Dr. McMorran Appointed Interim Superintendent Effective July 20

The following statement was posted to the Redding Board of Education Facebook account Friday evening:

At its special tri-board meeting this evening, the Easton, Redding, and Region 9 Boards of Education unanimously appointed Dr. Thomas McMorran Interim Superintendent of Schools, Continue reading “Dr. McMorran Appointed Interim Superintendent Effective July 20”

Year In Review 2020: A New Superintendent

2020 presented the administrators, teachers, staff and students at Samuel Staples Elementary School, Helen Keller Middle School, and Joel Barlow High School with historically unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although the Courier reported many important Continue reading “Year In Review 2020: A New Superintendent”

Articles from the Courier 7/13/20 – 7/19/20

In case you missed it, check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, July 13 to Sunday, July 19.

Don’t forget to subscribe to email notifications. It’s free, and you control the frequency. You can enter your email address here: https://eastoncourier.news/subscribe/. You Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 7/13/20 – 7/19/20”

ER9 Update from Superintendent McMorran

Note: Dr. McMorran sent the following email updates to the ER9 community on Friday, July 17. — Easton Courier editors.

Dear Friends and Families of ER9:

If you don’t have time to read my email today, please consider attending the upcoming meetings of the Boards of Education Continue reading “ER9 Update from Superintendent McMorran”

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”

‘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”

Parents Get Answers 24/7 on Hospital Hotline

Parents worried about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their children’s health can take some comfort from the fact that the medical profession has “really good data  from China” and “children do exceptionally well with this illness. 

“There has been an exceptionally low Continue reading “Parents Get Answers 24/7 on Hospital Hotline”

NEW: 3/21 Gov. Lamont Update, 3/20 Bindelglass and McMorran Updates, Town Hall Closed

Note: This article will continue to be updated with the official communications, updates, cancellations and closures that are most relevant to local Easton residents — Easton Courier editors

On Saturday, March 21, Gov. Lamont released an update with the following key points:

Continue reading “NEW: 3/21 Gov. Lamont Update, 3/20 Bindelglass and McMorran Updates, Town Hall Closed”
image_pdfimage_print