NORTHAMPTON, MA — The Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School board of trustees voted 3-1 Wednesday to offer Kevin C. Farr the job of interim superintendent for the coming school year. Farr, a longtime technical school educator, was one of two finalists interviewed by the trustees. Also a candidate was James M. Laverty, former superintendent… [Read More]
WHATELY, MA — Inside the Frontier Regional School administration office, a tangible sense of respect and appreciation for longtime Superintendent Martha Barrett emanates from staff members. “She is going to be missed,” said Donna Lloyd, who works in accounts payable in the office. “She brings just a family, community presence. She has brought us in… [Read More]
DEERFIELD, MA – Dr. Lynn M. Carey has been named the future Frontier Regional School superintendent. The Frontier Regional and Union #38 school committees held final interviews with the two remaining candidates on Wednesday and following a 50-minute discussion, voted unanimously to appoint Carey as the next superintendent, pending successful contract negotiations. Superintendent Martha Barrett’s… [Read More]
NORTH ADAMS, MA — North Adams Public Schools Superintendent James Montepare will announce his upcoming retirement at a School Committee meeting on Tuesday. Montepare, who has served as the district’s superintendent since his appointment in 2003, has been employed in the district for more than four decades.
GRANBY, MA — The School Committee voted 4-1 Thursday night to offer the job of superintendent to Agawam High School Principal Steven Lemanski. The school board still must negotiate a contract with him. The vote came after deliberations of nearly two hours during which the committee members said they were torn between two of the… [Read More]
SOUTH DEERFIELD, MA — This school year will be Frontier Regional and Union 38 Superintendent Martha Barrett’s last with the school district. Barrett announced this week that she plans retire at the end of June. Barrett announced her plans to the Frontier Regional School Committee during its meeting Tuesday night. She said she wanted to… [Read More]