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FM #886 - Franklin (MA) School Supt L Giguere - 11/17/22
Episode 88627th November 2022 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This session of the radio show shares my first recorded conversation with Franklin School Superintendent Lucas Giguere. We had our conversation in person at a Central Office conference room in the Municipal Building on Thursday, November 17, 2022. 

At a high level our topics were:

  • 5 months in, how are you doing?
  • Student behavior, reaching out to parents & community for help
  • Vaping, substance use
  • Social media and critical conversations
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) deep dive and overall program
  • Redistricting approach and process has started

The recording runs about 39 minutes 

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

Superintendent’s letter to parents & community ->  https://www.franklinps.net/sites/g/files/vyhlif4431/f/uploads/10_25_22_supt_report_to_sc.pdf 

Critical conversations videos ->

- Substance use and Mental Health Forum -  https://youtu.be/3CIOXT3BlMU 

- Social media - https://youtu.be/vhhfGFJkXPI 

DEI page (with link to plans, etc.) -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/diversity-equity-and-inclusion 

Redistricting page -> https://www.franklinps.net/school-committee/2023-redistricting-advisory-committee

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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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