Letter to the Editor: Election of North Andover City
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The next letters have been submitted to North Andover Patch by residents.
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Letter from resident Cliff Bourie
For the writer:
Dave Brown is a candidate for the North Andover Faculty committee. He has all the time been a robust advocate for the kids of North Andover. His abilities and expertise make him significantly certified for this position.
Dave has in depth expertise usually administration. It understands the position of a supervisory board and how you can construct relationships between a board and an administration. He has been a highschool and school trainer. Most significantly, Dave’s three youngsters graduated from North Andover Public Faculties.
Dave Brown has clearly demonstrated his dedication to the neighborhood. He has been concerned in lots of volunteer actions for over 20 years. He has held management positions for Osgood Hill Trustees, the Fields Committee, the North Andover Little League and the North Andover Booster Membership. Dave additionally served on the newest highschool principal’s search committee.
We’ve labored collectively as board members and coaches of youth sports activities organizations right here in North Andover. I’ve seen Dave clear up issues creatively by listening to issues, collaborating and constructing consensus. He’s all the time working in direction of constructive outcomes.
As a former Particular Schooling Trainer for Andover Public Faculties, I acknowledge how beneficial Dave Brown’s mixture of abilities and experiences could be to the continual enchancment of North Andover Public Faculties.
Dave Brown can have my vote on March 30. For those who care about North Andover Public Faculties, it ought to have yours!
Previous President, North Andover Youth Baseball
Letter from resident Jaime Todd
In the present day I am writing to assist Pam Pietrowski for the North Andover Faculty Committee.
I received to know Pam’s identify on the town because of sports activities and joint actions with our kids. After I found that she, as an educator, was captivated with the way forward for our colleges, I needed to know extra. I’ve been educating for nearly 15 years and I do know that the one who occupies the seat of the college committee must know the training system in and out. Pam will all the time be an advocate for the most effective for our kids. I understand how critically educators take this position. Advocacy is second nature to Pam as she works for the most effective for her college students on daily basis in her EL class.
I believe all of us acknowledge that working for the college committee is not only for individuals who need to see change occur. We want somebody who is aware of what the youngsters have been by … who has pores and skin within the recreation as they are saying, for his or her household. We want somebody who can sit on the committee and who is aware of how you can talk thoughtfully and successfully with directors, academics and oldsters in our neighborhood.
Pam is able to ask the robust questions that can drive the success of our colleges. She is unwilling to simply accept a mediocre method with a faculty system that has huge potential within the years to come back. His willingness to speak overtly and arise for ALL youngsters, not just a few, and ALL households is what I love. I hope you’ll be part of me in supporting Pam Pietrowski for the college committee on March thirtieth.
North Andover, MA
Letter from residents Edward and Allison MacMillan
For the writer:
My household, associates and neighbors will proudly vote for Dave Brown for the North Andover Faculty Committee on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Dave is an exceptionally certified candidate and decided to work collaboratively to proceed the numerous progress made by the North Faculty System Andover in program and infrastructure enchancment, and instill a tradition of steady enchancment.
Dave brings management expertise on the government degree from the non-public sector, together with working with supervisory boards, negotiation abilities and expertise working successfully with quite a lot of stakeholders. He has demonstrated these abilities by the beneficiant time he has invested in teaching NA youth in a number of sports activities and the league management roles he has held and continues to carry in these organizations. He has proven dedication and creativity in coping with useful resource shortages – particularly in fields and coaches, serving to these packages meet and overcome these challenges, to make sure a constructive and fulfilling expertise for the kids. Dave just lately volunteered to serve on the trustees of Osgood Hill and has taught at the highschool and school ranges. Dave’s three youngsters additionally graduated from North Andover Public Faculties.
Dave Brown’s dedication to North Andover has been unwavering within the 20 years I’ve recognized him; the truth is, I may fill one other paragraph with such skilled examples and achievements. I believe it will be greatest to conclude by saying that Dave is a caring, humble household man with boundless power and a ardour for downside fixing. He will be counted on to be collaborative and ask robust questions when wanted. North Andover could be actually fortunate if Dave would work for us as a member of the college committee.
For those who assume each youngster deserves an important training, please be part of us in voting for Dave Brown on March 30.
Edward and Allison MacMillan
Letter from resident JP James
Residents of North Andover:
My identify is JP James, Ph.D. I’m a professor of promoting at Salem State College and a proud resident of North Andover, Massachusetts! I’m writing to present full approval to Rebecca E. Stronck for the North Andover Faculty Committee.
Rebecca’s son, Gabriel, is associates with my son, Grayson, the place they attend Annie L. Sargent Elementary Faculty collectively. By having this private friendship with Rebecca, I’ve seen how a high quality training is a precedence for her son and daughter, Emily. Additionally, given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic over the previous yr, I do know Rebecca has a imaginative and prescient to get our kids again to highschool safely and to proceed their school training and social improvement.
For these causes, I’ll vote for Rebecca E. Stronck for the college committee on Tuesday March 30, 2021! Rebecca is a proud product of the North Andover Public Faculty System and is keen to cleared the path in shaping the college district for the most effective!
JP James, Ph.D.
Letter from Resident Sean Carter
Residents of North Andover:
My identify is Sean Carter, I’m President and CEO of NEACH and NEACH Funds Group and a resident of North Andover for six years. I’m writing to present full assist to Rebecca Stronck for the North Andover Faculty committee.
Gabriel, Rebecca’s son, has been associates with my daughter Rayghan since kindergarten. They each attend Annie L. Sargent Elementary Faculty. I received to know Rebecca at college and on the dance academy the place her daughter Emily and my daughter’s Rayghan and Madisyn dance. From my expertise interacting with Rebecca, she is captivated with training and the town. Rebecca shared her imaginative and prescient with me on how we will get the youngsters again to highschool safely. Rebecca understands the necessity for youngsters to be within the classroom for the most effective studying and to develop their social abilities as nicely. Rebecca resolves points and can do the identical on the committee because the voice of oldsters and academics.
For the explanations listed above, I might be voting for Rebecca E. Stronck for the college committee on Tuesday March 30, 2021. Rebecca is a proud product of the North Andover Public Faculty System and needs to make sure that all residents of the city have a faculty system we will be happy with.
Letter from resident David Evangelista
For the writer,
My identify is David Evangelista, a resident of North Andover and a dad or mum of two youngsters. I’m scripting this letter to firmly assist and assist Rebecca Stronck, candidate for the college committee. As a longtime North Andover resident, and a dad or mum herself, she has a robust connection to the scholars and colleges in our metropolis. She is absolutely conscious of the numerous wants of our inhabitants and is by far essentially the most dedicated and certified candidate at present within the working for one of many 2 vacant positions on the college committee. The previous yr has been tough in some ways, and the college disruptions have been tough and have taken a heavy toll on so many. Our faculty system must be mounted, not solely due to pre-existing issues, but additionally due to the issues brought on by the pandemic. I’ve completely little question in my thoughts that if Rebecca Stronck is elected our college students and colleges might be in a significantly better place for a few years to come back.
These letters have been written by their authors. The opinions expressed are these of the authors.