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Two Supervisors of Attendance to be Hired

March 23, 2018
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Discussion of the search for a new Supervisor of  Attendance continued at the recent School Committee meeting, as the committee members took turns giving their views on whether the position should be expanded to two people instead of one. Superintendent Catherine Latham expressed interest in cutting an unfilled confidential secretary position and using the...

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Veterans Parade Fundraiser Set for March 9

March 1, 2018
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The Lynn Veterans Appreciation Committee is holding a fundraiser to raise money for the forthcoming North Shore Veterans Appreciation Parade in September. The fundraiser will be held Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at Kowloon Restaurant on Route 1 in Saugus. Veterans Appreciation Day Parade Committee Chairman and Vietnam veteran John Sacherski recently appeared...

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Licensing Commission News

March 1, 2018
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The Licensing Commission recently approved a pair of licenses for the North Shore Latino Business Association. The first one is a non-profit fundraiser to be held on Monday, March 12, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lynn Arts. The second license is for an “arts After Hours event on March 2nd at the Lynn...

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Tension Builds Over Superintendent Search

February 23, 2018
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The search for a new superintendent is causing friction between School Committee members, as some members of the committee feel a bit frozen out of the process of picking a suitable candidate. The interview process has been led by Superintendent Catherine Latham, who was criticized at a recent School Committee meeting for not seeking...

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Lynn English Students Plan Traveling Abroad

February 23, 2018
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Michael Haddad recently requested permission for Lynn English to take its Latin students on a  trip overseas. The trip is slated for Spring 2019 when the school’s Latin students will be going to Greece for 2 days to immerse themselves in the culture and practice their language skills in a real-world environment. Haddad spoke...

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Suspension Rate Down in Lynn Schools

February 23, 2018
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The faculty of Lynn Public Schools are seeking to change the way students are disciplined. The school system has seen a steady decline in the number of students suspended the past few years, thanks in large part to teachers across the district seeking out new ways to address student behavioral issues. Deputy Superintendent Patrick...

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School Committee Begins Search for Superintendent Candidates

February 9, 2018
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The Lynn School Committee has begun looking for candidates for a new superintendent to replace current superintendent, Dr. Catherine Latham. Latham will be retiring at the end of the current school, year and the search for her replacement has been a huge topic of discussion among the committee lately.   Glenn Koocher of the...

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