09.09.20 Community Forum on Remote Start Phase

Posted by MSC on 9/11/2020

“We all have the same goals in mind — to keep our kids engaged with their learning and see them make progress.”

— Meagan Hildebrand, English Department Head


masconomet community

 

Forum Overview

 

  • Event was a collaboration between Masconomet experts and the School Committee for our Masconomet families and community
  • A panel of 16 Masconomet staff responded to questions from our community
  • Over 430 people attended the zoom forum
  • Topics and questions were primarily generated via community survey
  • Audience members asked additional questions during the forum

 

View the Forum Zoom Recording 

Below is an outline of the forum’s topics and speakers with time-markers for when each topic begins in the zoom video. 

 

TIME: 0:00:00 

Introduction: Bonnie Thornborough, MSC

 

SECTION A: TOPICS 1-4

 

TIME: 0:09:12
1. Education Quality - New Remote Model 

Q: Bill Hodges, MSC
A: Pete Delani, HS Principal
A: Ben Hodges, Director of Digital Learning

 

TIME: 0:17:54
2. Teacher Training

Q: Zillie Bhuju, MSC
A: Ryan King, Instructional Technology Coordinator
A: Jeanne O’Hearne, Foreign Language Department Head & ELL Coordinator
A: Stacy Mannheim, Art Department Head

 

TIME: 0:27:50
3. Weekly / Daily Schedule - WIN, Period 8

Q: Joe Ciampa, MSC
A: Pete Delani, HS Principal

 

TIME: 0:32:50
4. Weekly / Daily Schedule - Morning Block

Q: Kristen DeMarco, MSC
A: Pete Delani, HS Principal
A: Phil McManus, MS Principal
A: Patty Bullard, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services

 

TIME: 0:39:55
AUDIENCE QUESTIONS ON SECTION A: TOPICS 1-4


 

SECTION B: TOPICS 5-9

 

TIME: 0:54:30
5. Materials Pickup

Q: Carolyn Miller, MSC
A: Phil McManus, MS Principal
A: Katie DiNardo, HS Assistant Principal

 

TIME: 0:59:37
6. Orientations for 7th & 9th Graders

Q: Melissa Ogden, MSC
A: Alyssa Schatzel, HS Assistant Principal
A: Phil McManus, MS Principal

 

TIME: 1:05:40
7. Extra Help and Tech Support

Q: Terri Teleen, MSC
A: Pete Delani, HS Principal
A: Ryan King, HS Principal

 

TIME: 1:08:45
8. Extracurricular Activities

Q: Kosta Prentakis, MSC
A: Pete Delani, HS Principal
A: Justin Crosby, Senior - Student Council President
A: Phil McManus, MS Principal

 

TIME: 1:11:43
9. College Planning

Q: Tasha Cooper, MSC
A: Irene Duros, Guidance and Counseling Dept. Head

 

TIME: 1:15:02
AUDIENCE QUESTIONS ON SECTION B: TOPICS 5-9

 

SECTION C: TOPICS 10-15

 

TIME: 1:24:38
10. Wellness

Q: Carolyn Miller, MSC
A: John Daileanes, Wellness Dept. Head and Athletics Director

 

TIME: 1:30:20
11. Special Activity Classes such as labs / performance

Q: Tasha Cooper, MSC
A: Tammy Faye, Science, Technology and Engineering Dept. Head
A: Randy O’Keefe, Music and Performing Arts Dept. Head

 

TIME: 1:38:53
12. Special Ed: IEPs, 504s

Q: Kristen DeMarco, MSC
A: Patty Bullard, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services

 

TIME: 1:42:55 
13. SEL / Mental Health

Q: Zillie Bhuju, MSC
A: Irene Duros, Guidance and Counseling Dept. Head
A: Patty Bullard, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services
A: Meredith Shaw, Executive Director of Tri-Town Council 

 

TIME: 1:54:50
14. Connectedness / Relationships

Q: Bonnie Thornborough, MSC
A: Denise Tenanty, Mathematics Department Head
A: Phil McManus, MS Principal

 

TIME: 1:59:31
15. Parent Support and Student Preparation

Q: Bill Hodges, MSC
A: Jill Story, Social Studies Dept. Head 
A: Meagan Hildebrand, English Dept. Head 

 

TIME: 2:05:00
AUDIENCE QUESTIONS ON SECTION C: TOPICS 10-15