Permanent School Building Committee
The next Permanent School Building Committee Meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2013 at H-CAM Studios, 140 North Franklin Street at 7:00pm
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District Report Card:
The Holbrook district report card is now available. It contains information about student achievement, accountability, how our schools are performing relative to other schools, and the progress our district is making toward narrowing proficiency gaps for different groups of students. The district’s report card may be found on the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education website: http://profiles.doe.mass.edu.
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NO COST FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN TO BEGIN THE START OF THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
On July 29, 2013, the Holbrook
School Committee voted unanimously to approve the implementation of a no cost
full day kindergarten for all students. Recognizing the importance of this
experience as the basis for future academic success, the School Committee is
allowing the School Department to begin the program at the start of the
2013-2014 school year.
Kindergarten Orientation is Monday,
August 26th at 2:00 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in your child's classroom.
Click here to view Superintendent Lally's presentation on Full Day Kindergarten for the 2013-2014 School Year.
INTRODUCING OUR NEW STAFF:
Dr. Patricia Lally is the Superintendent for the Holbrook
Public Schools. Her past positions
include Assistant Superintendent, high school Principal and Assistant Principal
in Tewksbury, Department Chair of English and Social Studies in North Reading,
English Department Chair and teacher of English, Reading, French, Spanish,
Social Studies, and Special Education in Melrose. Patty holds a B.A. in French
from Emmanuel College, an M.Ed. in Reading from Tufts University, an M.A. in
Special Education from Regis College, and a Ph.D. in K-12 Educational
Leadership from Capella University.
Cheryl Flynn is the Director of Pupil Personnel for the Holbrook
Public School District. Cheryl has served as the Preschool Liaison for the past
four years for the district. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of
Science in Elementary Education and Moderate Special Needs from Bridgewater
State College and a Masters of Education in Intensive Special Needs from
Northeastern University. In addition, Cheryl also holds a license as a Director
of Special Education.
Julie S. Hamilton is the new Director of Curriculum and Instruction Pre-K -12 for the Holbrook Public Schools. Mrs. Hamilton did her undergraduate work at Stonehill College and earned a Special Education Degree (PreK-9), Masters of Education, and C.A.G.S. in Educational Leadership through Bridgewater State University. Mrs. Hamilton served as a classroom teacher in the Holbrook Public Schools for 11 years and then became the principal of the South School in 2007. (*South School received the Governor's Highest Academic Commendation and is currently listed as 1 of only 62 Commendable Schools in Massachusetts (2 years in a row). Mrs. Hamilton looks forward to serving the students and stakeholders of the Holbrook Public Schools in her new role as Director of Curriculum.
Kevin Soraghan will serve as the Interim Principal of the South School for the 2013-2014 school year. Kevin completed his undergraduate work at Bridgewater State College and earned his Masters of Education through Fitchburg State College. Since 1978 Kevin served as a classroom teacher, department head, assistant principal and principal for grades 3-12. Kevin is looking forward to working in Holbrook and supporting the appointment and transition of a permanent principal at the South School.
Michael Bolger, Jr. is the Director of Facilities for Holbrook Public Schools. He is a graduate of Bridgewater State College
(2000) and earned a Master’s Degree in Facilities Management from Massachusetts
Maritime Academy (2013). After college, Mike owned and operated his own
painting company before joining the Brockton Public schools where he worked in
the facilities department for 8 years. Mike is a lifelong resident and currently resides in Brockton with his wife Gianna.
Holbrook Public School continuously works to improve and make our schools a safe place. The students in this presentation video have clearly outlined what we believe is important about stopping bullying. Thank you to all of the student participants in "Bulldogs Don't Bully."
to view YouTube video.