Each week, North Branford Patch will be asking town officials three questions, including:
- What's new in your office or department?
- What is something residents should know?
- What's your favorite (fill in the blank!)
This feature will not only help residents stay informed with , Superintendent Scott Schoonmaker, Parks and Recreation Director Pam Gery, Police Chief Matthew Canelli and Fire Chief William Seward participating; but also let us get to know a little more about our town officials.
North Branford Patch: What's new in your department this week?
Schoonmaker: The Hiring of Michael Augur as food service supervisor. He has a wealth of experience that will move the district forward. Also, the hiring of a math teacher at NBHS, a guidance counselor at NBIS and a life skills teacher at NBIS. We are while transitioning into the more challenging and rigorous expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
North Branford Patch: What's something residents need to know?
Schoonmaker: It is vital that students continue to read during the summer months and in order to keep up with their reading list expectations as summer is quickly fading away!
North Branford Patch: What's your favorite thing about summer?
Schoonmaker: The ! I have the opportunity to see both teachers and students outside of the classroom engaged in fun, healthy activities while building true relationships and great summer memories!
Stay tuned as other officials share their responses throughout the rest of the week.