Sippican School Principal Evelyn Rivet announced on December 20 that she would retire at the end of the school year.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your children with me,” Rivet said in a letter she sent to parents on Friday. “…[I]t has been a special blessing in the knowledge that I truly loved my job. Each day, it was my goal to make a positive impact on the learning experience of each child. I am thankful for knowing each of you and your children and will carry many special memories forward into this next exciting chapter of my life.”
Rivet has been an educator for over 30 years, with 19 of them spent at Sippican School. She entered the Sippican School community in 2000, serving as a reading teacher and in 2009 she was appointed as temporary interim principal until her appointment in 2011 making her permanent principal.
By Jean Perry