Friday, September 25, 2009

OPENING MOVES. Kiley Pietropaulo plans her strategy while (left to right) Tucker Barach, Jacob Gechtman and Kiley’s dad Sam Pietropaulo watch, during the first meeting of the chess club for K-4 students held in the Corey Dining Room before class on September 22. About 58 elementary students participated. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

Request to study regionalization

At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) decided to make a formal request to the Boards of Selectmen of both towns to have the Selectmen initiate a study to explore expanding regionalization between Concord and Carlisle to include grades K-8. RSC member Peter Fischelis promoted this idea. Superintendent Diana Rigby ...more

Madonna McKenzie leaves Carlisle for a “new chapter”

A search through the archives of the Mosquito beginning in the year 2000 reveals nearly 1,000 references to Madonna McKenzie, Carlisle’s retiring Town Administrator. McKenzie’s name is linked to a full range of town issues, government and operations, and as our longest-serving Town Administrator, she has been an integral, ubiquitous and influential presence ...more

Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie is retiring at the end of September after nine years in Carlisle. (Photo by Priscilla Stevens) x



Consultant to review Carlisle School administrative structure

The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) voted on September 16 to hire the New England School Development Council (NESDEC) to investigate cost savings by combining some of the administrative functions at the Carlisle School. Last spring consultants from NESDEC, while investigating a possible Superintendency Union with Concord, had suggested a cost savings might ...more

SBC hears school renovation details, choices

Status report to town on October 5

While the focus of the Carlisle School Building Project is construction of a replacement for the Spalding Building, the project will also include renovations to other buildings on the campus. On September 17 the School Building Committee (SBC) held an extensive discussion of potential renovations, beginning with a presentation by Carlos DeSousa and Dominick ...more


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