School Committee Receive MCAS Results for High School and Middle School, School Building Projects Have Aggressive Deadline Town Hall – Town Hall – On Monday, November 19 the School Committee met at Town Hall for a lengthy meeting. At its previous meeting, Watertown Elementary School MCAS results were presented to the Committee. At this week’s […]
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School Committee Presents Promising MCAS Scores for Elementary Schools Town Hall – The mannerisms and mood of town officials during meetings is usually serious and tepid. That was not the case at Monday’s School Committee meeting. Members of the board were very upbeat and excited throughout the duration of the night. The cause of this […]
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School Committee Receives Updates on Teaching and Learning Showcase, Superintendent Outlines Goals for Upcoming Year Town Hall – At the Watertown School Committee’s Sept. 5 meeting, Superintendent Dr. Dede Galdston outlined some of her goals for the upcoming school year. Additionally, there were discussions about the Teaching and Learning Showcase and tuition costs for inter […]
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School Committee Awarding World War II Veterans with Diploma, Concerns Still Linger Over New Buses and Vans Town Hall – The School Committee began its meeting on Wednesday, August 15 on a different note. The Committee unanimously approved a recommendation to award a High School diploma to a Watertown World War II Veteran. This Veteran […]
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School Committee Outlines New Rules for Students Taking the Bus Town Hall – The School Committee met on Monday, July 23 to discuss the new guidelines for Watertown students who will be taking the bus to school. The Policy Subcommittee’s main issues of concern was busing students who are attending Hosmer, the Middle School, and […]
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School Committee Debates Joining Minuteman Vocational High School District Town Hall – Following the Kindergarten curriculum discussion from the School Committee July 23 meeting, the committee discussed the possibility of joining Minuteman Vocational High School District. After months of research the main hurdle revolves around financials. Superintendent Dr. Dede Galdston wants to consider all options […]
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School Committee Address Parent Concerns Over Kindergarten Structure Town Hall – The School Committee met on Monday July 23 to discuss a variety of different topics. The main focus on the meeting was to provide an update on the Kindergarten curriculum in Watertown Public Schools. The new changes will mainly revolve around foreign language classes […]
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New Program Will Allow High School Students to Still Pick Up Younger Siblings at Other Schools Town Hall – The Watertown School Committee convened on Monday, June 18 to discuss school improvement plans for the Middle and High Schools as well as an important new program that will allow students at the High School level […]
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Watertown Community Foundation Merging with Education Foundation Town Hall – At the June 4 School Committee meeting, representatives from the Watertown Community Foundation discussed their organization’s recent merger with the Watertown Education Foundation. Additionally, School officials discussed school improvement plans for each of Watertown’s three elementary schools. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, […]
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School Committee Weighing Options for Next Fall’s School Bus Schedule Town Hall – With the changing school start times at the Middle and High School that take effect next fall, there needs to be a change in the school bus schedule. The School Committee is currently mulling three oceans, and is seeking the help of […]
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