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June 20th Eblast

As we close in on our final days of school, I would like to be sure that all of our students are aware of their Summer Learning requirements. While we all agree that summer vacation should be a time of rest and relaxation for both students and teachers, we also must stress that the benefits [...]

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June 14th Eblast

On Wednesday evening the Milton School Committee hosted one of my favorite events of the year. In the Milton High School courtyard, more than 100 volunteers from nearly every facet of the Milton Public School community were recognized for their efforts. This is an annual event where we get a chance to say thank you to [...]

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May 22 Eblast

Like many of you, I spent some time during the past few days watching the video footage from the tragedy in Oklahoma.  I have heard over and over about the heroism of the school teachers in the midst of what must have been a terrifying ordeal.  From playing musical games with students to drown out [...]

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May 3rd Eblast

Teacher Appreciation Week  begins Monday, May 6th and we plan to honor and praise the men and women who have devoted their lives and their careers to educating children. I can’t think of a better way to kick off this annual celebration of teachers than our own Milton tradition of the announcement of Outstanding Teacher of the Year, [...]

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April 12th Eblast

I recently received the current list of colleges and universities to which our Class of 2013 has been accepted. This is an annual ritual which — for parents and guardians, is fraught with emotion, anxiety, pride and humility.   As Superintendent, I see the acceptance list as one of many indicators of our students’ academic success. The colleges [...]

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March 14th E-blast

As many of you know, this is the time of year when students are preparing to take the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams. Although the MCAS is an important assessment tool, we would like to stress that our students in the Milton Public Schools are assessed every day in every class. These assessments include written [...]

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March 4th Eblast

The following introduction was written by Glenn Pavlicek, Chairman of the Milton School Committee: FY 14 Budget Update:  It is budget season again and with that comes the annual consternation as to what will happen to the Town budget, and in particular to the School Department budget, in the upcoming year. I wanted to give a [...]

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February 11th E-blast

School will be open for all grades on Tuesday, February 12th. A special note from a former Glover elementary school teacher and former Cunningham Elementary School principal who is now your Superintendent!    Three important “events” happen to make this a very special week for all of our Milton Public School students.   First, Valentine’s Day on [...]

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January 25th E-blast

As many of you know, we are in the middle of our budget season. This can be a stressful time for the administration, staff, parents and guardians, especially when the prospect of reducing teachers and staff is discussed. We have presented our FY14 budget to the Warrant Committee, and while there are still many details to be [...]

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January 16th Eblast

As the winter season continues, our school nurses are seeing an increase in “sick” visits to the health rooms. We are asking for the cooperation of our parents/guardians to help minimize the effects of the cold and flu season.  I asked Director of Nurses, Margaret Gibbons to provide families with information for the cold and [...]

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