RNESU chief Collins retiring at year’s end

After 41 years as an educator, including 17 years as a superintendent, Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Superintendent Jeanné Collins announced her resignation.

Coach Mary Stetson leads through empowerment

The field hockey program Mary Stetson built at Mount Abraham Union High School is legendary.

MUHS Honor Roll

Middlebury Union High School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

Proposed ANWSD-MAUSD merger faces bus challenges

Some kids would spend 60-90 minutes on a bus — both to and coming from schools — plus spending on busing would go up by $385,000 to $880,000.

ANWSD 2022-23 budget gets a first look

The Addison Northwest School District board on Nov. 15 looked favorably on a $22.08 million district-wide budget proposal that would increase spending by about $480,000.

ANWSD surplus comes from several sources

At their Nov. 15 meeting Addison Northwest School District board members contemplated how best to make use of a $1.86 million surplus a preliminary audit confirmed for the end of the 2020-21 school year.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD board has to listen

My heart breaks for everyone in our district: students, staff, parents, administrators and board. How did we get here?

MAUSD gives towns say on school closures

After nearly a year of debate over the issue of whether “repurposing” schools is tantamount to “closing” them, the Mount Abraham Unified School District board approved a measure Monday night to bring some clarity to the issue.

MAUSD board turns away distraught parent

Mount Abraham Unified School District Board chair Dawn Griswold refused to convene an executive session Monday night to hear testimony from a distraught parent who alleges her child was sexually harassed at Bristol Elementary School.

Letter to the editor: Pupil weighting recommendations in question

In December a group of eight legislators will present pupil weighting recommendations as instructed by the legislature.

ACSD plan won’t focus on school closure

A group is restarting its work on a plan that will help the Addison Central School District prioritize which of its buildings it should keep and upgrade and which it shouldn’t, in light of declining enrollment and rising education costs.

ANWSD-MAUSD merger forum slated

The ANWSD/MAUSD Merger Study Committee invites the public to attend a virtual community meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

VSAC offers diverse financial aid info

It’s the time of year for college applications and all that entails, including figuring out how to pay for it.

Virtual program teaches kids about ‘Scats and Tracks’

Vermont Fish and Wildlife is offering a virtual program for Elementary School classes grades 1-6 designed to get kids outside with their teacher while also learning about Vermont’s local wildlife.

Sen. Sanders launches 2021 essay contest

The contest is an opportunity for Vermont high school students to describe a major issue facing our country and propose what they would do to solve it.

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