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Elementary School Plan Proposal

posted Nov 29, 2016, 10:46 AM by Maria Puglisi

August 2016

Policies Regarding Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Use

posted Nov 29, 2016, 10:42 AM by Maria Puglisi   [ updated Nov 29, 2016, 10:44 AM ]

Approved by the School Committee on October 12, 2016

Resolution Against Lifting the Cap on Commonwealth Charter Schools

posted Oct 27, 2016, 12:14 PM by Maria Puglisi   [ updated Oct 27, 2016, 12:18 PM ]

Resolution voted on and approved by the School Committee on September 28, 2016

Sawyer Medal Special Award Ceremony

posted Nov 3, 2014, 11:28 AM by Stephanie Delisi   [ updated Oct 27, 2016, 11:57 AM by Maria Puglisi ]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Gloucester High School Lecture Hall

West Parish/MSBA Building Project FAQ Update 07-16-13

posted Jul 18, 2013, 7:16 AM by Grant Harris   [ updated Jul 18, 2013, 7:17 AM ]


Fuller Survey Results are Available!

posted Sep 30, 2012, 5:09 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Sep 30, 2012, 5:13 PM ]

This past spring, parents, staff, and community residents were invited to express their views on the suitability of the Fuller building for use as an elementary school.  Over 500 persons responded.   Please consult the report for an overview and detailed results. 



Note: a second survey about the Fuller was conducted by the city.  The city survey asked residents' opinions about the school assuming that the school committee declared the building surplus.


People want to know

posted May 10, 2012, 9:01 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 10, 2012, 9:34 AM ]

What is the Plan for an Effective Learning Community?
When the school committee decided to close Fuller School in 2008, it cited as part of its rationale the Plan for an Effective Learning Community.  Read this presentation from April 2007 to understand what the PELC is, and judge for yourself its relevance to current debates about the use of Fuller School.


FAQs about Fuller and West Parish Schools

posted May 5, 2012, 4:54 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 19, 2012, 9:17 AM ]


Check out the Committee's replies to Frequently Asked Questions about the  Fuller School and the proposed new West Parish School:



Resolution on Charter School Funding

posted Aug 17, 2011, 7:37 AM by Grant Harris   [ updated Mar 19, 2012, 11:25 AM by Unknown user ]

Resolution offered by the City of Gloucester Administration, the Gloucester City Council, and the Gloucester School Committee on charter school funding for Commonwealth Charter Schools in Massachusetts on this 15th day of June 2011.

Innovation Schools

posted Feb 18, 2011, 10:54 AM by Tylor Marquis   [ updated May 5, 2012, 4:08 PM by Unknown user ]


Click on the following link for more information: Massachusetts Innovation Schools

Also, see below for the Innovation Schools Fact Sheet

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