Celebrating New and Newly Tenured Staff

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It was a night of celebration at Oldfield Middle School as the district honored new staff and newly tenured staff on Nov. 20.

After Superintendent of Schools Dr. Francesco Ianni welcomed all in attendance, each new staff member was introduced by Maureen Raynor, the executive director for human resources and instructional services. Newly tenured staff were congratulated by Oldfield Middle School Principal Joanne Giordano, Director of Pupil Personnel Services Theresa McGuire and Director of Physical Education, Health and Athletics John Valente.

“This truly an amazing place and I am proud to be a part of this family,” Dr. Ianni said. “I want to congratulate all of you, and I wish you much success moving forward.”

The district congratulates the following new staff members:

Sharon Donnelly: assistant superintendent for business
Anne Marie Dunn: special education chairperson
Christopher Coffey: mathematics teacher, Harborfields High School
Gina Aline: LOTE teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Gregory Antonelli: music teacher, Oldfield Middle School/Harborfields High School
Timothy Barbuscia: social studies teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Kristin Cleary: special education teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Melissa Dowd: teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Kacey O’Brien: LOTE teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Taylor Soete: teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Jessica Volpe: special education teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Shari Collins: special education teacher, Oldfield Middle School/Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School
Stephanie Buscemi: art teacher, Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School
Melissa Gonzalez: social worker, Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School
Lauren Kane: special education teacher, Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School
Meaghan Smith, physical education teacher, Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School
Kelly Lewis, special education teacher, Washington Drive Primary School
Kaitlin Reese, elementary teacher, Washington Drive Primary School
Nicole Napolitano, ENL teacher, Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School/Washington Drive Primary School

Congratulations to those who received tenure:

Amanda Hammerschmitt, ENL teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Robert Franco, physical education teacher, Harborfields High School
Erica Beitter, special education teacher, Oldfield Middle School
Charles Lubliner, special education teacher, Harborfields High School