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  • New teachers looking forward to a new year

    Written by Mary Beth Peabody Monica Potito had a successful career in pharmaceutical sales, but something was missing. “I didn’t want to make money. I wanted to make a difference,” she said. So she put it in God’s hands and people kept asking her if she was a teacher. Now...

  • Principals’ responsiblity includes being prepared for any emergency

    “The bad guy doesn’t follow steps one, two, three and four,” said police sergeant Jay Brennan, referring to the unpredictability of a potential violent intruder. “Forget about your place. What matters is the process.” Brennan should know. Co-founder of Synergy911, which provides emergency response training, Brennan was in emergency management...

  • Healthy snacks, lessons and a little Irish music

    Written by Peter G. Sánchez The six weeks were coming to an end, but not without some Irish music.In the center of Gloucester Catholic High School’s library last week, Mark Jergensen strummed the banjo as Leniyah-Marie Osler practiced her skills on the tin whistle. In a corner, Aidan Grossman and...