Trio of Candidate Debates Lead off with Region 9 School Board

The Easton community gathered at Samuel Staples Elementary school on Oct. 17 to attend a debate by the Region 9 Board of Education candidates. You can watch the Facebook live recording of the debate here.  

This debate was the first of three official debates agreed upon by the Easton Continue reading “Trio of Candidate Debates Lead off with Region 9 School Board”

Todd Johnston (R), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I have had the privilege to serve 10 years on the Region 9 Board of Education, the last two years as Chair. Two of my children graduated from Joel Barlow during the pandemic, and I have two more children at Helen Keller who will soon attend the high school.

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Three Boards Will Discuss Appointing a New Superintendent June 30

Easton, Redding, and Region 9 Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison notified the Boards of Education of the three districts of his intent to resign on June 25. The three boards will discuss a process for appointing a new superintendent at a special joint meeting on June 30.

Dr. Harrison Continue reading “Three Boards Will Discuss Appointing a New Superintendent June 30”

Between Three Chairs: Superintendent Updates ER9 Board Chairs on Covid Vaccines for School Staff

This is the first installment published in the Easton Courier of Behind Three Chairs, virtual video conferencing between ER9 Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison and the Easton, Redding and Region 9 boards of education chairmen. The Covid-19 pandemic thwarted in-person meetings to Continue reading “Between Three Chairs: Superintendent Updates ER9 Board Chairs on Covid Vaccines for School Staff”

Easton and Redding Schools Name New Superintendent

Dr. Rydell Harrison

The search is over. The Easton, Redding, and Region 9 boards of education voted unanimously last night to appoint Dr. Rydell Harrison their next superintendent of schools. Currently the superintendent of Watertown, Conn. Public Schools, Harrison was selected Continue reading “Easton and Redding Schools Name New Superintendent”

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