Focus group to offer input on high school principal selection

The School Department is holding a focus group of parents, students, and other community members to offer input into the selection of a new high school principal, on Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the school, 60 Farm St. Participants will be invited to offer thoughts on what qualities they would like to see in the next principal. Kim Smith, the current principal, is leaving at the end of June after being appointed assistant school superintendent, effective July 1. A separate focus group of high school staff is also being held on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the School Department is holding a parent information meeting on the plan to establish an early childhood center at the Doyle School. The meeting will be held on Thursday at the Woodville School, 30 Farm Ave. For more information, contact Ann Mannino, the early childhood coordinator, at 781-246-6400, ext. 6656.