Addison selectboard OKs ACS purchase

The Addison selectboard last week voted to buy back the town’s onetime elementary school from the Addison Northwest School District for $1.

Survey: Addison residents favor buying school

In a General Election Day survey, Addison residents strongly backed the town’s repurchase of its former elementary school from the Addison Northwest School District for $1.

Survey set on sale of ACS to town

A General Election Day public survey of Addison residents could be crucial in determining the future of the town’s former central school building, which the Addison Northwest School District has offered back to the community. 

ANWSD offers ACS back to town for $1

The next steps in the potential return of Addison’s former central school building to the town will almost certainly be a public forum followed by a town-wide vote on the question, according to Selectboard Chair Jeff Kauffman.

ANWSD on path to sell Addison Central School

The town of Addison could once again own the Addison Central School (ACS) building this fall.

ANWSD mulls return of Addison’s elementary school to the town

ADDISON/VERGENNES — The future of the former Addison Central School could be decided at the Addison Northwest School Board’s June 13 meeting, and one way forward could lead to Addison’s former elementary school building ending up back in the hands of the … (read more)

ANWSD likely to move program out of Addison

Superintendent Sheila Soule recommended in December that the district board move the Addison Wayfinder Experience special education program out of Addison Central School and into Vergennes Union High School.

Information meeting on Addison school district withdrawal set for Sept. 21

ADDISON — An informational meeting on the revote that is a potential first step toward Addison’s withdrawal from the Addison Northwest School District has been confirmed for Addison Central School at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21.Voting on whether to overtu … (read more)

ANWSD predicts little savings if schools are closed

VERGENNES — Scenarios prepared for the Addison Northwest School District board by district Director of Finance & Operations Elizabeth Jennings show more than $1 million in savings for ANWSD if it consolidates into two buildings in the 2021-2022 school yea … (read more)

Reading teacher Thurber found her calling

ADDISON — Longtime Addison Central School reading specialist Sheryl Thurber shares a background with many others who have chosen education as their careers. There’s family tradition.  “There are a lot of teachers in the family,” said Thurber, 63, who is r … (read more)

ANWSD to ‘repurpose’ Addison School

VERGENNES — Opponents of school closure in the Addison Northwest School District suffered two defeats at Monday night’s board meeting. First, the board rejected, on legal grounds, a pair of petitions seeking a vote to amend the ANWSD’s articles of unifica … (read more)

ANWSD eyes reconfiguration of Addison Central School

VERGENNES — Faced with rising costs that would result in a tax penalty imposed by the state if nothing is done, the Addison Northwest School District board on Monday discussed three budget options for next year. One would make no substantial changes in th … (read more)

ANWSD finds it doesn’t need to cut $1M after all

VERGENNES — Some financial projections have changed in the Addison Northwest School District recently — in the district’s favor. For months, the ANWSD board and administrators anticipated that the district would need to cut $955,000 from next year’s budge … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Equity must be assured for Addison school

The long awaited democratic decision of the school closure vote is officially behind us, and the communities have spoken! Both Addison and Ferrisburgh voted in the majority for keeping their schools intact. With a 50 percent voter turnout in both towns, a … (read more)

Vergennes Lions Club gives out dictionaries

VERGENNES — Continuing the tradition started three years ago, the Vergennes Lions Club last week delivered student dictionaries to third- and fourth-graders at Addison Central School, and third-graders at the Champlain Valley Christian School and Vergenne … (read more)