With the start of my tenure as Superintendent of the Ware Public Schools, I look forward to my continued work with students, families, faculty, staff, and the Ware community. As the former Principal of both the elementary and high schools, I have had the unique opportunity of witnessing the academic growth of our students. It has been exciting to watch them transform over time.
There are a number of administrative changes throughout the District this year. With my transition to Central Office, Mr. Darren Elwell has been appointed the next Ware Junior Senior High School Principal, and Mr. Erik Liljegren has been appointed Assistant Principal. Mr. John Jordan will take the helm of Ware Middle School with the retirement of Mr. Robert Warren. SMK Elementary School welcomes Mr. Mark Aucoin as the new Principal, working alongside Mrs. Pam Iwasinski, the Assistant Principal. I look forward to working with this outstanding group of administrators!
To ensure that we are meeting the needs of all of our students, teachers and administrators are working diligently on a number of initiatives as we prepare for the upcoming school year. These initiatives include:
- John Collins Writing System district-wide
- Transition from MCAS to Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College & Careers (PARCC)
- Structured English Immersion (SEI) implementation of teacher training for English Language Learners
- New student discipline regulations
The education of our students is forever evolving as we prepare them with the skills they will need to be successful in this global society. In order for our students to obtain these skills, they must be in attendance on a daily basis to experience the many lessons they will be exposed to throughout their days. Thanks for your assistance in ensuring that our students are given as many opportunities as possible to be academically successful in their time at school!
Marlene A. DiLeo