FM #886 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 886 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my first recorded conversation with Franklin School Superintendent Lucas Giguere. We had our conversation in person at a Central Office conference room in the Municipal Building on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
At a high level our topics were
5 months in, how are you doing?
Student behavior, reaching out to parents & community for help
Vaping, substance use
Social media and critical conversations
Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) deep dive and overall program
Redistricting approach and process has started
The recording runs about 39 minutes Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-886-franklin-ma-school-supt-l-giguere-11-17-22
Superintendent’s page -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/superintendent
Superintendent’s letter to parents & community -> https://www.franklinps.net/sites/g/files/vyhlif4431/f/uploads/10_25_22_supt_report_to_sc.pdf
Critical conversations videos ->
- Substance use and Mental Health Forum - https://youtu.be/3CIOXT3BlMU
- Social media - https://youtu.be/vhhfGFJkXPI
DEI page (with link to plans, etc.) -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/diversity-equity-and-inclusion
Redistricting page -> https://www.franklinps.net/school-committee/2023-redistricting-advisory-committee
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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
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