School Committee honors founding member with 'Emeritus' title

Franklin resident Robert J. Rappa was recently voted “Chairman Emeritus” by the Tri-County Regional School Committee in recognition of his decades-long commitment to the district.

Mr. Rappa, a member of the School Committee since the building first opened in 1977, announced plans to step down from his post this past spring after 40 years of dedicated service to the students of Tri-County. He was also a member of the Building Committee prior to construction of the school.

Tri-County's Resolution Against Lifting the Cap on Commonwealth Charter Schools

The following represents a resolution approved by the Tri-County RVTSD School Committee on Wednesday, September 21. The resolution is in response to "The Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion Initiative", which will appear as Ballot Question 2 on November 8. By approving this resolution, Tri-County's school committee joins more than 140 other districts in voicing their opposition to Question 2.