Wayland Town Crier 3/26/17: Wayland School Committee backs Unobskey. The School Committee on Sunday backed Gloucester Assistant Superintendent Arthur Unobskey to become Wayland’s next superintendent. After about two hours of discussion, the committee voted unanimously to enter negotiations with Unobskey.
Wayland Town Crier 3/26/17: Committee interviews last Wayland school chief finalist. Arthur Unobskey, the fourth and last finalist to be interviewed for superintendent of the Wayland Public Schools, drew mixed reviews on Friday night after a lengthy meeting with the School Committee.
Wayland Town Crier 3/24/17: Lincoln educator Patricia Kinsella makes pitch for Wayland superintendent job. As a superintendent, Patricia Kinsella says her job isn’t to be the smartest person in the room. “We are smarter together,” the Lincoln assistant superintendent said. A superintendent, though, should be the hardest worker and responsible, she said.
Wayland Town Crier 3/22/17: Holliston administrator makes pitch for Wayland superintendent. For Sara Ahern, the hiring process to become a superintendent is a time to already begin forming relationships in a new town. Ahern, who spent Tuesday touring Wayland as she looks to become the district’s next superintendent, said she has already started listening and building those connections.
Wayland Town Crier 3/21/17: Franklin educator Joyce Edwards makes pitch for Wayland superintendent. Joyce Edwards sees Wayland as a town that values education, diversity, inclusion and kindness – many of the characteristics to which she holds dear. But, Edwards, an assistant superintendent in Franklin who spent Monday visiting Wayland, knows she has much more to learn about Wayland and its school system if she’s selected as the district’s next superintendent.
Wayland Town Crier 3/17/17: Wayland students to perform in NAfME ensembles. Two Wayland High School students were chosen to perform in the National Association for Music Education’s All-Eastern Honors Ensembles. The biennial event brings together top student musicians from 12 states to rehearse and perform a culminating concert. Zachary Knapp and Christopher Laven have been selected for the honor.
Wayland Student Press Network: METCO marks 50th anniversary. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the METCO program’s existence in Massachusetts. METCO stands for Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity. The program is designed to promote diversity by integrating students from Boston into the suburbs. The program currently includes 34 districts in Greater Boston that receive students from the inner city.