Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The LIncoln-Sudbury superintendent begins his new job on Cape Cod on July 1.
When asked what his fondest memory at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School will be, outgoing Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter couldn't point to just one. The soon-to-be Monomoy Regional School District superintendent instead spoke of the people he's come to know. "It’s one of those things, (just) so many memories," he said. "My fondest memories will be the people in the communities of Lincoln and Sudbury. I got very close to them in the 13 years I've been here. Together we share many fond memories." Carpenter was offered and accepted the Monomoy post last week, and is now in the process of preparing to transplant his family to Cape Cod. The job is pending a contract negotiation. "I feel like the Monomoy school committee has done …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Scott Carpenter accepted an offer this week to be the Monomoy Regional School District superintendent.
The Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School Committee announced Thursday is has begun a search for an interim superintendent/principal for the district after current head Scott Carpenter accepted the superintendent post for Monomoy Regional School District this week. "(Thursday) morning, the Committee formally commenced a search for an Interim Superintendent/Principal for the District," Chair Nancy Marshall said in a release. "The Committee plans to initiate a search for a permanent hire in the fall, when a broader slate of candidates will be available. The job posting will be available on the LSRHS website, as well as that of the Massachusetts School Superintendents (MASS), Regional Schools (MARS) and School Committees (MASC) websites." Carpenter…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Scott Carpenter had been one of four finalists for the Cape Cod school district position.
Earlier this year Lincoln-Sudbury Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter was a finalist to take over the same post for Harvard Public Schools. The Harvard school committee ultimately decided to look elsewhere when Carpenter was the lone candidate left after the other two bowed out for different reasons. When it became clear he was not what the committee was looking for, Carpenter withdrew. Now, Carpenter is one step closer to again leaving the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District after he was offered, and accepted, the Monomoy Regional School District on Cape Cod. In a breaking news email from the Cape Cod Chronicle that was forwarded to Sudbury Patch, the announcement is pending negotiation of a contract. According to the Chronicle…
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Scott Carpenter had a job interview with the Monomoy district school committee last week.
Lincoln-Sudbury Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter was one of four finalists last week trying to convince the Monomoy Regional School District School Committee they are the right candidate to become its new superintendent. According to the Cape Cod Chronicle, the school committee will visit each candidate's current district next week, and plan to vote its final selection on April 3. In the report, Carpenter told the committee moving to Cape Cod would be best for him and his family. Carpenter was asked by the committee to identify his three most important accomplishments in education. He cited a science program he put in place in the Lexington schools that was much stronger when he left. He also cited a legacy he left in Lexington of …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Scott Carpenter was recently a finalist in Harvard, but took his name out of contention after the school committee decided to keep looking.
UPDATED: 9:52 P.M. Lincoln-Sudbury Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter may be on the move again. According to the Cape Cod Chronicle, Carpenter is among four finalists to be the next superintendent of the Monomoy Regional School District. Carpenter was recently a finalist for the same post in Harvard, but withdrew his name from contention when two of the three finalists pulled out, and the school committee decided it needed to interview more candidates. According to the Chronicle's report, interviews with the finalists are scheduled for March 18-20. The other finalists are: The Monomoy Regional School District is comprised of:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The L-S superintendent notified the Harvard school committee by email on Sunday that he was out.
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter confirmed a report that he is no longer a candidate for the vacant Harvard Public Schools superintendent post. The Harvard Press reported he notified the Harvard school committee on Sunday that he was withdrawing his name. According to the report, Carpenter's email stated: “Unfortunately, after reflection over the past days, your search process and timeline have become less than desirable, and I would now not leave my present position for Harvard. I will be withdrawing from your search to focus my energy elsewhere.” Carpenter had been the lone finalist left when Jessica Huizinga of Freetown-Lakeville withdrew her application for “personal reasons.” Carpenter …
Friday, January 18, 2013
L-S Superintendent Scott Carpenter still in the hunt.
With just one candidate left, the Harvard Public Schools Committee decided today they need more before deciding who should fill its vacant superintendent position. According to Interim Superintendent Joseph Connolly, the Committee met today at 1 p.m. and decided to try and bring in more candidates. "They took no position on the current candidate," Connolly said, referring to Lincoln-Sudbury Superintendent Scott Carpenter, who became the only finalist left after Freetown-Lakeville Superintendent Jessica Huizenga called at 4 p.m., Monday, to withdraw for "personal reasons." "They will try to increase the number of candidates to be considered," Connolly said, without stating how the committee plans to do that. A call to Chairwoman SusanMary …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Freetown-Lakeville Superintendent Jessica Huizenga withdrew her name on Monday; Harvard school committee tabled announcement of a hiring.
UPDATED 11:30 A.M. Lincoln-Sudbury Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter will have to wait a little longer to find out whether he will be chosen as the next superintendent for Harvard Public Schools. According to an online report, the Harvard school committee opted to withhold the announcement of a hiring after Freetown-Lakeville Superintendent Jessica Huizenga called at 4 p.m., Monday, to withdraw for "personal reasons." Interim Harvard Superintendent Joseph Connolly told Sudbury Patch the school committee got word of Huizenga's decision just as they were arriving for their meeting Monday night. "They were ready to discuss two candidates and then had just one to discuss," Connolly said. "They felt they needed time to think about the …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Superintendent Scott Carpenter says he’s proud of student response to the tragedy.
At its first meeting since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Committee heard from Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter regarding the school’s response to the fatal shootings of 20 first-graders and six educators by a 20-year-old gunman who also killed himself. “We all were shocked by the tragedy. It was hard for many people, particularly given this school’s own history,” said Carpenter, referring to the fatal stabbing of James Alenson, 15, at the high school on Jan. 19, 2007, by a fellow student in an unprovoked attack in a boy’s bathroom. John Odgren, now 22, is currently serving a life sentence in the case. Carpenter said L-S students quickly organized on Facebook…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The superintendent announced this week he's a finalist for the a K-12 position in Harvard.
Superintendent Scott Carpenter advised members of the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Committee at their Tuesday night meeting that he has been named one of three finalists for a Superintendent’s position in the town of Harvard. Carpenter has been at Lincoln-Sudbury as the interim superintendent and then the permanent superintendent for four years. During his tenure Lincoln-Sudbury has remained among the top high schools in Massachusetts. Boston Magazine recently compiled its list of 222 Boston-area public and charter high schools and also narrowed down the top 50 schools in the area based on a variety of statistics, and Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School found itself in the upper half, coming in at No. 16. With L-S striving, should…