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North Adams School Committee Candidates: View Statements of Interest

The North Adams Public Schools have received statements of interest from eight candidates interested in filling the current vacancy on the School Committee. The School Committee and the City Council will meet remotely in convention, via zoom.us, at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 13, 2020, to elect a the new school committee member to fill the vacant seat. Please click the above link to view the statements and agenda for the meeting. (Please note, the statements of interest are sorted simply to reflect the order in which they were received by the district office.)
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Call for Nominations for the North Adams School Committee

The School Committee of the North Adams Public Schools and the North Adams City Council will meet in convention at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 13, 2020, to elect a new school committee member to fill a vacant seat on the School Committee. The School Committee and the City Council invite residents of the City of North Adams, Massachusetts, who are willing to be considered for election as a school committee member to declare their candidacy by submitting a statement of interest. Any resident of the City of North Adams who is eligible to vote is eligible to be elected to serve on the School Committee.



The School Committee is the governing board of the city’s public school system. The School Committee’s primary responsibility is to establish those purposes, programs, and procedures that will best produce the educational achievement needed by our students. The Committee is charged with accomplishing this while also being responsible for wise management of resources available to the school system. The Committee must fulfill these responsibilities by functioning primarily as a legislative body to formulate and adopt policy, by selecting an executive officer to implement policy, and by evaluating the results. It must carry out its functions openly, while seeking the comments of public, students, and staff in its decision-making processes.



Nominations will be accepted via email to nrauscher@napsk12.org until 4 p.m. Monday, August 10, 2020.
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NOTICE: Special Education Records

NOTICE: Per district policy, North Adams Public Schools Special Education Student Records will be destroyed 7 years from the date students graduate, age out, drop out, or move out of the district. Records from the 2012-2013 school year will be destroyed after September 1, 2020. Students or parents interested in obtaining the records should call Student Support Services at 413-776-1670, ext. 5 or 7 no later than August 28, 2020. Two days advanced notice for pickup of records is appreciated. Thank you.
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