Portsmouth Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic appeared in traffic court recently after failing to register her vehicle in the state.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Despite the state law requiring registration after 30 days, Portsmouth's superintendent is still driving around with Illinois license plates, according to an investigative report.
Despite a state law requiring drivers to register their vehicle within 30 days of moving to the Ocean State, one school superintendent has failed to comply. Portsmouth Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic, who became superintendent in summer 2011, is still driving her 2003 Saab Turbo with Illinois license plates, according to an investigation by The Hummel Report. Krizic, a Little Compton resident, told Jim Hummel she failed to change the license plates and register her vehicle despite living in Rhode Island for more than 18 months. Krizic's former town of residence, Elmhurst, IL, does not charge property taxes on vehicles, according to the report. To read the full investigative report and watch the interview with Krizic, click here.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic offers this advice for talking with children after Irene.
Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic submitted the following open letter to parents about how to talk to kids about Irene: Dear Portsmouthian families and staff, The recent storm resulted in loss of power, property damage, changes to school schedules, and work disruptions. The effects of dangerous storms do not necessarily end when the power goes back on and schedules return to normal. The Family Service of RI, a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, has asked us to share the "Parent Guidelines for Helping Children After a Hurricane" with our families. For some children and families, the anticipation and experience of a hurricane is a first time event. In order to assist you in responding to your child’s reaction to …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic released this letter to parents.
Portsmouth Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic released this letter to parents late Tuesday afternoon, explaining the postponement of schools and the lack of damage from Irene. Electricity has been restored to all Portsmouth schools as of Tuesday morning. None of the schools sustained damaged from the storm, she said. The first day of school for all students has been postponed until Sept. 1. To read more on this, see the letter published at right.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Portsmouth High School welcomed more than 200 freshmen for orientation on Thursday at the high school.
Portsmouth High School welcomed 252 freshmen at Thursday's orientation held at the high school. The students were guided into the school by members of the Portsmouth High School Student Council. The orientation also included a tour of the school, introduction to lockers, meeting with advisers and a presentation from PHS Principal Robert Littlefield and new Superintendent of Schools Lynn Krizic. "Today, you are officially Portsmouth Patriots," Krizic told the Class of 2015 at her first assembly at the school "It's an exciting day for you and for us," said Littlefield, who, after 14 years, is the longest-serving principal at any one school in the state of Rhode Island. "Let's make it a good day, a positive day and create a good first …
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Portsmouth’s new School Superintendent Dr. Lynn Krizic talks about her goals and her views for the new school year.
School Superintendent Dr. Lynn Krizic recently spoke about the upcoming fall school year. Find out what she had to say about the new position and what's in store for students this year! What attracted you to apply for the position of superintendent? Dr. Krizic: “When I looked at Portsmouth as a potential professional opportunity, their strategic plan was very compelling to me. It was a plan that was laid out to take them from good to great and being part of that journey was exciting to me. There was also a great deal of parental support for the schools and parents valued the education their children were achieving. The size of the school district was equally important. As an educational leader, you want to develop relationships with your …
Friday, July 22, 2011
The new superintendent attended her first School Committee meeting in the new role on Thursday night.
In her first official School Committee meeting as superintendent, Lynn S. Krizic made several recommendations. The meeting was held at the Portsmouth High School Library Thursday evening. Krizic’s first recommendation was to ask the school committee to issue a Request for Proposal or RFP for an electronic Web-based governance system. The system would basically be a depository and archive for any and all information involving the school committee and the school administration. It would contain minutes from meetings, information, back-up document packets used to inform committee members on issues before them and possible videos of each meeting. The information could be viewed from anywhere 24 hours a day, seven days a week. “This would …
Friday, June 17, 2011
The Portsmouth School Committee says the names of the superintendents will not be released.
Citing candidate privacy, School Committee Chairwoman Cynthia Perrotti says the names of the other two candidates for superintendent will not be released to the public. On Wednesday, Portsmouth Patch sent an e-mail request for the names of the other two candidates after learning about the appointment of Lynn Krizic as the next superintendent. Perrotti replied late Wednesday night by e-mail with the following statement: "There will be no information released about the other applicants nor the other top two candidates," she wrote. "It was discussed in executive session. Those candidates might be interviewing in other communities and it would not be appropriate to identify them. "I appreciate each candidate's interest in leading Portsmouth …