Racist incident at Bristol Elementary sparks response

Over three dozen community members stood before the Mount Abraham Unified School Board on Tuesday, united in their plea for district officials to instate anti-racist education for teachers and staff and curriculum for students following a recent incident at Bristol Elementary School in which a student was called a racial slur. 

Brandon’s Boynton to lead Bristol Elementary

Aaron Boynton will take the reins at BES in July. The Brandon resident currently serves as principal of Berlin Elementary School in Washington County. 

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)

Principal leaving Bristol Elementary School

Less than a year on the job, the principal alerted the community that he would take a leave of absence for the rest of the school year.

Ways of Seeing: Sugaring a sweet learning option

Sugaring is a Vermont tradition. Now it’s part of a tradition at Bristol Elementary School as well.

Mittens for kids honor kindergarten teacher

Every year throughout her more than four decades teaching at Bristol Elementary School, Mary Jane Broughton welcomed the winter season by making mittens for each of her students.

Safety concerns rise again at Bristol Elementary

Following a recent incident involving a student in crisis at Bristol Elementary School, parents and staff in the Mount Abraham Unified School District are once again asking district officials for help. 

BES kids’ art chosen for calendar

Eleven Bristol Elementary School students were selected as winners for the 2022 Annual Vermont Division of Fire Safety’s Robert Howe Fire Safety Calendar Project.

Illinois educator is tapped to lead Bristol Elementary

After narrowing the field to three finalists, the BES Principal Search Committee announced this week it has chosen John Bratko of Frankfurt, Ill., to be the school’s top administrator.

MAUSD director of student support resigns

The Mount Abe school district will have a reshuffle in how it supports students.

Three finalists for Bristol Elementary principal job to visit Thursday

Bristol Elementary will likely be led next year by either one of two Midwesterners or a Bristol resident,

Bristol students help put a dent in hunger

In early December, the Bristol Elementary School Student Council members decided they wanted to do something to feed the hungry in our community.

Letter to the editor: Teachers really are our heroes

All that is right with Bristol elementary school…

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 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.