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.

MAUSD responds to crisis in Bristol

School board members, staff, parents and community members were looking for answers when the MAUSD board convened a special meeting this past Thursday, Oct. 21.

Letter to the editor: Pay attention to the needs at BES and all local schools

Save Community Schools supports the staff, students and families of Bristol Elementary School.

Community forum: BES problems merit drastic action

That one incident is merely a culminating example of policy and communication issues and utter ineptness that have plagued our district for several years.

Ways of seeing: Student discipline has been in flux

When my daughter started at Bristol Elementary I realized things have changed a lot since I went to school there. 

Letter to the editor: BES problems predate COVID

I was a classroom teacher at Robinson Elementary School in Starksboro from 1999 until this past June.

Bristol parent speaks out about BES

When Kelly Hedley, a parent in the Mount Abraham Unified School District, spoke at last week’s school board meeting in the high school cafeteria, she stood alone.

School boards walk a fine line at meetings

School boards face a number of challenges when they need to communicate or hear testimony about issues that might involve individual students or employees.