Exeter School Board – August Meeting

Please view the following video to review the summer updates, MSS building progress, and preparatory information for the coming first days of school.




Technology Fun Night Events

Summer is a time for school administrators to organize ourselves and make plans for the upcoming school year.  I recently received an email from Margaret Callahan, principal of the Seacoast School of Technology listing the dates for her school’s Technology Fun Nights.   These nights are always exciting opportunities for our 5th graders to try new things and really experience everything SST has to offer.  Spaces are limited, so be sure to plan ahead and reserve your place when the time comes.  Here are the dates and pertinent information:

September 16, 2016 – Bamzooki & Stick – Registration Opens August 29, 2016

October 14, 2016 – Computer Programming- Registration Opens September 19, 2016

November 18, 2016 – Engineering- Registration Opens October 17, 2016

December 16, 2016 – Problem Solving Games- Registration Opens November 21, 2016

January 20, 2017 – Physics- Registration Opens December 19, 2016

February 17, 2017 – 3D Modeling January 23, 2017

March 17, 2017 – The Art of Design- Registration Opens – February 20, 2017

April 14, 2017  – Raspberry Pi- Registration Opens March 20, 2017

May 19, 2017 – Computer Graphics- Registration Opens April 17, 2017

Place: Seacoast School of Technology

Who: Grade 5 – 9 boys and girls

Cost: Voluntary donation of 3 cans of food for local food bank per person.

If you would like to bring more cans, all donations will gladly be


Why: This school year, the Seacoast School of Technology is offering a

series of events for students to show just how much fun learning about

technology can be.

How to sign up: Call SST (775.8461) to register. Registration deadline is

September 15, 2016. Limited to 40 students on a first come first served


Any questions, contact Mr. Messa at nmessa@sau16.org or 775.8623

CMS Principal Finalists Announced

For Immediate Release—June 9, 2016
SAU 16 Superintendent Michael Morgan announced today that two New Hampshire educators have been selected as finalists for the Principal position at the Cooperative Middle School (CMS). The position will begin on July 1, 2016.
Ms. Ronna Cadarette, currently an Assistant Principal at Concord High School, has been involved in elementary, middle, and high school education for 29 years. She began her teaching career at Epsom Central School in 1987 and taught at Merrimack Valley Middle School and Bow Memorial School. She began her administrator career as an Assistant Principal at Winnisquam Middle School in 2008 and then became principal at Winnisquam Regional High School in 2009 before moving to Concord High School in 2013.
Ms. Cadarette earned her undergraduate degree from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY. Her graduate studies include a Masters degree from the University of New Hampshire, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) from Plymouth State University, and a Doctor of Arts degree from Franklin Pierce University.
Ms. Patty Wons is currently the Principal of Windham Middle School and is completing her 30th year of teaching and school administration. She began her teaching career in Silver Spring, MD and subsequently taught in Merrimack, Bedford, and Amherst, NH. In 2010 she became the Assistant Principal of Amherst Middle School and served in that role until taking on her current position in 2015.
Ms. Wons earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and her Masters degree from Plymouth State University.
A Public Reception to meet the candidates will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Exeter High School from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm. The Exeter Region Cooperative School Board will conduct a public interview of each candidate that evening beginning with Ms. Cadarette at 6:00 pm, followed by Ms. Wons at 7:00 pm. Members of the public who attend the interviews will have the opportunity to provide written feedback to the Board regarding each of the candidates.
After the public portion of the meeting, the Board will meet with the Superintendent in non-public session with the goal of selecting the next CMS principal. A public announcement regarding this decision will be made by June 24, 2016.