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Notes from the Superintendent

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  • Our Year in Review – and What Lies Ahead

    Posted: 06/10/2019

    Each year, we speak about how quickly the year flies by. Suddenly it’s June and time for end of year field trips and graduations! 

    I want to begin by thanking our teachers, administrators, and all of our staff members who have consistently been open to new ideas and new learning. Each and every one is always giving their best. It is because of our staff that we are able to grow, to create new pathways to learning, and try new approaches. We recognize that we are 19 years into the 21st Century and this new century presents new challenges that we had not before ever imagined, but now are our reality.

  • June 2018

    Posted: 07/23/2018

    To the Parents, Students, and Community Members of Region One, 

    I reflect on this past school year and think about the changes that have occurred. For certain, many changes that happen in education come under scrutiny, largely due to the fact that it is a departure from what we all have been accustomed to doing. We expect that changes are to happen in the business world, but changes in education have lagged behind the world in which we are preparing our students.

  • March 2018

    Posted: 07/23/2018

    To the Parents, Students, and Community Members of Region One, 

    I always prefer to speak and write about the positive things taking place in our schools. Our students and programs designed to promote increased learning are what we should be spending all of our time communicating.

  • JANUARY 2018

    Posted: 01/08/2018

    New England holds a great sense of pride in its history and tradition. This is certainly to be expected, as each of one of us tends to hold onto what we are proud of in our past and what we have come to know.

  • SEPTEMBER 2017

    Posted: 10/24/2017

    Every school in Connecticut receives the reports from the state for Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessments (SBAC tests) at the beginning of the year. Unfortunately, for most schools in the state, the news was not good. 

  • AUGUST 2017

    Posted: 08/01/2017

    Over the years, even recently, there have been questions about the leadership roles in Region One. What is the role of the Central Office? How does that compare with the role of the principal?