Grant will help season new ACSD teachers

Elizabeth Placencia is finishing her second full year teaching language and literature skills to Middlebury Union Middle School 6th-graders, and there are still times when she feels — much like her young charges — like she’s still learning the ropes in a new setting with new people.

Lincoln school readies for start date

As the Lincoln School District readies for its July 1 start date, district officials’ current focuses include exploring options for transportation providers and filling the district’s remaining open positions. 

ACSD fills some of its top jobs

The Addison Central School District has hired two new administrators as it continues to fill key vacancies — one in the central office and one at Middlebury Union Middle School.

VUHS students focus on social justice

VUHS students’ results in a national survey on school climate show many are unhappy. Only 41% of the school’s students — grades 7 through 12 — said they felt a sense of belonging there.

ACSD sets rapid timeline to find superintendent

The Addison Central School District board has formed a seven-member Ad Hoc Search Committee to assist it in selecting an interim superintendent by the end of this month.

ACSD reacts to details of principal’s departure

Keeping with their policy of providing few details on personnel matters, officials at the Addison Central School District this week had little to say about a recent story in the independent weekly Seven Days.

Mr. Mauer’s Mt. Abe students first in stock market game

Students at Mt. Abraham Union High School had fun learning about finance and investing with a competitive game that allowed them to learn about the real world of investing money.

Racial incident at Bristol Elementary sparks community response

Two weeks after a student of color at Bristol Elementary School was twice called a racial slur, around a dozen community members stood before the school board on Tuesday and called on school officials to take immediate and extensive action in addressing r … (read more)

Meet the ACSD superintendent finalists next week

Two Vermont educators will be in Middlebury next week to interview to be the next Addison Central superintendent.

Countywide bus contract yields mixed results

Addison County’s three unified school districts are employing a “strength in numbers” strategy to get what they hope will be a better deal for student transportation than if they continued to broker their own deals.

Lincoln OKs its school spending

It was standing room only in Burnham Hall on Tuesday, when more than 100 Lincoln residents packed the municipal building to discuss and vote on the Lincoln School District’s first spending plan. 

Students score big at Vt. History Day

Sixteen Addison Northwest School District students competed and excelled in the Vermont Historical Society’s annual Vermont History Day Contest, held at the University of Vermont’s Davis Center on Saturday, April 8. 

MAUSD fills empty school board seats

The Mount Abraham Unified School District Board recently appointed new members to fill four open seats and complete the panel.

MAUSD explores its role in local childcare

The Mount Abraham Unified School District Board is considering how the district could help address local childcare needs. 

ACSD accelerates its superintendent search

Addison Central School District (ACSD) officials are accelerating their search for a new superintendent in light of a relatively small number of applicants and a rapidly evaporating recruitment season.