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Friday, January 16, 2004


Shorts from the Carlisle School Committee, January 7

JV Basketball schedule. "Well worth it," said Superintendent Davida Fox -Melanson, presenting the boys and girls Junior Varsity Basketball schedule to the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) on Wednesday evening, January 7. "We even have found a way to pay for the after-school program. It is a wonderful learning experience for the beginning players." Games have been scheduled with teams from the schools of five or six neighboring communities.

Three requests for maternity leave. Three teachers will receive maternity leave this spring. Cynthia Morris has asked for maternity leave to begin on April 26. Amanda Clark has requested that her maternity leave begin on April 16 and Jennifer Reinhard has asked that her maternity leave begin on Monday, April 12. All have expressed an intention to return to work for the 2004-2005 school year.

Seventh Grade Play. The Seventh Grade play is "Dear Edwina Junior" and will be performed March 25 to 27.

Notes from the Buzz. Social dance classes for the sixth graders will begin on February 27. For information contact Sue (, 1-978-369-4632) or Paula (, 1-978-369-2829).

The twenty-third annual Summer Opportunities Fair will be held on February 2 at the Concord-Carlisle High School cafeteria from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Superintendent Search. Chair of the Carlisle School Committee David Dockterman said that the Superintendent Search Committee has received 33 applications for the position. The committee will select the three or four finalists by late January.

Complaint about handicapped signs. Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson received a letter from a gentleman pointing out the lack of handicapped signage from the parking area to the entrance of Corey Auditorium. Fox-Melanson said, "He is right. We simply didn't see the problem." She has notified David Flannery, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, who will "install appropriate signage in the spring as soon as the ground thaws."

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