<p>WHEREAS: It is with a heavy heart that we extend our condolences to John C. 'Jack' Haverty, Jr. family; and </p> <p>WHEREAS: Born and raised in Cambridge, Jack was a dedicated member of the community. Jack had many talents and he was an educator, carpenter, sailor, skier, and runner; and </p> <p>WHEREAS: Jack was an alumnus of the Cambridge Public Schools, including the Longfellow Elementary School where he made and retained many lifelong friendships; and </p> <p>WHEREAS: At the age of twenty, Jack enlisted in the National Guard and was stationed at multiple locations around the United States; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: Jack met his wife, Deborah A. Haverty (Lewis) while working at Charlie’s Kitchen and married a few years later. They were married for 42 years and had a son named Jack. With the help of Deb, friends, and family, Jack built a house adjacent to his parents on Ellsworth Ave; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: During his 33 years working in Cambridge, he taught chemistry, biology, earth science, astronomy, and robotics. He was a sailing coach for several years and helped develop the ski club into a successful extra-curricular option at CRLS; and </p> <p>WHEREAS: Jack was also the President of the Cambridge Teachers Union and cherished his time in the classroom; and </p> <p>WHEREAS: Besides his classroom duties, he was a dedicated father who attended every sporting event and coached himself. On any given day in the 1990s, Jack could be found pacing the outfield at St. Peter’s Field, too nervous to sit down and watch little Jack play; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: Jack will be remembered for his passion, wisdom, and unwavering love for his family and community; now therefore be it </p> <p>RESOLVED: That the School Committee formally go on record in expressing its deepest condolences to Jack Haverty’s family; and be it further</p> <p>RESOLVED: That the Executive Secretary be and hereby is requested to forward a suitably engrossed copy of this resolution to Jack Haverty’s family on behalf of the entire School Committee, Superintendent, and Cambridge Public Schools. </p>

School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
10/03/2023 Adopted

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