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Letter: Arts Alive! would be wise to follow John Gray’s advice

By   /  May 26, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  2 Comments

To the editor: I read Paul Crosby’s letter to the Times about Arts Alive! elementary school Broadway revue, and the harsh ensuing attacks on him by parents, with interest. I thought I would share some thoughts on appropriate theatre in the schools from the perspective of having been the Barrington High School theatre director.  (Stagemasters). […]

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Tribute honors late Barrington High School principal

By   /  May 16, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Cheryl Gray, wife of John Gray, long-time Barrington High School Principal who passed away last year, unveils the sinage at the enterance to the school's auditorium, as the room was named in Mr. Gray's honor, Saturday. Photo by Bill Murphy

Emotions ran high as Cheryl Gray unveiled the plaque revealing the likeness of her husband, John R. Gray, during a special ceremony on Saturday morning where the high school auditorium was named for the late BHS principal. Mr. Gray led the school for 29 years before retiring in 2009. He passed away last August after […]

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Barrington School District exploring John Gray tribute

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Schools  /  No Comments

John Gray, shown here before his retirement in 2009.

The Barrington School Committee heard a few ideas on establishing a tribute to former Barrington High School Principal John Gray Thursday night though no final decisions were made. School Superintendent Michael Messore said he had heard of informal conversations at the high school centered on dedicating either the auditorium or library in Mr. Gray’s name. […]

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Remembering John Gray

By   /  September 4, 2012  /  Schools  /  No Comments

John Gray, the long-time high school principal who passed away last week, shown here at the 2009 commencement ceremony.

The Barrington Public Schools community said good-bye to one of its most beloved figures last week following the death of John Gray. Mr. Gray served as Barrington High School principal for 29 years, beginning in 1980 through his retirement in 2009. In the days after his passing, those who knew and worked with Mr. Gray […]

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