Interim special ed director starts Jan. 5

HARVARD - Harvard Interim School Superintendent Joseph Connelly said a six-month contract has been reached with incoming Interim Special Education Director Michael Debrule. Debrule has begun to shadow retiring Special Education Director Pam DeGregorio over several days this month. Debrule's official start date is Jan. 5.

-- Mary Arata

Changes made to Harvard school calendar

HARVARD - Changes have been made to the school calendar for April. To accommodate the need for the use of the Bromfield cafeteria for the Town Election, the Harvard School Committee voted Monday to make Tuesday, April 9, an early release day for both schools. The school committee also converted two previously scheduled early release days back into full school days. Wednesday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 30, will both be full school days.

-- Mary Arata