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School Committee Reaches Deal With Malone To Be New Superintendent

Feb 02, 2016 11:56AM ● By Bill Gilman

Christopher Malone (Photo - Revere Public Schools)

The Tewksbury School Committee has reached an agreement with Christopher Malone on a three-year contract to be the district's new Superintendent of Schools.

According to a statement released by School Committee Chairperson Krissy Polimeno, the contract will take effect July 1. Polimeno declined to release details of the contract, beyond its length. 

"We will be voting on Mr. Malone's contract in public at the next school committee meeting, which is scheduled for Feb 10," she said, adding that the details of the contract would be made available that night.

According to Polimeno's statement, Malone will be officially introduced to the public at the school committee's March 9 meeting.

Malone, a Danvers resident and the assistant superintendent of schools in Revere, was the unanimous choice of the school committee over Thomas Martellone, principal of the Fiske Elementary School in Lexington, Patricia White-Lambright, asst. superintendent of the Melrose Public School District and North Andover High School Principal Carla Scuzzarella. 

Here is the full statement of School Committee Chairperson Krissy Polimeno:

After a successful contract negotiation between the Tewksbury School Committee and Superintendent finalist, Christopher J. Malone, Mr. Malone officially signed a contract with the Tewksbury Public Schools on Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Malone has entered into a three-year contract with the Tewksbury Public Schools to serve as the new Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2016.

The School Committee will introduce Mr. Malone to the community at the March 9, 2016 School Committee meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Tewksbury Memorial High School library.  Prior to the meeting there will be a reception at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Please stop by to meet Mr. Malone or tune-in at 7:00 p.m. to watch Mr. Malone accept the School Committee’s appointment. 

I trust you will join us as we welcome our new Superintendent of Schools to our community!

Ms. Kristen Polimeno, Chair
Tewksbury School Committee 

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