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August 28th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date: August 28th, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT On Wednesday night, as part of the School Committee meeting, we were pleased to honor two individuals and one group, all of whom have been chosen as award recipients by the Massachusetts Association of School […]

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August 18th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT We are pleased to announce that the Milton Public Schools have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, targeted for an Innovative Pre-School Program. We have State Senator […]

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July 31st E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date: Friday, July 31st, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT I have a “great news story” from the State House. On Wednesday, both the House of Representatives and the Senate voted overwhelmingly to override the Governor’s veto of $17.6 million for Kindergarten Development Grants, […]

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July 21st E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date: July 21, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT I would like to share with you an important update regarding state funding for Full Day Kindergarten, which remains in jeopardy. Last week, on Friday, July 17, Governor Charlie Baker signed the fiscal year 2016 […]

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July 9th E-Blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date:  Thursday, July 9th, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT The Milton School Committee recently passed a Residency Policy that states “students who are enrolled in the Milton Public Schools shall be required to re-establish residency prior to entering grades six and nine as […]

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June 25th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date:  June 25th, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT Congratulations on the conclusion of another successful school year. As we begin the summer vacation, I would like to share some research on the importance of summer reading and the value of both independent reading and […]

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June 17th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT For the past few years, the acronyms STEM and STEAM have been part of our vocabulary and have been totally integrated into the Milton Public Schools.  STEM refers to “Science Technology, Engineering & Math,” […]

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June 10th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date:  June 10, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT              For those of you who were guests at this year’s Milton High School commencement ceremony on June 7th, you were treated to a wonderful event with some stellar speeches. I was unable to attend due […]

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May 28th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To:  Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date:  Thursday, May 28, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT I would like to share with you an important update regarding state funding for Full Day Kindergarten, which remains in jeopardy. The State Senate, in its FY16 Budget, only provides $1 million for the […]

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May 13th E-blast

From: Mary C. Gormley To: Parents/Guardians and Staff Re: E-blast Update Date:  May 13, 2015 FROM THE DESK OF THE SUPERINTENDENT The Milton Public School 2016 Budget was approved at Town Meeting’s May 7th Meeting (the presentation is posted on the School Committee’s Budget page on www.miltonps.org). The Finance Subcommittee of the School Committee meets with […]

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