Milton Public Schools art teacher’s life claimed in tragic accident

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A tragic traffic accident this morning claimed the life of Elementary Art teacher Caitlin Clavette. This is a terrible loss for the Milton community.

Ms. Clavette was a graduate of Winchester High School, received her Bachelor’s degree in Art from the College of William and Mary and her Masters from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

This year she was teaching at the Glover, Collicot and Cunningham Schools, but has taught at all four of our elementary schools.

Please know that we as a school system feel the enormity of this tragedy. Caitlin’s death is a tragic loss, not only for our faculty and staff, but also for the students and families whose lives she has touched over the past four years. We know that you will join us in sending your thoughts and prayers to Caitlin’s family and friends. — Milton Public Schools Superintendent Mary Gormley

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1 Comment on "Milton Public Schools art teacher’s life claimed in tragic accident"

  1. It is with heavy hearts that we sadly heard the news of the tragic death of one of our own. Ms. Clavette was a gift to the students and to all of us in the Milton Community. Allowing our children to express their creativity through art is something they will cherish forever. We all feel the loss and will unite in prayer as her family copes with the loss of this talented, and gifted teacher who devoted her life to nurturing the creativity in her students. Thank you Ms. Clavette for your time with us, your legacy will live on through the many art pieces that grace the walls, but most of all in our hearts as having been a kind and nurturing person. Our hearts are heavy , our condolences go out to all her family and friends and to us all in the Milton Community.

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