Letter to the editor: Don’t move the 6th-graders

It was encouraging to hear board members at a recent meeting of the Mt. Abraham Unified School District express skepticism of the proposal to move 6th grade students to the Mt. Abe Middle School/High School.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD and community need to rebuild trust

The past several years have been traumatic for our Mount Abraham Unified School District educational community.

Letter to the editor: School district merger fans, foes share same goals

While we may disagree on solutions, we acknowledge our school districts face many difficult problems that are not easy to fix. 

Letter to the editor: Merger won’t help schools

There are better ways to improve education for all of our students and to prudently manage taxpayer dollars.

Letter to the editor: Patience needed as MAUSD future plans evolve

As the authors of an MAUSD facilities planning alternative proposal, we wanted to share some thoughts on recent letters expressing concern about the possibility of closing the Mt. Abe high school.First, we understand the shock and emotional pain. It is th … (read more)

MAUSD withholds school consolidation financial information

BRISTOL — This fall, as a subcommittee of the Mount Abraham Unified School District board discussed which school-closure and other cost-saving options it should recommend to Superintendent Patrick Reen, Starksboro resident Herb Olson showed up to meeting … (read more)

Letter to the editor: MAUSD should hit pause on school closure talks

Editor’s note: The writers sent this letter to the Mount Abraham Unified School District board and cc’d the Independent. Dear MAUSD School Board Members, It has become painfully clear that our district schools are in a tough place financially. We hear you … (read more)