"The School Committee began discussions Wednesday about implementing later start times for older students.
The meeting represented a re-visitation of committee member Denise Shultz’s request at the Oct. 24 meeting to discuss the topic more in depth.
Superintendent Sara Ahern believes a later start will benefit students and hopes to form an advisory committee.
“It’s more consistent with teens’ natural sleep cycles and a shift in their natural clock that has them going to sleep later and waking up later,” Ahern said."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
"The (Hopkinton) School Committee will interview four local finalists to become the next superintendent, including the assistant superintendent and the former principal of the Hopkins School.
The finalists are: Uxbridge Superintendent Kevin Carney, Hopkinton Assistant Superintendent Carol Cavanaugh, Franklin Assistant Superintendent Peter Light and Northborough-Southborough Assistant Superintendent Gregory Martineau, who previously served as principal at Hopkins.
The Screening Committee considered 27 applicants and interviewed nine, according to a press release. The finalist will replace Cathy MacLeod, who is retiring at the end of the school year."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)