Several changes in school personnel assignments for the year 1950-51 were announced over the weekend by Superintendent Lincoln D. Lynch.

Miss Alice O’Malley, who has been teaching in the Callahan School for two years, will be transferred to the Balch School, to take over Misa Rita McLaughlin’s assignment. Miss Rita McLaughlin has been assigned to remedial reading and speech correction program. Miss Patricia Shortall, who has been teaching the Kindergarten classes, at the Callahan School, and lip reading in all the schools, will be assigned to lip reading and speech program.

Miss Louise E. Nugent, who has been teaching for several years at the Batch School, will teach the new first grade in the Junior High School Building. Miss Elaine Macmann who has been this past year, a first-grade teacher in the Callahan School, will take over the kindergarten program in the Junior High School building, thereby taking the place of Miss Barbara Brown who has resigned to teach in Pennsylvania.

Miss Margaret Riley, formerly of Norwood, who has been teaching for several years in Walpole, will be assigned to an upper elementary grade in the Balch School.

Miss Mary E. O’Neil of Roslindale, who has taught for several years in Upton, Wayland, and Framingham. will teach English and Latin in the Junior High School, taking the place of Mrs. Harriet Davidson Tippett, who has resigned to take a position in Needham.

Mrs. Kathryn Paige of Westwood, formerly a critic teacher of the Lowell State Teachers College, who has been teaching this past year in Dedham, will teach in the Balch School, taking the place o£ Mrs. Sylvia Bergman Stanton who has been teaching the past four years at the Batch School.

Robert C. Fox who has taught in the schools of Brockton and of Island Creek in Duxbury. has been assigned to an upper elementary position in the Winslow School. Thomas A. White of Norwood and Robert Duke of Quincy, both employed recently in the Balch and Shattuck School respectively, will continue in their present assignment.

The School Committee has realized its plan to have one male teacher in each of the elementary schools. For the first time, when school opens in the fall, there will be a male teacher in each elementary school building. The men will be expected to assist considerably in the supervision of boys sports activities and in the Science program of the schools.

Miss Carolyn Stimson of Norwood who has been teaching in Meriden, Connecticut for the past year, will be assigned to the kindergarten classes at the Callahan School. Miss Stimson will take over the duties formerly performed by Miss Patricia Shortall.

Mrs. Elizabeth Stowe has been assigned to the position of first-grade teacher in the Shattuck School, taking the place of Miss Mary M. Toomey, who resigned in the middle of this current school year to take a position in the Boston Schools.

Miss Katie Hunt, who for several years has resided at 1 Marion Avenue, Norwood, and who has taught in the Norwood Schools for the past 30 years, will retire from the service of the Norwood Public Schools in June.

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