Incoming principal sees positives as he gets to know Housatonic H.S.


FALLS VILLAGE — Matthew J. Harnett, the incoming principal at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS), said he is not worried about stepping into a job that has been the focal point of considerable controversy since August 2010.

That was when HVRHS Principal Gretchen Foster and Vice Principal Mary Ann Buchanan resigned — within a few days of each other and only a few weeks before the school year started.

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