The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 28, 1999


The Carlisle Celebrations Committee is pleased to have Austin Newman as the keynote speaker at the Carlisle Memorial Day observance on May 31. Newman, originally from New Jersey, is a veteran, a long-time resident of Carlisle, and a former member of the finance and the building committees. He is also fondly remembered as a long-time Scoutmaster of Carlisle's ...more

With so much soul-searching and hand-wringing about the state of American public schools, it is refreshing to talk to Lynn Stuart of School Street. Stuart is principal of the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a new K though 8 school she helped found in 1991. Cambridgeport is a Professional Development School associated with Wheelock College ...more

The foreign language committee, represented at the May 18 Carlisle School Committee meeting by parent Susan Probolus, was established by volunteers who asked to have input in the development of the foreign language department. Probolus elaborated that it is important to see how language is perceived by a community, and students need to learn that it is as ...more

At the May 18 Carlisle School Committee meeting, science curriculum coordinator Alan Ticotsky provided an overview of the K-8 science curriculum. He said he hoped the program was balanced so that every student would have a coordinated and consistent science program during their career in the Carlisle School. This type of curriculum encourages all teachers ...more

Emerson Hospital, the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest, and the Concord and Concord-Carlisle School Districts co-sponsored a meeting last week where over 50 community leaders and public and private school faculty and administrators convened to discuss the 1998 youth risk behavior survey results. ...more

Teachers Rob Quaden and Alan Ticotsky, mentors for the systems program in the Carlisle Public School, provided the May 18 school committee meeting with a comprehensive presentation on the integration of systems thinking in the K-8 curriculum. Quaden explained this approach is integrated in a developmentally appropriate way as children become engaged in the ...more

If judges can be found, Carlisle's Old Home Day committee is considering adding a jams, jellies, conserves and chutneys competition this year. If you would like to volunteer for this delicious job, call Beth Fielding at 371-0826. And if you are looking for some ideas to spur you on to compete or to be a judge, here are several suggestions and recipes for you ...more

Most people in town compost...or at least they think that they do...or that someone in their household does.... ...more

This article is reprinted from The Carlisle Mosquito, June 16,1995. ...more

By this time you have all heard a million things about Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. Every ten minutes you can see or hear something different about it, on every TV channel, in every newspaper, and on the cover of every magazine. You're probably sick of it because all these things have sucked the movie dry. Possibly you do not want to see ...more

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