an invitational meeting at their facility, spokespersons for the Carlisle Congregational Church told School Street neighbors of plans to add a long-delayed sanctuary to their 30-year-old facility next to the Carlisle School. ...more

The Carlisle Auto Body Company was the only item on the agenda at the January 7 board of appeals meeting. Owner Bill Luther kept the board members and audience enthralled as he spent the better part of an hour describing the planned complete teardown and replacement of the former carriage house in which they presently work. He also responded to concerns from ...more

Even though the Banta-Davis playing field construction closed out 1998 with a bang, the project is still within the amount approved by last spring's Town Meeting and is expected to be completed by the June 1 contract deadline. ...more

"I usually get things right on the money," explained installer Phil Heidke at the January 5 board of health public hearing. When the constructed septic system on Lot 14, Kimball Road was surveyed, the septic tank was found to be 93 feet from the wetland boundary instead of the 100 feet as shown on the plan. Since town regulations require the entire ...more

The fourth grade is evolving as teachers are integrating a systems approach to the curriculum and analyzing where changes might be made to align the curriculum more closely with state frameworks and the MCAS exam. Fourth grade teachers Bill Gale, Raphaela Deming, Jennifer Putnam, and Geraldine Madigan presented their curriculum overview to the Carlisle School ...more

In first grade, writing is a part of everything the children do. Even math and science have writing components, first grade teachers Jennifer Davis, Esther Almgren, Daryl Greenwood and Michelle Toch told the Carlisle School Committee at their January 5 meeting. ...more

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