Watertown Looks For A New Superintendent Town Hall – In the wake of Superintendent Dr. Jean Fitzgerald’s unexpected retirement last week, members of the Watertown School Committee sat down at this week’s school committee meeting to discuss whether they should hire an interim or a permanent superintendent. There has also been confusion in the community […]
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Watertown Public Schools Superintendent Announces Retirement Town Hall – During the School Committee meeting on Monday, September 12th, Dr. Jean Fitzgerald announced her retirement as superintendent of the Watertown Public Schools, effective October 7th. At the start of the meeting, Dr. Fitzgerald made a statement. Shortly following her statement was a public forum, where parents […]
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Parents, Superintendent Address Online Petition Town Hall – It has been nearly three weeks since an online petition began circling the internet calling for a vote of no-confidence in Superintendent Dr. Jean Fitzgerald. At the August 17th school committee meeting, public forum lasted for nearly an hour as parents of children in the school system […]
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School Building Committee Done with Meetings, Will Release Master Plan in September Phillips School – The Steering Committee of the Master Plan Design Process and building consultants have concluded a summer of public meetings. SMMA architecture film will now work on a master plan to be presented to the School Committee and Town Council near […]
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Town Officials, Residents Discuss the Future of Watertown’s Schools Watertown High School – The Master Planning & Design Committee met on Wednesday July, 27th in the High School Auditorium to discuss possible renovations to the public schools. Members of the steering committee, parents, and other residents voiced their concerns about the future of Watertown’s schools. […]
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Phillips School Renovations on Schedule, but with Some Concern Watertown High School – In order to alleviate some of the overcrowding issues in Watertown’s elementary schools, it was decided earlier this year to move the integrated preschool classes from the Hosmer and Lowell Schools into the Phillips School building. The Phillips School is currently the […]
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School Committee Approves Proposal to Create More Classroom Space Town Hall – Classrooms at the Phillips School will begin renovation this summer after the School Committee approved a plan to move integrated preschool classes from the Hosmer School. Superintendent Dr. Jean Fitzgerald has discussed numerous plans to deal with the overcrowded classrooms in Watertown’s public […]
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School Committee Discusses Plans to Fix School Overcrowding Watertown High School – Concerns over Watertown School Officials’ plans to move Pre-K and Kindergarten classes to different locations around the district caused them to come up with another plan. This plan was unveiled at the latest School Committee meeting. Photo by Sam Dudley This new plan […]
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