We find ourselves nearing another important townwide vote on how to best educate our children given current education funding laws and state statutes.
The Addison Central School District board has agreed to revisit the notion of amending its charter in a manner that would give the town of Ripton — and indeed all seven of its member towns — more of a say in future decisions about whether their elementary … (read more)
Look up the bus routes your child will take to school this fall.
Ripton residents will vote Sept. 29 on whether the town should rejoin the Addison Central School District.
Twenty months after approving their town’s exit from the Addison Central School District, Ripton voters next month will be asked if they’d like to rejoin the fold.
If the final draft of the report is endorsed by the full state board this Friday, it would deal a major setback to Ripton’s long, arduous effort to withdraw from the Addison Central School District as a means of preserving its elementary school — one of t … (read more)
Sharon Fletcher occasionally gets asked if it can get boring or monotonous working at the same job at the same location for more than four decades. Her answer is an emphatic “no.”
Very preliminary budget modeling by the Ripton School District board indicates the town might be able to run its own K-12 public education system for an education property tax rate of $2.06 per $100 in property value during the 2023-2024 academic year — t … (read more)
Addison Central School District officials are urging vigilance and voluntary compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols — rather than mandatory masking and other restrictions — in the wake of recent, major coronavirus case spikes at three of the district’s … (read more)
Stephen McKinney, a Mead, Wash., native who has spent the past seven years as an educator in China, has been named the new assistant principal of Middlebury’s Mary Hogan Elementary School.
In a recent editorial, Angelo Lynn too simply dismisses the challenges in our schools, saying “the pandemic has upset the apple cart” and that it is “no one’s fault.”
Shoreham Elementary School Principal Michael Lenox will step down at the end of this academic year in order to find another job that will give him more direct interaction with students.
The Addison Central School District will offer retention bonuses of up to $1,000 to eligible ACSD workers to thank them for going above and beyond the call of duty during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to encourage them to remain in the district’s employ next … (read more)
If you see something, say something. That’s what we tell our students to do.
With 39 years now spent in education, Fernanda Canales is ready to graduate to a new raison d’etre outside of a school building.