FM #1062 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 1062 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my recorded conversation with Franklin School Committee member Dave Callaghan and Dave McNeill. We had our conversation in the Franklin TV & Public Radio studio on Friday, September 15, 2023.
Our primary topic was a recap of the School Committee meeting held on Tuesday, Sep 12. We covered
the opening of schools for 2023-2024
teacher and staff hiring status
District improvement plan
budget impacts on middle school afterschool programs, etc.
International trip approval and equity issues it raises
upcoming subcommittee meetings
Info on the Comprehensive Facilities Planning Subcommittee and communications with other committees, subcommittees, to ensure all aware
The recording runs about 36 minutes so let’s listen to my “chalkboard chat” with Dave Callaghan and Dave McNeill. Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-1062-chalkboard-chat-03-callaghan-mcneill-09-15-23
Contact info for Dave Callaghan firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact info for Dave McNeill email@example.com
School Committee page => https://www.franklinps.net/district/school-committee
School budget -> https://www.franklinps.net/fy24budget
Franklin TV video for replay -> https://www.youtube.com/live/G-8ECoHrh8M?si=r9hZow6Jim8WXGxS&t=59
My notes captured via Twitter during the meeting and then in a single PDF for easy reading https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QdkJB2fxemPuN_nCWV6Dmq9tdc_QQsIh/view?usp=drive_link
Audio recording of meeting -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2023/09/school-committee-hears-of-and-approves_01034508177.html
The “Chalkboard Chat” image was the result of a joint collaboration with Mickayla Callaghan. Thank you!
This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.
How can you help?
If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors
If you don't like something here, please let me know
Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.
If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com
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.
I hope you enjoy!
You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"