Episode 1051

FM #1051 - FPS Supt Lucas Giguere - 08/23/23

Published on: 30th August, 2023

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Franklin School Superintendent Lucas Giguere. We had our conversation in person at Franklin High School on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. 

At a high level our topics were:

  • School year prep
  • One year anniversary as Superintendent
  • State funded free lunch
  • District hiring status
  • Budget analysis per Joint Budget Cmte underway
  • Facility Long Term Planning about to begin process
  • Reminder on communications and when to escalate

The recording runs about 32 minutes so let’s listen to my conversation our school Superintendent Lucas Giguere


Superintendent’s page ->  https://www.franklinps.net/district/superintendent 

Free lunch notification ->  https://www.franklinmatters.org/2023/08/franklin-public-schools-letter-to.html 

Back to School Letter & checklist -> https://www.franklinps.net/sites/g/files/vyhlif4431/f/uploads/backtoschool_family_letter_2023-24.pdf 

School budget ->  https://www.franklinps.net/fy24budget 

EduSpeak glossary -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/superintendent/pages/eduspeak-glossary-educational-terms-acronyms 

Communication guidelines -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/families/pages/communication-guidelines-fps-families 


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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Stephen Sherlock

I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been providing accurate and timely information about what matters in Franklin since 2007. Currently working in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Radio (wfpr.fm) since October 2019.

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