The committee will include two community members, selected on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
This article was submitted by Superintendent Celli. Superintendent Lynne Celli is forming a search committee for the anticipated vacancy of principal at Swampscott Middle School. Part of this committee will be two community members who will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email Dr. Celli at email@example.com by Thursday, Feb. 23, if you are interested in serving on the search committee. It is important to note that participants must be available afternoons and evenings for this process.
The School District will put together a search committee soon to find a replacement.
Middle School Principal Ralph Watson has been selected for a head position at a new upper school in Cambridge. He's leaving Swampscott with mixed emotions, he said this morning. The new job offers him the chance to be part of a new school community — Cambridge has merged four schools to form one that will include k-5 students and 6-8 students. His position will be as the head of the grades 6-8 part of the school. At the same time, leaving the job in Swampscott will be sad because of the six years he has been here working closely with the faculty and staff and getting to know the students. Superintendent Lynne Celli said she has yet to receive a letter of resignation but she anticipates that she will receive one. "He will be a loss …