School Committee discusses student safety for 2013.
In its first meeting of 2013, the Chelmsford School Committee discussed a variety of topics from donations to cameras, but one stuck out: student safety. Addressing student safety issues following the wake of the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, the board went into a more somber, but optimistic tone as Chelmsford Public School Superintendent Frank Tiano took on this concern on a local level, saying that student safety is the school system’s “number one priority.” During Tiano’s comments to the board, he noted that he’s currently working closely Chelmsford Chief of Police James Murphy on student safety issues as well as developing plans directly with school administrators to keep the school system as fortified and safe as possible…
New state guidelines will open up healthier meal options for students.
- B Schill
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Meals at Chelmsford Public Schools are about to get healthier. John Morgan, Chelmsford Public Schools' Food Services Director, presented a one year plan to the Chelmsford School Committee last night that includes healthier options, and restricts soda and fat intake according to state guidelines. The plan addressed restructuring the school district’s food services to accommodate new dietary and meal guidelines issued by the state. You can view the assessment report here. According to Kathy McWilliams, the school district’s business manager, the plan’s goals were to “see the direction that Chelmsford’s going to go in and how we’re going to … embrace the new changes and see ... what we’d have to do to maintain the current cost structure.” New…