Challengers unseat ACSD incumbents

An Addison Central School District board election firmly rooted in the debate over the future of small rural schools culminated in wins on Tuesday for two outspoken advocates for keeping all of the ACSD’s elementary schools open.

Letter to the editor: Cullinane is the right choice

Mary Cullinane has proven herself to be a capable and thoughtful leader as board chair, and now, more than ever, leadership continuity is important.

Letter to the editor: ACSD candidate offers brief bio

Hello, I am Brian Bauer. I am running for the Addison Central School District Board as a representative from Middlebury.

Letter to the editor: State senator supports McGlashan

Given the turbulence of the pandemic and array of contentious issues facing local schools, it is a critical time to ensure our school boards are led by dedicated public servants committed to meeting the needs of students in all schools and communities. Am … (read more)

Letter to the editor: McCallum, Doria are best choices for ACSD board

As a parent of two ACSD kids (MUHS and MUMS), the one thing that I look for most from my school board representatives is a willingness to listen to the needs of the community.

Letter to the editor: New faces needed to bring change to school district

How do we move forward from this impasse into a less jaded, more optimistic future? On a national level, I genuinely have no idea; but at a local level, that’s a horse of a different color.

Letter to the editor: Cullinane and McGlashan will further ACSD’s mission

I am a member of the board for the Addison Central School District, and am writing to express my support for re-election of current ACSD Board members Amy McGlashan of Ripton and Mary Cullinane of Weybridge.

Letter to the editor: Incumbent ACSD leaders are unbiased, informed

If you are reading this week’s OpEds seeking advice regarding who deserves your vote in the upcoming local election Tuesday, March 1, I am happy to share my thoughts with you.

Letter to the editor: Re-elect McGlashan and Cullinane to ACSD board

In an ever more complex and challenging education landscape in Vermont and Addison County, I strongly endorse Amy McGlashan of Ripton and Mary Cullinane of Weybridge for re-election to their seats on the Addison Central School District board.

Letter to the editor: Doria, McCallum are honest, effective communicators

As parents of young children we are concerned about school consolidations, not just whether they should happen but how they will happen.

Letter to the editor: ACSD needs broad thinkers like Doria, McCallum

In the March 1 election, we should all support Jamie McCallum and Joanna Doria in the race for Addison Central School Board.

Letter to the editor: Ripton, Weybridge challengers bring fresh ideas

I’m writing to invite you to join me in supporting Joanna Doria (Ripton) and Jamie McCallum (Weybridge) for the ACSD School Board.

Letter to the editor: McCallum would bring balance to school board

Jamie McCallum is an ideal candidate for election to the Addison Central School District board.

Letter to the editor: ACSD board needs McCallum’s analytical skills

As the ACSD faces many challenges around funding and potential school closures, we are fortunate to have several well-qualified candidates. Among them is Jamie McCallum.

Letter to the editor: McCallum is the type of leader ACSD needs

I first met Jamie a decade ago at a community meeting of the Vermont Workers’ Center, where we volunteered in support of Vermont’s freshly-passed universal healthcare law.

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