Sunday, December 16, 2012
Weston Public Schools Superintendent Cheryl Maloney reached out to parents before school on Monday with further reaction to the Newtown shootings.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Superintendent Cheryl Maloney circulated the message below via the Weston listserv. Dear Weston Families, As we open our schools for the week following the tragedy in Newtown, we want to reassure you and your children that safety is paramount and we are taking every precaution. Principals, other central office administrators and I met for several hours with Police Chief Shaw, Sergeant Kelly and Officer Connerton, to review existing school security plans. As an immediate response to the events of last Friday, we have made two modifications: First the police will have a more visible presence on and about our campuses this week, including the concerts. Secondly, in addition to side and back doors, school front doors will also be locked for …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Superintendent Cheryl Maloney circulated several links with information about helping children cope with tragedy and encouraged parents to "give your children a hug no matter how old they are."
Weston Public Schools Superintendent Cheryl Maloney has already informed parents that Weston Public Schools have clear safety and security policies that will be reviewed in the light of the Newtown, Conn., shooting. In a second email, Maloney encourages parents to "Please give your children a hug no matter how old they are," and she offers links to articles about helping children cope with tragedy. The text of her message is below: In light of today’s unthinkable tragedy, your family may be discussing these events over the weekend. The three websites below provide guidance and advice as to how to talk to children about tragedies involving other children, such as the victims in the Connecticut elementary school shootings. The first link is …
Superintendent Cheryl Maloney reached out to parents in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
In the wake of the horrific news of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. today, Weston Superintendent Cheryl Maloney is offering support and reassurance for parents. In a message sent via Weston Grapevine this afternoon, Maloney assured families that Weston administrators and faculty review safety and security procedures each fall and that Weston's emergency officials are well apprised of those procedures. Maloney added that principals will be reviewing those procedures with staff and faculty in light of the Newtown tragedy. She also said that materials will be provided to faculty in order to help them answer student questions that could arise Monday. A copy of Maloney's message is below: Our thoughts and prayers are with the …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Superintendent Cheryl Maloney will be honored at the May 15 dinner in Wellesley.
The following information is from The Human Relations Service (HRS): The Human Relations Service (HRS) will hold its Seventh Annual Arnold Kerzner Award Dinner and Auction to benefit The Human Relations Service on Tuesday, May 15, at 6 p.m. at Hunnewell House at Elm Bank, Wellesley. HRS will honor Dr. Cheryl Maloney, the Superintendent of Weston Public Schools. HRS has been an important partner in her educational work over the years. In her own words, “As I look back on my 27 years as an educator in the Weston Public Schools, no matter what position I have held, I cannot imagine working without the support of HRS. HRS has also been there when each of our districts needed help coping with tragedy, working with entire schools and individuals…