Posts Tagged ‘Superintendent Ruthann Petruno-Goguen’

Backpacks Needed To Help Area Homeless

The Blessed Backpack Brigade is in desperate need of used backpacks!  Now that the school year is winding down, your child’s unwanted or unneeded backpack would be greatly appreciated. Jennifer Cederberg of the Blessed Backpack Brigade tells THE LAKE 940, June 22nd is the day you can contribute to this worthy local cause.  “I have…

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Personnel Changes At Webster Public Schools

On Wednesday, June 6th, Superintendent of Webster Public Schools Ruthann Goguen announced, Dr. Peter Cushing has been hired as the next Principal of Bartlett High School.  Dr. Cushing will be joining the Webster Public Schools on July 1.  Superintendent Goguen said, “we look forward to welcoming him to our community.” Dr. Cushing recently spent some time…

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Makara Leaves Webster School Committee After 18 Years

Superintendent of Webster Public Schools, Ruthann Goguen tells THE LAKE 940, “This past week marked 18 years of dedicated service for Mr. Michael Makara to the Webster Public Schools.” At his last School Committee meeting on Tuesday, April 24th Makara was recognized and thanked for his outstanding leadership and professionalism.  Ms. Goguen says Mr. Makara,…

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Bartlett High School Teacher On Paid Leave

A Bartlett High School teacher is out on paid administrative leave after at least 6 female students have accused him of inappropriately touching them during class. THE LAKE 940 has learned that Michael Harpin, a special education and math teacher at the school has been off the job since February 1st.  Superintendent Ruthann Goguen of the…

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In Webster Schools, ‘Kindness Matters’

Exactly one month after the Parkland, Florida school shootings, schools across the country have been planning student “walk outs” or protests during classes. That was not exactly the case in Webster.  Superintendent Ruthann Goguen tells THE LAKE 940, “All students and staff (have received) wrist bands that read: “In Webster, Kindness Matters!” Each school in…

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Webster Middle School ‘Not At Risk’ After Online Threat

THE LAKE 940 has learned a letter was sent home to parents of Webster Middle School students on Friday, March 9th to alert them of a situation that might have compromised security within the school. The letter referred to reports of an alleged social media post where “threatening comments” were made about the Webster Middle School…

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