The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 19, 2007

IT'S GREAT EVERY WAY YOU EAT IT. Tucker Barach digs into a plateful of pasta at the annual sixth-grade Spaghetti Supper on Tuesday, October 16 held in the Carlisle School cafeteria. For more photos, see pages 8 and 15. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

A review of Town Hall personnel management by an outside facilitator has pointed to unfair policies and a workplace culture that discourages independent thinking. Dr. Sheneet Thomson of Interpeople, Inc. was called in to investigate complaints that personality issues are causing friction and communication is poor among the Town Hall staff. Thomson's report ...more

This summer two adventurous Carlisle School staff members traveled to the East African nation of Ghana. The sights, smells and sounds are among the strongest memories brought back by music teacher Megan Fitzharris and technology specialist Cyd McCann. They traveled there in July with a group of educators through the Primary Source foundation, of which the ...more

Matching results across the district, a majority of voters in town preferred Democrat Niki Tsongas over the competition in the special election for U.S. Representative for the fifth Congressional District of Massachusetts held Tuesday, October 16. Tsongas received 819 votes and Republican Jim Ogonowski placed second with 519 votes. The remaining candidates ...more
The Recreation Commission (RecCom) voted this week to offer the new full-time Recreation Director position to Holly Hamilton, who has been the Recreation Director in Chelmsford for the last 14 years. ...more

Recently released results from the spring 2007 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) show more Carlisle School students scored in the top two categories than in 2006 (see Table 1 on page 6.) ...more

Cyd McCann is given a private lesson in weaving Adinkra cloth. (Courtesy photo)

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