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Holman’s presence felt strongly at Newton North

Holman’s presence felt strongly at Newton North

February 7, 2012

The pen-scrawled message on a Dunkin Donuts bag taped to Deborah Holman’s office bulletin board says it all: “Please, please don’t go.” Despite the kind note and her favorite doughnut left by Newton North faculty, Holman said she “felt very ready for a headmaster position.” ...

Lupini narrows finalists to Holman

Lupini narrows finalists to Holman

February 4, 2012

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, Superintendent Bill Lupini notified parents and staff that Deborah Holman, the assistant principal of Newton North High School, has been selected as the single finalist in the search for the new headmaster. While Holman has not yet been offered the position, the elimination of ...

Headmaster search comes down to the wire

Headmaster search comes down to the wire

February 2, 2012

(First image: Newton North High School Assistant Principal Deborah Holman. Second image: Wellesley Middle School Interim Principal Jamie Chisum) On Feb. 1, 2012, Jamie Chisum, Interim Principal of Wellesley Middle School, and Deborah Holman, Assistant Principal of Newton North High School, the two final...

Club donates secondhand clothing to the community

Club donates secondhand clothing to the community

January 30, 2012

Room 383 is crowded. Really crowded. Next to the teacher’s desk, dozens of bags of clothing sit piled on top of each other, reaching halfway to the ceiling. Opening the door to the room, juniors David Ganjei and Isabella Langan drop off several more bags. This is the work of the Got Clothes?...

Headmaster finalists released

Headmaster finalists released

January 26, 2012

Superintendent Bill Lupini announced today that Deborah Holman, vice principal of Newton North High School, and Jamie Chisum, interim principal of Wellesley Middle School, are the two finalists in the search for the next headmaster. According to newtonteacherresidency.org, Holman has taught history...

Ritchie speech inspires faculty

January 17, 2012

Interim Headmaster John Ritchie gave his mid-year address at the high school faculty meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10. In a 40-minute speech, Ritchie presented his observations, evaluations, and ideas regarding several school practices and policies. Ritchie clarified that his ideas and suggestions for...

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