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#HollistonInnovates - A Mid-Year Update

We’ve reached the mid-point of the 2017-2018 school year with winter firmly ensconced in Holliston and our classrooms abuzz with engaged and excited students and teachers. In my column on the cover of the August 2017 Back-to-School Newsletter, I announced that the Holliston Public Schools, inspired by our history, was focusing our efforts on “Rekindling Holliston’s Innovative Spirit” with the goal of unleashing the creativity and curiosity of our staff and students and encouraging and supporting the development of innovative instructional practices, fueled by the growing levels of technology available in our classrooms. These efforts are designed to help each of our students discover their purpose and develop their individual curiosity, passion and imagination. The response from the parent community to this bold shift in focus was both strong and positive.
On the opening day of school, I spoke to the entire PreK-12 faculty and staff. During that presentation, I shared that I though…