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Hanover Public Schools
 
Administration & School Year Information
 

Last Updated: 10/02/2017

 

District Administration

 
 
   
  Salmond School Administration Office
  781-878-0786, Directory / Directions
  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
   
 
Matthew Ferron Superintendent of Schools
Deborah St. Ives Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Thomas Raab, Ed.D. Business Manager
Joan Woodward Director of Student Services
Bill Hartigan Director of Technology Operations (town-wide)
Patricia Smith Coordinator of Health Services
Lynn Petrowski Director of Food Service
Kelly Lawrence Director of Family and Community Engagement (FACE)
Matthew Plummer Director of STEM 7-12
Sheila Walsh, Ph.D. Director of Humanities 7-12
Robert Murray Facilities Engineering Manager
   
   
  School Administration
 
  Hanover High School
  781-878-5450, Directory / Directions
  7:55 AM - 2:40 PM; Early Release 12:30 PM
   
 
Matthew Paquette Principal
Hugh Galligan Associate Principal
Scott Hutchison Athletic Director
Rosalind Davis Nurse: 781-982-3064
Guidance 781-878-3990
   
   
 
 

Hanover Middle School
781-871-1122, Directory / Directions
Grades 5-8: 7:30 AM - 2:15 PM; Early Release Grades 5-8; 12:15 PM

   
   
 
Daniel Birolini Principal
Stephen Kapulka Assistant Principal
Anna Hughes Assistant Principal
BJ McNamara Special Education Administrator
Joelle Casey Nurse: 781-982-6076
Guidance 781-878-2718
   
   
 
 

Cedar Elementary School
781-878-7228, Directory / Directions

Grades 1-4, Full Day Kindergarten: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (M, W, Th, F)
Early Release: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Tuesdays)

Half-Day Kindergarten: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (M, W, Th, F)
Early Release: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Tuesdays)

AM Pre-Kindergarten: 8:45 AM - 11:15 AM (M, W, Th, F)
PM Pre-Kindergarten: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM (M, W. Th, F)

   
 

Michael Oates

Principal
Joel Barrett Assistant Principal
Maura Dowling Nurse (781-982-4037)
   
   
 
 

Center/Sylvester Elementary School
781-826-2631, Directory / Directions

Grades 1-4, Full Day Kindergarten: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (M, W, Th, F)
Early Release: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Tuesdays)

Half-Day Kindergarten: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (M, W, Th, F)
Early Release: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Tuesdays)

   
 
Jane DeGrenier Principal
Russ Wilson Assistant Principal
Stacey Barlett Special Education Administrator
Carol Krall Nurse at Center (781-829-2234)
Maureen Shea Nurse at Sylvester (781-829-2235)
   
   
  Academic Term Ending Dates
 

High School
November 9, January 26, April 6, June 19

Grades K-8
December 5, March 16, June 19

   
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  Professional Development Days
 
District-wide full days (all schools) 2017: September 5, October 10
2018: January 16
District-wide half days (all schools)

2017: September 12, October 3, November 7,
November 22, December 5
2018: January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5

High School 2017: December 18
2018: April 6, May 11
Middle School N/A
Elementary schools half days Every Tuesday (except November 21, 2017)
   
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  State MCAS Testing Calendar
 
Subject Areas Grades Dates
ELA Composition 10 March 27, 2018
ELA Reading Comprehension 10 March 28-29, 2018
Science, Technology/Engineering 5, 8 April 4-May 25, 2018
ELA Literacy and Mathematics 3-8 April 2-May 25, 2018
Mathematics 10 May 23-24, 2018
High School STE 9-12 June 6-7, 2018
   
   
  Open House Dates (Curriculum Nights)
 

Hanover High School
September 19, 2017

Hanover Middle School
September 11, 2017 (Curriculum Night Grades 5-6)
September 12, 2017 (Curriculum Night Grades 7-8)

Cedar Elementary School
September 14, 2017 (Curriculum Night)

Center/Sylvester Elementary School
September 14, 2017 (Curriculum Night)

Grade 8 Open House (HHS)
November 30, 2017

   
 

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  Parent Teacher Conference Dates
  Please check with each school for available conference times
  Hanover High School
  November 16, 2017 Afternoon/Evening
March 15, 2018 Afternoon/Evening
   
  Hanover Middle School
 

November 2, 2017 Afternoon
November 3, 2017 Evening
November 7, 2017 Afternoon
March 1, 2018 Evening
March 2, 2018 Afternoon
March 6, 2018 Afternoon

   
  Cedar Elementary School
 

October 17, 2017 Afternoon/Evening
October 24, 2017 Afternoon
March 27, 2018 Afternoon/Evening
April 3, 2018 Afternoon
June 5, 2018 Afternoon (optional)

   
  Center/Sylvester Elementary School
 

October 17, 2016 Afternoon/Evening
October 24, 2016 Afternoon
March 27, 2018 Afternoon/Evening
April 3, 2018 Afternoon
June 5, 2018 Afternoon (Optional)

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  Emergency Information & Contacts
  No School Announcements
  WBZ 1030 AM / WATD 95.9 FM
  Television Channels: 4, 5, 7, 56
Local (Hanover Only): Comcast: 8, 9, 22; Verizon: 36, 37, 38
   
  Town Department / Telephone Numbers
 
Emergency 911
Hanover Fire 781-826-3151
Hanover Police 781-826-3231
Selectmen 781-826-2261
Town Clerk 781-826-2691
John Curtis Library 781-826-2972
   
Hospitals  
South Shore Hospital 781-340-8000
55 Fogg Road at Route 18, South Weymouth, MA 02190
Jordan Hospital 508-746-2000
275 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, MA 02360

   
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