Mary Hogan seeks to address staffing problems

A recent spate of teacher illnesses and a persistent lack of substitute educators and paraprofessionals has prompted Mary Hogan Elementary School to ask the Addison Central School District central office and the community at large to help solve its workforce dilemma.

Letter to the editor: MESA a great school partner

As we think back to the challenges and successes of the past few years, MESA has been in our corner every step of the way.

Diane Bolduc ready for a new chapter

As she approaches her 69th birthday, Shoreham’s Diane Bolduc has seen and done a lot — most of it associated with farming and her passion for seeing young children thrive in the classroom, something she’s done for decades as a paraeducator at Middlebury’s … (read more)

Local students join in the snowplow-naming fun

Snowdemort, Snowbe Bryant and many more newly named snowplows will join the 163 previously named plows on the roads in Vermont’s upcoming blizzards.

Local artist helps Middlebury school showcase its vision

The thirst for a major Mary Hogan mural goes back a long way, according to Michael Kin, whose talents first captured the imagination of many Addison County residents while he was artistic director at Aqua ViTea.

Mary Hogan assistant principal picked

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.

Two vie for Mary Hogan School post

Two educators are vying to become Mary Hogan Elementary’s next assistant principal.

Mary Hogan preschool gets balance bikes

The Mary Hogan Preschool Program, Frog Hollow Bikes and Safe Routes Middlebury recently partnered to bring six new balance bicycles to the preschool at the Middlebury school.

Mary Hogan Has New Cases; Virus Hit Over Break

MIDDLEBURY — Two members of the Mary Hogan School community have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but both tests came over the recent nine-day Thanksgiving break and neither patient has returned to the school since, according to Principal Jennif … (read more)

Updated: Second COVID case reported in ACSD

MIDDLEBURY — Addison Central Superintendent Peter Burrows confirmed Friday, Nov. 27, that a “second member of the district community had tested positive for COVID-19.” That person has simply been identified as a “district staff” member. This individual is … (read more)

Essential work: Nurse Becky keeps Mary Hogan running

Before the pandemic Mary Hogan Elementary School nurse Rebecca McKee spent her days tending to minor scratches and bruises, comforting kids who didn’t feel well, and propping her office door wide open so others could wander in to say hi. On weekends, and … (read more)

Letter to the editor: ACSD budget shortchanges Mary Hogan students

First, Middlebury voters should reject the proposed Addison Central School District (ACSD) budget with a “no” vote on Town Meeting Day. Ramifications of this budget include cutting one full-time classroom teacher at Mary Hogan. Justification for this staf … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Invest in educators, not buildings

I write this letter regarding my thoughts on Addison Central School District facilities from a place of sincere respect and admiration for our entire ACSD community. I feel beyond lucky to raise my family here with all of you. I appreciate the steering co … (read more)

Learn about Girls Scouts Oct. 22

MIDDLEBURY — Local girls are invited to come learn more about the Girl Scouts organization when the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains hosts a free information table for girls and parents on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mary Hogan … (read more)

Students take a bow for their marvelous masks

MIDDLEBURY — More than a half-dozen Mary Hogan Elementary School sixth-graders will magically transform into a variety of colorful, whimsical creatures as part of the Opera Company of Middlebury’s staging of the much-celebrated “The Magic Flute” at the To … (read more)