Easton Community Forums for ER9 Superintendent Search Scheduled for July 8 and 9

The Easton, Redding, Region 9 Boards of Education will be hosting two evening opportunities for community members to share their insight on the hiring of the next superintendent of schools.

On Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9, Dr. Joseph Erardi, the search consultant working Continue reading “Easton Community Forums for ER9 Superintendent Search Scheduled for July 8 and 9”

McMorran Updates Community on Reopening Schools in the Fall

School Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran sent the following message to the Easton and Redding communities today, updating them on Gov. Ned Lamont’s plans for Connecticut about reopening state schools in the fall.

Dear Friends and Families of ER9:

Governor Lamont announced yesterday Continue reading “McMorran Updates Community on Reopening Schools in the Fall”

Joel Barlow High School Celebrates Class of 2020

Joel Barlow High School students have not been in the school classrooms since mid-March, when the school moved to distance learning. Students, teachers, and administrators alike were feeling emotional at seeing each other again for Barlow’s drive-through graduation ceremony.

“I Continue reading “Joel Barlow High School Celebrates Class of 2020”

Car Procession Graduation Ceremony for Barlow Class of 2020 Planned for June 11

Joel Barlow High School administrators sent the following email update with information about the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020:

June 4, 2020

Good Morning – Last night, the Region 9 Board of Education approved our graduation plans for the Class of 2020.  We will be communicating Continue reading “Car Procession Graduation Ceremony for Barlow Class of 2020 Planned for June 11”

‘The secret is …’ Reflections on 25 Years of Working Together as Educators

I have so many things I can share about my 25-year-plus working relationship with Tom (Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran).  It is important to note that he is one year older than I  (at least that is important to me!)

Let’s see, we began teaching together at Ridgefield High School Continue reading “‘The secret is …’ Reflections on 25 Years of Working Together as Educators”

McMorran Will Miss ER9 Students but Health and Family Come First

After 35 years as an educator — the last 13 as an administrator for the Easton, Redding and Region 9 Schools — Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran, 56, is ready for a change. 

Last week he informed the chairs of the Triboard of Education, composed of the boards of education for Continue reading “McMorran Will Miss ER9 Students but Health and Family Come First”

Superintendent McMorran Announces Retirement

ER9 Superintendent Dr. Tom McMorran released the following announcement today:

May 18, 2020

Dear Friends and Families of ER9:

I am writing to inform you of my intention to retire at the end of this school year.  This year is my 35th year in education.

As much as I love the boys Continue reading “Superintendent McMorran Announces Retirement”

Easton Schools Will Remain Closed for the Remainder of the Academic Year

Gov. Ned Lamont announced today that all K-12 Connecticut schools will remain closed and continue to teach online for the remainder of the academic year.

For more information, see the following press release posted to the Office of the Governor’s website: https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2020/05-2020/Governor-Lamont-Announces-Classes-at-Schools-Will-Remain-Canceled-for-the-Rest-of-the-Academic-Year.

Continue reading “Easton Schools Will Remain Closed for the Remainder of the Academic Year”

Town Hall By Appt., 3/16 Superintendent’s Update, 3/16 Bindelglass Update, 3/16 Gov. Lamont Update

TOWN OF EASTON

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday March 16, 2020

TOWN HALL HOURS BY APPOINTMENT

Due to health concerns for the general public and our town employees raised by COVID-19, First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass today announced that starting Tuesday March Continue reading “Town Hall By Appt., 3/16 Superintendent’s Update, 3/16 Bindelglass Update, 3/16 Gov. Lamont Update”

Updates, Closures and Cancellation News through Monday, 3/16/2020

Note: This article contains archived information that is most relevant to Easton residents after it had run as a featured or breaking news item. — Easton Courier (EastonCourier.news) volunteer staff.

On Monday, March 16 First Selectman Bindelglass released an update about town Continue reading “Updates, Closures and Cancellation News through Monday, 3/16/2020”

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