Francisco Alicandri, a senior and the student representative on the School Committee, was presented with the Superintendent's Certificate for Academic Excellence on Tuesday. His sister, Vincienza, had earned the same honor last year.
After McCandless' evaluation by the School Committee on Wednesday, he confirmed that he is a finalist for the superintendent's position of the Silver Lake Regional School District in Kingston, just north of Plymouth.
The full committee on Thursday interviewed superintendent candidates Aaron Dean, principal of Pittsfield's Crosby Elementary School, and Beth Choquette, principal of Northampton's Bridge Street School. Both have previously worked for Adams-Cheshire.
The nearly 500-word Facebook post does not include any specific allegations of incidents at any of the three schools, but it does include a call for Grady's supervisory body, the School Committee, to take action.
The Transition Committee opted against the superintendent's recommendation to shorten the April vacation.
Superintendent Kimberly Grady proposed a school calendar which replaced the vacation with two long weekends. Grady was worried that extra snow days could put the district in a position where it wouldn't have the required 185 days of school.
John Franzoni, principal of Brayton Elementary School in North Adams, was the last of three formal interviews the committee held this week. On Wednesday night, just minutes after he'd left Clarksburg School, the committee voted for him 10-2 on a roll call vote.