Moments with Merritt
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park is home to three great high schools and many award winning extra-curricular programs. Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Monica L. Merritt spoke with two of the Park’s Principals, Kim Villarosa (Salem) and David Reed-Nordwall (Canton) about changes with the attendance policy, Advisory periods, resources available to students and much more.
The program will air Tuesday November 29, December 6, 13, and 20 at 5:40 p.m.
The start of a new school year brings excitement and a commitment to help P-CCS students learn, prepare and thrive. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Monica Merritt, invited a couple staff members and a student to talk about the work that goes into a return to school. Her guests include George Hill, Bird Elementary School Principal, Tara Botosan, Liberty Middle School Math Teacher, and Mady Bajorek, Salem Senior.
The show will air on 88.1 the Park on October 4, 11, 18, and 25 at 5:40 p.m.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools is registering new families for Kindergarten and Young 5s Kindergarten for the 2022/2023 School Year. Superintendent of Schools, Monica Merritt, spoke with Field Elementary Principal, Latisha Thomas, and Smith Elementary Kindergarten Teacher, Eric Stamper, about the process for welcoming new families to the district.
This episode will air on Tuesday April 12, 19 and 26 at 5:40 p.m
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools is facing challenges finding new employees for positions throughout the district. This isn’t a unique problem for P-C-C-S, as schools across the country are dealing with staffing shortages. Superintendent of Schools, Monica Merritt, talks with Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Labor Relations, Dr. Liz Vartanian-Gibbs, about the opportunities with the district and what makes Plymouth-Canton Community Schools a great place to work.
This episode will air on 11/2, 11/9 and 11/16 at 5:40 p.m.
Voters in the Plymouth-Canton Community passed a 275-million dollar bond proposal in March of 2020. The proposal included improvements addressing equity of facilities, enhancements to safety and security throughout the school district, furniture and playground upgrades, school bus purchases, and infrastructure and technology needs at most facilities. Two of the keys for the bond proposal were equity and safety. Superintendent of Schools, Monica Merritt invited Chief Finance and Operations Officer, Debbie Piesz, and Director of Operations, Tim Gruszczynski, to discuss the progress on the upgrades.
This show will air on 88.1 the Park on April 20, 27, May 4, and 11 at 5:40 p.m.