Thursday, August 23, 2012
Superintendent makes decision on who will lead school in 2012-13.
When former Goodyear School principal Christopher Heath took a job on the north shore, he left a gaping hole in the elementary school leadership. After meetings with staff and parents, as well as the School Committee, Superintendent Mark Donovan revealed his plan for Goodyear online Tuesday. "The model I favor, "Plan C," will be the model that will be implemented," said Supt. Donovan on the Goodyear website. "A Head Teacher will be responsible for the day-to day management of the school. There will be two building assistants to support the Head Teacher." Assistant Superintendent Gary Reese and Supt. Donovan will "maintain a strong presence at the school to support the Head Teacher, parents, and the entire staff." During the year, school …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Former Goodyear School principal has taken job in Hamilton-Wenham.
With former Goodyear School principal Christopher Heath accepting a job in Hamilton-Wenham last month, Woburn school officials are left looking for someone to fill the spot before school begins in September. According to Superintendent Mark Donovan, officials are planning on setting up a meeting for parents and staff members next week. "We'll be discussing some options at that meeting," said the superintendent. "We'll also put some information online at some point."
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Who will be the principal when school starts in September?
Now that Christopher Heath has been named the principal at the Winthrop Elementary School in Hamilton-Wenham, the Goodyear School is without a leader. Superintendent of Schools Mark Donovan told Patch Wednesday that officials are meeting today to explore options. Supt. Donovan plans to meet with select teachers, Parent-Teacher Organization members and School Council representatives to discuss filling the vacancy. "We have several applications in response to various ads and postings," said the superintendent. Classes begin for Woburn Public Schools on Sept. 6.