Jul 30, 2014

Arlington High Hires New Athletic Director

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Arlington High Hires New Athletic Director

The following is from the Arlington Public Schools.

The Arlington Public Schools announced today that Melissa Dlugolecki has accepted the position of Athletic Director at Arlington High School. Ms. Dlugolecki will officially assume her responsibilities as Athletic Director this summer. 

Ms. Dlugolecki is currently both the Assistant Athletic Director and a Special Education Teacher at Holliston High School, positions she has held since 2009. She has been a stand-out Varsity Field Hockey and Softball Coach at Holliston High School. She has also served in educational leadership positions in Holliston, including volunteering to help develop school-wide rubrics to measure the school’s 21st century learning expectations, to lead a redesign of the student advisory program, and to serve on the Teacher Technology Advisory Committee. She previously served as the Residential Director for the Kennedy Donovan Center, a multi-location residential home for adults with disabilities. 

Ms. Dlugolecki graduated from Providence College with a B.S. in Psychology and Sociology.  While at Providence, she was a division one scholarship athlete in Field Hockey and Captain of the Field Hockey team her senior year. Ms. Dlugolecki is currently working towards a Master’s in Education at Framingham State University. She is a Registered Athletic Administrator through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).

“We are very pleased to welcome Ms. Dlugolecki to Arlington,” said Superintendent Kathleen Bodie. “She comes with a strong leadership track record as well as her high marks for her commitment to a high quality athletic program that supports and enhances school core values.”

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